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Improvements needed to animal control ordinances
Improvements needed to animal control ordinances I have been receiving emails for weeks concerning a chained up dog. Over the years, I’ve seen many dogs in similar conditions. They are tie ...



Seriously ironic and sarcastic
Seriously ironic and sarcastic In response to Bill O’Boyle response, when he asks if I was being ironic or serious or a combination, Yes Bill, it was a combination. Serious irony. Sarcasm ...



Reader offers reply and his own take
Reader offers reply and his own take In Henry IV, Part I, Falstaff makes a terrible pun by telling a friend about the lovable Mistress Quickly, “A man doesn’t know how to have her;̶ ...



Picture worth a thousand words
The picture in last week’s Wilson Times of the arrest of a convicted felon suspected in the death of a young woman speaks volumes. A picture can truly be worth a thousand words. Thomas E. ...




God bless and God speed What a shame to read that Quince, a Southern Bistro has closed it’s doors! A huge loss for Wilson for the patrons that loved dining and drinking at this restaurant. ...



Saddened by fire
Saddened by fire This morning I read the article “Fire Damages Bill’s” and was saddened by what had happened, as well as and how some of the customers responded. Here we have a fi ...



We need God back in our lives
We need God back in our lives Thank you, Dr. Bane, for bringing to light what many of us should have done during the expanded media exposure of Cecil, the lion. A terrible shame our Wilson Time ...



Prejudice and self-respect
Prejudice and self-respect My dictionary offers several meanings of the word “prejudice,” but the one closest to the application of today’s society is “Intolerance of or dis ...



The forgotten children at Christmas
The forgotten children at Christmas Last Christmas I helped Candy Taylor distribute presents for over 3,000 children through the Toys for Tots program at the New Christian Food Pantry. Candy had 43 ...



Can picture change nation's direction?
Can picture change nation’s direction? In 1862 the photograph of Gordon, an escaped slave who made his way to freedom, stiffened Northern resolve in the fight to abolish slavery and preserve ...



Stop looking the other way
Stop looking the other way I am sad. In the last week, two tragic stories related to animal and human rights were uncovered. A protected lion was illegally poached and killed in Africa, and it ...



Chance, the dog that needed a chance to live
Chance, the dog that needed a chance to live Again, I am writing a letter that concerns me greatly. It’s about the outright misrepresentation of facts concerning the Pit Bull dog by the name ...



Written law or not? Tethering a dog in Wilson County 24/7
Written law or not? Tethering a dog in Wilson County 24/7 Tethering 24/7 is the law Animal Control uses, but is it the law? Who instructed them to allow this to happen? It’s not writt ...



Grant will go a long way
Grant will go a long way We are fortunate to have many businesses, civic groups, and corporations that support education in Wilson County. Last year I was chosen to be a recipient of the CenturyLi ...



A free public education?
A free public education? Two facts about education in the U.S.: 1) You must attend school from grades 1-12 (traditional, charter, home, etc.) 2) It is supposed to be at no cost to the stude ...



Truth and tolerance
Truth and tolerance If you’re old enough to remember the Superman TV series you can probably recall a portion of the opening voice-over, “truth, justice, and the American way.” I ...




What have Republicans produced? As a lame duck president, Obama continues to build most favorably on his extensive domestic and foreign policy achievements. Not seen or matched since the era of ...



Greatness of incompetent bureaucracy
Greatness of incompetent bureaucracy It has been my intention for quite some time to openly express my opinion of the administration of veterans’ problems, but I had decided to wait a while ...




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