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Woman, 34, jailed for enrolling in school as teen

Who paid the tuition?

posted @ Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:27

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[quote][b]yeti[/b] -

Did I miss something? Over the past few months, the number of posters has dramatically decreased.

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When there is no one here to talk to, then there's no reason to come here and talk.

posted @ Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 22:08

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Chuck has issues.

posted @ Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:57

Third alleged gang member arrested for Athens home invasion

[quote][b]jtsim[/b] -

There should be a law to prevent a convicted felon to be in possession of a firearm.

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They should put something like that on the books. But they're too busy trying to disarm the law abiding tax paying public to bother with the criminals and kooks.

posted @ Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 09:58

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

[quote][b]nowheregirl[/b] -

@theold33: The fix-it person must have went to Jekyll too. I don't think Chris is the fix-it person. Just who is the fix-it person, I don't know. I do know who the hammerheads are though. Smile

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Don't tell me the fix-it person got an award too?

"Hey! You just won the Web Site Fix It Award. Whatcha gonna do now?"

"I'm going back to my cube and fix the website that's not working."

.

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 15:52

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

Well crap....can I say crap here and not get filtered or banned?....Any who, I was just over that way and failed to look up to see if it was fixed or still dangling.

Reports anyone? Or do I have to do another drive-by tonight?

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 13:37

3 dead in shooting at Vegas restaurant, Walmart

NBC said that in their morning report.

Hadn't heard that the Wal Mart victim had a concealed weapon and opened fire.

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:32

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@jtsim:

Go collect your reward. You've got the highest rated comment, and, the lowest rated comment today......and they're the same comment. That should be worth something. Maybe a day-old edition of Sunday's print edition.

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:05

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

I have always suspected that the last guy out of the building on Friday tripped over the extension cord that powers this joint.

There have been some days when it seems that someone coming in that morning does the same thing.

Not that the 5 of us were put-off by the lack of service. After all, how far can my 99 cents go these days?

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:36

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I always remember the days when every radio station took claim to being #1. Kind of just like all the dads sporting "#1 Dad" tee shirts next Sunday. You got $20, you can be the #1 Dad too.

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:14

Ghost town. Minus the ghosts. And that's bad.

posted @ Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 18:11

my posts aren't getting through. Moronic website. It ain't worth the 99 cents I pony up to do this.

posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 08:33

my posts aren't getting through. Moronic website. It ain't worth the 99 cents I pony up to do this.

posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 08:33

[quote][b]jtsim[/b] - Do any of you have orange hair?[/quote]

Not me, but I can get my granddaughter to make it pink for the occasion. She'll like being part of the revolution.

posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 08:32

[quote][b]jtsim[/b] - Do any of you have orange hair?[/quote]

Not me. But I can get my granddaughter to make it pink for the occasion.

posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 08:30

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

If we all get locked up.........who will comment on that story in the police blotter? The 5 of us would be in the hoosegow.

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 16:59

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

Wire strippers.......

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 16:58

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

@nowheregirl: I doubt it'll be that fast. They'd have to convene a study group, have hearings, someone's gonna hold a protest march to save the remnants of the historical pole, then the city hires a consultant, have more hearings, then develop bid documents, place the job for bids, all of them come into high so they have to do a redesign and rebid, award the bid, have the contractor take two years to finish the job after going $30,000 over budget, only to find out the contractor didn't finish the job and the city attorney steps in and sues, 6 years in court, the contractor goes belly up. Then in 2027 it'll get repaired/replaced, then they'll knock it all down the following spring and place the utilities underground.

Am I right?

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:08

Alleged gang members arrested for northside Athens armed robbery, another hospitalized with gunshot wound

"Suspected" gang......unconfirmed at this time. Of course, the chief will proclaim that there are no gangs, and that Quamiek (seriously?) and his buds are just wayward youth that made a bad choice of their evening entertainment activities.

I suspect they'll all be out on probation by the end of the week, what with the DA's office that ACC has. No need to burden the system with these impish children. Just dump them back into society and let innocent law abiding and taxpaying residents deal with their antics.

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:58

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

Thanks for the pics. It looks like it's fastened to the phone line, but I could be wrong. Could be a cable provider. Anyway, someone replaced the pole and the service provider that owns that line hasn't come out to finish their part of the job moving their line from what's left of the damaged pole and onto the new replacement pole.

Maybe you should bounce your story over at the Flagpole. They can break the story and shame the banner herald minions into writing it as if it just happened.

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 08:46

The Editor's Desk: Not quite 'Portlandia'

Two words: Agent Orange.

That will keep the need for the low-end workers to have to bother to lift a finger and soil their brow on a job that is obviously well below their abilities, and the goats can poop elsewhere. Environmentalists will be....well,...ecstatically happy there isn't any goat droppings in the Oconee River.

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 08:39

Part of utility pole just hanging by a rope at Alps Rd/West Lake Dr

But hurt someone's feelings and they'll care enough to send the very best ban hammer. Apparently you can't embarrass the ABH into doing their job.

posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 14:50

Police investigating three Athens armed robberies occurring within 19-hour span

The kids are out of school.

When caught, they'll just get a bad case of probation.

posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:06

Johnson: Whatever happened to Whatever It Takes?

Indeed, the best thing that can come from the demise of federal funding is that the local community will come together and financially support those programs that - they want - that provide results- and that are beneficial (the cost benefit rule) for this community. Of the community, by the community, for the community.

If the community don't support your program, time to die off.

posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 08:42

The Editor's Desk: Broun doubles down on denial

Weather and climate are not distinct things. They're one in the same, just measured over different time spans. Weather is measured today, climate is measured over a longer time span. Inch, foot, yard, mile. Different spans.

The first foot outside the office door is flat, but over distance the elevation changes. That elevation change doesn't mean that your building is sinking.

And the real issue is, regardless of if the weather/climate (the sum of lots of weathers) is changing or not, is that of "will taxing people to death change anything in the long run?" Or "Can government really make things better?"

posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 08:32

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