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PayPal customers who used the platform to donate money to the Harris family will be getting their money back, a PayPal spokesperson said Friday. Credit: Patch File Photo
erie July 12, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Wow they did the right thing. Rightfulyso! Thinking the state is going to use her to get the hubbyRead More and use her testimony against her. Kill two birds with the same stone.
SUNKEN SUB July 13, 2014 at 09:30 pm
* UP SCOPE ================================================ Next time use PayPal for Bishop EddieRead More and the IRS ================================================ See which one gives the fastest return. ================================================ Down Scope
Georgia gun owners with carry permits need to leave their weapons at home when they visit a Target store. File|Patch
Ric Honsa, CPA July 5, 2014 at 10:24 am
I want to add that the photo in the article features a Sig P239. In honor of Independence day, IRead More will carry one of my two P239 pistols today, and I will visit Target. David, if you are out and about at Target and you see a guy with a gray hat that reads "GSSF" please say hi. I will buy you a coffee at Starbucks!
Greg Wardlaw July 5, 2014 at 08:50 pm
I don't know if they realize it but Target has made themselves a "larger Target" by askingRead More people to not bring their guns. Thieves everywhere are rejoicing knowing they will be the only ones armed. It could be a marketing ploy "We are a larger Target now"
David Montgomery July 6, 2014 at 08:29 am
It's a publicity stunt. It cost them nothing to get themselves all over the news and their brand isRead More not taking a hit as it did with their recent security breach. They know legally they cannot prohibit law abiding citizens from carrying in their stores. They can only "request" it. They are appeasing their defined customer demographic - the soccer mom and men that are light in the loafers. Real men don't care.
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Lone Stranger June 23, 2014 at 10:23 am
I expect to never set foot in one again. When they did the whole "give us a dollar to save theRead More world" I thought I would lose my mind. The prices have been too expensive the day they opened.
Waffle House ranks No. 5 on a blogger's list of right-wing restaurants. File|Patch
jMichael June 25, 2014 at 03:37 am
ChickFA has a terrific menu of excellent fast foods. Why wouldn't a ignorant and closed-mindedRead More bigot, masquerading as a zealous follower of Jesus, dine there? Zealots, like all sheep, flock together.
Catherine Anne June 25, 2014 at 07:15 am
You know, if I were to base my political beliefs on the basis of these commentaries, I would chooseRead More the ones from those who do not resort to insults. Calling an administration corrupt, reckless, & power-hungry does not make it so, & is probably the topic of another discussion. Telling someone they are "wound up" & "spinning like a top," calling LGBT folks "whiners," labeling those who agree with you as "normal", & those who do not as "speech police" & "PC," "butt boys," "not winners," "living in their own world," who "over-react," & whom one "hit a nerve," do not engender thoughtful discussion. Just because someone does not agree with you does not make them mentally imbalanced! Dan Cathy apologized, saying it was a mistake to oppose same-sex marriage, that it was wrong to conflate his personal beliefs with business, & that he respected those whose opinions differed from his own. The problem was not what he believed, it was that his business financially supported hate groups--& I belief, still does, although they have stopped supporting the more extreme ones. Their statement read, in part: "The Chick-fil-A culture & service tradition in our restaurants is to treat every person with honor, dignity & respect." That sounds about right to me.
Brent Seeger June 25, 2014 at 02:01 pm
Right Wing Restaurants. Thats funny. I think I will go to Black Power Cafe for lunch. A heapingRead More helping of Black Power and side of White Guilt please!!!!
Waffle House ranks No. 5 on a blogger's list of right-wing restaurants. File|Patch
claybird8 June 18, 2014 at 10:15 am
Stirring the pot.....that's what the media dose. They call it a poll and news... it's not. AmericaRead More is supposed to be the land of the free and that includes freedom of choice. Forcing someone to take a side is not the answer. Being tolerant of others is a better route I think. Granted, there are some intricate issues surrounding gay rights and abortion. That is for the persons involved to figure out.
