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A great focus on good news
A great focus on good news I read with great interest the Opinion column appearing in your July 30 edition entitled “Celebrating The Good In Our Community.” I applaud you for makin ...



Thank you to Good Samaritans from Wilson
Thank you to Good Samaritans from Wilson We want to thank the Good Samaritans who stopped to help us when JoAnna experienced a medical emergency Sunday, July 26, around 4 p.m. on west-bound Route 4 ...



Memories lost and gained
Memories lost and gained Wow, with conversations lately about a book “What pet should I get?” written by Dr. Seuss, I’m reminded of some years ago. A friend asked my husband, ...



Family doesn't want sewage spray on family fields
Family doesn’t want sewage spray on family fields I read in disbelief about the proposed plan of Elm City to put a sewage spray field on Homestead Road. The land that Elm City has purchased t ...



Reader: A few things to consider
Reader: A few things to consider Re: “Who failed to follow procedure with the dog named Chance.” (7-22-15). The saga of “Chance” reminds me somewhat of police brutality that ...



Who failed to follow procedure with the dog named Chance?
Who failed to follow procedure with the dog named Chance? I wonder who was not following procedure on state law when it came to a dog named Chance? On the first of July, the man and woman were a ...



What have we lost?
What have we lost? A rather naive yet not unintelligent young friend took offense to a comment in which I suggested (rightly so) that we are witnessing the end of the republic and, therefore, the e ...



It's just a bad deal
It’s just a bad deal After two years by the direction of President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and his clones from several other countries have finally made enough concessions that I ...



Lawmakers, if anything, have their priorities
Lawmakers, if anything, have their priorities It is not guns nor domestic terrorism and violence they’re obsessed with that scares today’s Republicans. No, it’s voter fraud as ...



Reader: Recent letter amusing and sad
Reader: Recent letter amusing and sad The recent letter “Flag should be left alone” was a very amusing, and yet sad, letter to read. As a person whose family ancestor signed the Declar ...



Don't understand fear of solar farms
Don’t understand fear of solar farms I don’t really understand the fear and confusion much less the divisiveness of the solar farm question I admit. I suppose that tradition has a pa ...



Let's all do our part to keep Wilson clean
Let’s all do our part to keep Wilson clean This letter to the editor concerns litter that is consumed on Tilghman Road as well on other roads that are being used for excessive traffic. I ...



Money affects both sides in politics
Money affects both sides in politics I agree with Nick that huge amounts of outside money used to affect politics is dangerous. I applaud his outrage, indignation and concern. I do have one q ...



Reader: Flag should be left alone
Reader: Flag should be left alone It seems as though it is becoming more and more difficult to write an editorial, due the fact so many bad things are happening in our country and to our country. I ...



Opportunity Scholarship made a difference
Opportunity Scholarship made a difference The N.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program has truly been a blessing to my family and many others across our state. Allowing families to attend the priva ...



A Democracy, not a theocracy
A Democracy, not a theocracy In reference to Mr. Taylor’s letter, we live in a Democracy not a theocracy. It’s for that reason, among others, that we broke from England which, like ...



Are we as free as we think we are?
Are we as free as we think we are? Independence Day has arrived. The one day when patriotism and the American flag is honored. The beaches are full of people resting, swimming or just soaking i ...



'The rest of the story'
‘The rest of the story’ “And now, the rest of the story.” Paul Harvey’s famous introduction to overlooked bits of history provides a nice segue to discuss Nick Smith&# ...



Money and power negate the individual vote
Money and power negate the individual vote To acquire an understanding of the ideology that drives the inner workings of today’s GOP, and how it maneuvers and manipulates the money to power w ...



Don't eliminate driver's education funding
Currently, the law requires that drivers under the age of 18 complete 30 hours of classroom training, 6 hours driving with an instructor, and 60 hours of behind the wheel training. With the new budget ...



Reader: Churches should welcome LGBTQ people but not affirm lifestyle
Reader: Churches should welcome LGBTQ people but not affirm lifestyle In reference to June 29th article about “Wilson Churches Coming Together” by Rev. Tuck Taylor, no where in the Bibl ...




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