Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

April 24, 2013

Raves for Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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

A “Thank You” to Mr. John Whitehead, the deputy city manager for operations, and his professional staff for providing a replacement trash bin for our damaged trash bin on White Oak Drive.

South Georgia Eye partners has got a great medical staff. They’re caring courteous and know their stuff. I wore glasses for 40 years and had cataracts. Now I don’t need glasses and the cataracts are gone.

Mayor John Gayle is the best mayor we’ve had in a long time. His letter in The Times shows it. He can be trusted to do the right and Christian thing. Thank you, Valdosta voters, for electing him! He will get things done that are important.

I want to rave about Heather Colson Dentistry! My 5-year-old had to get a cavity filled and her and her team did a wonderful job! She felt no pain and was not scared at all! Thanks!

A big shout out to Will Robinson and his staff at the Valdosta Food Bank for their gracious gifts and support at the Lowndes Adopted/Foster Support Group and well  done to the person at The Valdosta Daily Times for the article. Thank you so much!

I parked my car in front of Penney’s and went into the mall to do a few things. When I came out, I saw a lady and the mall cop standing in front of my car. When I asked what is wrong, and the lady saw a truck back into my car and leave. She got the license number, color of the truck and left a note on my car and took a note into Penney’s for them to give to me. I don’t know who she was but thank you very, very much!

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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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