Officials in Jacksonville say that since Jacksonville State University began its Gamecock Express bus service in August, alcohol-related arrests around the city have decreased. Photo: Bill Wilson/The Anniston Star
JACKSONVILLE — To those who ride, it's the "drunk bus," a sleek engine that hauls college kids to bars and back home safely — no crashes, no blue lights and sirens, no mug shots. But to the people who despise it, mainly a local religious group, it's an excuse to drink, a way of getting a dangerous drug into the hands of students, a waste of money. [read the resolution for JSU passed by the Calhoun Baptist Association
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