• Readers Hotline 8/10/15

    Show respect
    My mom was buried in a local cemetery two years ago. The headstone and footstone were pre-paid, but there is still a temporary marker bent by lawn mowers. My dad was a World War II veteran and was buried Christmas Eve. Not even a temporary marker on his grave with a two-foot pile of dirt still piled high. This is a disrespectful way to treat a veteran and his wife.

    Flag is embarrassing

  • Readers Hotline 8/5/15


  • Readers Hotline 8/3/15

    One sign only

  • Readers Hotline 7/29/15

    The future of Cuba

  • Readers Hotline 7/27/15

    Wants to know
    I think every state ought to have to report the address of their sanctuary cities so people like me who live in Virginia can know if we are living next to one. I think it is our right as citizens of this country to know who is living beside us and who isn’t. I don’t think that is too much to ask for.

    Flags at risk

  • Readers Hotline 7/22/15

    Just a travesty

  • Readers Hotline 7/20/15

    Crows invasion
    Terrace Lane residents never had crows until the garbage receptacles were overloaded and overflowing onto the street. Crows are mean. They kill rabbits and birds and make a trashy looking street. Be sure your garbage container lid is securely closed.

    Deer will multiply

  • Readers Hotline 7/15/15

    No easy job
    What I really think is shameful is someone again putting our president down. God doesn’t like that either. If he didn’t want Obama there, he would remove him. We need to pray for our president. That is not an easy job and no matter which way he goes, he will be criticized.

    Flag controversy

  • Readers Hotline 7/13/15

    Still curvy
    I want to comment on the article about the Route 89 new road going into North Carolina. I have driven for 54 years, all over the United States and Canada. You drive that road — I just drove on 89 this past weekend — and you show me where that has helped anything other than maybe making it worse in the curve. It is going to be the same thing that it was. North Carolina is just throwing their money away.

  • Readers Hotline 7/8/15

    Question of fairness
    A caller said was racism to say that you hate President Obama, but does that mean that it is not racism to say that you hate George Bush because he is not part of a protected minority? And, all this talk about the police officers being prosecuted for arresting blacks, where is the fairness in this country? If they arrest a black then the police are going to be prosecuted? I can understand why there are less people being arrested now.

    Friend and foe