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Tired of It

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read this: http://gilmer.fetchyournews.com/archives/2527...

Why in the hell do we need an airport?

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Tired of It wrote:
read this: http://gilmer.fetchyournews.com/archives/2527...
Why in the hell do we need an airport?
We didn't really need an airport, Jasper has one, so does Canton. But we have one. It is another of the past decisions we will suffer with for a long time. But it's done. BUT, there is no excuse, absolutely NO EXCUSE, for what has taken place at the airport since it was built.
We had a first rate operator, Mr. & Mrs. Isom. Mr. Isom passed on, but his wife stood up and took over and did a first class job with what little revenue there was. She was duped by this county and this county was duped by the sole person responsible for negotiating and maintaining our contracts/leases with outside operators like the golf course and the airport.
This entire jet fuel issue should be the icing on the cake or the nail in someone's coffin. How much longer are we citizens going to let this kind of mismanagement and waste of county funds go on?
J.C., Danny & Will, DO SOMETHING!!!
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Tired of It wrote:
read this: http://gilmer.fetchyournews.com/archives/2527...
Why in the hell do we need an airport?
I feel sorry for Jim Smith.

Jim is probably the unluckiest guy I've ever met.
Almost every project that Jim gets involved with, goes bad.

- The golf course.
- The airport.
- Flint Timber's, 2,000 acre, 1,700 home mega development out 282.

Nobody told Jim that 3 steps to a tee-box would cost $1,200.

Nobody told Jim that the 18 hole golf course needed 81 sprinklers for the greens.

Nobody told Jim that at 175 gallons usage a month, a 10,000 gallon tank would last almost 5 years, and the shelf life of Jet A, is much less than that, especially in humid climates, like say, Gilmer County.

Nobody told Jim that the only customer for our 10,000 gallons of deteriorating fuel, had moved their operation out of Gilmer.

Nobody told Jim when he was promoting and championing the Flint Timber mega development, that they had declared bankruptcy.

What the hell do you DO with 10,000 gallons of deteriorating fuel?

Who's gonna risk putting that in their plane or helicopter?

It's not like you can just flush this stuff down the toilet.

Jim is just plain unlucky.
And so is Gilmer.

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Jun 7, 2012
 
Reality wrote:
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I feel sorry for Jim Smith.
Jim is probably the unluckiest guy I've ever met.
Almost every project that Jim gets involved with, goes bad.
- The golf course.
- The airport.
- Flint Timber's, 2,000 acre, 1,700 home mega development out 282.
Nobody told Jim that 3 steps to a tee-box would cost $1,200.
Nobody told Jim that the 18 hole golf course needed 81 sprinklers for the greens.
Nobody told Jim that at 175 gallons usage a month, a 10,000 gallon tank would last almost 5 years, and the shelf life of Jet A, is much less than that, especially in humid climates, like say, Gilmer County.
Nobody told Jim that the only customer for our 10,000 gallons of deteriorating fuel, had moved their operation out of Gilmer.
Nobody told Jim when he was promoting and championing the Flint Timber mega development, that they had declared bankruptcy.
What the hell do you DO with 10,000 gallons of deteriorating fuel?
Who's gonna risk putting that in their plane or helicopter?
It's not like you can just flush this stuff down the toilet.
Jim is just plain unlucky.
And so is Gilmer.
Could have one he** of a fire sale.
Terry Daniel

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Jun 7, 2012
 
Make a drag strip out of it; I need a place to drive my 55. Too bad it won't run on Jet fuel.

“Airhead”

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Jun 7, 2012
 
Good grief. I haven't read the article yet, but I got the gist of it.

“Airhead”

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Good God. I read it.

George, I like your comment on FYN. I liked it a lot. No mincing words, there.

Joene,(Wherever you are) Read your FYN comment also. Your anger was most appropriate.

There are some squirming souls in Gilmer County, tonight.

Terry, you cannot hint at your 55 without posting pics.
And what color is it?
Reality

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EgoBrain wrote:
Good God. I read it.
Do not despair.
There is a solution.

Jim needs to return those fancy lawn sprinklers and then buy some buckets and install them throughout the county.

