Add on: Yes I know there were other shows that showed the same thing but everyone always points to the Cosby Show for being the best example. No offense to the other shows.posted @ Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 09:38
Seriously? Pulling a thirty year old show? One of the few (if any) that showed a positive and successful black family and their values?
Yeah, good move TV Land.posted @ Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 09:34
Where's the link to all the write ins? I always get a kick out of reading those?posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:07
Am I to surmise the crash itself is now open?
Can't anyone at the ABH buy a grammar lesson???posted @ Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:48
Not knowing too much but basing this off the picture, I bet I know exactly what happened:
Bus was coming off the Inner Loop toward North Ave heading downtown. Bus thought it had a merge lane. Oops!! Yield sign. Oops! Car in the lane it wanted. Bang! Crash.
This happens more times than I care to admit. It's safer to drive in the left lane than to risk the speeders blowing off the Yield sign.posted @ Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:06
This sums it all up.posted @ Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 14:00
[filtered word] and moan all you want, but that stretch of road from Gaines School to the redlight by Firehouse and Keba is another accident waiting to happen. Not a day goes by I see someone heading towards Gaines School sneak around and drive the wrong way down the turning lane to get in line to turn left.
Heck, I've seen school buses run the lights. Wonder if they will get the tickets? School time will be the best time.
Here are the solutions:
1- park a cop there and give out so many tickets, it ends, only to have it come up again and then have another cop sit there. Rinse and repeat.
2- ban left turns into the curb cut to Firehouse from Barnett (and also ban right turns out of it) and have everyone turn left into the road leading to Publix (or right, as the case may be)
3- not do anything and watch the demolition derby commence.
I've a feeling #3 will win.posted @ Friday, June 13, 2014 - 14:24
The Athens ZIP Codes do creep into Oconee. The Epps Bridge area, while in Oconee, is an Athens ZIP Code.posted @ Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:46
[quote][b]CharlotteLadyGardner[/b] - The "smiling mugshot" of the teen who was arrested speaks volumes. [/quote]
What mugshot? We can't find it.posted @ Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 12:27
[quote][b]crankyyankee[/b] - To grade their education level I would like to see a copy of the note.
According to the AJC,
On Tuesday, a student found the words “Thursday there will be no more Gainesville High School. And I’m going to bring my gun! And kill everyone!” written on a boys bathroom wall, authorities said.
“The second one said ‘we have explosives and will blow this place up,’” Dyer said.
All told, I'd give an 80. Spelled there correctly, but the starting of a sentence with And (twice!) sorta killed any chance of an A.
Second sentence: No first word capital and no period. I say 75- those are kindergarten errors.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 09:42
That link takes us to the Morris email login. Fix! It! Or just go here...
Judges? Worth the bad haircut?posted @ Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 11:21
“We’ve got to get our hands on some balls,” Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said."
Does that constitute targeting?posted @ Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 11:46
We need to get 842 the next go around. 842 is UGA on the keypad.posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 08:45
[quote][b]The Oracle of the Athens Banner Herald[/b] -
Classifications have always been based on enrollment, that's why classifications exist. Given the equal enrollment, I don't know the reason for putting CS and Clarke Central in different classes.
Maybe because GHSA set the bar at 1450? CS can ask to play up if they want. If they're smart, they'll take the dorp and add CC as a non-region game. Lose and it's no harm no foul in region play.posted @ Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 16:25
How can Athens petition for an 842 area code? 842 is U-G-A on the key pad. Knoxville got 865, which is V-O-L.
Add on: Apparently Lockheed-Martin runs the area codes or something? Who knew?posted @ Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 11:43
[quote][b]crazy8golfer[/b] - That a boy Reed, go ahead and tear it down. No telling how many millions still owed on it. The good ole tax payers will cover it. That's a Democrat for you !!! [/quote]
When ACOG built the Olympic Stadium, they said they would pay for the conversion and give ATL a state of the art paid for stadium. They kept their word. Debt free since 1997.posted @ Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 13:20
So since there was a tragedy in Boston they deserve to win? That is ridiculous. Reminds me of the Super Bowl right after 9/11. The Patriots vs. The Eagles. Two symbols of American freedom so that no matter who wins America wins. What a joke.
First off it was the Patriots and the Rams, dingbat.
Second, I dare you to go to Boston and tell them what you just said.posted @ Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:57
After what Boston endured this year, they deserve this. Party on but party safe, Beantown,
Oh and any self respecting Braves fan doesn't recognize the 91 Twins, cheaters of the AL.posted @ Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 09:56
[quote][b]hardrocker[/b] - I would love to know the whole story concerning this event... [/quote]
Uh...I'm sure there are a few books about it.
At least not in government "education" lol
There are still great opportunities for true teachers and mentors in the private sector.
Yep Full time job with part time pay.posted @ Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 08:52
During "The Miracle Worker?" There's a Helen Keller joke just itching to come out.posted @ Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 09:52
[quote][b]Humbucker bob[/b]Kids at school should not be allowed to use phones at all during the school day. [/quote]
Good luck with that. That would eat into the Bring Your Own Tech initiatives schools are trying to implement. Can't have that.posted @ Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 14:23
[quote][b]E.J.[/b] - If I bother to go to a park, the last thing I want to do is have anything to do with technology, the internet, computers or connectivity. A cell phone is all I would want and it would be off until I had a need for it.
"Oh....excuse me sir, let me turn my phone on before you rob and mug me....crap no signal. Can we move to here?" Said no one ever.posted @ Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 12:24
Wrap your brain around what? They are tunneling under the current roadway of the loop. The loop will be a bridge and Olympic / Peter will go underneath it.
Okra...go fry yourself.
Thanks MPD! I heard originally they would bridge Olympic OVER the loop and that layout didn't jive with the terrain. This makes more sense. Either way, it'll be better than what we had.posted @ Monday, October 14, 2013 - 10:07
Summary: I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more
As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more