February 08, 2019
We have a lot of good news in America: December had 312,000 jobs added and January saw the creation of an additional 304,000 jobs for the 100th consecutive month of job growth. Wages are up, which means the working class has enjoyed gains as well.
Manufacturing jobs are growing at a 714 percent…
February 06, 2019
We have lost our minds regarding the value of human life.
Throughout our society, human life has been and continues to be devalued on many levels and in many contexts. No where is this more evident than the continued attack on the most vulnerable of all among us, the unborn.
This appeal is not an…
February 05, 2019
Psalm 127:3 - Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
Jeremiah 1:5 - Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you….
Luke 1:41 - And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb.…
February 03, 2019
You may have noticed recently the sign of the newest tenant at the Mills when driving past on Falls Road: The Rocky Mount Telegram.
Ever since the newspaper moved offices over the holidays, it seems the staff has had a new energy that has been evidenced by it releasing with great haste over the…
February 02, 2019
I am writing regarding the Event Center. I was invited to attend an event there and I was very disappointed. I have a handicap and whoever was responsible for the design evidently knows nothing about having a handicap.
First: The parking is located at the back of the building, you have to enter at…
February 02, 2019
I am writing to thank Rocky Mount residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.
Because of the generosity of donors in Rocky Mount and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, collected more than…
February 01, 2019
Do you have a loved one who is living in his or her last days? Or are you facing "end of life" issues yourself?
Are you prepared to make decisions that are required at the end of life? If not, events could happen against your wishes.
Most of us think a living will or a Do Not Resuscitate will take…
January 31, 2019
After watching the ludicrous morality play being enacted at City Hall, it has become obvious to me that Rochelle Small-Toney is going to be retained as city manager despite the malfeasance in the exercise of her duties.
It is also very clear that the proposed “independent investigator”…
January 28, 2019
Our city is broken, lets fix it.
A recent letter by Mr. Green about our city manager is correct. He mentioned we are all often biased and "elected" officials often appoint people who agree with them both politically and in the private sector.
On both counts he is correct. That being said, our…
January 27, 2019
To allude to a crowd of citizens as mostly white at a called meeting with the City Council recently by Nehemiah Smith has no bearing on the reality of the mess our city is in.
The consistent documentation of fiscal mismanagement, biased recruiting and gross favoritism at high-dollar costs are…