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March 11, 2018

On Nov. 3, 2017 my son was hit in the head with an object by a known perpetrator and as of this date the perpetrator has not been charged with anything or arrested.

My son has called and called trying to find out what is happening to no avail.

The officer in charge of his particular case will not…

March 11, 2018

Those who try to suggest that cars are like guns and suggest that both can kill you missed the point entirely.

The purpose of a car is to transport people, not to kill people.

The purpose of a gun is to kill people.

That's why the only ones with these high-powered rifles and clips carrying multiple…

March 10, 2018

The “help wanted” sign is popping up all over North Carolina, and while it is a good sign of a healthy economy, it also portends some larger problems. Business owners and managers report they are having an increasingly difficult time finding workers to fill their job vacancies.


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March 10, 2018

I have a suggestion in regard to guns in the schools.

Why not place metal detectors as soon as you hit the grounds of the school and at all the entrance doors?

Metal detectors will stop a lot of the problems.

March 10, 2018

Whoever said the power bills in Rocky Mount were going down lied to all of us.

We still have the highest power bills in the state and our so-called leaders of the city continue to do nothing to help with this major problem.

March 10, 2018

I would like to give kudos to the city of Rocky Mount for cutting the bushes at the cemetery.

Now you can see when you are the bus stop.

I know a few people have almost been robbed there and now they have cut the bushes back.

I would like to thank them for doing such a great job.…

March 10, 2018

Julia Manning should stop using that phrase “God given rights” when talking about guns or the Constitution.

The constitution was written by people not God.

I wish she would stop using that misleading phrase.

March 10, 2018

The culture changes in the United States over the last 50 years indicates that gun control is not the answer. The mass shootings in the United States are a result of the culture changes made since the 1960s.

The traditional family unit has adversely been affected during the last 50 years.…

March 09, 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to praise the city of Rocky Mount, more specifically, the Parks and Recreation Department and the staff of the Imperial Centre for a weekend that our family will remember and take pride in for a long time to come.

On Friday night, we took two grandchildren to…

March 09, 2018

As the saying goes, you don't miss the water until the well runs dry: This deeply aberrant presidency threatens to cost the nation much more than even some of Donald Trump's harshest critics may realize.

From 1988-1992, I was The Washington Post's correspondent in Buenos Aires, covering all of…

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