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Athens Christian hires former MLB pitcher Westbrook

A lot of people in his position would probably have rather coached and taught at a legit public school, but are ineligible to do so without a college degree.

posted @ Friday, August 15, 2014 - 17:06

Taking their business elsewhere: Best Buy latest to leave Clarke for Oconee

[quote][b]LaMareaRoja[/b] - Who actually BUYS anything at Best Buy?
To me, it only serves as a place to go check out products and try out their features. Then I order what I like online, at a much lower price with free shipping.
[/quote] I guess you don't actually go to Best Buy or you would know that now they price match online retailers now. I find myself shopping on Amazon or a couple of other online retailers, doing my research on those sites, and then after deciding what to get, I check Best Buy to see if they have they have the item in store store. If they do, I just hop on over and show 'em the Amazon price and they match it. Same price and no shipping and no waiting!

Big smile

The price match policy saved Best Buy.

posted @ Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 12:16

New Lyndon House supervisor wants to improve center's visibility

Have to say, making an office out of the library is not a good sign. I urge everyone to call and email your commissioners. This is not a done deal. Yet.

posted @ Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 12:25

Camper Van Whiner

posted @ Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 13:34

Camper Van Whiner

posted @ Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 13:33


posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 23:13

Not cool. People scraped and donated money to bail him out. He should have to use the proceeds from the sale to give everyone's money back.

posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 23:13

New supervisor hired at Lyndon House

Uh, look at the photo.

posted @ Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 20:05

New supervisor hired at Lyndon House

In a related story, both Athens Wal-Mart's report that someone purchased all of the "Morticia Black" fake hair dye.

posted @ Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 14:42

Teachers, state workers upset about health plan changes

- "The HMO plan was popular, with two of every five people covered by the State Health Benefit Plan enrolled in the HMO." -

When a minority of people choose something, that does not make it popular.

posted @ Monday, January 20, 2014 - 15:21

Travis Tritt to play in Athens on Valentine's Day

Travis Tritt? Athens? Whoa... Biggest show to hit Athens in 2 decades. This will sell out in 10 minutes.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 18:21

Georgia cornerback Wiggins arrested for driving with a suspended license

[quote][b]Athens Trojan[/b] - I don't get reporting traffic violations. This is not news just lazy reporters. Nice job ABH.

Failure to Appear is NOT a traffic violation.

posted @ Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:38

Man accidentally fires gun in Athens restaurant

Only cowards and idiots carry guns, especially to a restaurant. Some, like this boy, are both. He needs to man up and grow a pair.

posted @ Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 23:04

Athens police officer arrested for allegedly assaulting daughter with broom

[quote][b]zallybonk[/b] - Motes said she dragged her daughter by the hair. For a law enforcement officer to admit to abuse and dragging a child by the hair is disturbing to say the least. The irony is, judging by her photo, her hair looks like someone dragged it. Is that a wig the perp is wearing in her mugshot? Or just 2 tone hair color? Maybe they have hair colorists in lady prison?
This just seems so t-r-a-s-h-y!

Pretty sure the inmates in female prisons do not have access to hair colorists. Not licensed ones anyway.

posted @ Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 22:43

Athens police officer arrested for allegedly assaulting daughter with broom

Two things I have zero tolerance for are men who abuse women and anyone who abuses children. Ms. Motes needs to spend some time in prison and think about her crimes. No telling how much worse this will get if she continues to get away with violence against children. Don't empower her. Nip it. Nip it in the bud.

posted @ Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 22:25

Athens police officer arrested for allegedly assaulting daughter with broom

An officer who beats a child to the point of injury, and lies about it to law enforcement on the scene is, by definition, not a "good" officer.

posted @ Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 20:31

Athens police officer arrested for allegedly assaulting daughter with broom

I also think the her lying to the deputies on the scene is just as bad as her beating on her kid. Isn't that a felony? Lying to law enforcement when being questioned? Should be. Either way, her butt should be fired yesterday.

