City has double standard on cutting grass
June 23, 2011 - 5:22pm
I own rental property here in Rocky Mount, and at least once a month, I receive a letter from the city, stating my grass needs cutting.
If you need a job, go out and look for one
June 22, 2011 - 6:09pm
I am calling in reference to the Speak Up about people who have not had a paycheck within two years.
Hunter Hill road work a waste
June 21, 2011 - 8:21pm
I declare, every time I go down Hunter Hill Road and see that mess at the corner of Hunter Hill Road and Winstead Avenue, it makes me sick.
Desperate times for the state
June 20, 2011 - 8:50pm
I thought I had seen everything there is to see. Recently I was on U.S. 301 heading towards Sharpsburg.
Health care, wars drain resources
June 19, 2011 - 11:55pm
We are in real danger of becoming a third world country here. We are well on the way to that point and it is easy to see why.
Don't hurt wait staff by leaving
June 17, 2011 - 9:54pm
I would like to make a comment about the policy of some of local restaurants in our area.
Club Rain editorial wrong, biased
June 17, 2011 - 9:53pm
I am calling in response to the opinion article about the closing of Club Rain being good news for the city.
Feeding ducks no major harm
June 17, 2011 - 2:56pm
I just saw the Speak Up where the caller mentioned it was environmentally hazardous to feed the ducks at City Lake.
Get facts straight on budget, jobs
June 15, 2011 - 9:30pm
My comment is in reference to Charlotte Mizelle blasting the Republicans budget plan. Mrs.
Unemployed kicked over and over
June 14, 2011 - 6:11pm
The 45,000 unemployed North Carolinians that were mentioned have been a political football. They have been kicked back and forth and kicked down.
Student performance not tied to school funding
June 13, 2011 - 11:30pm
Karen Bessey’s letter to the editor makes a strong case for more money allocated to education. The problem is that she fails to persuade.
County seems opposed to progress
June 12, 2011 - 10:29pm
From what I gather large numbers of people who reside in Nash County are opposed to Sanderson Farms. They are also opposed to annexation.
Don't tie Peppers to behavior of others
June 11, 2011 - 10:34pm
I don’t know what relevance it has to print Julius Peppers’ father has been charged in a crime.
City employees shouldn't leave trucks running
June 11, 2011 - 10:33pm
Just recently there was an article in the newspaper that the city of Rocky Mount was requesting an additional $200,000 for gas for their vehicles.
North Carolina needs all the help it can get
June 10, 2011 - 3:51pm
I will admit that I don’t understand a lot of things about how politics and government works.
Club Rain should be closed
June 9, 2011 - 9:30pm
I am calling with a comment in reference to the incident that happened at Club Rain. I’m glad the place is being closed down.
City workers waste fuel
June 8, 2011 - 9:29pm
I am calling about the fuel costs that City Manager Charles Penny mentioned in his column.
Road funds could be spent better
June 7, 2011 - 4:04pm
I think Winstead Avenue did need widening, but I do agree with one thing the caller to the Speak Up said.
Someone cut the grass
June 5, 2011 - 5:45pm
I have been calling Community Code for a month on trying to get the grass cut at the house next door to me. I am still getting the runaround.
Rapture date doesn't matter, it's still a fact
June 4, 2011 - 1:56pm
I would like to make a comment about the Speak Up column concerning the rapture.
Children do need fathers at home
June 4, 2011 - 1:56pm
I am calling in reference to “Father needs to set a good example.” Someone submitted a Speak Up saying they took offense to this.
Not everyone can start and run a business
June 3, 2011 - 4:30pm
Our local economy needs jobs. I like the idea of training in entrepreneurship, but the fact of the matter is, not everyone can be an entrepreneur.
Hired armed guards for gas stations
June 2, 2011 - 8:51pm
Thank you for your story highlighting the dangers of the convenient store clerks.
Don’t feed the animals
June 1, 2011 - 9:27pm
I am afraid that picture on the front page of the May 26 Telegram might encourage other people to feed the ducks and geese at City Lake Park.
We need a new City Council
May 31, 2011 - 5:28pm
I have a question that I would like to have someone answer for me.