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AN AUGUSTA WOMAN arrested after finding a ring? The moral here is: Never find anything.

IF YOUR CHILD causes trouble in our schools then it’s on the parent to provide your child’s transportation, right?

NOW THAT THE new sheriff and tax commissioner have raises, maybe they can find out who stole the money from the tax commissioner’s office.

I DON’T UNDERSTAND how certain members of Aiken County’s commission could vote no on the new ballpark by saying the GreenJackets haven’t been successful in their old ballpark. The GreenJackets routinely fill the stadium, and if they had done their research, they would have found out that the new ballparks in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C., have really increased their attendance.

ANOTHER GAFFE traced back to Azziz? That man keeps blundering.

RANT FOR Mike on Kicks 99. You were so mean numerous times on the radio about Mindy McCready; then after her suicide you acted like you cared.

THE CLOWNS RUNNING Georgia are pushing for taxes from online buying and are going to build a stadium in Atlanta costing taxpayers several hundred million dollars. And these guys are Republicans?

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS helped everyone financially by being responsible enough to not drag us into wars so cronies can get rich, like Cowboy Bush and Shoot ’em-up Cheney did. And we are pulling out of those dang wars we got dropped into.

GRADY SMITH protests his ignorance or innocence too much … he is obviously a man who is used to having his way, ethics or rules be damned.

THIS FALL BACK, SPRING forward is absolutely ridiculous. The government wants to train us to do what they want. It is not good.

PRESIDENT OBAMA has no right to close the White House. That is not his house; it is the people’s house.

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/21/13 - 08:34 pm
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Richmond County Murder Rate Improves Dramatically

2012 began like this: 7 murders in first five weeks. (12 total from January to March 2012)

2013: 1 in January, 0 in February

Total crime has decreased this year over the same period last year also. Arrests have increased which could be part of the reason crime statistics have improved.

http://www.augustaga.gov/index.aspx?NID=325

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/21/13 - 09:18 pm
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Regency Inn Renovation

What's the status with the former Regency Inn renovation? It doesn't appear much is going on.

sassy01
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sassy01 03/21/13 - 09:56 pm
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Rant for Company fun day

How can all those vendors and sponsors condone what the owner of a Appling entertainment business man has done. They act like it was ok for him to do what he did.Still feel sorry for the Parents. Nobody wants to talk about what goes on in Appling.

Jake
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Jake 03/21/13 - 10:35 pm
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Pulling Out...

....is like coitus interruptus. Sometimes it works and sometimes you are stuck with the consequences. I say let the people in their own countries decide for themselves. If the citizens are truly wanting to overthrow a tyrant regime then let's help them by supplying the weapons to do so. It should be their fight, not ours. Not every situation is like WWII.

american rose
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american rose 03/21/13 - 11:16 pm
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I wanted to place a

I wanted to place a rant/rave, but the tab at the top is missing AGAIN!

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 03/21/13 - 11:22 pm
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Hear! Hear! Jake. I'm very

Hear! Hear! Jake. I'm very tired of Americans dying for people who don't give a damn.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 03/21/13 - 11:25 pm
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Sargebaby update

Went to see Jim this afternoon, and he was actually feeling a little more chipper. He is in Doctor's again on the 4th floor. He sends his love and gratitude to all who pray for, or have a good thought about him.

countyman
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countyman 03/22/13 - 01:46 am
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Construction all over

Riverman.. I hope one day you will actually drive from Martinez to the Central Business District, and see the current progress. What is your definition of much going on? The $8 million Holiday Inn Express(Regency Inn) already broke ground. The construction workers can be seen at the property. The green large dumpster, and bulldozer were also on the site this week.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24265305@N06/8573067455/sizes/h/in/photostr...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/24265305@N06/8573077135/sizes/l/in/photostr...

The hotel will help out both Lower Broad and the trendy neighborhood Olde Town..

countyman
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countyman 03/22/13 - 02:18 am
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Additional nighlife options not located downtown

Hopefully Olde Town, Summerville, and Midtown can become the first areas to form clusters of local amenities within walking distance outside of the CBD. The next areas would consist of Harrisburg, Laney Walker, and portions of the Medical District.

1.(Olde Town) The vacant building/land at Greene/4th can be turned into a small district of shops, coffee shop, bookstore, etc.
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.eW...
2. Summerville(Monte Sano/Kings Way)
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.eW...
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.eW...
3. Midtown(Wrightsboro/Central Avenue)
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.eW...

The Monte Sano, Kings Way, and Central Avenue between Monte Sano/Hickman area can easily resemble the Virginia Highland neighborhood in Atlanta.
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&biw=1440&bih=698&q=A...

Summerville=Virginia Highland

ClearCookies
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ClearCookies 03/22/13 - 02:45 am
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no stress
Unpublished

Who cares? Its Friday!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/22/13 - 06:11 am
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About the Regency Inn

I've been there often and also have photos of the "construction." There are a few day laborers tearing out the metal windows for salvage, that's it. The new hotel is supposed to open this year. A special tax allocation district was created for Mr. Reddy after the talk this would be a Holiday Inn with the help of a certain Commissioner. More than one person has told me the entire project is being shopped around looking for a buyer. Although we had the groundbreaking with Deke and Co., it appears little has been done except the metal salvage work with about 4 laborers.