Lone Stranger June 18, 2014 at 04:44 pm
Well thats it then, the votes are all in and Chick-Fil-A and Waffle House win. If we can get theRead More managements libido and the gun play at WH cleared up then we will be happy to return there as well. As far as the chick goes they just represent good American values and good clean fun. Hats off to them both for being winners and not liberal whiner weenies.
David Montgomery June 18, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Eternity is too long to be wrong...
Customers who have eaten at P.F. Chang's restaurants across the country, including the Atlanta area locations, could be victims of a data breach. File|Patch
Lone Stranger June 13, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Fred Farkel warns consumers of PF Changs food and prices. Plus if your data got nabbed then youRead More really got screwed.
Fatkat June 14, 2014 at 12:26 pm
PF changs SUX!!!!!!😖
Pam J July 11, 2014 at 05:24 pm
I learned sometime back that you should never give a server your debit card and let them walk awayRead More with it. Never.
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Lone Stranger June 10, 2014 at 04:07 pm
More wasted federal money. Make the liner companies and the rest of the crooks who use the port payRead More to deepen it. Again tax payers getting screwed, blued, and tattooed by the political criminals.
Waffle House restaurants chairman of the board Joe Rogers Jr. has sued three Georgia attorneys claiming they helped his former housekeeper record sexual encounters with him in an effort to extort money. File|Patch
Lone Stranger June 10, 2014 at 09:12 am
The whole deal is just kinda gross.
Lone Stranger June 10, 2014 at 11:00 am
Just when you thought this could not get any worse.... The Charlotte Observer is reporting that aRead More Waffle House waitress got a $1000.00 tip from a customer. However Waffle House wont let her keep it. They sent it back to the customer. Per the article the customer confirmed the whole story. I would say that Waffle House is giving new meaning to the term Waffle. I don't plan on ever going back. Ripping off waitresses is not something Im going to support.
Jon Mahr June 10, 2014 at 11:09 am
Let us agree that media reports of this opera in need of soap do not star paragons of virtue. TheRead More erstwhile CEO comes across like Putin. And, assuming that there are uncorrupted Elders of the Bar, what can they think of lawyers who send a client to acquire a camera and expertise to record her prospective congress with one later to be styled. if she is successful, as misusing power ? As for the female who successfully demonstrated expertise in more than photography, what is there to say ?,
Panera Bread. Patch file
Ann A. Jones June 4, 2014 at 07:23 am
I don't really expect a bread based business to do such a thing, but some gluten free bread may helpRead More them, too.
Josephine Gamma June 4, 2014 at 08:53 am
keep going Panera, it's a start
Lone Stranger June 9, 2014 at 04:27 pm
Yuck. Screw Panera.
Courtesy www.homeofthebraves.com
Fatkat May 29, 2014 at 11:55 am
Watching base ball is like watching paint dry, a ticking clock, people sleep, need I go on? I'llRead More never step one foot inside this stadium like I never went to the other ugly stadium. BORING !!!!
Lone Stranger May 29, 2014 at 03:27 pm
Fatkat has it right. This is a joke and a rip off of the taxpayer that is simply breath taking. TheRead More hubris was shown at the meeting where folks were escorted out by police for having a different opinion exposed the political criminals for who they are.. BOYCOTT THE BRAVES< LEAVE COBB CO NOW!!!
J. H. June 2, 2014 at 08:34 am
They think they are going to build a Disney like park. It's not going to happen. They never doneRead More anything around Turner Field. It it had not been for the olympics the Turner field area would be all ghetto. The braves only want the tax incentives from Cobb. I'm glad they are out of Atlanta and look forward to a new developement on the Turner field spot.
