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Alma, GA

#21 Feb 12, 2013
This nomination had to be a joke. Well the joke's on you Alma, GA. You just made yourself look really stupid. The man steals newspapers, coffee, etc from stores and carries them to his "friends" up at the big bank on the street. He has been caught red handed. A common theif citizen of the year....OK only in Alma.
Hannah

Alma, GA

#22 Feb 12, 2013
Citizen of the year wrote:
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So what! What family does this man have??? He wants to fit in....and I'm sure he wants to be accepted and loved just like us! All of us!!!!! He may not be rich....hold a college degree. Or a high position but he has a kind heart. I'm sure he will be the first in line to help you.....with or withoutBOTH orrs in the water!!! He's not sleeping with your wife or caught in a hotel with her!!! None of us are perfect......please don't hurt this mans feelings. Remember how blessed you are. Let this happy little man enjoy his moment!!!!
Jerry Carter has access to a lot of money. Land in Duval County and the trust dollars that come with it. He has "keepers" that control that money because he will spend two dollars if he has one dollar in his pocket. He has done well to have such limited capacity, however , "Citizen of the Year" is not the best our county has to offer.
Fifty Shades

Alma, GA

#23 Feb 12, 2013
Please give more details about this money and land. Who are his keepers. This might explain a lot.
Hannah

Alma, GA

#24 Feb 12, 2013
Eva Johnson is the overseer of his money. The land is off Dunn Ave. and surrounding area in Duval County across from Sam's Club where the Anhieser (excuse the spelling) Busch Beer Distribution Center is located. Jerry has to be given an allowance because he has no real money handling skills, like a small child. Jerry has done well considering his mental capacity. He can function in our small community whereas he would never enjoy such freedom in the large Metro Duval-Jacksonville area.
bchs1987

Atlanta, GA

#25 Feb 12, 2013
No wonder FNB lets him hang around
smdh

Atlanta, GA

#26 Feb 13, 2013
What a joke.
janice

Wellington, AL

#27 Feb 13, 2013
if he has no family where did he come from? wheres his mama ( im sure she has passed ) did she give him up, what about cousins this is south ga we all have loads of cousins!! why do his "keepers" let him cart around all those nasty black women we all know are crack heads? who gets his land when he dies? i bet u he has illegimate crack babies somewhere that will claim it
janice

Wellington, AL

#28 Feb 13, 2013
oops spelled that wrong
Concerned Citizen

Alma, GA

#29 Feb 13, 2013
It is a crying shame that Jerry Carter was given this award. It tarnishes what that type of award is about. The citizen of the year is supposed to be someone that is an outstanding citizen who makes a difference in the world personally and professionally. A doctor or perhaps a farmer or how about an educator? Those kind of people make a difference. Jerry does not qualify on any criteria that I can think of. His being given the award makes it appear to be a joke. So very sad.
Just Sayin

Mcdonough, GA

#30 Feb 13, 2013
I know of one OUTSTANDING person that has served this community for over 45 years that has been snubbed by clubs, organizations, and those that he has taken care of for so very long. I totally agree with Concerned Citizen.
Hannah

Waycross, GA

#31 Feb 13, 2013
I know who you are talking about and I agree with Just Sayin. He delivered me and my sisters.
Just Sayin

Mcdonough, GA

#32 Feb 13, 2013
Hannah , you are right ! The doctor delivered my baby brother too. Mama says he charged her fifty dollars for all prenatal care, delivery, and baby care up to six months afterwards. Sometimes we did not have money for doctor visits so Daddy would take some firewood to him in lieu of payment. DR. Bagley deserves the highest accolades for his devotion to his patients and the community. They say he still sees patients after 46 years. Has the hospital ever honored the man ? I hope so. Wish I could do more than praise him online. He still sees my Mama as a patient.
Hog farmer

Alma, GA

#33 Feb 13, 2013
You are absolutely right about Dr. Bagley , those were the days my friend, now its all about the money, bless his heart he can barely walk from one room to other , but like Goldwasser he's hanging on. God bless this special man for he can Diagnos when others "just don't know or care" Love to him! maybe one day "Citizen" of the yr.
this is such crap

Alma, GA

#34 Feb 13, 2013
People run down there, but talked about Carla taylor weren't she one of those that ribbed of Ride Aide with the coupon scam...nobodys perfect, but that club could have found osmeone better than aperson the county and a bank tkes care of. I'm ashamber for us
JCarter

Alma, GA

#35 Feb 15, 2013
this is such crap wrote:
People run down there, but talked about Carla taylor weren't she one of those that ribbed of Ride Aide with the coupon scam...nobodys perfect, but that club could have found osmeone better than aperson the county and a bank tkes care of. I'm ashamber for us
you need to be ashamed of you spelling!
smdh

Madison, GA

#36 Feb 15, 2013
You spelling? Lol nice one...
Countryboy1976

Alma, GA

#37 Feb 19, 2013
I agree with you about the choice of citizen of the year. However I did not nominate anyone so I am not going to say much about it the choices only I hope I was not nominated and Jerry carter was chosen ahead of me. Although he has done more for this county than some of you who always run off at the mouth on this forum. If you think someone deserves this award then nominate them. I believe the Lyons Club would appreciate more nominations.

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