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One man murdered, another wounded in north Athens shooting

Looks like a bit of overkill with all those well armed policemen.

posted @ Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 09:41

GBI investigates nude photos of Georgia teens

Did the investigation reveal anything to the GBI agents?

posted @ Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 15:36

Athens man shot in behind while lying on couch

Perhaps he is related to the butcher who got a little behind in his work.

posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 12:06

Man killed while answering knock at apartment door

Blvd. is a thug's paradise. Don't go there day or night.

posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:49

Jimmy Carter heading to Mandela memorial

Perhaps he and the "elders" can rehash his rescue of the Iranian hostages.

posted @ Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 08:52

National Cathedral in DC to charge tourist fee

Do they charge for communion wine? Yes, it's called a collection plate.

posted @ Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 10:09

Police: Motorist in Atlanta crash had been shot repeatedly

Probably on his way to Black Friday sale.

posted @ Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 10:07

Falcons' losses mount with Ryan's interceptions

Perhaps the Brave's Uggla can teach him how to back into a room to pickup his paycheck.

posted @ Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 11:15

Woman loses nearly $50k in jewelry at Athens restaurant

The name of the restaurant is not the only thing Fishy here,

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 16:32

Richt says he's 'going to fight until it's over;' Dogs fall out of polls

Looks like the fat lady has already sung!

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 07:27

Muslims face dehumanizing prejudice in U.S., scholar says

Muslim sects have no problem killing one another; peace is not their concern. .

posted @ Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 10:25

Six Flags denies liability in roller coaster death

Must not have used the assumption of the risk defense.

posted @ Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 15:33

Cobb County man sentenced for impregnating 13-year-old girl

The defense attorney's argument was inane!

posted @ Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 08:34

Acworth man arrested in death of 12-year-old boy

Why isn't the mother mentioned in the story?

posted @ Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 08:28

Man charged with shoplifting meat at Bell's

I thought mullet was a hair style.

posted @ Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 08:26

Al-Qaida surges back in Iraq, reviving old fears

The Taliban will do the same thing in Afghanistan once the U.S. pulls out.

posted @ Monday, October 14, 2013 - 08:54

Athens teen not charged in confrontation

@mpd0.59: It was Stewart Avenue & was well known as place where prostitutes were easy pickings. Changed to Metropolitan Avenue, but the ladies of the night stayed.

posted @ Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 07:08

Obama plans to talk to GOP again on shutdown, debt

Does Obama have a "red line" in this situation?

posted @ Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 14:15

Handcuffed prisoner escapes Hall County deputy in rural Madison County

Maybe the deputy had to use the restroom & Jackson promised not to escape.

posted @ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 16:16

Tropical Storm Karen forms in the Gulf of Mexico

@gman129: A lot of them are still in Atlanta.

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12:11

Atlanta zoo reveals possible names for panda cubs

How about Barry & Joe?

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 11:22

Athens parolee accused of influencing victim of knife attack

Subordination of a witness is a crime.

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 11:21

Purse stolen at Athens convience store

Must have been a UGA student or graduate since he was wearing a UGA hat.

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 09:00

2 boys arrested in Snellville school robbery

Two "boys"? Why not "thugs"?

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 08:56

George Clooney hopes government shutdown ends soon

George WHO???????

posted @ Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 17:03

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