Where will money for education come from?
March 30, 2012 - 5:56pm
The president has come out and said he wants the governors of the states to resist cutting any funds from education.
Global warming means easier winters
March 29, 2012 - 5:20pm
Global warming might not be so bad if this past winter has been any indication.I can deal with warm or hot weather better than I can cold weather.
Give credit where it’s due on economy
March 28, 2012 - 8:10pm
The economy has come back, but no one wants to admit it.To admit it would be to give President Barack Obama credit, and we cannot have that, can we?
An answer about Obama
March 27, 2012 - 5:56pm
I am calling in regards to the Speak Up item, asking how President Barack Obama can associate with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
Bus drivers shouldn't use cell phones while driving
March 26, 2012 - 4:19pm
I am calling about the Rocky Mount Transit.I would like to know why bus drivers continue to use their cell phones while driving?
No one knows what dead celebs feel
March 25, 2012 - 7:54pm
I see where they have a new Michael Jackson tribute going around.
American voters need to wake up
March 24, 2012 - 5:36pm
It was obvious that the last election was about electing the first woman president or the first black president.
Don't leave small churches for no reason
March 24, 2012 - 5:35pm
I do agree that a senior pastor for a church should get paid more than a teacher because they do have a awesome responsibility but I disagree whole-heartedly with the fact that a member of a small church ought to leave their church in order to join a larger church to be pastored.
Top twenty percent still living well
March 23, 2012 - 6:48pm
The top twenty percent are doing very well today.They are living better this year than they were last year.
Watch that child
March 22, 2012 - 9:04pm
People need to be on the look out for small children. There are a lot of small children who have been playing alongside the roads.
Front of the bus for senior citizens
March 21, 2012 - 4:05pm
I am a senior citizen at 65 years old, and I want to complain about the young bus riders – the ones who are able to walk up on the bus without a lot of trouble.
How did city spend money on annexation?
March 20, 2012 - 8:55pm
I would like to see an accounting of the $1.5 million that Rocky Mount spent on the annexation.
Thankful for a mild winter
March 18, 2012 - 6:19pm
It has been a mild winter and of course it is not over yet but it is almost over and I am just so thankful for the mild winter.
Money doesn't help those 'at-risk'
March 17, 2012 - 5:53pm
There have been several articles recently in the paper about taxpayers funding pre-K education for at-risk four year olds.
How much American oil is sent overseas?
March 17, 2012 - 5:51pm
I am calling about the gas prices.
Romney reminds reader of movie villain
March 14, 2012 - 5:15pm
Mitt Romney reminds me of the character Mr. Potter in the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” with Jimmy Stewart.
Fatal shooting is just sad
March 13, 2012 - 7:03pm
I am calling in reference to the shooting that killed Christopher Curtis. It is just sad.The young man who killed him was a walking time bomb.
Accessories seem just as guilty
March 11, 2012 - 9:46pm
I have a question to ask.Isn’t true that if a person helps a criminal hide, especially in the case of a murder, they can be charged for harboring a criminal or as an accessory to the crime?
Fire dangers too high in Sharpsburg
March 10, 2012 - 5:07pm
I live in Sharpsburg and I am very concerned about the current mayor that we have.The mayor is not looking out for the needs of the citizens.
American has no president, just an endless candidate
March 9, 2012 - 10:43pm
This is a response to the Speak Up on Feb. 24.
This caller is so right.
I am glad to see a real comment about a real problem.
Obama our best president since Clinton
March 7, 2012 - 5:57pm
I am calling in reference to the Speak Up column about President Barack Obama.
Mailing center closure doesn’t help much
March 6, 2012 - 6:10pm
I would like to say a few things about eliminating the mail center.
Bush years put the country in deficit position
March 5, 2012 - 6:21pm
George Bush ran as a conservative but he did not govern like a conservative.He ran up huge budget deficit.
City needs more to draw people to downtown
March 4, 2012 - 5:56pm
I am calling regarding the revitalization of downtown Rocky Mount.I grew up here and I am now 61 years old.
City residents taxed too much
March 3, 2012 - 6:16pm
Everyone is tired of the wealthy land barrens in Oak Level complaining.They screech about taxation without representation.