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Athens bike cop makes drug arrest

Arrest him for the name, not the pot.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:13

Police: Georgia man kills himself after 2 women stabbed

Too bad the good neighbor was late.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

Atlanta police officer faces 1st court appearance after charged with murder

Glad this fiend as nabbed in the nick of time.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:05

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

Kids and Uzis. How far are we going to go?

posted @ Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 05:16

Athens man shot in finger

A pitchfork? How appropriate.

posted @ Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 05:12

Updated with audio: UGA students press Governor Nathan Deal on immigration issue during campaign visit

Mexico should do more to advance their economy.

posted @ Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 15:45

Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

Why single out the NFL? All abusers should get stiffer penalties.

posted @ Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 15:39

Athens woman, caught slapping boyfriend, charged with public intoxication

Give the girl a gold star. It probably took a drink to get her courage up.

posted @ Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:56

Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries

3? How can this be in a mostly black area?

posted @ Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 23:43

Man faces drug charges after seen drinking tequila on steps of Athens apartment complex

Now just why were they searched?

posted @ Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 23:28

Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

Think they learned to cheat from public school teachers?

posted @ Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 20:51

Athens couple fights off armed attackers

I like this ending.

posted @ Monday, August 18, 2014 - 05:01

Missing van possibly stolen from Lexington Road

Yes you did give permission to use your van when you left the keys inside.

posted @ Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 22:20

Elderly Athens woman nearly scammed

@Hawaii Five O You're right on the money.

posted @ Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 07:29

Rims stolen off car parked at Athens shop

And they left the $200 car? For shame!

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 16:53

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

I hope his family finds the peace and quiet they deserve and need.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 16:45

Georgia Congressman wants to curb military surplus program following Ferguson protests

Remember Kent State.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 16:41

Georgia police chief to travel to Ferguson, Missouri

The first order of business is to determine the facts.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:25

Woman reports attempted attack on Atlanta trail

Get your license and fire.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:01

Georgia man sentenced for theft of children's Social Security benefits

Shameful. Glad the boys are with their grandmother, and I hope they will not be too adversely affected by this and probably other instances of negligence. There's no telling what all they've endured.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 09:58

Homeless woman sets fire on porch of apartment near downtown Athens

We seem to think that meds, counseling, and a living expense check will manage the mentally challenged. We need to do much more.

posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 01:33

Georgia parents face child cruelty charges for messy home

I hope (not) like father/mother, like sons.

posted @ Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:14

Athens man indicted for allegedly punching infant son and son's mother

The dirty dog! Struck an infant! No less his own. I hope this thuggish scum never sees the streets again. He is without morals and should be without free legal aid. Let Jamie defend him. Angry

posted @ Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:10

Athens police catch men painting pylons

I'm glad the cops got them. It's tiring to see so much graffiti defacing walls. Crazy

posted @ Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 04:09

Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

I truly feel a sense of loss. Crying

posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 22:53

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