Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

March 6, 2013

Raves for Wednesday, March 6, 2013

VALDOSTA — Editor's Note: Every Wednesday in 2013, the Times is only publishing raves.

Rave to the heart surgery center at SGMC. I had heart surgery last week and the service there was excellent. They said they strive for a 5. I give them a 6. Thank you so much, SGMC!

Raves to the Valdosta  Board of Education for hiring  Marty Roesch for new superintendent. That was a stroke of genius.

A big thank you to the gentleman who led me in his truck to Harrington Funeral Home on Friday. I was not sure where it was and he helped me find it to attend the wake of a family member of a dear friend of mine. Thank you for that.

A big rave to our PJ’s at Moody and the National Geographic series that comes on Monday nights at 10 p.m. It makes you very humble. We are very proud of them.

Rave to the nice gentleman who helped me last Thursday on the 84 exit. My car stalled and he took the time to make sure I got safely out of the way of traffic. So glad to know that we still have caring people out there!

My aunt is here from Alabama and had a low tire light on and went to Ray Norton Tire and Auto. While she was there, Jim helped her. He reset her low tire light for her and cleaned her windshield.  Now that is what I call customer service.

Jeff who works for Kinsey Heating and Air is very professional and does great work. Thank you, Kinsey, for hiring such a sweet wonderful  guy as Jeff.

A big thank you to Debra at South Georgia Regional Library who went beyond her duty to help me find information on Braille for my grandson at school. Thank you very much.

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  • 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

  • Rants & Raves

    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

  • Rants & Raves

    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

  • Rants & Raves

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

    July 17, 2014

  • Rants & Raves

    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

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