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Two sentenced in federal court for stealing identities of students at UGA, Emory

UGA's FERPA Policy helps crooks build a profile for a targeted student:

Directory Information (Public Information) is information contained in an education record of a student which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. As per guidelines provided by the FERPA Compliance Office, UGA defines the following as Directory Information:

Student’s Name
Phone number(Drunk
Degrees and awards received
Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
Dates of attendance
Email address
Fields of study
Most recent educational institution attended
Height/weight of athletic team members
Employment title and contact information

Under the Georgia Open Records Act, UGA is required to release directory information as requested.

I think the Georgia Open Records Act needs to be modified to protect personal information of students!

posted @ Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:12

EverBank Field pools, cabanas not in play for Georgia-Florida football game

Playing in Jacksonville is a great tradition!

posted @ Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 07:56

Hull teen who spent money wrongly put in bank account charged with theft

I hate to see him get a criminal conviction for the bank's error. It should be a civil matter.

posted @ Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 07:27

Athens woman accused of murdering newborn could be headed to trial

There is no defense they can possibly come up with to keep her out of jail. I hope they lock her up and throw away the key.

posted @ Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 07:21

Authorities continue investigating death of UGA student in west Athens

Someone help me understand just how far a walk this would be... From the Science Library to where she was found? Is it 3 or 4 miles, and with hills? Are sidewalks there?
She would have been walking in the dark. Strange!

posted @ Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 08:38

Athens man charged with murder for shooting at Tivoli Apartments

I think it's time for ACC to exercise eminent domain and bulldoze slums like Tivoli!

posted @ Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 08:52

States taking fight to green-building leader in defense of locally produced timber

What difference does it make if the trees are planted in rows or random?

posted @ Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:29

6 Ga. schools to begin dual-language programs

Seems like we should focus on the basic 3 R's and get our graduation rates up before spending money on this program.

posted @ Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 10:03

Athens woman reports man for urinating

Strange how the USA society seems to be reverting to the untamed 19th century. No longer the civilized society we had 50 years ago. Guess that's progress. Sad.

posted @ Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 06:26

Man receives 3 years for Auburn tree poisoning

Is the tree still alive?

posted @ Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 12:11

Nash: Let's amend the 14th Amendment

The United States is always looking for cheap labor. Eventually the children of these illegals will be "educated out" of these type of jobs and we'll have to look elsewhere for people to take advantage of. I believe it is time to close the borders and eliminate anchor babies. Let the onion growers pay a living wage or figure a way to automate their harvest.

posted @ Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 20:00

Athens doctor accused of sexually assaulting patient fights to reduce charges

I was a patient of Dr Adams and I believe that he would not have forced himself on a female. My guess is that there developed an improper relationship which he must have ended and she may be seeking revenge. Hell has so fury as a woman scorned!

He has already been convicted in the court of public opinion. I'm glad I don't have to sit on a jury for this one!

posted @ Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 07:43

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Athens-Clarke County stormwater fees

@King Minos:
I believe nonprofits should pay this fee as well as property taxes. Perhaps a larger "homestead exemption" could be used to provide some relief, but otherwise they should be subject to all taxes and fees.

posted @ Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 08:18

'Dream come true' for Morehead, tapped as next UGA president

I don't think he has a Phd... I've never heard of someone with a Juris Doctorate being called "Dr"

posted @ Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 13:49

Community bands together in support of girl struck by vehicle

Grace is in my thoughts and prayers each day.

posted @ Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 11:35

Athens Mayor and Commission push Buena Vista historic designation

Southeast Clarke county has become the destination for low income housing. There's plenty of run down rental units since the UGA students have been run off by the high crime rate. This area is well served by the bus system. So why not designate some of the downtown neighborhoods as historic and bring them back to their glory days. The Eastside is hopeless so let's just let it go.

posted @ Friday, January 18, 2013 - 08:30

Teen struck by Jeep being treated at ARMC Neuro ICU

Praying for her every day. I hope the BH will keep us informed.

posted @ Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 12:55

Two pedestrians hit by vehicle on Milledge Avenue

Your daughter as well as your entire family are in my prayers.

posted @ Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:38

Rep. Barrow's son arrested in Athens on drug, DUI charges

Anybody have the link for the Athens-Clarke County jail booking recap website?

posted @ Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:17

Investors eye Snow Tire for Athens brewery

Anybody know where Jerry works now? I'd like to continue taking my vehicle to him.

posted @ Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 19:08

Athens man said he was stabbed by vagrant

Who owns the land where these folks are encamped?

posted @ Friday, December 7, 2012 - 07:55

Moonshine makers set up shop in Dawsonville city hall

You're wrong. @SaveOurRepublic stated it correctly. I researched this several years ago.

posted @ Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 12:47

UGA panel to discuss film on former CIA director

Please be more specific. What did RBR do that was corrupt? What has his son done? No need to write a lengthy reply, simply list some things.

posted @ Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 09:36

Obama re-elected to 2nd term

Did you hear that Obama has decided food stamps create jobs?

posted @ Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 17:56

Obama powers to re-election despite weak economy

When do I start receiving my free money?

posted @ Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 13:03

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