Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
I was in Vietnam. I’m a Vietnam veteran. If you weren’t in Vietnam, in no way, shape or form are you a Vietnam veteran.
It looks like President Bush will be president until 2012 and beyond. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. But 2012 will be devastating to the economy because of the climate change.
Will there be a food give-out from the government this month? There are a lot of families out there that need help from government supplement food.
I see your new TV guide in the paper. It looks good, except for one thing, you didn’t put FOX news in there and it’s the best news.
Yes, I just called about the FOX news and now I do see that it is in there. My deepest apologies.
To the caller about the cost of living increase for Midway employees and Hinesville employees being two and a half percent. Hinesville employees have not had a cost of living increase for two years and they are not getting merit increases this year. Please research your facts.
After watching these buses with the transit system in Hinesville, my wife and I have come up with a name for them — the empty bus. We’ll say, “Here comes the empty bus.”
The reason the Liberty County School System has bucked the bullying trend is because there are administrators that are not reporting incidents to law enforcement or the state department of education to show the true numbers.