posted @ Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 20:22

PetZone owner gives up license, ends fundraiser for Athens shelter

45 degrees and she didn't even have the power on? Sounds like this lady should have been arrested on the spot and charged with animal abuse!

posted @ Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 13:29

Georgia man shoots, kills roving Alzheimer's patient

Idiot gunned down an UNARMED 72 yr. old elderly Alzheimers patient. Lock this coward up and throw away the key.

posted @ Friday, November 29, 2013 - 01:58

Police, GBI investigation closes The Plaza in west Athens

Looks like ACCPD found a way to solve their multi-decade problem of being unable to solve crimes. Just declare no sign of foul play and tell everyone to move along. Got to go write some more traffic citations.

posted @ Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 01:30

Wrecked building a total loss at Arnoldsville crash scene

[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - Fifty grand is WAY out of line.

Not really, considering punitive damages are certainly called for here as the driver not only destroyed the building, but then fled the scene. Someone could have been in the building and been killed, or seriously injured and in need of immediate medical assistance. This piece of trash didn't even stop to see. Taking that into consideration, the trucking company is LUCKY no one was hurt and should be more than happy to pay up.

Give 'em $1 for the building, and $50,000 punitive. Or, send it to a jury. I and my neighbors would gladly award at least $100,000 considering the irresponsible actions of the truck driver.

posted @ Monday, October 28, 2013 - 18:56

Wrecked building a total loss at Arnoldsville crash scene

Mr. Webb is a hero. And all he will have to do is show up for court, MAYBE ask for a jury, and his charges will be thrown out. Guarantee any jury will do that.

What is bizarre is that the trucker is not charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He admits he destroyed the building. He admit leaving. Call the owner? What's that got to do with anything? The truck driver is legally bound to remain at the scene of the accident until the police arrive.

The real questions here are Why did the trucker leave? Obviously he was trying to elude. Why didn't the trucker call 911 and wait on the police?

Biggest question: Why wasn't the trucker CHARGED?

Big thank you to Mr. Webb for doing the right thing and making sure this criminal did not get away. Props also for SAFELY forcing him to stop.

posted @ Monday, October 28, 2013 - 11:48

Freeman's late TD, conversion lifts Madison County over Oconee County

It's high school football.

No one gives a sh! t.

posted @ Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 12:30

Athens drug trafficker sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole

[quote][b]Save our Republic[/b] -
Quite different actually. The psychoactive attributes of coffee are simple stimulants.
Marijuana's psychoactive profile is much darker.
Not only does it affect neurotransmission of signals in the nervous system, but it impairs memory and attention, as well as causing hallucination

You sir, are an idiot. Marijuana does not remotely cause "hallucination." lol. Whatever that is you're smoking, it's not marijuana.

Alcohol is legal and is 1,000x more harmful than marijuana, as it truly does impair. And destroys the liver. And if alcohol is legal, then yes, a truly harmless plant like marijuana should be legal.

But, no matter. Legal or illegal, it is extremely easy to obtain, so go on wasting your billions in tax dollars locking up those who partake of marijuana. Has no impact on anything. Although it does keep the profit margins really, really high for the free market capitalists who sell the stuff. And that money for those folks is 100% tax free.

You're not locking up criminals. You're making free market capitalists very, very wealthy while paying out your azss to eliminate their competition.

posted @ Monday, August 26, 2013 - 15:16

Athens drug trafficker sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole

QUOTE: "I hope his conviction will have a significant impact on the availability of marijuana."

That statement gets Most Ignorant Statement of the Year Award.

Uh. No. It will have absolutely no impact whatsoever. Marijuana is Georgia's #1 cash crop, dwarfing soybeans, peanuts, peaches and even forestry. Marijuana is available anywhere, anytime. Especially this year. Check the weather lately?


posted @ Monday, August 26, 2013 - 13:24

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