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Resilient Bulldogs continue to roll, beat Arkansas 45-32

I'm still trying to figure why the fire went out in the second half.

posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 08:32

UGA student punches Athens cop

Maybe the new chief will be a little more progressive when it comes to equipment to control the perps and make them safer from themselves (and they won't get the buttkicking they so badly need.
Tasers needed bad!

posted @ Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:45

Madison Co. school board votes to modify Christian monument at high school

@jtsim: I don't know for sure, but I am told by MC people that a certain retired major league baseball pitcher donated the field house. The same source did not know for sure on the monument.
If you can access the Madison County Journal, read the article about the BOE decision alter the monument. Some very interesting and entertaining comments there Wink

posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:30

Lumpkin named new chief of Savannah police

She is a good person (I know her) but having been only a sergeant with no administrative experience and upper echelon supervisory experience does not qualify her to be a Chief of a department the size Athens-Clarke County.
She went through more than most humans would or will ever be asked to do and came through with flags flying and an example for all but again, same statement. Proves she is a tough cookie but what does it do for chief executive experience?
Find a small department and start there getting executive experience and move up. Chief Gassert in Commerce started at that very small department and has built and grown it into a great department, Chief Whitehead started in a little SC department in Moncks and got some experience to come back to Georgia and run a progressive and growing department in Snellville. Two examples, one grew with the department and the other started with a small department and then was ready to move to a much larger department.
Neither started as Chief in a department nearly as Athens.
I think if you consider the responsibilities entailed with a department the size of Athens, you would agree with me and not want to throw her into something like this.

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:26

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

Well Mr/Ms Mature Adult, if the CDC is trying so hard to "SELL US ON THE ESSENTIAL NEED TO FOLLOW STRICT PROTOCOL IN ORDER TO GET AS CLOSE TO 100% COMPLIANCE AS POSSIBLE!" then why are they telling everyone how hard it is to catch?

Your post makes no sense

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 06:25

Authorities arrest alleged Athens gang member shot during June home invasion

Think it may have been Pardon and Parole Board that let him out from the way it reads

posted @ Monday, October 13, 2014 - 20:31

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

Oh, so the CDC is so correct I all they say to do, that there can be no other way this person is infected except it being his own fault? {"Our procedures are so good that it must be the victim's fault he has it"}

Is this guy Frieden a clone of Obama who is always right no matter what happens?

Now we have a few thousand Marines ordered to Africa. These poor guys will not have a chance if health care workers can get infected.

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 12:47

Mississippi State outlasts Auburn for yet another Top 10 win

"out lasted" my Aunt Fanny! State whipped them like a borrowed mule! Rock on Karma! Auburn got what it deserved

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 08:26

Man faces armed robbery charges following crime spree

would a taser work if the officer and the suspect are running at the same speed? Would that stop the suspect from climbing a fence? Would the suspect stay down when ordered to and avoid the possibility of getting shot ?
If the answer to these questions is "yes" then the ACCPD needs tasers!

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 08:22

Gurley-less Georgia blanks Mizzou 34-0 on road behind Chubb, Mason

Erk Russel is sitting some place, smoking a cigar with a smile on his face. The defense shined and put it on a team that seldom turns the ball over. Great game dogs. Coach, we miss you so much

posted @ Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 18:36

Gone Gurley: Georgia star tailback suspended due to alleged NCAA violation

could never be proven, but sure feels like a set-up.

posted @ Friday, October 10, 2014 - 07:59

Georgia star tailback Gurley suspended due to NCAA violation

Inquiring minds want to know - "what did he do?"

This some sort of setup from the bookmakers?

posted @ Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 17:44

State Supreme Court rules against Athens-Clarke government in Five Points parking lawsuit

Is it possible to get those numbers Grove? That would be an interesting. This whole fiasco has cost thousands and thousands imagine. A county attorney who will mimic whatever he things the mayor and commission wants to hear.

Stiles should have been awarded attorney fees - as much as I hate to see the county have to pay out more money.

posted @ Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 18:01

Athens-Clarke County could be next to OK Sunday voting

Yep, those low information voters are much too busy on their jobs during the week to get by the polls so they need to be able to Sunday vote

posted @ Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:32

Dismissed UGA CB Jones alleged to have stolen $43 worth of merchandise

good bye scholarship and promising career for $43? No wait, Auburn has openings - nevermind

posted @ Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:29

How the Ebola outbreak is affecting Athens

The scary part for me is having the TSA involved in any kind of screening at airports. They should be the first line and honestly, the majority of these guys are not the sharpest folks I have ever met. And that is being very kind to them.

posted @ Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 07:58

$1k in body mist stolen from Victoria's Secret

Balancing inventory?

posted @ Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 20:37

Thief severely injured stealing American flag

Sometimes Karma will just act sooooo fast!

posted @ Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 07:44

Statham man attacked by goat

Cannot make this stuff up!

posted @ Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 07:13

Athens police determine woman not shoplifting when newborn dropped on head

well said Snark!!!

posted @ Friday, October 3, 2014 - 15:10

Good times, great stories flow at reunion for '59 championship baseball team

Great that all these guys could be found and able to get together. Sometimes all that is left is good memories.

posted @ Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 06:51

Retaliation threats against police made after undercover agent shoots and kills man in east Athens

Close that complex down for the good of the community. Too many have been robbed, shot, cut, murdered over the years. Why does the mayor and commission continue to put up with the lawlessness?
Now they are threatening to shoot police officers. Come on Mayor, do something that church did not put you in office and you know it

posted @ Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 20:23

Overburdened Athens area may get fourth Superior Court judge

Just in time for a female jurist -

posted @ Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 19:21

Madison County school considers options for Bible verse monument

@scarborj: Sure you can say it offends you. Where did you get THAT idea? You are building a bigger boogy man than is really there. The objection these clowns have is that the monument or whatever they want to call it, violates what they say is separation of church and state. The founding fathers said freedom OF religion, not freedom FROM religion. Remember the Church of England and the abuses suffered by the early colonists? They wanted to be able to choose their own religion not something dictated by the State (or in their case the King)
The SCOTUS has already ruled this type of thing is a no-no and I cannot imagine why anyone would want to "donate" something to put the school system through this kind of problem when the courts have already made their rulings.

posted @ Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 14:09

Today's editorial cartoon

Worse case scenario - Obama appoints him Supreme Court justice. Scary

posted @ Friday, September 26, 2014 - 17:26

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