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Rant Podcast #1 | Feb. 1, 2016 The Rant’s Gordon Anderson, Billy Liggett and Jonathan Owens returned to the audio world today with their first of many podcasts for 2016. Topics range from “why do a … Continue reading

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Breaking down Lee Christian’s discriminatory pledge

It’s easy to label Lee Christian School’s new new requirement that parents and students sign a pledge to denounce all things homosexual or transgendered as “discriminatory.” In fact, we’re using … Continue reading

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County attorney leaving post

Lee County Attorney Kerry Self has tendered her resignation to the Lee County Board of Commissioners effective April 1, the Rant has learned. The decision was announced after a closed session … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

REPORT: Sanford’s Wooten signed by Braves

Sanford resident Rob Wooten has signed a deal with the Atlanta Braves, according to baseball news aggregator “The 30-year-old appeared in the Brewers bullpen in the 2013 through 2015 … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Watch me get trampled on by giant, padded athletes

Nearly three months later, I can laugh about it. But I still can’t watch it. Well, the above video I can watch. This was from my perspective the late October … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starbucks? No Starbucks? We’re all right!

Last night, The Rant reported that the building that caught fire on South Horner Boulevard in Sanford Monday was – despite rampant Internet speculation – not a future Starbucks cafe. … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sorry, Sanford, that burning building was not a Starbucks

Some media outlets have stated it as rumor. ABC11 flat-out ran with it. But sorry, Sanford, that building under construction that caught fire today on South Horner Boulevard (next to … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

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