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July 20, 2019

Business ownership is one of the hallmarks of American society. From my days as a budding entrepreneur to now, I have always established legal businesses — whether daycares, radio stations, a newspaper, television station, arcades and other ventures, no one can ever say that I have ever…

July 20, 2019

I have read comments from city leaders and others suggesting that Nash County residents do not support economic development in downtown Rocky Mount.

This is not entirely accurate. Nash County residents support economic development if it comes from private investment. Most, if not all, of the…

July 19, 2019

I see some of you still have your heads buried in the sand. The reason you don't realize what's going on in the world is that you are being lied to deliberately by Fox Propaganda TV. Plus, I'm only allotted 400 words to describe the ills of this so called presidency.

Some of you listen to the…

July 18, 2019

The working class guy who wants to take his son fishing may be putting his and his son’s health at risk if he plans to eat the fish thanks to President Trump and his gutting of environmental laws. Trump's plans puts average Americans at risk for cancers, birth defects and nervous system…

July 17, 2019

In reviewing the Tuesday, July 9, edition of the Rocky Mount Telegram, “Council OKs Parking Deck Funds,” there was reference to a conversation that the Nash County commissioners reported having in open session in their regularly scheduled meeting regarding the City Council’s…

July 16, 2019

Judith Mesko makes some points in her recent letter to the Telegram, however, she also makes the classic mistake of missing the forest due to her concentration on a few trees. What I mean by that is that she has cherry-picked some statistics to quote which appear to make the case that Obama…

July 15, 2019

I can’t really consider Donald Trump president after all the revelations that have been revealed. His followers and supporters have to justify in their mind someway of supporting this corrupt president and administration.

One thing though, Trump is fighting for his political life. He knows if…

July 14, 2019

NBC News reported: “The economy gained a whopping 224,000 jobs in the month of June, beating expectations of 150,000 and continuing a generally robust hiring pace that has brought Americans off the sidelines and into the workforce at the highest rate since 1969.” Six million plus jobs…

July 13, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council meeting on 7-8-2019 was packed to the gills for the public hearing on the proposed hotel/condo/parking lot to be constructed near the newly finished Event Center.

It became clear that the pros and the antis were sharply divided along racial lines. Black folks who lived…

July 12, 2019

The consequences of North Carolina failing to close the health insurance coverage gap are evident for many of us.

I am a college-educated professional who was devastated by the financial aspects of health care and will be impacted professionally for the rest of my life. I am one of the lucky…

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