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Franklin County deputy killed in crash on I-85

I am of the opinion that the person who was speeding is responsible for this officer's death. We should all think about that the next time we are tempted to speed. There are no "safe" ways to catch speeders. There may be a bit safer ways such as clocking speeders from overpasses with officers on the ground further up the highway who can then stop the speeders and that is really not all that safe; too many variables involved which can lead to tragic results. Folks just need to slow down. Sad

posted @ Friday, May 23, 2014 - 08:46

Elton John to have 'quiet' wedding with partner

When there is no news to report the media puts this kind of foolishness in as a filler.

posted @ Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 08:50

Ole Miss frat suspended, noose suspects kicked out

I wouldn't call them idiots but it was a very foolish prank on the part of these individuals. This kind of thing just causes a lot of anger and is not a popular thing to be involved in these days. In other words don't get involved in pranks that insults others and this was very insulting.

posted @ Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 10:02

Atlanta officer shoots man during traffic stop

My goodness folks, calm down. Wait until you hear the facts of the case based on the investigation and then draw your conclusions. Talk about Monday morning quarterbacking. You should know by now that you can't believe the liberal news media. This is about the most shallow report I have seen concerning a situation like this. Typical liberal hack. It goes without saying that the story as written certainly makes the officer look bad but even he is considered innocent until proven guilty. Think about it. Sad

posted @ Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 08:22

Athens man arrested for public intoxication

The only thing I can figure out about these non-news worthy stories is that the Banner-Herald is just trying to be humorous today. Big smile

posted @ Monday, March 25, 2013 - 08:14

New police cadets graduate from training

We need our law enforcement officers to protect us from such fools as this Odins Eye and some of the other idiots that made stupid comments regarding this story. These kinds of people reveal why this country is in such sad shape. Angry

posted @ Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 08:39

Woman 'bothering' man arrested on probation warrant

Three years probation for assaulting an officer? The judge should have rejected the plea offer, if there was one, when it was presented in court. If on the other hand she was tried for the offense and convicted she should have received an active sentence. This is a good example why the recidivism rate is so high. Sad

posted @ Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 09:38

Pitts: Bigotry alive and well - with its own talk show

Pitts calling someone a bigot is like the pot calling the kettle black. Pitts must be awfully tired from carrying that big heavy chip around on his shoulder all the time. His weekly rants serve no useful purpose. They only perpetuate the problem between blacks and whites.

posted @ Monday, February 25, 2013 - 09:31

King's dream still unfulfilled, UGA speaker says

People like this woman will never be satisfied. Enough said.

posted @ Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 09:26

Athens YWCO broken into

[quote][b]10-8 10-41[/b] - Exactly what is a "trucker" hat?
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OK. You asked for this. It is a hat worn by a trucker. LOL! Big smile Sorry, just could not resist that.

posted @ Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 15:29

Athens man, 64, facing drug, traffic charges

[quote][b]fatdawg[/b] - found several hundred dollars in his pocket and a few more hundred in his wallet. Someone lost count and I bet they will come up short a couple hundred. The total should be mentioned to remove any questions about someone taking their commission out of the confiscated money.
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Unbelievable. Sad

posted @ Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 17:56

Athens man, 64, facing drug, traffic charges

People driving under the influence of alcohol or the effects of drugs, be it marijuana or any other illegal drug is a serious matter. This kind of activity results in deaths and untold amounts of property damage each day across the country. Kudos to the officer for getting this man off the street.

posted @ Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 09:35

Police: Man fatally shot inside Ga. car dealership

Was this story comparing the quality of Japanese cars with that of American cars or was it about a man getting shot to death in a car dealership? Gee, I lost track of the story after reading these comments. Amazing. Puzzled

posted @ Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 09:50

Man points gun at victim during confrontation

@grove600:

[quote][b]grove600[/b] -
And if the driver was going into the courthouse, or onto UGA property? Where were they to leave their weapon?
See the problem with these "gun free zones" is that you can't take your weapon with you, so must leave it in the car.
Now, I have a micro vault safe box in my vehicle that slips under the seat and secures to the vehicle with a cable. Out of sight, safely locked away when I can't, or don't want to, carry with me. Academy has them, so do the other gun stores I suspect. [/quote]

You missed my point. I said in "this case"; he was at a curb market. However, you make a really good point about where you might happen to park your vehicle. If you are some place where you can't carry your weapon then of course it does make sense to secure it in some fashion so that it at least can't easily be taken. And of course completely out of sight.

posted @ Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 09:49

Man points gun at victim during confrontation

Most thefts are crimes of opportunity. Harden the target and reduce the opportunity. In this case the vehicle should have been locked and a gun should not have been left in the parked vehicle. As the British say, "watch out, there is a thief about, lock it or lose it". Wink

posted @ Tuesday, December 25, 2012 - 23:43

Car stolen from man while he takes a nap

"Hey kids, what time is it"? "It's Howdy Doody time"! Sorry, just couldn't resist that. Some of you will remember that from long ago. LOL! Big smile

posted @ Monday, December 24, 2012 - 09:39

Barrow family preparing for first Christmas since fire, addition of 3 children

Robert and Christina Marshall are without a doubt wonderful people. May the good Lord bless them and the family with good fortune.

posted @ Monday, December 24, 2012 - 09:28

Couple report continuous stalking

@LeglEgl: They don't; this is handled through the Clerk of Courts office. A clerk is assigned to this particular duty. I believe this is accurate.

posted @ Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 09:17

Athens teen arrested after punching father

I agree with the majority here; back in my youth it was a black leather strap. Ouch! Wink

posted @ Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 09:25

Wild turkey fatally shot after attacking Jackson County deputy

This story was published for one purpose only, to embarrass this deputy and make him look bad. That is proven by the comments it has generated. Thanks liberal news media. Typical non-news hype. Absolutely ridiculous. Angry

posted @ Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 09:38

Neighbor took 6 young survivors into his home

It looks like it is time to place well trained armed security personnel plus at least one school resource police officer in every school in the nation. I am just being realistic. It is sad that it has come to this but we have got to protect our children. More gun control laws is not the answer. Sad

posted @ Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 16:02

Purses, shoes stolen from car on Prince

It's risky to leave anything of value in plain view inside a parked vehicle, even if the vehicle is locked. It is especially risky during this time of the year when so many people are out shopping. Remember, there is a thief about. Lock it, hide it or lose it.

posted @ Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 09:30

Same-sex weddings in Wash. to begin on Sunday

Times are changing but not for the better Just stand by. Sad

posted @ Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 22:32

Man and woman found with meth

@BullJacket: Sorry, wrong answer. Chances are the officer already has probably cause to search when it gets to that point.

posted @ Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 09:33

Defendant in Athens cop-killer case questions judge on race

@Ann Jackson: Go back to sleep. Angry

posted @ Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 08:48

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