Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

January 29, 2014

Rants & Raves

for Wednesday, January 29, 2014

VALDOSTA — Well, you can be mad that Hahira is growing just a little bit, if you'd like. I still see the same charming city I've always loved. While I would love to see the downtown storefronts be filled, we still need this new Dollar General. The current parking lot is a nightmare and accident(s) waiting to happen. The inside of the store is a wreck. Shoppers can't shop for inventory and dollies being in the middle of the aisles. I can't wait for the new Dollar General to open. Thanks Hahira for getting one!

My family was in an accident at the corner of North Oak and Bemiss Saturday. Our van was flipped on its side. I don’t know names of the bystanders, EMT, police, and firemen who helped my husband and offered comfort to my children until I could get there. Words can’t express how thankful I am.

Thanks to the guys at Sears auto center. I was putting off getting my car done and I needed tires and brakes. I would have left it all day at the dealer. They got me right in and had me done in two hours. Excellent! Glad they survived the closings.

Looks like the union rumors at SGMC may be more than just rumors.

To the person who purchased an antenna in place of having Mediacom, or DirectTV, please let us know where you purchased it.

In this day and time, when great customer service is rare, I want to give a big thank you to Kiana and Stephen at Steak n Shake. This past Sunday, there were 13 of us that went in at a busy time, they couldn't put us all together, but made every effort to get us close enough, that it did seem we were sitting together. Their service was excellent, we received our food faster than anywhere I've been with a large crowd and they were friendly and very professional. Thank you for this experience.

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  • Rant & Rave for Friday, July 25, 2014

    Funny, the people criticizing immigrants coming here looking for a better life for their family, are only here because their ancestors immigrated here for a better life for their family.

    July 24, 2014

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    Of the proposed 75 million that is needed to teach the students of Lowndes County for one school year, 55 million of that goes towards salaries. I don't want to hear no complaints about teachers salaries or furloughs again.

    July 24, 2014

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    Is it another sign of the times that people are too lazy to send thank you notes? I’ve bought four wedding gifts and two baby shower gifts since April 1. To date, I've received just one thank you note. It’s just good manners!

    July 23, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    It cracks me up when people say they don't want to be in a business or location where people are carrying weapons. My husband is a police officer and when he's off duty, he always carries concealed. I have a strong feeling that you might be happy one day that one of the hundreds of off duty officers are "packing" if you ever have a need for them!

    July 21, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 21, 2014

    People rant on here, but don't bother to attend the County Commission's meeting about the tax increase. I bet you don't vote either. If not, you forfeit your chance to gripe. Just hush!

    July 20, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, July 18, 2014

    Some hillbillies have more money than you do, they just don't flaunt it. Most are hard working, good people, unlike the wealthier, selfish, spoiled, inconsiderate brats. You can lose all your money and education in a blink of an eye. Be thankful God has allowed you to be or have what you do and treat others as you want them to treat you.

    July 17, 2014

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    Bring back Ronald Reagan, he cut taxes and only raised the federal debt limit 17 times to do it!

    July 17, 2014

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    It’s a shame to work for someone who gripes all the time. Never a “How are you” or “Thanks for your hard work!”

    July 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    I think that all facilities owned by the city and county should have signs banning firearms in the buildings. I don’t feel safe if a firearm is there when I am there.

    July 14, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 14, 2014

    There are some wealthy physicians, business owners in this town who target only certain demographics for their business, and reject competition and growth. With the new statistics of a shrinking Valdosta, I hope you and your selfishness are quite happy when your comfort zone disappears!

    July 13, 2014

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