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  • Career politican title is unfair criticism

    January 16, 2012 - 6:04pm

    It is an unfair criticism to say that someone is a career politician.

  • Obama in NC to advance goals on economy and jobs

    January 15, 2012 - 10:43pm

    RALEIGH — President Barack Obama on today sought to push Congress to promote 21st-century manufacturing jobs by establishing hubs where universities and companies work together to invent, design and make new products.

  • Leaders must work harder to save Rocky Mount

    January 14, 2012 - 6:56pm

    Rocky Mount is slowly but surely deteriorating.Sears, Old Navy and the postal distribution center are all being lost.

  • Obama takes credit for others' work

    January 14, 2012 - 6:55pm

    I am calling in reference to the Speak Up referring to president Obama and how he took out Osama bin Laden.

  • Obama trying to keep U.S. afloat

    January 14, 2012 - 12:05am

    President Barack Obama has done the best he can with what he has.He inherited a country that is sinking.

  • Real estate taxes are too high

    January 12, 2012 - 8:45pm

    Taxes on real estate are too high. Mike Armstrong is right about that.

  • The balancing act in Washington

    January 11, 2012 - 7:47pm

    I am calling in reference to the Speak Up column about our president not being able to balance a checkbook.

  • Thanks to firefighters

    January 10, 2012 - 11:35pm

    I am calling to thank Brad Price for doing all that he and his unit did for those children over on Stokes Avenue.

  • Hang up and drive

    January 9, 2012 - 7:03pm

    The law enforcement community must be in constant communication with each other.

  • Speed bumps are necessary

    January 8, 2012 - 7:31pm

    I am calling in response to the Speak Up about needing speed bumps in Rocky Mount at Wal-Mart.I agree. We do need speed bump.

  • Rural area struggle as others recover

    January 7, 2012 - 6:48pm

    The counties in the Eastern part of the state, down east and that includes Nash and Edgecombe and also Wilson, Wayne and all the other ones that are suffering continue to suffer.

  • Republicans have accomplished nothing

    January 7, 2012 - 4:35pm

    I am calling concerning the article on Phil Berger who is the N.C. Senator who wrote letters to several mayors and our mayor here in Rocky Mount pertaining to annexation.

  • Bed won’t smell better over time

    January 6, 2012 - 8:44pm

    I am calling in reference to the question in Speak Up about mattresses smelling so bad.It is formaldehyde.

  • We need a change

    January 5, 2012 - 5:25pm

    The world is a very dangerous place.President Obama possesses none of the characteristics of a leader.He did not take decisive action in Libya.

  • Region needs economic help

    January 4, 2012 - 10:19pm

    This bad economy is too much to take. The businesses are like ducks in a shooting gallery.

  • Parking lot speeding threatens patrons

    January 3, 2012 - 10:44pm

    Something needs to be done about speeding in the Walmart parking lot in Rocky Mount.

  • Obama's cool hand serves U.S. well

    January 2, 2012 - 11:53pm

    The world is a very dangerous place.President Obama has the one trait most necessary in a leader and that is a cool hand.The man is cool.

  • Let troopers do the job they were trained to do

    January 2, 2012 - 12:14am

    I am calling regarding the Speak Up about the N.C. Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies using their cell phones and entering data while they are driving.

  • Lawsuit a waste of city money

    December 30, 2011 - 8:26pm

    Instead of the city spending so much money on a lawsuit, we should be spending that money to update the police department’s protection.

  • School could use high-tech security

    December 29, 2011 - 7:31pm

    I have just read in the paper about a 16-year-old boy who was arrested for firing a .38-caliber revolver at another teenager on the tennis courts at Rocky Mount High School.

  • Harboring a criminal is illegal

    December 28, 2011 - 7:47pm

    I wish the Telegram would do an article on how someone who harbors a murderer can be charged with accessory.

  • Local businesses need to provide quality goods

    December 27, 2011 - 5:10pm

    I am calling in reference to supporting the local businesses. I recently purchased a sleep mattress from a local manufacturer.

  • Obama's role is to give the orders

    December 26, 2011 - 4:39pm

    I am calling in reference to the Speak Up about President Obama not taking out Bin Laden.

  • Nurses work hard to help patients, too

    December 25, 2011 - 4:32pm

    I am calling about the Speak Up regarding Nash General Hospital and how well the doctors took care of the patient.

  • Some military won't be unemployed when they come home

    December 23, 2011 - 11:22pm

    I am a retired veteran with 22 years of military service.