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.