Buckets where the taxpayers can heave, hurl and puke their guts out at the massive waste and stupidity of public expenditures in this county.

- Buckets outside the BOE's castle.

- Buckets at the golf course.

- Buckets at the library.

- Buckets at the airport.

- Buckets at the court house.

- Buckets at Oakland school where they spent $2 million on renovations, and then closed it.

Buckets, buckets and more buckets filled with puke.
Terry Daniel

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EgoBrain wrote:
Good God. I read it.
George, I like your comment on FYN. I liked it a lot. No mincing words, there.
Joene,(Wherever you are) Read your FYN comment also. Your anger was most appropriate.
There are some squirming souls in Gilmer County, tonight.
Terry, you cannot hint at your 55 without posting pics.
And what color is it?
"Terry, you cannot hint at your 55 without posting pics.
And what color is it?"

IF it ain't red it needs a paint job. It was born red and still is.
Mackie

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Jun 8, 2012
 
Something must be happening to me because I'm actually agree with rearality on something. Out of 50,000 post he actually said something that makes sense.
East Town

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Grover Worley always said "anything painted red just naturally goes 5 mph faster than anything else!
Terry Daniel

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Jun 8, 2012
 
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Do not despair.
There is a solution.
Jim needs to return those fancy lawn sprinklers and then buy some buckets and install them throughout the county.
Buckets where the taxpayers can heave, hurl and puke their guts out at the massive waste and stupidity of public expenditures in this county.
- Buckets outside the BOE's castle.
- Buckets at the golf course.
- Buckets at the library.
- Buckets at the airport.
- Buckets at the court house.
- Buckets at Oakland school where they spent $2 million on renovations, and then closed it.
Buckets, buckets and more buckets filled with puke.
....and a big one in front of the DA's office.

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Reality wrote:
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Do not despair.
There is a solution.
Jim needs to return those fancy lawn sprinklers and then buy some buckets and install them throughout the county.
Buckets where the taxpayers can heave, hurl and puke their guts out at the massive waste and stupidity of public expenditures in this county.
- Buckets outside the BOE's castle.
- Buckets at the golf course.
- Buckets at the library.
- Buckets at the airport.
- Buckets at the court house.
- Buckets at Oakland school where they spent $2 million on renovations, and then closed it.
Buckets, buckets and more buckets filled with puke.
I was going to respond, but I have to hurry and get to Ace Hardware and get some buckets before they are all gone!
Hmm

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Jun 8, 2012
 
Just think. Without Fetch Your News we would know nothing about this, the golf course and who knows what else. The TC sure has not printed any of it.

“Airhead”

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Jun 8, 2012
 
We'll do a run on buckets in Ellijay, then leave them all at the doorstep of (wherever the building is).
They're reading, they'll know why.
Lost in the Sixties

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Gilmer County taxpayers need to have an airport like a fish needs a bicycle...Total wastes in all the areas mentioned in the earlier posts.We are doomed to pay more & more for less & less...

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Jun 8, 2012
 
Lost in the Sixties wrote:
Gilmer County taxpayers need to have an airport like a fish needs a bicycle...Total wastes in all the areas mentioned in the earlier posts.We are doomed to pay more & more for less & less...
Have you called the County Commissioner and expressed your anger and concern AND suggestions? It would be really helpful if you did.

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Jun 8, 2012
 
Hmm wrote:
Just think. Without Fetch Your News we would know nothing about this, the golf course and who knows what else. The TC sure has not printed any of it.
The article is very accurate.
Hmm

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Jun 9, 2012
 
I'm not doubting it's accurancy. I just said we would know nothing about it without Fetch Your News.

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Jun 9, 2012
 
Hmm wrote:
I'm not doubting it's accurancy. I just said we would know nothing about it without Fetch Your News.
Sorry, I wasn't saying that you were doubting its accuracy, I was just trying to add to its authenticity and credibility by stating that it was also very accurate and I totally agree, without FYN writing the article we would all still just be sitting here in the dark on yet another folly.

Keep tuned, want to take bets on what happens next with the airport?

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