Gaston built on Mack family's contrib...

Gaston built on Mack family's contributions

There are 264 comments on the The State story from Jan 1, 2010, titled Gaston built on Mack family's contributions. In it, The State reports that:

Newlin Mack leveraged his turn-of-the-20th-century job as Gaston's rural mail carrier into a family name whose imprint lingers into the 21st century.

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“Have a fantastic day!”

Since: Dec 09

Gaston, SC

#1 Jan 2, 2010
It is like opening the history book on Gaston.
Great article!
Just The Facts Please

United States

#2 Jan 3, 2010
Great article and I agree with the opinions about reelecting the same foxes who were watching the hen house when all the chickens disappeared.
take a hint

Columbia, SC

#3 Jan 3, 2010
i loved that he pointed out in the article that the current mayor and council is reducing the debt. woohoo
Just The Facts Please

Elkton, OH

#4 Jan 4, 2010
take a hint wrote:
i loved that he pointed out in the article that the current mayor and council is reducing the debt. woohoo

That process would go a lot faster if they were not wasting money on a clerk of court to process tickets when we have no police force to write the tickets! The recent article in the Chronicle indicated it would be some time yet before a police force can be reestablished. Town Hall now has 2 full time clerks at a combined salary of nearly $60,000 per year. We are told it is so busy that two are required to do the work yet it was so slow they were able to take the entire week off last week. Does anyone know if this was paid time off? Lots of things that need to be asked at Town Meeting tomorrow night.
take a hint

Columbia, SC

#5 Jan 4, 2010
Just The Facts Please wrote:
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That process would go a lot faster if they were not wasting money on a clerk of court to process tickets when we have no police force to write the tickets! The recent article in the Chronicle indicated it would be some time yet before a police force can be reestablished. Town Hall now has 2 full time clerks at a combined salary of nearly $60,000 per year. We are told it is so busy that two are required to do the work yet it was so slow they were able to take the entire week off last week. Does anyone know if this was paid time off? Lots of things that need to be asked at Town Meeting tomorrow night.
who cares of your opinion i sure dont i was just stating that i was happy that he put in his article that the present council and mayor are reducing the town debt! our mayor and council do a wonderful job despite what a few think. end of discussion between you and i. thanks!
Stephen T Dailey

Columbia, SC

#6 Jan 5, 2010
take a hint wrote:
<quoted text>who cares of your opinion i sure dont i was just stating that i was happy that he put in his article that the present council and mayor are reducing the town debt! our mayor and council do a wonderful job despite what a few think. end of discussion between you and i. thanks!
Mayor and Council aren't reducing the town debt. Town money is reducing the town debt. All they have to do is give it to who it belongs to. And after the last ordeal, no one could have done anything else without being mauled by the crowd or something, because people are again becoming involved with their Town now. Notice though that they were also refered to as "Clowns". Either way, it was a great story. And still, people hide themselves..........

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#7 Jan 5, 2010
Stephen T Dailey wrote:
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Mayor and Council aren't reducing the town debt. Town money is reducing the town debt. All they have to do is give it to who it belongs to. And after the last ordeal, no one could have done anything else without being mauled by the crowd or something, because people are again becoming involved with their Town now. Notice though that they were also refered to as "Clowns". Either way, it was a great story. And still, people hide themselves..........
as i recall you have been called a clown yourself, so what does that say about you?!
Stephen T Dailey

Orangeburg, SC

#8 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>as i recall you have been called a clown yourself, so what does that say about you?!
Only by nameless, hidden COWARDS like you. The Macks, nor myself hide behind anything. COWARD, now what does that say about you?
Kay Rikard

United States

#9 Jan 5, 2010
Stephen T Dailey wrote:
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Only by nameless, hidden COWARDS like you. The Macks, nor myself hide behind anything. COWARD, now what does that say about you?
I do agree with you Steve Why take away from the great article about the Mack family with all the negitive thoughts of foolish people. Who are people with no name. As Cliff stated move on.

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#10 Jan 5, 2010
Stephen T Dailey wrote:
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Only by nameless, hidden COWARDS like you. The Macks, nor myself hide behind anything. COWARD, now what does that say about you?
fat man you shouldnt call names when you are the only coward and loser anyone knows. why no proof of any of your crap tonight... probably because your "proof" doesnt exist. remember YOUR WORDS HOLD NO MERIT!!! IM DONE FIGHTING WITH A FAT MAN!!

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#11 Jan 5, 2010
Kay Rikard wrote:
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I do agree with you Steve Why take away from the great article about the Mack family with all the negitive thoughts of foolish people. Who are people with no name. As Cliff stated move on.
WELL MOVE ON WE HAVE WAITED TO LONG FOR YOU TO DO SO!! I AM ALSO DONE FIGHTING WITH YOU AS WELL NO NEED FOR ME TO FIGHT WITH 2 PEOPLE THAT ACT LIKE CHILDREN! HAVE A NICE NIGHT... I KNOW THE TRUTH AND THAT IS ALL THAT MATTERS! YOUR OPINIONS MEAN NOTHING TO ME... NEVER HAS AND NEVER WILL. SO I AM MOVING ON BUT THE QUESTION IS CAN THE GIC, STEPHEN, AND YOU?
Stephen T Dailey