Georgia’s jobless rate remained unchanged last month following nine consecutive months of decline. Credit: Patch file
Brian May 17, 2014 at 11:42 pm
Octo, the official number has always traditionally been U3, regardless of whether a republican orRead More democrat is in the house. You have to compare historically using the same numbers. It's also the only number that's known to be exact. Everyone with half a brain knows that U4, U5, U6 follow on U3. So if U3 is trending up, U6 will be too. If U3 is trending down, U6 will be too. Only uneducated knuckle dragging apes make this into a republican vs democrat thing, and act like U1,2,3,4,5,6 is some new revelation that everyone with a reasonable IQ didn't know already, or that it's some conspiracy. Anyway, if a republican gets elected for president, we're doomed. The republicans and Bush caused the recession with their careless de-regulation of banks, incessant war spending, etc.
Brian May 17, 2014 at 11:43 pm
Octo, the official number has always traditionally been U3, regardless of whether a republican orRead More democrat is in the house. You have to compare historically using the same numbers. It's also the only number that's known to be exact. Everyone with half a brain knows that U4, U5, U6 follow on U3. So if U3 is trending up, U6 will be too. If U3 is trending down, U6 will be too. Only uneducated knuckle dragging apes make this into a republican vs democrat thing, and act like U1,2,3,4,5,6 is some new revelation that everyone with a reasonable IQ didn't know already, or that it's some conspiracy. Anyway, if a republican gets elected for president, we're doomed. The republicans and Bush caused the recession and undid the Clinton surplus with their careless de-regulation of banks, incessant war spending, etc. Hillary Clinton is the only one that would be a decent president.
Brian May 17, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Octo, the official number has always traditionally been U3, regardless of whether a republican orRead More democrat is in the house. You have to compare historically using the same numbers. It's also the only number that's known to be exact. Everyone with half a brain knows that U4, U5, U6 follow on U3. So if U3 is trending up, U6 will be too. If U3 is trending down, U6 will be too. Only uneducated knuckle dragging apes make this into a republican vs democrat thing, and act like U1,2,3,4,5,6 is some new revelation that everyone with a reasonable IQ didn't know already, or that it's some conspiracy. Anyway, if a republican gets elected for president, we're doomed. The republicans and Bush caused the recession and undid the Clinton surplus with their careless de-regulation of banks, incessant war spending, etc. And you'll overturn Obamacare, which is a success even though it needs some improvements. My father is a doctor, unemployed currently because there's a surplus of radiologists, was turned down for hypertension before the "no pre-existing conditions" rule kicked in, and was at huge risk of losing his nest-egg because he couldn't get insurance. Until Obamacare solved that. Hillary Clinton is the only one that would be a decent president.
Brooke Melton. Photo Credit: Screenshot from NBC News
Lone Stranger May 14, 2014 at 01:35 pm
They certainly should. The so called GM Execs took home millions of dollars and have blood on theirRead More hands for doing so. Im not sure what if anything can awaken the American people to what is going on. Corporate execs produce virtually noting but take home pay packages worth hundreds of times that of workers breaking their backs. I am no communist but somehow this seems criminal. GM is yet another example of the taint of government and the ivy league clique destroying us and our country while lining their pockets. Its a sure slide toward oligarchy.
Ruth C. Smith June 8, 2014 at 11:43 am
Just glad they hired the right lawyer. Very expensive to investigate, crash could be explained byRead More other factors (weather), going up against a ruthless multi-billion dollar company with unlimited resources to fight with. It's amazing this case was filed. Glad there are attorneys out there who are willing to prosecute these cases.
The inside of a long-dead mall, as photographed by Seph Lawless for his new book "Black Friday."
Brian May 12, 2014 at 05:28 pm
It has a mall in CT I used to go to, RIP. It also has one in NY that apparently was already reopenedRead More when I was there, so I'm surprised it was on the list. I came to Smyrna after the Cobb Center mall had closed.
OnceWasAnnie May 12, 2014 at 09:07 pm
I worked at Lenox Mall (Starbucks. Ugh!) and hated every second of it. It's a soulless miasma ofRead More unchecked greed and avarice and the bathrooms are never cleaned! Haha...malls...maybe when you're a teenager, a mall is someplace cool to hang out and try to impress other teens but I never willingly went to a mall after my early twenties.
