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High school roundup: Hulin scores 1,000th point for Oglethorpe County

Oglethorpe County can play basketball, football's a sad story.

posted @ Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 09:26

Athens-Clarke commission committee looking at changes to sidewalk cafe regulations

So what is a cole beverage ? from first photo.

The committee came to no definitive conclusions at its Thursday meeting.....eh ?? That's progress..lol

posted @ Friday, January 23, 2015 - 08:29

Officials begin testing mystery gunk linked to bird deaths

Not polyisobutylene according to this link:

http://perfscience.com/content/2141111-polyisobutylene-not-behind-massiv...

posted @ Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:05

Athens officials eye limiting number of alcohol licenses downtown

So in one article the ADDA wants to expand it's boundaries for more taxes. but now trying to decide to limit bars ?!?!

What's the current ratio of alcohol licenses per residents ? 1 to 500 ? Tongue

posted @ Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 08:42

Athens Downtown Development Authority looking to expand tax district boundaries

there are a number of benefits for properties included in the ADDA boundaries, including access to low-interest loans..........that expansion would dramatically increase ADDA tax revenue, by some tens of thousands of dollars.

LOLOL.......WTH.........Get an a benefit by paying higher taxes ? Damn these politicians are good !

posted @ Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 08:36

Comedy Central to roast Justin Bieber

but was told by Comedy Central that he needed to provide more material — and he's worked hard to do that, he said. He said I'll pay to be roasted lol....

So he's trying to be a bigger jackass !

posted @ Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 08:13

Woman reports $10 robbery in Athens

And she just happened to have some liquor on her........

posted @ Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 08:09

Today's editorial cartoon

The editorial cartoon for January 19, 2015

So would the little boy have known who his grandfather was, let alone MLK ?

MLK's kids must make him proud with all their bickering over his stuff to sell for $$.

posted @ Monday, January 19, 2015 - 09:45

Man scammed by couple

So he used his own $$ to buy the phones ? lol

I would have asked for $$ upfront then left them empty handed.

posted @ Monday, January 19, 2015 - 09:40

Ordiance violations alleged at Athens taxi company

shut'em down then.

posted @ Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 09:05

Judge revokes Chris Brown probation in Rihanna assault case

Defense attorney Mark Geragos told Brandlin that his office incorrectly advised Brown that he didn't need permission to travel for the show.

Charge the defense attorney, which he should have known better !

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:17

Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie

@tomw: Yup, but that still isn't ANY EXCUSE for what she did !!

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:14

Shaky Knees buckles with weight of great bands

It’s a supergroup made up of Aimee Mann and Ted Leo.

Who ??? cough cough LOLOL

Compared to Jack White, Drake and AC/DC ?!!??

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:11

VIDEO: Belgian authorities say 15 arrested in sweep

Visiting a scarred Paris on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.........finally !

And Obama was too busy watching play-off games ! And I know the excuse that Service Service has to prep for a visit ahead of time, but B...S... other heads of state showed up !!!

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:04

AFP photographer shot at Pakistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

Freedom of speech / Charlie Hebdo and they have the right to protest !

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:54

Vehicle entered on Alps Road

Hate it for the victim, but roll up the windows, lock the doors, and put any valuables in the trunk / out of sight.

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:50

Judge could rule in dispute over MLK Bible and Nobel medal

Those kids make daddy proud or NOT !

posted @ Monday, January 12, 2015 - 07:41

Digital camera lifted

sometime between 8 p.m. Friday and 5:45 a.m. Thursday. Eh ? Time warp or almost a week when occurred ?

posted @ Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 06:17

Events in Paris shouldn't be indictment of Islam, local Muslims say

Would it help for local Muslim communities around the world to be more active in exposing Islamic extremists within their mosques and be more vocal in denoucing them ??

You don't see any Baptist, Methodist, christian religion radicals running around killing folks in the name of their faith !!!

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 08:22

Danielsville Road home burglarized

Maybe it was the stolen / burnt truck that was used ?!?!?

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 09:31

Honda Civic reported stolen in Athens

Keys left under floormat, too ??

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 09:29

Burned-out truck found in Madison County

Madison County has one of the highest levels of stooopeeeed around !

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 09:28

Former UGA Bulldog Josh Murray and 'Bachelorette' fiancée Andi Dorfman call it quits

She probably realized that Josh's career was supporting his little bro' and not going anywhere !

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 09:26

Georgia temperatures plunge to 10 in some towns, 0 at Brasstown Bald

Currently @ 11 degrees outside Winterville.

posted @ Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 09:02

Freezing temps, strong winds headed to Athens area

Hello Winter !

posted @ Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 06:54

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