Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

October 23, 2013

Raves for Wednesday, October 23, 2013

VALDOSTA —  Editor’s Note: In 2013, Wednesdays will be  rave-only days. Thank you to our readers for your support.

I would like to give a big rave to Regina B. at Olive Garden. The last two times we have been to the restaurant, Regina was our waitress and she couldn’t have made the experience any more enjoyable. Her friendliness and impeccable customer service is above par! We look forward to coming back and seeing her again.

We had a wonderful time at the fall festival at Clyattville Elementary School. It was well organized and my kids had a lot of fun. Looking forward for next year.

I want to give a pat on the back to Taylor at Surgical Associates! She has an awesome personality, and really wants what is best for the patients there! Good medical care is hard to come by these days and I want to thank her for putting time into each and every patient. Keep up the good work, Taylor!

Special thanks to the couple who paid for our veteran’s dinner Saturday night at Texas Roadhouse. It was a special moment for our family as they were from out of town and made me proud to say that I’m from Valdosta! Thank you for your gift; we will pay it forward!

Raves for Cathy at Lowe’s appliance center. She is  so helpful in locating merchandise even in other Lowe’s stores for her customers. Thank you, Cathy!

Ms. Phyllis Childree’s LHS Off-Broadway student production of the “Marvelous Wonderettes” was delightful entertainment. Thank you so much to the students for this production.

A big thank you to Mama June’s restaurant and their staff for being such a gracious host for my husband’s 80th birthday party. The waitresses were very helpful and all of our guests had a wonderful time. Thank you.

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    Estimated that 10 percent of the U.S. population are career crooks, caught and not caught. Crime is the most logical career choice, all things considered. Because our governments (politicians) and their cronies have jiggled all systems to promote crime. That’s how 10 percent puts such fear in 90 percent. Causing great expense in security and causing the great self-defense gun debate.

    August 1, 2014

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    I am very disappointed  with our commissioners who voted for this tax hike for Lowndes County. We voted for the SPLOST with an understanding we would not get a tax hike. Liar, liar, pants on fire, is what my mother used to say.

    July 31, 2014

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    Here’s an idea. Learn basic math before posting numbers about crime rates. The US has 1 violent crime for every 26 citizens not 1 per 262. Geesh.

    July 30, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    To the ranter about the A/C in the jails, you are 100 percent right. The male and females should be treated equal. Neither side should have any A/C. If I am struggling to put gas in the car to get to work to put food on my family’s table and not running our A/C to keep down our living cost then why should those parasites get their three squares a day, cable TV and A/C? Put them in tents and pink outfits and feed them PB&J that comes out of their own funds. Yes, just like Sheriff Joe out in Arizona.  

    July 28, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 28, 2014

    It seems people in this town, and especially those in my church are not happy unless they are complaining about something. Today’s earth-shaking rant is that the choir members are too noisy when they change into their robes before the Mass. Give it a rest or you won’t have a choir.

    July 27, 2014

  • 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

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