Competition led to Biscuitville closing
November 11, 2012 - 11:04pm
I hate to see Biscuitville close out and leave town. They made a nice biscuit.
Toll should be put on Interstate 95
November 10, 2012 - 5:07pm
There is a lot of misinformation out there about tolling I-95.
Reader says report churches that break the law
November 10, 2012 - 5:06pm
In a recent Speak Up a caller stated how a minister at a church spoke from the pulpit telling members to vote for a specific candidate.
Reader distrubed by Board of Elections
November 9, 2012 - 6:57pm
I found out something earlier that disturbed me.
Media needs to say this is a depression
November 7, 2012 - 11:20pm
The news media needs to stop all of this talk about the Great Recession.We are in a depression.
Reader worries about parking downtown
November 6, 2012 - 12:02am
I went downtown recently, and Main Street looks good, however, they have cut out most of all of the parking.
Churches are doing all they can to help feed the poor
November 4, 2012 - 10:07pm
I am calling with a response to the Speak Up that asked what are the churches doing with their money besides buying vans and building facilities instead of spending more to feed the poor.
Obama's spending hurt America
November 3, 2012 - 6:39pm
The federal deficit has exceeded one trillion for the fourth straight year under President Obama’s watch.
Republican talk unsettles markets
November 3, 2012 - 6:38pm
I am calling about the economy and why people are worried about the economy not growing.
Stimulus saved America
November 2, 2012 - 7:37pm
The funniest commercial this campaign season is the one where Romney/Ryan tries to suggest the stimulus money was wasted.Does anyone remember 2008?
How could anyone vote for Obama again?
November 1, 2012 - 4:51pm
This is in reference to the Speak Up where the caller stated they could not believe anyone would vote for Mitt Romney.
Military spending could be cut
October 31, 2012 - 10:01pm
Mitt Romney in every campaign event says he wants to increase military spending.He wants to give the Pentagon more and more money.
Churches should stick to the Bible, not politics
October 30, 2012 - 10:37pm
I recently attended a church service – or so I thought.
Reader talks about importance of having an education
October 29, 2012 - 10:12pm
In today’s economy, those with education are doing pretty well.The unemployment rate for college graduates is along the order of 4 percent.
Local orchestra group should get more support
October 28, 2012 - 7:21pm
I recently went to two shows at the Dunn Center. One was a Tar River Orchestra concert and the other was a concert brought in by the Dunn Center.
Politicians' actions upset reader
October 27, 2012 - 8:48pm
I don’t like the comment made about Senator Richard Burr recently in the Speak Up.
Water worries will come with chicken plant
October 26, 2012 - 5:45pm
Headline News “War over water in Texas.”Pumping 3 million gallons per month to Sanderson Farms of our precious resource will soon cause the same in Nash County.
How can Obama support gay marriage and Christ?
October 25, 2012 - 10:55pm
My question is how can President Barack Obama support same-sex marriage and be a Christian who believes in the Bible?
How is new school policy any different?
October 24, 2012 - 5:19pm
Speaking to teachers, I am not sure I understand what Dr.
Where is the balance in Speak Up?
October 23, 2012 - 9:30pm
Every time I read Speak Up, there is a comment that is negative toward President Barack Obama.
Reader talks about the wealth of certain presidents
October 22, 2012 - 11:23pm
In reading the Speak Up recently about the riches of the candidates for president, would you believe John Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt were two of the richest presidents we ever had?
Reader comments about Romney’s performance as governor
October 21, 2012 - 7:44pm
Mitt Romney talks about the great job he has done as governor.
Girl's shooting shows why U.S. shoud leave Afghanistan
October 20, 2012 - 9:54pm
It was awful that the Taliban tried to kill that little 14 year old girl in Afghanistan just because she was trying to get an education.
Why is new Family Dollar built so high?
October 20, 2012 - 9:53pm
Every time I drive passed the site of the new Family Dollar on Wesleyan Boulevard at the intersection of Harbor West Drive it upsets me to see how high that place has been allowed to build up.
Vice president did a good job
October 19, 2012 - 9:09pm
Obviously based upon the responses in Speak Up concerning the presidential debate, I must say that I am not surprised at the results that were published.