Orangeburg, SC

#12 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>WELL MOVE ON WE HAVE WAITED TO LONG FOR YOU TO DO SO!! I AM ALSO DONE FIGHTING WITH YOU AS WELL NO NEED FOR ME TO FIGHT WITH 2 PEOPLE THAT ACT LIKE CHILDREN! HAVE A NICE NIGHT... I KNOW THE TRUTH AND THAT IS ALL THAT MATTERS! YOUR OPINIONS MEAN NOTHING TO ME... NEVER HAS AND NEVER WILL. SO I AM MOVING ON BUT THE QUESTION IS CAN THE GIC, STEPHEN, AND YOU?
Useless words without a name. Coward.
Stephen T Dailey

Orangeburg, SC

#13 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>fat man you shouldnt call names when you are the only coward and loser anyone knows. why no proof of any of your crap tonight... probably because your "proof" doesnt exist. remember YOUR WORDS HOLD NO MERIT!!! IM DONE FIGHTING WITH A FAT MAN!!
I don't hide.....COWARD.
Just The Facts Please

United States

#14 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>WELL MOVE ON WE HAVE WAITED TO LONG FOR YOU TO DO SO!! I AM ALSO DONE FIGHTING WITH YOU AS WELL NO NEED FOR ME TO FIGHT WITH 2 PEOPLE THAT ACT LIKE CHILDREN! HAVE A NICE NIGHT... I KNOW THE TRUTH AND THAT IS ALL THAT MATTERS! YOUR OPINIONS MEAN NOTHING TO ME... NEVER HAS AND NEVER WILL. SO I AM MOVING ON BUT THE QUESTION IS CAN THE GIC, STEPHEN, AND YOU?
You have the nerve to call people childish when in the post before this you were making fun of people for their weight. I was at the meeting. I heard a very well spoken teacher ask 4 valid questions and receive 0 real answers. Same old dodge and weave game. It is amazing that every month when the mayor is asked about money he always says, "I was just on the phone with them today" but still no real answers. 2 months of no show from the auditors, I say fire them. I also heard Mr.Pound say he is not going to vote, Mr. Sharpe refuse to discuss the dancing issue and Mr. Delk give the same sad story about having more information on the business association next month. Everything is always going to happen next month with this bunch. The only one who even tries to do anything of value is Ms. Ross. One smart thing the mayor did was assign her to reevaluate the ordinance books as she is the only one capable of doing it. I also heard the Census Organizer ask for a location to hold a rally, why would the mayor not suggest the newly refurbished collard kitchen? Seems like a good way to show it off and help with the census process. Now when it ends up being held in Swansea some people from Gaston will find fault with it being held there.
Just The Facts Please

United States

#15 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>fat man you shouldnt call names when you are the only coward and loser anyone knows. why no proof of any of your crap tonight... probably because your "proof" doesnt exist. remember YOUR WORDS HOLD NO MERIT!!! IM DONE FIGHTING WITH A FAT MAN!!
Why no "proof" of this certified letter your friend was threatening?
The fact that she was not there (at least not in sight) made it very easy to confirm your true identity. You should have thought about the safety in numbers rule before you posted under this name again.

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#16 Jan 5, 2010
Stephen T Dailey wrote:
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I don't hide.....COWARD.
stay away from the buffet line....FAT MAN

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#17 Jan 5, 2010
Just The Facts Please wrote:
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You have the nerve to call people childish when in the post before this you were making fun of people for their weight. I was at the meeting. I heard a very well spoken teacher ask 4 valid questions and receive 0 real answers. Same old dodge and weave game. It is amazing that every month when the mayor is asked about money he always says, "I was just on the phone with them today" but still no real answers. 2 months of no show from the auditors, I say fire them. I also heard Mr.Pound say he is not going to vote, Mr. Sharpe refuse to discuss the dancing issue and Mr. Delk give the same sad story about having more information on the business association next month. Everything is always going to happen next month with this bunch. The only one who even tries to do anything of value is Ms. Ross. One smart thing the mayor did was assign her to reevaluate the ordinance books as she is the only one capable of doing it. I also heard the Census Organizer ask for a location to hold a rally, why would the mayor not suggest the newly refurbished collard kitchen? Seems like a good way to show it off and help with the census process. Now when it ends up being held in Swansea some people from Gaston will find fault with it being held there.
and i care about your worthless ramblings... oh yeah i dont

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#18 Jan 5, 2010
Just The Facts Please wrote:
<quoted text>
Why no "proof" of this certified letter your friend was threatening?
The fact that she was not there (at least not in sight) made it very easy to confirm your true identity. You should have thought about the safety in numbers rule before you posted under this name again.
and i care again... i dont just you and more worthless rambling yadda yadda yadda
Just The Facts Please

United States

#19 Jan 5, 2010
gic is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>and i care again... i dont just you and more worthless rambling yadda yadda yadda
I make valid points for discussion. You engage in "worthless rambling".

“whats wrong Dailey MARIJUANIA”

Since: Nov 09

GOT YOUR TONGUE LMAO

#20 Jan 5, 2010
Just The Facts Please wrote:
<quoted text>
I make valid points for discussion. You engage in "worthless rambling".
you just made a joke how funny. you make no valid points, so fighting with you is pointless because your opinions dont matter to me. they are just as i said WORTHLESS RAMBLINGS.

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