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Oglethorpe County woman charged with exploiting elderly Danielsville man

She will not get the punishment she deserves for doing this.

posted @ Friday, January 30, 2015 - 21:22

Athens man robbed of beer, M&Ms

Who ended up with the peanuts?

posted @ Friday, January 30, 2015 - 18:33

Watkinsville moviegoer splashed with soft drink; suspect remains unidentified

@cloudyday: I don't blame him. You can get your own gun.

posted @ Friday, January 30, 2015 - 18:21

Georgia state super joins opposition to AP History framework

@snarkydude: And they are doing a pretty damn good job too.

posted @ Friday, January 30, 2015 - 18:14

Brother attacks sister over food

I guess Terrell used all his EBT money on beer and got hungry.

posted @ Friday, January 30, 2015 - 18:11

Before Savannah harbor gets deepened, Confederate shipwreck must go

@Athens Trojan: This ship is a part of our American history and I think they still teach it in school. History is part of an education.

Here's your sign. Grade

posted @ Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 18:52

Watkinsville moviegoer splashed with soft drink; suspect remains unidentified

@marshalld: It is to some of us. These are just more stupid people for us to make fun of. And there ain't no shortage of stupid people.

posted @ Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 18:43

Bill would allow ads on school buses

Madison County is already doing this. There is a bus parked in front of the BOE with a big sign saying they are wanting to hire bus drivers.

posted @ Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 18:39

Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

Can a person not just watch the damn game on TV. Have we become that addicted to our phones and facebook?

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 20:06

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

@TeeWee: I have a little money that Madoff could help me invest. I got my eye on a bridge that may be for sale. Smile

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 18:21

Athens cop fights with gang member at Rolling Ridge

You can tell by the look on his face he ain't worried one bit.

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 18:10

Harrop: Education is public investment, not public expense

@swimdawg68: One of the best comments I have read on this subject yet.

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 18:07

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

I love the weather. It's just another way God has of reminding of who is really in charge.

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 06:16

Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill executed for 1991 prison slaying

He shot a woman eleven times. Intellectually disabled is not the first words I would use to describe him. Bat chit crazy maybe.

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 06:01

Georgia lawmaker outlines plan for shipping medical marijuana

@Oistrakh: It may have but it was mixed with a dose of greed and stupid.

posted @ Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 18:13

VIDEO: Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast U.S.

Lets have a show of hands of all of us native southerners that want to move up north when we retire.

posted @ Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 05:54

Teachers need less testing, record-keeping, more time to teach, says state school superintendent

How long have teachers, students and parents been saying the same thing?

posted @ Monday, January 26, 2015 - 18:40

Southern culture, country music good, gun culture, politics, not so nice, says transplanted Northerner at UGA

I'm sure I could find a couple of things about Mr. Kurtz I don't like but my Mama raised me better.

posted @ Monday, January 26, 2015 - 18:38

Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

Holmes is loving every minute of this.

posted @ Monday, January 26, 2015 - 06:05

Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

If we could spend as much time moving on with our lives as we do trying to get even with someone we would all be a lot better off.

posted @ Monday, January 26, 2015 - 05:55

Police: Woman says aliens told her to break into theme park

I thought I read this story a few days ago. Is the ABH doing reruns now?

posted @ Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 07:53

NeSmith: A story in every life

This is the kind of conversation that is going by the wayside. Social media is replacing face to face talks with old friends over a plate of barbecue.

I have a few old friends that may not be with me much longer. I think I will take them some big brown eggs and sit a spell.

posted @ Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 08:04

Athens couple victims of real estate scam

Some things you don't need to do online.

posted @ Friday, January 23, 2015 - 19:24

Gerson: God is very near to us

God is near to all of us. Sadly too many of us don't know it.

posted @ Friday, January 23, 2015 - 19:20

Editorial cartoon for Jan. 23

@TeeWee: That's something I have noticed about progressives. They love to hate stuff that offends them. Is that really progress?

posted @ Friday, January 23, 2015 - 19:19

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