Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

February 6, 2013

Rant & Raves for Wednesday, February 6, 2013

VALDOSTA — My child was recently very sick and we went to Smith Northview Hospital emergency room. I would like to thank Nurse Mandy Anderson, Georgia Cochran, Dr. Thomas and all of the staff that did such a wonderful job caring for my child. The concern, kindness and professionalism shown by the staff is much appreciated. Well done, Smith Northview. God bless you and your families.

AnneMarie in the technology department at WalMart was knowledgeable, efficient, and helpful as I was searching for a cell phone. She went so far as to call and set everything up for me. She was kind and courteous and went above and beyond what was necessary. She deserves a pat on the back!

I would like to rave about the servers we had at Texas Road House Saturday. They went above and beyond. The young man was very sure to say, yes ma’am. He was very well mannered. Will definitely be going back!

I love Dean’s article on the dump. We will miss the personnel at the dump, too. They are always friendly.

Much thanks to all who worked in the freezing cold to restore a broken water line.

I want to praise the City of Valdosta trash and yard clippings pickup workers. They do a great job!!

Rebecca at ADC, thank you so much for caring. You’re the best.

A huge rave to Kendrick at Verizon. He was very helpful and on top of my issue. ... thank you.

Thanks to the firefighters and everyone and the couple who stopped  first to help me and my family  when my  house and barn was burning. Please stop back by so I can let you know how thankful we are.

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    If zoning is there to protect the businesses and residents who are already there, why is the Lake Park elected officials wanting to approve a change that does not benefit the people who are already there? Shame on Lake Park mayor and council.

    April 17, 2014

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    Valdosta Daily Times, you have done a remarkable job in keeping our community posted about the waste treatment situation. Please look into our gasoline crisis situation. I just returned from Florida where I bought gasoline 20 cents per gallon cheaper than what is being charged in Valdosta. Something is wrong with this picture.

    April 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    I want to thank Brittney who has been my family’s favorite waitress at Cheddar’s since they opened their doors. Saturday night was no exception. She never lost her composure while I witnessed some crude treatment from the customers seated near us. Keep your head up.

    April 14, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 14, 2014

    VDT, please refrain from posting gun control comments. My son and I were at breakfast and he mentioned the low price of assault rifles at a gun show. I said that I was opposed to these. Two fellows overheard this and on their way out, the larger one said that I sounded like some the "communists" writing against America in the newspaper. He said that if were up to him I would be “lined up.” He got into a dilapidated Dodge pickup with anti-Obama, pro NRA, and a Baptist Church bumper sticker.

    April 13, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 11, 2014

    It wasn’t  Remerton where  the rats were escaping to Azalea Drive, it was  from the raw sewage. At least  they are smarter than people.

    April 11, 2014

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    Thomas Jefferson said that we don't keep and bear fire arms for any other reason than to protect ourselves from tyrannical government action. That is why the liberals are trying to suppress Christians’ freedom of speech and why the government is trying to label gun ownership as a bad idea.

    April 10, 2014

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    The Swiss issue all adult men a firearm. Owning a gun does not condone, or create, violence. Lay blame on the person not the tool. If you really believe that banning firearms will end the violence you are sadly misled. All that will happen is law abiding people will not have guns and the criminal (who doesn't obey the law anyway) will.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    I don't know of any gun owners who fantasize about being "the good guy with a gun." Just when you think you have heard the most ignorant statement possible, along comes one that tops them all.

    April 8, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 7, 2014

    Monday, I observed a woman at Walmart getting into her car, with two boys around the age of 8, one of which seated a young infant on his own lap in the rear seat, not using his seat belt. As the lady began backing out, I jumped out of my car and asked her to put that baby in a car seat. Stupid! Please, parents, don’t have a kid, if you don’t care to put them in a seat belt, or wear yours.

    April 6, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 4, 2014

    To all Facebookers: You look like idiots when you post these “dares” of jumping in cold water or pictures without makeup. What do you think you are accomplishing? Absolutely nothing ... Send money to support the organizations and then you will be making a difference.

    April 3, 2014

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