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September 30, 2012

Rant & Rave for Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

-- — Every week someone is complaining about the sheriff’s office. Do you think for one minute that we do not understand who is putting this in the paper. They put their lives on the line for all of us. I appreciate all of them.

Every profession has their fair share of rude people. It is not just the trucking companies. If it was not for truck drivers, where would your groceries, clothing and other needs come from?

I agree that school shouldn’t have fundraisers. No one wants to buy or sell that junk. If the schools can pay for luncheons and parties for the faculty, then the kids shouldn’t have to raise money for supplies!

How many T-shirts can one school promote to sell? Did someone forget most of us are on a tight budget?

Shame on you people who think it’s a nuisance to have a homecoming parade. This is a special time in our children’s lives. If you don’t like parades then by all means stay home!

Not all parents or grandparents can go to school functions. The little sad faces say it all when they see others with their family members. It should be limited to after-hour meetings with your teacher, not the whole school.

Unfortunately, new Lowndes County tags are prefaced with the letters — PEE. I refuse to display this offensive word.

It’s disappointing to read criticisms of our schools in the newspaper. Why not contact the administration and air your grievances? Schools need our support — now, more than ever before.

We walk every day from Chick-fil-A to Highway 84 and back. That’s three miles every day. There are places that you cannot walk side by side. The grass has almost grown over the sidewalk. Now the city wants to put in more sidewalks? And who is supposed to trim this sidewalk?  

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    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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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

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