David Brown May 16, 2014 at 09:27 am
More mall news. North DeKalb Mall has been sold. Remodeling is anticipated and there are plans toRead More convert the enclosed portion of the property to an open-air concept. Hopefully, North DeKalb Mall will return to the mall I remember. It is rather moribund now.
Lone Stranger May 7, 2014 at 03:46 pm
Soooooo. Anyone wanna bet that this criminal walks? A former UGA coach convicted in Athens? Uh...no.Read More FYI. Roll up your windows when in Athens. THey keep throwing diplomas from this cow college into your car.
A deal for General Motors to sell the closed Doraville assembly plant to an Atlanta developer should reportedly close this summer. File|Patch
Brian Crowe May 1, 2014 at 10:32 am
This could be an area where it would be smart to use public funds. Otherwise, we're stuck with aRead More hulking, eyesore of a decaying industrial plant; it's not like this is an undeveloped meadow or woods. And the proposed development will likely bring better and more year-round jobs than a sports stadium, so the Cobb comparison isn't a great one.
Rhea A Johnson Jr May 1, 2014 at 04:11 pm
Brian… consider that six months ago this site was being considered for a horse racingRead More venue…..Don't think that the Legislature thought much of that idea!
electric123 May 2, 2014 at 12:04 am
Like I previously wrote before I got flagged and removed that area is low cost living from a lot ofRead More different ethnicity groups that live in a cheaper mind-set for their financial goals of lower cost living, so unless developer goes for that it is another debacle waiting to happen.
Courtesy Cobb Chamber of Commerce Facebook page
Lone Stranger April 30, 2014 at 01:33 pm
The chamber can take this award and shove it. They are all in league with the rest of the communistRead More politruk wreckers that want to import illegals to line their filthy pockets with lower cost labor. This organization is the scum of the earth and should be run out of the country now.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 11:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
Rendering courtesy of the Atllanta Braves of what the new stadium mixed-use development could look like.
stephen m george jr mpa April 4, 2014 at 03:00 pm
So, "Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment company American Enterprise Group, has removedRead More itself from consideration ...[leaving] one development team— Atlanta developers Fuqua Development LLC, Pope & Land Enterprises Inc., Pollack Shores Real Estate Group, and Batson Cook Development Co. — still in the running." I posit the educated reader should read between the lines; I find myself asking more and more, is this recent development correlated to a saga of undisclosed, and secret, financial fiduciary interests of private and corporate entities as a result of secret smoked filled back room politics ... reminiscent of Tammany Hall's "Boss Tweed's regime? If so, perhaps the LA based company doesn't like their chances of getting a fair deal from "the good ole boys network" after seeing how the Cobb Board of Commissioners conducts business i.e. unethically. Again, I'm not necessarily opposed to the stadium, although I don't see it doing anything but causing me higher taxes and traffic headaches. And I NEVER believe a politician when (s)he says "your taxes will not be raised." Even though the reality is taxes shouldn't be raised ...what needs to be done is to better manage the tax revenue already available. And it can be done. Specifically, what I didn't like, and will never forget, is how all of the commissioners, except for Commissioner Lisa Cupid, acted in an unethical manner visa vi the stadium process and the secrecy involved therein. Using a 3-facet test for ethical decision making a decision or action must be fair, balanced, and legal, ALL THREE. If one facet is missing then the decision or process IS NOT ETHICAL. Hence, the process of the stadium was not ethically conducted from the outset as not giving the voters an opportunity to vote on such a substantive, long-lasting, and expensive measure can't be viewed as either fair OR balanced ...even if it was legal. Having said that, casting the sole dissenting vote on principle alone, at least we've got one Commissioner, Lisa Cupid, who takes ethical practice in public service to heart.
Richard "the Equalizer" Pellegrino April 5, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Exactly right Stephen...and look for ethics complaints being filed soon regarding the issue youRead More raised and others. Some people just don't get that the use of public funds and how it is done is a world different from the use of private monies and investments...and that discrepancy and difference has landed many elected representatives in prison.
stephen m george jr mpa April 5, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Thanks Richard ... .
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