Reader offers business a new slogan
September 5, 2012 - 5:41pm
The business profile about the motorcycle hearse called “Streets of Gold,” the owner of the business stated he loved motorcycles and wanted to take it to the next level.
President is running the country
September 4, 2012 - 11:20pm
A recent caller to Speak Up asked the question, “Who is running the country?”President Obama is running the country.
Washington isn't paying attention
September 3, 2012 - 10:52pm
I don’t believe the leaders in Washington have the United States as their major concern.
Ryan against government spending
September 2, 2012 - 4:51pm
Congressman Paul Ryan says he opposes government spending on principle, that he is against all government spending.
How does health care law work?
September 1, 2012 - 7:50pm
To be quite honest, I don’t understand how the president’s new healthcare plan is going to work once it is fully implemented.
Eastern side of Edgecombe County can grow
September 1, 2012 - 7:50pm
The push for establishing new businesses seems to be in Rocky Mount basically for Nash County.
Animals deserve better treatment
August 31, 2012 - 5:11pm
This call is in reference to the way some people treat their animals in Rocky Mount.
Big thanks to the fire department
August 30, 2012 - 6:04pm
I am calling to thank the fire department on George Street for taking the time to show my grandson a private viewing of the fire trucks and to give him a lesson of exactly what firemen do.
Reader defends Paul Ryan
August 29, 2012 - 9:26pm
I was reading the Speak Up where a caller was questioning the ability of Paul Ryan to be a decent running mate for Mitt Romney in the presidential election.
Voter must decide who is qualified to be president
August 28, 2012 - 6:20pm
I am surprised to see Mitt Romney pick a congressman to be his running mate.
Unemployment numbers now viewed as political opportunity
August 27, 2012 - 6:16pm
There was a time when eight percent unemployment was viewed as a tragedy than a situation that called for an emergency drastic measures.
Obama didn't make it on his own
August 26, 2012 - 3:09pm
My comment is in reference to a speech that President Obama gave last week.President Obama said that those who have didn’t earn it.
City hurts Bel Air Artisans Center
August 25, 2012 - 8:47pm
Bel Air Artisans Center is a breath of fresh air to downtown Rocky Mount.
The owners are big proponents of downtown redevelopment.
United States failing like Roman Empire
August 24, 2012 - 9:01pm
I am sorry to say the United States is on a downward trend just like the Roman Empire.
Paul Ryan makes presidential vote easier
August 23, 2012 - 8:54pm
I would like to comment on Mitt Romney choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate, or VP choice.
Thanks for returning found debit card
August 22, 2012 - 8:58pm
I would like to give a big “thank you” to the person who found my debit card at Harris Teeter and turned it in.
What war did Obama serve in?
August 21, 2012 - 5:28pm
I am calling about the Speak Up that stated neither Romney nor Bush went to Vietnam or fought in any war.
ObamaCare is a crock
August 20, 2012 - 8:06pm
The rebate that ObamaCare is bragging about is a trick.
Romney out of touch with American public
August 19, 2012 - 7:12pm
I would like to make a comment about Paul Ryan being chosen as Mitt Romney’s running mate.
Everyone has forgotten those who lost unemployment
August 18, 2012 - 11:12pm
I am calling in reference to the letter to the editor by Robert Peele on unemployment.
Confederate Monument has a right to be there
August 18, 2012 - 11:11pm
I am calling in response to the letter to the editor about the Confederate Monument.
Unions destroyed the Post Office
August 17, 2012 - 6:30pm
The U.S. Post Office could return to the black if they would just get in there and slash the pay and the benefits of the employees.
Obama does have a chance
August 16, 2012 - 5:11pm
I would like to make a comment in response to the Speak Up caller who stated President Barack Obama does not have a chance to compete with Mitt Romney.
There are still good people in the world
August 15, 2012 - 6:24pm
This Speak Up is to the individual who turned in my mother’s purse at Walmart on Aug. 5.
Every member of Congress should be fired
August 14, 2012 - 11:20pm
The economy is terrible. Unemployment is too high. Business investments are way down.Nothing is going on.