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Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

She also said that whale blubber taste just like chicken.

posted @ Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 07:17

The Editor's Desk: Accommodating cyclists might be good economic development move

I think this is a wonderful thing. As long as the bikers understand that they don't own the road. Share the road means that you will be sharing the road with some people that are not that friendly to bikes. Obey the rules and use a little common sense.

posted @ Monday, July 28, 2014 - 18:28

Athens police investigating armed carjacking

If I had an Audi it wouldn't be green.

posted @ Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 20:12

Logan's Roadhouse to host fundraiser to benefit the Buddy Christian Foundation

@LaMareaRoja: I think it's the same one. I had rather walk on peanut shells with a bunch of people that are raising money for a good cause than wade through pee and puke downtown with a bunch of drunk kids and liberals.

I don't have to pay to park either.

posted @ Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 21:15

Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

An execution is like anything else, some methods work better than others. Go back to what we know works. Bring back the firing squad. It's quick, cheap and it works. And have one at least once a week.

posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 18:45

Armed bandit robs Athens sex shop

@Mr. OC: Is it ok for these same people that live in public housing be allowed to shop in Oconee County or should they be banned from that too?

posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 18:32

Jonathan Taylor's gone — what does it mean for UGA?

It shouldn't mean much of anything. There are plenty more just like him out there that have some talent and think they can do as they damn well please. Football won't last forever and players like him are a disgrace to the guys that want to get an education that will help them when their football days are long gone.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 21:46

11-year-old tries to fight Athens officers

Another child that is out of control. Sad but it doesn't look like he has much of a future.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 19:49

UPDATE: South Milledge reopened after portable toilet contents mopped up

@smitty: It's a crappy job but someone has to do it.
Please tell me I didn't say that.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 19:23

UPDATE: South Milledge reopened after portable toilet contents mopped up

@nowheregirl: If it had happened downtown would anybody have noticed it?

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 19:21

Covington police say officer shot man with sword

And the moral of this story is don't go medieval on a cop.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 19:19

Danielsville man charged with pointing gun at man holding infant and child

@Ben Had: The only people with their heads in the sand are the ones that think more firearms laws will keep felons from getting their hands on a gun. I don't think very many convicted felons are going to worry about breaking another foolish law.

Why don't we enforce the laws we have now? We can't enforce them and we all know it. We can't keep people that break the law in jail because our court system is so messed up.

If you want to put your head back in the sand that's fine but cats like to play in sand so just be careful. Smile

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:55

Athens jogger harassed by motorist

If she had been armed she could have shot him in the pee pee.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:37

Man who turned in wallet prefers life on road

@wildcard: Maybe he learned a lesson.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:32

Teen strangled, man decapitated in online sex case

Some people should not be allowed on any type of social media. But where do we draw the line and who will do the drawing? Puzzled

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 18:43

Is a pet right for your family?

I believe that is we people put a little more thought into this there wouldn't be so many dogs and cats in shelters.

posted @ Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 19:40

Two Dollar General stores open today in Athens

@scarborj: Back in the day calling someone names would get a person banned. I guess that went away with reading the paper online free.

posted @ Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 19:34

Police: Woman posted selfies on Facebook in stolen dress

The best thing about Facebook is that when stupid people do stupid things they always have a lot of "friends" to rat them out.

posted @ Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 19:23

Two Dollar General stores open today in Athens

@scarborj: At this rate yall will catch up to Madison County in a couple of years. We have five that I know of and maybe a couple of more that I don't.

posted @ Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 20:16

Man who turned in wallet prefers life on road

@thelastresort: Maybe sometimes a person doesn't see the need to change. Sounds like he may be getting his life in order. Just not what others would call order.

posted @ Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 19:45

Man who turned in wallet prefers life on road

This is the kind of story that we need to remind us that there are still a few good people left in this crazy world.

posted @ Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 15:45

Brunswick police chief suspended in training probe

@TeeWee: I can see the lawyers lining up for this. And it ain't going to be pretty.

posted @ Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 15:39

Goodbye Old Friend

Thanks for the support. I know lots of people that have had to do the same thing but this was the first time it happened to me. I thought I was prepared but I guess it's like sex and getting shot at. Someone can explain it to you all day long but until it happens you don't really understand what they mean.

Joel, all I can say is that as long as the cat knows it's loved when it is it's time to leave you what more can we ask for. We should all be this blessed when our time is up.

posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 19:03

Athens men injured in melee

I hope the combatants don't waste the time on a warrant. Let them finish what they started.

posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 18:46

Two Dollar General stores open Saturday in Athens

I'm not too proud to admit that I do shop Dollar General sometimes. The problems I have is that they always seem to be stocking the store during peak shopping hours and they keep moving stuff around. I wish the stores were a little bigger because you don't have room to cuss a cat in the ones that I have been in.

posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 18:43

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