The funny thing is this renovation with the TAD came about after the city was putting pressure on Reddy to make repairs to the building before it caved in and a certain Commissioner became heavily involved. I may be wrong, but this isn't the way normal construction and renovations go. It could be the mandatory repairs the city was pushing for have been avoided as a buyer is sought for the property. We will see, I suppose.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 03/22/13 - 06:15 am
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Head in the %&*@!!

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS helped everyone financially by being responsible enough to not drag us into wars so cronies can get rich, like Cowboy Bush and Shoot ’em-up Cheney did. And we are pulling out of those dang wars we got dropped into.
Apparently you haven't been watching the news about Iran, Syria or North Korea. DUH!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/22/13 - 06:18 am
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Are these the best RANTS & RAVES Augusta Has?

OLD News Items so over commented we are making up our own.

RANT - Remember the recent Music Park that was going to be built on the South Side? April 1st came early.

I see the cheaply done announcement sign is down, and a nice big professional Local Realtor FOR SALE sign has popped up in its place.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 03/22/13 - 06:24 am
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Cheeks Canal, Coffee,Doughnut, Bar, Grill and Psychiatric Center

Yep that hotel deal sounds a lot like a drag strip with a snack bar thrown in. In the 80's, Old Towne was an up and coming area, but the crime re-invaded and just look at it now. The area between Broad St and Central Wrightsboro Rd from 15th St to Hickman Rd. used to be nice, now it looks like a Ghetto. Until the Baby Mama's and Crack Daddy's clean it up it won't get any better. A lot of fine old homes with construction methods and materials that just isn't done anymore are disintegrating!~!
It appears someone has been blowing sunshine so much it's rear ended them!!!

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/22/13 - 07:44 am
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Just Curious

Would you consider it normal or abby-normal to fantasize about taking a shotgun to unreasonably long traffic lights?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 07:58 am
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Normal?? hah

What is normal anymore...how bout taking a gun to these noisey ads on here...I try to be extra quiet in the am ....don't want to wake GOB but NOOOO that ad comes on & pop.....I don't need dad burn noise makers on my machine....:(

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:01 am
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ooh how we raise posters from the dead on here

I see Rivers exciting tales of scantily clad beauties actually roused some on here ..,from 3 years ago......good going RM.......sorta raised from the dead....heheh

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:02 am
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Funny & true

AN AUGUSTA WOMAN arrested after finding a ring? The moral here is: Never find anything.

nope...I won't find anything in Augusta.....go to N Augusta & find it there...:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:04 am
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nocnoc

We always make our own rants/raves......we will NOT be contained...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:07 am
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Chicago will close many schools

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/21/chicago-school-closings-2013_n_...

Now watch it hit the fan......the Mayor went on vacation when this news came out...hahhaha

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/22/13 - 08:08 am
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SeenIt, it all evens out. I

SeenIt, it all evens out. I raise a few from the dead and kill a few others.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:10 am
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^^^hahah

THAT is more true than you realize....lol

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/22/13 - 08:13 am
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Ha! I hate to say it (no I

Ha! I hate to say it (no I don’t), but closing down a few schools in Chicago is like restricting the meeting places for gang-bangers.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:16 am
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Take some pics

I guess RM will have to take pics when he rides through Augusta...it seems some don't believe he ever ventures out into the greater Richmond county area.....we need pics to back up what we see .......South Augusta folks could take pics of signs that have been there for ages........yeh...Coming Soon type signs...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:19 am
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Yes Fred

They need to close the schools...BUT THEY will fight it tooth & nail....they will boycott & protest.....this will get ugly .....some can't understand that MONEY runs the schools & they are out of MONEY!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:24 am
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About this rant

are going to build a stadium in Atlanta costing taxpayers several hundred million dollars. And these guys are Republicans?

Arthur Blank will put more than 800 million into this adventure.......so far it looks on the up & up......many will benefit in downtown...jobs-jobs-jobs....tourists galore......this ain't Augusta...

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/22/13 - 08:25 am
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Why is it that every time a

Why is it that every time a new stadium for a sports team is discussed, so many get their panties in a wad?

Let’s see, I’m considering moving to a new city, I have two choices. One is a modern city with much extracurricular activities. The other is half run down with, much ghetto-like views and very angry, outspoken activist hogging the headlines.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/22/13 - 08:30 am
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In schools

when we mix the Good with the Bad what is the common result?

The Good learn to be Bad to survive.

So just think where the Civil Rights movement would today if,
Martin Luther King Jr. had to attend classes that Main Streamed
Marion Williams?

Every child should be given the same opportunities to start with.
But natural selection must be allowed to kick in, if our brightest are to excel and become our next leaders.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 03/22/13 - 08:38 am
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Stripper Pole

OK, that does it. RM we're installing a stripper pole at the Cheeks Canal, Coffee,Doughnut, Bar, Grill and Psychiatric Center just to get you to drop in and keep you entertained!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:41 am
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Schools will soon be obsolete

They can't continue on this path....we will have private schools & if some can't make it they will just go home to parents & let them school their kids.....
Too much money wasted on the many unwilling to follow rules.....too bad we can't have Asian teachers in all schools....say whatever you please but I have watched them in this neighborhood & they excel in education methods...

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