Doctors will be well paid no matter what
July 20, 2011 - 6:07pm
All this stuff about reduced compensation being paid out to physicians is a lot of nonsense.
Photo ID requirement good for voting
July 19, 2011 - 4:27pm
I personally think having to show a photo identification before you can vote is a wonderful idea.
The government is its own worst enemy
July 18, 2011 - 6:06pm
I just want to comment on John Hood’s column on July 10th on park fees. I say again the government is its own worst enemy.
New highway may be dangerous
July 17, 2011 - 10:26pm
The person who called in about making a U-turn at Hunter Hill Road and Winstead Avenue should cross over Hunter Hill and check out the turnarounds that are there to help you make a U-turn without a stoplight.
Stop being lazy, get your voter ID card
July 16, 2011 - 7:23pm
The excuse that some people are too poor, have no transportation, no insurance and other things that they need in order to get the required ID voter card is just nonsense.
Kudos on the Jim Clark Foundation article
July 16, 2011 - 7:22pm
I would like to congratulate Laura McFarland on the wonderful article that was in the July 5 paper about the Jim Clark Foundation.
Annexation change should led to change in taxes
July 15, 2011 - 5:33pm
Since the people who live in the county do not want to annexed and have any responsibility towards the city of Rocky Mount even though they use our city streets and have access to all public facilities, why don’t we just let the people who live in the city pay all the city taxes and all the people who live in the county pay all the county taxes?
Review boards concerning death are necessary
July 14, 2011 - 9:12pm
The panels that U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers recently alluded to are not death panels.
We’re in a trickle down recession
July 13, 2011 - 8:43pm
I have no doubts that Renee Ellmers’ medical practice has been hurt by the economy, the one that she and her husband run together.
Americans are patriotic
July 12, 2011 - 6:49pm
Americans are feeling more patriotic than they are given credit for.
Winstead Avenue becoming unsafe
July 11, 2011 - 6:05pm
I would like to say that they have made the biggest mess I have ever seen on Winstead Avenue.
Gas prices decrease but at what cost
July 10, 2011 - 10:59pm
I was calling in concern over the gas prices in our area. It seems as if the gas prices are coming down.
Thanks to Falls Road Baptist Church School
July 9, 2011 - 8:47pm
I would like to thank Falls Road Baptist Church School for meeting the needs of many families in the Rocky Mount area for 40 years.
Water loss reason enough for no Sanderson Farms
July 9, 2011 - 7:07pm
Someone needs to wake up the citizens of Rocky Mount.
More jobs needed in region
July 9, 2011 - 7:06pm
The Speak Up column a few days ago was so very true about the news being an odd thing.
City needs to step up and clean up
July 8, 2011 - 4:34pm
The city contacted an individual about cutting their grass.
Hood should explain where jobs will come from
July 7, 2011 - 7:03pm
I read John Hood’s column on July 3, and he said, “a prudent budget recently passed by the legislature would save North Carolina taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year and create thousands of new jobs.
Require photo ID to vote
July 5, 2011 - 11:13pm
I would like for Mr. Barber or anyone else to explain to me how requiring an ID at the polls will suppress the minority vote?
Bike patrols can benefit city by helping clean up parks
July 4, 2011 - 7:07pm
Since the Rocky Mount Police Department is now using bicycles as part of their crime watch, maybe they can be put to good use to eradicate the perverts that park in the parking lot at Battle Park.
Thanks to Rocky Mount Prep
July 3, 2011 - 9:35pm
It is never too late to give credit where it is due.
Schools need teacher assistants
July 2, 2011 - 3:37pm
I am calling in regards to the article about the school system cutting teacher assistants. Take Rocky Mount Prep for a prime example.
Many senior citizens dependent on Medicare
July 2, 2011 - 3:36pm
I was reading Julia Manning’s letter to the editor about Medicare.
Water worries point to future problems
July 1, 2011 - 6:46pm
On two different occasions in the last few weeks, I have seen in the newspaper where city officials are asking people in the area to conserve water.
The recession is still being felt
June 30, 2011 - 9:40pm
The news is an odd thing. If you listen to the news, it will say the recession is over. The recession ended some time last year.
End war in Afghanistan quickly
June 29, 2011 - 6:05pm
I agree with the editorial to end the war in Afghanistan. It has gone on way too long. At some point, we have got to draw an end to it.