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 calllers:
The people of Hinesville need to wake up about the school board. Look at Brunswick, or Glynn County has 18 public schools but only 68 people working at the school board. We have 13 public schools and more than 100 people working at the board.
What’s wrong with this picture: You come into my convenience store and buy $35 worth of junk food on EBT then purchase a $20 lottery ticket? I work hard at minimum wage to pay for your gambling.
I’ve been looking at this gold medicine cabinet and related items for sale in this paper for six months, at least. It’s not going to sell. Please take it out of there.
Since the Long County Commission and school board skyrocketed our taxes, maybe the tax commissioner can buy a new paid stamp with her name on it instead of the previous commissioner. Get out of the ghetto, you’ve been in office for over a year.
It’s terrible when someone who is on oxygen and handicapped calls for a cab and is told it will be five minutes but ends up waiting an hour and a half. And the only reason th e cab finally got there was a police officer and store manager got involved because the woman was running out of oxygen.
There are some people who have vehicles that cost more than their homes. That’s not very elegant.
Neighbors that don’t speak to you are the nicest neighbors in the world because they are not always borrowing things.
Everybody needs to show up at the city hall meeting April 1 at 3 p.m. to let the mayor and council know we do not agree with them more than doubling their salaries.