“I want to send a rave to the Golden Environmental workers who have been so nice to wave and honk when my son came out to see the garbage truck. Men, that little boy thinks y’all are the coolest people on earth.”
“No president is by any means perfect. However, Obama has said several times the president cannot fix everything, and cannot be blamed for the state of the country. If this is true, why does he always blame Bush, then get angry when people blame him. We look up to our leader; it is time we had a leader worth looking up to.”
Enough to go around
“No president could fix issues in three or four years that have been coming for 30 years. Technology and foreign labor have cut the need for a huge manufacturing work force. All our investment has gone to the military to the tune of $900 billion annually. All else has gotten left behind... like education and healthcare/Social Security which should be our top concerns. It’s not just one guy’s fault.”
Get ‘em out
“To: ‘It's not right’ — The problem is the FOR-PROFIT health insurance companies... It is past time to take the profit out of health care and focus on HEALTH of patients and get the lobbyists, corporate money and special interests out of Washington and politics.”
- Local News
County millage rate remains same
Tift County Commissioners voted unanimously in a called meeting Tuesday to keep the millage rate set at 12.183 for both incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county.Continued ...
The rate was set at .312 mills for the Special Services Tax District, which includes Ty Ty and Omega.
- GEMA study reveals increased emergency preparedness across state
- Gazette captures GPA Awards
- Fitzgerald juvenile on the loose
- Man airlifted in Ocilla after being trapped in silo
- County millage rate remains same
- Local Sports
The southern half of the 1962 Class AA girls state hoops tournament was played in Fitzgerald, despite Fitzgerald having dropped their girls program in 1957.
Girls basketball had long road to equality
When Georgia decided in 1945 to play a girls state basketball tournament, Macon Telegraph writer Sam Glassman was in favor, writing that the district tournaments that had always been held were just as strenuous. Days later, though, he wondered about the mental strain it was causing the players.
- Kilgore resigns baseball post at ABAC
- TCRD hosting pair of hardball tournaments
- Future Devils learn the ropes at ESMS
- Tidal Wave takes third triumph at Georgia Games
- Girls basketball had long road to equality
Southern problems...some folks got’em
I was able to take a trip down to Tampa this past weekend with my mom to see my niece in her dance recital.We didn’t get to see her dance in her recital. She kept saying she was sick, and we all kept saying, “You’ll be OK...it’s just nerves.”
- Rants & Raves – June 19
- Rants & Raves - June 18
- Angye Morrison column: How different life would have been
- Letter to the Editor – Turn to the airwaves when danger threatens
- Southern problems...some folks got’em
- Police Reports
- Your Agenda