I totally agree with the judge! His sentence should be at least twice as long as what he has 'sentenced' his ex-wife to, and preferably about ten times as long.posted @ Friday, May 24, 2013 - 14:11
Water-use restrictions should remain in place forever. This isn't the first drought the area has ever had and it won't be the last.posted @ Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 08:58
Yes, I've heard that the shots don't have to be given in the stomach anymore.
Hope the incident will not make these kids fear wild animals, but they definitely need to respect them. And to know that a fox that shows no fear is sick!posted @ Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 15:47
And who is responsible for this long-overdue repair work? Is it CSX or ACC or someone else? Anyway, a big THANK YOU to whoever it is! I wonder how long it will take me to get out of the habit of going over it in just a certain way in order to avoid the worst of the bumps and holes.posted @ Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 10:24
What a heartwarming story! Congratulations to Grace and all her huge support team.posted @ Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 09:29
I had no idea you were from PEI, Andre. One of the most beautiful places ever.posted @ Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 08:50
Is Angus Scott some kind of new cow college?posted @ Monday, May 13, 2013 - 21:10
This would have been a great hands-on activity if the trout had been the native brook trout and NOT rainbows.posted @ Friday, May 10, 2013 - 14:33
@E.J.: Yes, AP isn't much better than ABH a lot of the time. Really sad.....posted @ Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 18:54
The facebook posting lasted some 16 hours.....??? That's what the article says.posted @ Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:50
" A Clarke County grand jury indictment also accused Barnett with tampering with evidence because he concealed crack cocaine in his buttocks."
That's surely why they call it 'crack' cocaine, right?posted @ Monday, May 6, 2013 - 13:21
What kind of a-hole IS this guy? He seems to think he is king of the world....posted @ Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 18:25
Sometimes you see an article/report on here, and you just know the comments are going to be even better than the article. Yep, this was surely one!posted @ Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 10:40
@E.J.: Eeewww, guess I'll add that to my list of jobs I'm glad I've never had.....posted @ Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 21:38
@E.J.: No, it really didn't explain it -- it just said "the deputies....discovered [it]".posted @ Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 21:07
Why is the ABH not reporting on the "good samaritan" story that the AJC first reported yesterday afternoon?posted @ Monday, April 15, 2013 - 08:37
Sorry the writer left out the info on Project Safe usually at the end of such reports.posted @ Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 07:53
"Haggard denied the bail request, and Ives continues to be held at the Clarke County Jail."
But just in case he gets out, I hope his victim has moved far, far away.posted @ Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 11:33
@matt1141a: Wow, the before and after definitely point to a meth problem.posted @ Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 09:24
Lots of people think the rules from home don't apply when they are traveling abroad.posted @ Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 07:53
For a not-quite-front-row-seat, check out www.berry.edu/eaglecam/posted @ Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:02
Alas, I think this mama lived in Athens as a child.posted @ Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 17:46
72 for The National??? That's awful!
And 100 for Cali N Tito's! Good for you!posted @ Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 08:17
And I'm crying, too. Thank you, Charity, for starting my day so well.posted @ Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 07:59
So happy to read this good news. Hope it's just better and better from here on....posted @ Saturday, March 30, 2013 - 15:36
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