Oh Hey Labor Day!
201609.01
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Oh Hey Labor Day!

Labor Day is here y’all! Can I get an AMEN for the glorious three day weekend that is upon us? It’s time to tell summer “see ya later” and welcome fall with open arms. Now, us Georgians are particularly fond of fall. Her arrival means we made it through another scorcher of a summer. It…

Hooch on the Hooch?
201608.03
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Hooch on the Hooch?

Sea dogs rejoice! I am well aware that it is hotter than the Devil’s armpit out there, but I have the BEST news! Drum roll please…it is now legal to shoot The Hooch, or your favorite lake or pond (shout out to all my country folks) while enjoying your favorite adult beverage!! This gem has…

Eat, drink, eat, repeat.
201604.08
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Eat, drink, eat, repeat.

Spring is (finally!) here. Time to enjoy the glorious rays of sunshine, beautiful flowers, and FESTIVALS! I am a sucker for a good festival. Luckily for you, the North Fulton area is home to a few gems and I am here to give you the scoop. And without further ado: This week I am highlighting…

Bad Dawg!
201603.21
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Bad Dawg!

College football will be here before we know it, (can I get an AMEN!?!) but one Georgia player is already making headlines. Sophomore defensive lineman Justin Ledbetter, 18, was arrested in Athens, GA yesterday and charged with possessing a fake ID and underage possession of alcohol. According to the UGA student handbook, he is facing…

Blow and Go?
201601.29
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Blow and Go?

Mothers Against Drunk Driving has been pushing House Bill 205 for years, but it looks as though it is gaining traction this year. In a nutshell, HB 205 could require ignition interlock devices be placed in vehicles of first time DUI offenders. Some people think ignition interlock is just an urban myth, made up to…

Nighthawks are in town!
201601.05
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Nighthawks are in town!

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recently presented the Georgia Department of Public Safety a $2.37 million (yes, MILLION) grant so it could continue to fund the GSP Nighthawks DUI Task Force. The Nighthawks are a group of highly trained DUI officers with Georgia State Patrol that specifically enforce Georgia DUI laws. I have worked…

Rascal Conduct
201511.24
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Rascal Conduct

Conyers Man Gets DUI on Motorized Wheelchair at Grocery Store I never cease to be amazed by what I read on the Interweb. Police were called to a Conyers, GA Kroger after an SUV hit a Rascal scooter. The driver of the wheelchair, a 48-year-old Conyers, GA man was thereafter cited for DUI and public…

Thank You, Officer.
201511.17
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Thank You, Officer.

A man in Tyrone, GA did something quite unusual after his DUI arrest. After the unnamed man went to Court for his DUI charges, he wrote the arresting officer a “Thank You” letter. In the note, he expressed his gratitude toward Sgt. Jacob Collins with the Tyrone Police Dept. for arresting him earlier this year….

Halloween in Handcuffs
201510.27
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Halloween in Handcuffs

Halloween in Handcuffs Police in Atlanta, GA are looking for a suspected Hit and Run driver. Last Sunday at 2:30 a.m., surveillance video captured a vehicle running into a gold Mercedes parked on the street. And, wait for it… They were in costume! It never fails. Every. Single Year. Police believe the driver was dressed…

DUI deterrent?
201509.28
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DUI deterrent?

DUI deterrent? A Cumming, GA man has created a device that he claims will force people to think twice before drinking and driving. It is called “Not Tonight.” *giggle* The small device plugs into the cigarette lighter or charger port of a vehicle. When the driver turns on the ignition, the device flashes lights similar…

I Don’t Think So…
201509.22
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I Don’t Think So…

I Don’t Think So… The Cumberland County Jail in Portland made headlines this week because the jail staff told a female attorney to remove her underwire bra before coming into the jail to meet with her clients. Yes, you read that correctly. The deputies asked the lady lawyer to remove her brassiere!!!!! The reason, according…