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Urine test pretender arrested

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmA7Nm4qvGE

This sums it all up.

posted @ Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 15:00

Red light cameras go live at Barnett Shoals and Gaines School roads

[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 - 15:24

North Oconee senior is Region 4 STAR student

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 - 12:46

Athens police break up teen strip and 'twerk' party

[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 - 13:27

2 Gainesville High students charged in threat case

[quote][b]crankyyankee[/b] - To grade their education level I would like to see a copy of the note.
[/quote]

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/crime-law/threat-scrawled-on-gainesville-hi...

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 - 10:42

Topless barber charged with unlicensed cosmetology

That link takes us to the Morris email login. Fix! It! Or just go here...

http://www.timescall.com/top-stories/ci_24625028/longmont-police-topless...

Judges? Worth the bad haircut?

posted @ Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 12:21

Interceptions elusive for UGA, Kentucky

“We’ve got to get our hands on some balls,” Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said."

Does that constitute targeting?

posted @ Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 12:46

New phone numbers in Athens to get 762 area code

We need to get 842 the next go around. 842 is UGA on the keypad.

posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 09:45

Reclassification looms for Athens-area schools

[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.
[/quote]

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 - 17:25

Area codes 404, 678 maxed out for metro Atlanta

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 - 12:43

Atlanta mayor: Turner Field to be demolished in 2017

[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 - 14:20

Red Sox beat Cardinals to win World Series

[quote][b]Heisenberg[/b] -
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.
[/quote]

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 - 11:57

Red Sox beat Cardinals to win World Series

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 - 10:56

Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

[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.

posted @ Friday, October 25, 2013 - 08:57

Teacher preparation pilot program to launch in Ga.

[quote][b]Shawn[/b] -
At least not in government "education" lol
There are still great opportunities for true teachers and mentors in the private sector.
[/quote]

Yep Full time job with part time pay.

posted @ Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:52

iPods stolen at school

During "The Miracle Worker?" There's a Helen Keller joke just itching to come out.

posted @ Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 10:52

Students accused of indecency in school cafeteria

[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 - 15:23

Free wireless available in 2 major Atlanta parks

[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.
[/quote]

"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 - 13:24

Olympic Drive overpass at the Athens Perimeter nears halfway point

[quote][b]Okra[/b] -
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.
[/quote]

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 - 11:07

Olympic Drive overpass at the Athens Perimeter nears halfway point

Does anyone know where one can find a map/drawing of the final product? I'm still trying to wrap my brain around it.

posted @ Monday, October 14, 2013 - 09:15

Olympic Drive overpass at the Athens Perimeter nears halfway point

Does anyone know where one can find a map/drawing of the final product? I'm still trying to wrap my brain around it.

posted @ Monday, October 14, 2013 - 09:15

ESPN's College GameDay returns to Athens for Georgia-LSU game

[quote][b]mturner[/b] - DameDay? [/quote]

I'd tune in to that!

Also...

“It’s just apart of sports,” College GameDay co-host and former Michegan player Desmond Howard said...

1- it's a part, not apart
2- Michegan?!?!?!

I'd gladly charge my services for proofreader and fact checker.

posted @ Friday, September 27, 2013 - 15:09

Closer look at prep football games on Sept. 20

Heritage has a four game streak on Cedar Shoals, not the other way around. They haven't beaten Hertiage since 2008.

Does ANYONE at the ABH proofread or fact check anymore?!?!

posted @ Friday, September 20, 2013 - 14:50

African president to visit Kennesaw State University

So apparently either the year or the nation of Ghana ends September 30th based on this.

posted @ Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 14:59

Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

Come on guys, he's only asking for everyone's shaport.

posted @ Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 10:37

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