Speak Up

July 27, 2017

I have been hearing on the news that they are talking about ticketing the people who drive in the left lane and hold up traffic.

I will be so glad when they pass that law, and I hope they enforce it because people have gotten worse.

They get in the left lane, and you cannot pass them, which holds…

July 26, 2017

I am calling in response to the person who thinks the presidential candidates should have to take an IQ test before they can run for president.

I think all the voters should have to take an IQ test as well because it seems like most of the voters don't know anything about the issues that are being…

July 25, 2017

I have a question: Why doesn't the city of Rocky Mount put up a camera so they can catch the people who are illegally dumping trash in the Battleboro community?

This is still within the city limits of Rocky Mount. I guess the residents of Rocky Mount don't mind paying for the cleanup of…

July 24, 2017

To all of Congress, governors and state representatives: We’d probably be happy to have your same health insurance. That’s all.

July 23, 2017

I am calling because I want to say thank you to the city of Rocky Mount and Suddenlink.

We had a tree fall in the 700 block on June 20, early in the morning.

The crew was faithful and worked so hard to get the utilities up and running and Suddenlink came out and worked all day to get our services…

July 23, 2017

Those liberals who want to ban guns and are against Second Amendment rights say the number of gun murders is down.

They say the incidence of gun-related violence is down.

That may be, but the number of mass shootings is way up.

Hardly a week goes by that we are not notified about a mass shooting…

July 23, 2017

I find it amazing that we still have young people willing to step up and serve in the military especially after 16 years of war and all the turmoil in the world.

That really says something. You have to be committed to do that.

Commitment is not something that is very popular these days.…

July 22, 2017

I read Speak Up everyday. There is never anything good happening anywhere and never will be until we as Americans put God first and people show more love than hate. Hold your babies and love them so they will know how to love.

July 21, 2017

I want to encourage everyone to obey the speed limit when driving in Rocky Mount.

It has become a real problem.

I see wrecks often at the intersection of Winstead Avenue and Sunset Avenue.

Please drive safely. Obey the speed limit.

July 20, 2017

Separation of church and state is one of those things that only appears to go one way.

Some of our churches preach politics from sun up to sundown, and as such, they are a little more than thinly veiled political indoctrination centers.

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