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September 24, 2017

I am really thankful for the company who instead of tearing down the mill and the rest of those houses there on Mill Village for building them up and saving the history down in that area.

I do have to say one thing to all of the people because this is now the “in” place to go. A lot of…

September 24, 2017

How did we as taxpaying citizens of Rocky Mount allow our city government to become what it is today?

The City Council hired a new city manager who was asked to resign from the same position in Savannah, Ga., due to questionable financial reporting. She has now restricted press access to the…

September 23, 2017

A good number of people like to live just out beyond the city limits.

They like the things a city has to offer, but they don't like city taxes or the city meddling in their affairs. They figure it is the best of both worlds.

I've heard it described as country living and city convenience.


September 22, 2017

I just wanted to leave a big thank you to Mr. Lagrange for his Letter to the Editor that was published Sept. 6

It was a very good letter and I just want him to know that I don't know him, but I would like him to know it is very much appreciated.

September 21, 2017

The economy is heating up, but gas is still stubbornly cheap.

Gas should be $4-$5 per gallon but it is not.

Before the hurricanes, it was $2 per gallon.

Gas prices are being kept down artificially to prop up sales of big trucks and SUVs.

There was more traffic this summer than ever before, and it…

September 20, 2017

I am calling to comment on the article about the high-speed chase in which the fellow from Halifax County was chased all the way from Scotland Neck into Tarboro.

He was traveling at extremely high speeds, endangering the public, wrecking several vehicles, tearing down property and then he was…

September 19, 2017

Excellent letter to the editor on Sept. 4th by Jack Dunn, where does the move to punish previous actions in history end?

He goes on and on about different things.

This has gotten ridiculous and I myself am wondering where does this end?

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