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A RANT TO University Hospital parking garage. We had to be there at 6 this morning. There were no lights in the parking garage. It was pitch-black dark and scary in there. You could not see anything. That needs to be corrected.

RAVES FOR MISS SHELLY in Richmond County Marriage Licenses. Even though my fiance and I had to wait because no one else would help us, she treated us with patience and was so kind to our son. She is truly a wonderful county employee.

AN IDEOLOGICALLY indoctrinated ranter claims President Carter usurped state control of public schools. Hah! President Reagan usurped educational money by placing the burden of funding on the states. President Bush II did the same thing but insisted that the states answer to his central regime, turning the system into a tangled mess of futile promises and paperwork.

A RAVE FOR THE professional yardman working down the street right now, using a leaf blower that's no louder than a tuned lawn mower. A rant for the people who use deafeningly loud blowers for hours at a time, spewing noxious fumes everywhere.

A RAVE AND A HUGE thank you for Janette Sistrunk, math teacher at Augusta Tech, who went over and beyond the call of duty to help me out. God bless you, from a grateful student.

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK the crew at the Jiffy Lube on Baston Road for such great service; they were very quick and energetic.

A BIG RAVE TO Sally, Clay and Mike at Computer Logics in Daniel Village for the kind, friendly and prompt customer service that they give to their customers.

WHY DON'T YOU STOP printing hate-filled and pointless remarks? Get out of the gutter; it stinks down there. Will you print this? Of course not. Self-evaluation requires insight into the soul.

AMEN TO THE RANT about the Columbia County Commission allowing the construction of businesses that are built on top of well-established family developments. ... The buildings then sit empty! Meanwhile, the neighborhood suffers from the rainwater runoff, the construction noise and debris.

IF RICHMOND COUNTY deputies start shooting and killing Caucasian males during a traffic stop, then the black community will not be in disparity.

THANK YOU, U.S. military.

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palomino9 12/31/08 - 02:29 am
richmond country officers

richmond country officers don't need to shoot caucasians, the thugs that they shoot and arrest are doing it for them, you don't see white people marching like hoodlums when a black man kills a white man.

christian134 12/31/08 - 09:53 am
I have figured it out

I have figured it out RCR...You label me as a racist when you yourself are one but that is your prerogative...But if I truly were the classic model of racism I would judge all blacks by your nasty little mouth and therefore come to the conclusion that All blacks have the same lack of decency, class, education and dignity that you have daily sought to achieve...So sorry to disappoint your limited sight I do not believe like that but will however continue to voice my thoughts however and to whomever I choose...Now wishing all a very Happy New Year and I bid you adieu RCR...May you continue to write to those who will listen and care about what you have to say but know for a certainty I am not on the list...

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