Lawsuits over annexation wastes taxpayer money
December 23, 2011 - 11:21pm
My call is about the annexation lawsuit.The city of Rocky Mount is suing the great state of North Carolina over the current annexation law.
Thanks for the Christmas decorations
December 22, 2011 - 6:00pm
The property on Wimberly Drive is decorated again.
What will soldiers do when they come home?
December 20, 2011 - 6:22pm
Have the people in charge thought about all of those soldiers who will be coming home from Iraq and what they are going to do?
Military found Bin Laden, not Obama
December 19, 2011 - 5:04pm
I have to say this and I am sorry but President Obama did not get Bin Laden and take him out.
Thank you to the doctors at Nash General Hospital
December 18, 2011 - 10:22pm
I spent one night in Nash General Hospital. Everyone who treated me was so sweet and kind.
President eager to toot his own horn
December 17, 2011 - 9:19pm
I am calling in reference to the Speak Up column about the president not blowing his own horn.
Important sign should be visible
December 16, 2011 - 5:21pm
Why are there five signs for Route 43 and five signs for Route 48 on the Betts Highway and not one sign indicating there is a hospital ahead?
Where will the jobs be found?
December 15, 2011 - 11:20pm
They should stop telling people that unemployment has decreased.People need to remember this is the holiday season.
Firefighters kind and efficient
December 14, 2011 - 5:39pm
I am calling in reference to the city of Rocky Mount and its fine fire stations and firefighters.
Make sure security alarms work correctly
December 13, 2011 - 11:46pm
This is just a reminder for people who go in stores with items that have been purchased from another store and the security apparatus goes off.
Why not shut down other post offices?
December 12, 2011 - 5:22pm
I am calling in reference to the U.S. Postal Service on George Street.
People are paying for benefits everywhere
December 11, 2011 - 9:15pm
I am tired of hearing the city say that people living near the city and in the proposed annexation area are not paying for the benefits they receive from the city.
Benvenue Road needs sidewalks
December 10, 2011 - 11:09pm
I am calling in reference to the Speak Up column about sidewalks.
Obama simply does his job
December 10, 2011 - 11:08pm
This president does not blow his own horn, and I don’t know why that is.
Age limit on elected offices needed
December 9, 2011 - 5:45pm
There should be an age limit on elected offices that are running the country. We need new ideas not outdated ideas.They need to stop the favors.
Everyone doesn't have to work for the government
December 5, 2011 - 5:55pm
My comment is in reference to the Speak Up about government jobs.It sounds like this caller would like for everyone to have a government job.
Gas tax makes a lot of sense
December 4, 2011 - 11:33pm
I like the idea of the gas tax paying for the repair to the roads.
Remember people in the service industry this time of year
December 3, 2011 - 5:12pm
At this time of year, especially, it is important to remember the people who work for tips – the people in the service industry.
Welcome to the real world
December 3, 2011 - 5:12pm
I heard a lot last week about retail employees having to cut their Thanksgiving short to go to work on Thanksgiving, due to earlier hours for Black Friday.
Gas companies are overcharging
December 2, 2011 - 6:06pm
I recently went to Virginia and gas prices were about $3.27 and at most places it was $3.10 per gallon.
Senators can help with foreclosures
December 1, 2011 - 7:33pm
Every day I read the paper and see all these foreclosure notices and it makes me depressed.
Poor areas need bus service too
November 30, 2011 - 9:14pm
I would like to know why is it in the poor areas they don’t have bus shelters for people catching the bus?
Butch Davis should have been fired
November 28, 2011 - 4:55pm
It is sour grapes for Butch Davis to make a self promotional video saying that he should not have been fired from his job at UNC.That is why coaches are paid the big bucks – to win games and to run a clean program.
Kids involved in Penn State scandal are not ruined
November 27, 2011 - 9:45pm
I support the column in the sports pages on the ongoing investigation at Penn State University but I have problem with one statement.
There are alternative ways to deal with rude cashiers
November 26, 2011 - 5:58pm
My comment is regarding the Speak Up about cashiers who carry on a personal conversation in front of customers.