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Two students injured in wreck at North Oconee High

DawgFan1988 = ignore button. Nothing but an ABH online TROLL!

Sympathy to the students involved and their family. Hope they both recover fully.

posted @ Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 13:52

Teen killed in Oconee County wreck

Sad, sad deal. As the others have already said, condolences to this young man's family and friends.

posted @ Monday, August 12, 2013 - 11:21

Feds to sift through evidence in Zimmerman case

"Feds to sift through evidence in Zimmerman case"

Hmmm, that should take all of about 10 minutes.....

posted @ Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 15:44

Country singer Slim Whitman dies at age 90

Vaya Con Dios Slim!

posted @ Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 14:05

Oconee deputies ID woman found dead on roadside

Prayers to the woman's family and friends.

It does bring back memories of when I was the witness that saw someone down on the side of the road. MANY years ago when I was about 12, my mom and I were on our way to Lake Lanier. Along a two lane road, I was certain that I saw a body on the side of the road in some kudzu. I told my mom what I saw and she didn't believe I saw a body. After about 10 minutes of persistence, I got her to turn around and go back. As we got back she saw "the body." The area was directly adjacent to a retirement home, so my mom pulled in there and went inside to tell them. They went into code red mode with several of them running out through the parking lot while we followed. We got to where the "body" was and it turned out to be a very large, shirtless and shoeless man that was passed out drunk. When they got him to come around he had absolutely no idea where he was and he was still wasted. He just wanted to be left alone so he could go back to passing out.

I wish the outcome for this women could have been the same, if that makes sense.

posted @ Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 11:22

John Daly withdraws from Stadion Classic at UGA, cites shoulder injury

He actually did injure his shoulder when he tried to lift a keg to drink out of it..

posted @ Friday, May 3, 2013 - 13:30

Body found in Lake Lanier is that of missing fisherman

One of my best friends in the world. Crying

Great guy with a passion for life and fishing that exceeded everyone I've ever known.

WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKETS if you are alone and/or at night.

posted @ Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 13:07

Bulldogs ranked among top five in polls

@fishin4fish:

[quote][b]fishin4fish[/b] - @crazy8golfer:
Ohio State rocked it this season...undefeated....and Urban Meyer is an ELITE head coach...unlike Georgia, who is now stuck with a 2nd tier head coach with an inept coaching staff! Having 2 cakewalk schedules in consecutive years was the worst thing that could have happened to Georgia...Hope you enjoy continuing to barely squeak by unranked teams and to lose to the ranked teams. This has been CMR's m.o. (modus operandi) since he arrived in Athens!
Must be a real drag to be a Georgia fan.
woof, woof, woof
[/quote]

You mean the Ohio State team that plays nobody in the Lame 10? Talk about a cakewalk schedule. Meyer lost control of the program at Florida and bailed. On Monday he gave Saban no credit for the dynasty he's built at Bama. Ohio State should go undefeated with their cakewalk schedule next year and I can't wait - they will get DESTROYED by the SEC representative in the national championship.

posted @ Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 10:04

Four-star Kell defensive back Langley commits to Georgia

Have you seen Spurrier lately? I don't think he has too many more coaching years in him - very likely not 4 or 5. I wouldn't be surprised to see other Carolina recruits looking around.

posted @ Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:04

Georgia QB Murray says he is undecided on returning or entering NFL draft

[quote][b]MittTheTwit[/b] - After Georgia gets spanked by Mighty Alabama, Murray may want to come back for 1 more season. Murray does not have the skill set to be a starter in the NFL, nor the physical or mental attributes.
One more year at the Manning's QB camp would do him some good!
[/quote]

Seriously, do you try to be this annoying or does it just come natural?

What a troll! Gotta love the ignore button.

posted @ Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 17:42

Firearms deer season to begin across Georgia

Devastating....not devasting. Sick

posted @ Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:42

Firearms deer season to begin across Georgia

[quote][b]anon234[/b] - I've worked in ICU and have seen the results. My guess is...you have not.[/quote]

Of 293 thousand resident hunters in GA, how many end up in the ICU? I would agree that just one is too many, but I doubt the hospitals are going on high alert. Farmer GA is correct.

And, yes, I have seen the results. When accidents occur, the injuries are devasting.

posted @ Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:40

LB Jones nabs No. 1 spot on draft boards

Thanks for the "ignore" tip. This guy seems obsessed with posting garbage to UGA football articles.

posted @ Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 08:23

Athens-Clarke police identify Eastside credit union robber

Thanks Matt. I think you are right. I am "older" and was speaking based on past knowledge, when the FBI was always the lead in bank robberies because banks are/were federally protected. I seem to recall the local authorities taking over bank robberies at some point.

