February 25, 2018

A raid last week on a gang-operated drug distribution house on Long Avenue in Rocky Mount is the latest result of a renewed focus on cooperation between law enforcement agencies in the area.

As reported by staff writer Lindell John Kay, deputies and officers with the Edgecombe County Sheriff's…

February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump rose to the presidency largely on his ability to read and then channel the discontent and resentment of a large number of Americans. While his critics laughed off his declaration that people could say "Merry Christmas" again, he was really making a cultural statement that…

Jennifer Rubin

February 25, 2018

I know that it is the thing now for children to have their own cell phones, computers etc.

There are advantages for a parent being able to communicate from work with a child, but it also leaves these children vulnerable to all harassment from other kids, sexual predators, scams, pornography etc.


February 25, 2018

I would like to respond to the Associated Press article “Lawmaker: Teachers Should Have Guns” that appeared in the Feb. 17 edition of the Rocky Mount Telegram.

I was a high school teacher in Martin and Edgecombe counties for 18 years. I also have my concealed carry license and have…

February 24, 2018

“Prayers and condolences are no longer enough,” chanted students gathered in Raleigh to protest gun violence. Their message was clear: Our nation has seen too many incidents of school shootings and violence and too little has been done about it.

Seventeen students from 17 different…

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February 24, 2018

Has it not occurred to us yet that if we made AR type weapons unavailable to under 27-year-olds, their thirst for semi or full automatic styles can be quenched when they join the services and use an array of weapons?

Connecticut has already seen a reduction in gun-related violence after taking…

February 24, 2018

The FBI didn't investigate the reports they receive about the Florida school shooter.

The Air Force did not notify the FBI about the Texas church shooter.

They had a responsibility to notify the FBI and no one did it.

Is anyone held accountable in our federal government anymore?

Someone needs to be…

February 24, 2018

I'll be the first to admit that I fall way short in my Christian faith, but I do recognize Christian bashing when I see it. In a recent letter by socialist worshiper and leftist Ms. Koo, she mocks and slanders opinion writers to this forum as "holier than thou" for acknowledging their…

February 23, 2018

President Trump is right about one thing: They must be "laughing their asses off" in Moscow.

At him.

Faced with compelling evidence that Russian cyber-saboteurs worked to sway the 2016 election, influencing swing-state voters with lies on social media and even staging real-life campaign rallies,…


February 23, 2018

I am a Boy Scout with Troop 587. I have been involved with Scouting for six years. I started Scouts as a Tiger cub when I was in the first grade. I moved up to Boy Scouts last year when I finished the fifth grade. My favorite things to do as a Scout are to camp and make s’mores around the…

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