Highway honor obscured

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I would like to know: How many people know where the Judge John J. Ruffin Jr. Memorial Highway is?

I was not aware of it existing until I checked my weather map and found the name listed there. I checked MapQuest, but it didn’t know!

When the new courthouse was named in honor of Judge Ruffin, it made the news – why not a highway?

By the way, it also is known as a portion of U.S. Highway 25 – beginning near Ga. Highway 88 in Richmond County and continuing to the Burke County line.

A.E. Waters

Hephzibah

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 01/17/14 - 05:16 am
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Ruff Road.

Ruff Road.

fatboyhog
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fatboyhog 01/17/14 - 06:38 am
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Highway naming

The road is known as Hwy. 25/Peach Orchard Rd. There is only a portion named for Judge Ruffin. Let's not get our tail feathers too ruffled. If Mapquest and other mapping programs had to keep up with the naming of portions of memorial highways, it would probably cause the system to have a meltdown. Does the writer know where the Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway is? The Carl Sanders Highway? The James D. Paugh Memorial Highway? The Allgood Interchange? The Ralph David Abernathy Freeway? The Purple Heart Highway? I don't believe that they show up on any map, either.

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corgimom 01/17/14 - 07:33 am
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I personally think naming the

I personally think naming the bridges, overpasses, roads, etc for people is silly.

Nobody pays attention to it anyway.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/17/14 - 09:47 am
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Another form of taxpayer money misappropriation.
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Another form of taxpayer money misappropriation.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/17/14 - 09:48 am
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Equivalent of a "Political Oscar Award". You stole, we reward.
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Equivalent of a "Political Oscar Award". You stole, we reward.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/17/14 - 09:49 am
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Its only taxpayer's money. Its stolen at the point of a gun.
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Its only taxpayer's money. Its stolen at the point of a gun.

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