My comment came direct from an FBI agent (some years ago though) that a robber who got $800 from a bank was going to get 20 years in fed when he could have gone up the street to the grocery store, got more money and killed someone in the process and would have gotten less time in the state system.

Times have changed, haven't they? Thanks for clarifying that.

posted @ Friday, March 23, 2012 - 13:30

Athens-Clarke police identify Eastside credit union robber

Banks get robbed "because that's where the money's at." NOT true. Bank robbers rarely get more money robbing a bank than they would just about anywhere else that handles cash. And, bank robbers generally get 20 years mandatory in a federal pen. The sad truth is that a bank robber could get more money elsewhere while murdering someone in the process and quite possibly end up spending less than 20 years in a state pen.

posted @ Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 13:05

Athens-Clarke police searching for man in Westside stabbing

Think they caught him...

posted @ Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 14:34

Jurors weigh fate of inmate who killed molester

As long as he sticks to taking out child molesters, I say put him out on the street and let him hunt those SOB's down.

posted @ Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 14:14

Jamie Hood: I could have killed more officers

[quote][b]Tenndawg[/b] - But what scares the hell out of me, is the comments from you so called "Christians"... I'm reading over and over where you all don't agree that our courts should be used for a fair trial and worse yet, that you desire that this man should spend an eternity in hell.
Right wing evangelist Christians, the kind of Christians that actually believe in hell, are the worst citizens on this planet, I consider you all the largest hate group that exists in this nation and the biggest threat to peace this [/quote]

Tenndawg, picture this.......
A white, Republican Christian is eating lunch with his wife, mother and grandmother. While he has never met Tony Howard, he recognizes he and his wife eating lunch near them. He buys their lunch as a very small way to show gratitude and appreciation for his service and the sacrifices he made. His wife is overcome with emotions because she knows that God has blessed them.

Yep, real haters and the biggest threat to peace this nation has ever encountered. You, sir, look like the hater.

posted @ Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 12:29

Stripling's General Store coming to Oconee County site

This is awesome! I've purchased from the original store many times on my way through there on fishing trips. I just recently ran out of their Vidalia Onion BBQ sauce and thought "Hmmmm.....time for another fishing trip." Smile Trust me, their meats and sauces are the bomb! I think the community will love having Striplings here.

posted @ Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 09:42

Two win casting competition at outdoors show

keepitsimple is right.

Pretty pathetic. ABH was a sponsor of this event and didn't even cover the 2nd day when the kids casting competition took place. The photo and info above came from the event organizers. Now they run it more than a month later?

posted @ Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 09:50

Bogart soldier critically injured in Afghanistan

Michael, Kim, Jim and Britany,

You are all in the thoughts and prayers of all of your extended North Oconee family.

Michael - you are an American hero! We are all proud of you.

posted @ Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:48

North Oconee High principal will leave first year

Bottom line - ANY able person that would park in a Disabled parking space is not worthy of being a HS principal.

And, claiming ignorance because someone told you "it was OK" does not make you look any better.

Glad he is going, going, gone.

posted @ Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 11:23

Five Points Deli closes both its locations

I do not know the owners, but my son worked there. I'm just glad they paid their employees for time worked. I've seen lots of stories of other businesses closing where employees were left without a final paycheck. That speaks highly of the character of the Five Points owners.

posted @ Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 11:09

North Oconee baseball standout dies in crash

Prayers for the Ellis family. Jordan was as fine a young man as you would want to know.

Daniel - Sheriff Berry is right. There is a time/place/forum to have discussions about your points. To quote you - "However, I have a 17 year old daughter and feel I can use things like this as an example to her that a tragic accident can happen to anyone at anytime (regardless of fault) and we must always be alert and aware. Teens, like my daughter, often have so much going that they are too busy to observe road conditions and the actions of other drivers, not to mention paying attention to their own driving."

This IS NOT one of those articles that you can show your daughter and say "see what can happen?" unless you are implying that Jordan wasn't being "alert and aware" or that he had "so much going on" that he was "too busy to observe road conditions and the actions of other drivers, not to mention paying attention to their own driving."

Please, folks, if you must, go look for articles where speed, alcohol, texting or whatever else makes us "too busy" to use as examples for your kids.

posted @ Monday, November 8, 2010 - 13:18

Angler's gear swiped from his own garage

Believe it or not, many of us have way more than $3 thousand worth of fishing equipment. I'm currently in therapy for my "addiction." Fortunately, this guy didn't try to get my stuff. Trust me when I say my garage is protected better than Fort Knox. He would have had the "shock" of his life.

posted @ Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 09:14

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