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Athens couple victims of real estate scam

They should ask for a refund. Stare

posted @ Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 08:57

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

I can't wait to be as cool as this guy...

posted @ Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 06:49

Man scammed by couple

So how does buying six iPhones get you $100?

posted @ Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:04

Police: Teen sweethearts blaze trail of crime across South

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - What's wrong with a 13 year old?[/quote]

Seriously? Come on. She's a child. My daughter is 14, and I think that's too young to date, let alone go on a multi-state crime spree with an adult. My 2¢...

posted @ Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 19:23

Two people wearing t-shirts depicting alleged Athens murderers escorted from Cedar Shoals High School

Low-life losers.

posted @ Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 17:42

Father charged with child molestation after son re-enacts movie sex scene with dog

I never saw the movie, and now I'm sure I don't want to. Sick

posted @ Friday, January 16, 2015 - 14:17

Woman arrested for stalking Athens man

Since when has that little chain latch ever been effective?

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 09:26

Lexington Road park-and-ride transit lot is little-used

[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - @Aredman: Send it back to the feds.
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Not so fast. In its defense, the park-and-ride lot does make a convenient cut-thru for avoiding the traffic light when exiting the loop... Wink

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 18:52

Lexington Road park-and-ride transit lot is little-used

“I do think it (a higher level of ridership) will come in time,” McDuffie said.

Don't hold your breath.

posted @ Friday, January 9, 2015 - 06:47

I'm checking in to give this morgue one more pulse beat...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Party

posted @ Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 00:20

Athens man allegedly beat woman with stick, threw stones

I'll bet his words didn't hurt her...

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 18:23

Georgia Tech student indicted for UGA website hack

Seriously, who among us hasn't done far worse than this? Innocent

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 16:03

Police: Boy, 2, accidentally kills mom in Walmart

What a horrible place to die.

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 16:01

Citizen helps in wake of Waffle House theft

That's a nice guy.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 00:34

Athens man charged with shoplifting steaks

I'm siding with Faust on this one.

posted @ Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 09:31

Athens man who shot out stepdad's eye declared mentally incompetent for trial

Yee gad, a freakin' flare gun to the eye? Sad

posted @ Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 20:56

Child- friendly training goes awry as dog bites boy in face in Colbert

Why do the 10 day rabies observation? Why not just put the dog down now and submit it for testing?

Poor kid...

posted @ Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 17:29

Athens teen attacked outside store

Meeeeooowwww!

posted @ Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 09:09

New York woman sends inherited quilt home to Athens

I can't wait for this story to be made into a feature-length motion picture... Stare

posted @ Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 00:24

UGA student arrested for DUI hit-and-run, drug and firearm charges

That's a lot of charges. What was the bond amount?

posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 18:13

No prison for Georgia woman who helped baby killer

I'd forgotten about this story. What a bunch of dirtbags.

posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 18:11

VIDEO: Hundreds march for Ferguson at UGA

It seems @DanMatthews: has an opinion he's reluctant to share... Laughing out loud

posted @ Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 15:45

Hundreds march for Ferguson at UGA

This is total crap.

posted @ Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 06:36

Heaton sentenced to 20 years in drunk driving crash

“I wish there was some way for you to understand I’m sorry, and I will be sorry for the rest of my life."

At least he finally admitted he did it.

posted @ Monday, December 1, 2014 - 18:12

Woman thwarts robbery by vomiting

That's what I'm talking about!

posted @ Monday, December 1, 2014 - 06:46

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    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

  • Jim
    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    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

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