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Henny Penny and FOXy Loxy
Henny Penny and FOXy Loxy Most of us are familiar with the children’s fable of Henny Penny and her concern with the sky falling. She panics and rallies/convinces many of her friends, Ducky Lu ...



Pause and give thanks
Pause and give thanks I am asking all of my political friends, which includes every one of you reading this letter, to please give thanks for our many blessings. We all have so much to be thankf ...



What's the real immigration problem?
What’s the real immigration problem? Do we really have a broken immigration system or do we have a broken immigration law enforcement system? Approximately 60 percent of the citizens of th ...



Changing the game
Changing the game In his recent speech on immigration and executive orders, Barack Hussein Obama tried to change the language and the game on us. Did you catch it? It was when he referred to the ...



Send President Obama a bill
Send President Obama a bill The real monarchists are the regular few who demand that the smaller mid-term voter turnout trump the much broader majority of this country who re-elected President Obam ...



His letter nailed it
His letter nailed it A.J., a conservative Republican, once again in a recent letter to the editor of the Times has with uncanny insight into the workings of the Obama administration nailed it, see ...



Are we there yet?
Are we there yet? “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury. After that ...



What the Bible says ...
What the Bible says ... Genesis Chapter 27 and 28 27: So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him, male and female created he them. 28: And God blessed them, and G ...




An exceptional performance Last Sunday was an exceptional afternoon! I was literally spellbound watching The Playhouse of Wilson’s production of “Jesus Christ Superstar!” Such ama ...



Thank you to some surprise visitors on Veterans Day
Thank you to some surprise visitors on Veterans Day My husband, Elmer Pittman had a wonderful Veterans Day. He has been bedridden for some time now and has Alzheimer’s disease. However ...




Worried about our direction Now that the election is over, I am hopeful the politicians in Washington get the message that we are tired in the way our country is being run or should I say ruined by ...



Random thoughts on the election
Random thoughts on the election It’s just one guy’s opinion, but neither party should feel too exultant or too defeated. True, results across the country indicate that the country is no ...



Thanks for help with Robin Run
Thanks for help with Robin Run The Wilson Family YMCA would like to thank everyone who helped make the 11th annual Robin Run a spectacular event. It was a day of smiles and a wonderful way to cele ...



Changes needed in college sports
Changes needed in college sports Surprise, surprise? Remember when Gomer would use this term frequently? Well, there really was a surprise with the latest UNC news. If he has read the newspaper ...



I want America back, don't you
I want America back; don’t you? Tonight as I was listening to the news, I became nauseated, thinking what has happened to the American people. We were once a Godly nation and today I believe ...



A response to superintendent's raise
A response to superintendent’s raise I don’t know about all the other taxpaying citizens of Wilson, but I was completely appalled with the article, “Superintendent Receives Raise ...



Reader perplexed by Explorers' 'new direction'
Reader perplexed by Explorers’ ‘new direction’ Over the past several years volunteers and advisors have worked with a group of young adults who wanted to learn about law enforceme ...




Reader perplexed by Explorers’ ‘new direction’ Over the past several years volunteers and advisors have worked with a group of young adults who wanted to learn about law enforceme ...



Should only rich kids learn foreign language?
Should only rich kids learn foreign language? I believe that Mr. Hinson and I are talking across each other. However, reasonable people with similar political views should be able to reach an under ...




Sifting through the rhetoric There has been so much rhetoric regarding the candidates for the office for sheriff. One of the most ridiculous points is Mr. Gardner’s camp clamoring for a debat ...




Confident in her choice With a great deal of interest, I have read and watched the activity surrounding the current Wilson County Sherriff’s race. From the beginning I was sure that the Wilso ...



Former commissioner weighs in on race
Former commissioner weighs in on race It’s time for the citizens of District 5 to make a decision regarding the future for all of Wilson County. It was my great pleasure to serve for 13 years ...



An opinion from a former Wilson County commissioner
An opinion from a former Wilson County commissioner As a former Wilson County commissioner, I take a particular interest in those races when they come around every four years. I follow the race for ...



It's time for a change
It’s time for a change The third highest paid sheriff in N.C., Calvin Woodard (CW), is running for re-election against another potential rookie (JG). We are expected to make a choice based up ...



Why take farm land for pipeline?
Why take farm land for pipeline? The proposed natural gas pipeline that nobody is really talking about has both good and bad consequences. Most of us applaud anything that gives us another source o ...




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