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It was an appreciation breakfast
It was an appreciation breakfast When you write on a subject, at least know what you are talking about. Whey I wrote my article about the law enforcement appreciation breakfast that Bill’ ...




Why is there such fear of progress? I have been reading your coverage about the proposed natural gas pipeline. Why is there so much fear thrown like much from the progressive left. Fracking ha ...



Sheriff's race, car allowance and salary
Sheriff’s race, car allowance and salary Needless to say, Republican candidate for Wilson County sheriff, Joey Gardner, has done his homework according to the Saturday “Gardner rebuts ...




Why the inflated salary? I read in Sunday’s News and Observer, and I quote, “The sheriff of Wilson County with a population of 82,000 residents is paid more than his counterparts in Wak ...



Waiting for response from Woodard
Waiting for response from Woodard Several weeks ago I wrote a letter asking why sheriff deputies were no longer showing up for a breakfast. The sudden absence was curious. I invited the sheriff ...



Time to move on
Time to move on Congratulations to Mr. Williams’s rebuttal to my letter of Sept. 23. I have written dozens of letters to the editor in the past, and this is the second one that has ever drawn ...



Wilson lost a great community, volunteer leader
Wilson lost a great community, volunteer leader Last week, Wilson lost a great community and volunteer leader, Delois Jean Thomas at a fairly young age. She was devoted in helping anyone in nee ...



Christians, vote your conscience
Christians, vote your conscience I read two articles in the Wilson Times one titled, “Restrictions deny hundreds of votes’’ the second, ‘’Changes follow new laws.̶ ...



Animal issues are human issues
Animal issues are human issues I am writing in response to Carl Hinson’s letter to the editor published in WT’s Sept. 15, edition. Mr. Hinson stated although he had nothing personal ...



Christians, vote your conscience
Christians, vote your conscience I read two articles in the Wilson Times one titled, “Restrictions deny hundreds of votes’’ the second, ‘’Changes follow new laws.̶ ...



The race for sheriff and value of reserve deputies
The race for sheriff and value of reserve deputies I began working with the sheriff department in 1993. I was proud to be a part of one of the finest departments in the state and serve the citizens ...




Nick’s new ideas Nick, the questions about Benghazi, aren’t “why” and “why now?” They’re, “Why so long?” and “Why is this necessary?̶ ...




Thank you for excellent story, look at our history Periodically I read the Wilson Times online to stay abreast of issues, concerns and activities in the eastern part of the state. Earlier this w ...



Boy Scouts teaches life skills
My name is Gabriel Shumate and I am a Boy Scout with Troop 4. I am writing about how Scouts is a great organization. I used to be a Cub Scout and I received the highest rank, which is the "Arrow ...




Woodard is a strong leader Who is Calvin Woodard? He is a man who stands tall and stands with the law not with the power behind the badge. He fought hard to become sheriff of Wilson County. ...




They have no new ideas to promote After watching the Fox News report on their so-called investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on our embassy in Libya, the question remains for me, why, and ...



Breakfast time
Breakfast time Recently in Letters to the Editor, it seems that nothing is important except “Breakfast at Bill’s.” I hope this saga will not have the longevity as the letters conc ...



Why did Woodard say no to debate?
Why did Woodard say no to debate? In response to two different articles in the Wilson Times on Friday, I would like to make the following comments. Candidates For Sheriff Face Off At Forum: I ...



'Do not put words in my mouth'
‘Do not put words in my mouth’ In my response to the subject of deputies being absent, I exercised my First Amendment right, and I was not expecting such an attack by Mark Levin. To you ...




Busy law enforcement Stephanie Cherry, please reread my letter. At no time did I assume anything; I asked questions because I don’t know the answer. That is the polar opposite of assuming. ...



Making decisions about Relay for Life
Making decisions about Relay For Life This year marks the 30th anniversary of Relay For Life. What began as one man’s trek around a track to raise money for cancer research has become the lar ...



Kay Hagan is not a moderate
Kay Hagan is not a moderate I read Deborah Baro’s laughable letter to the editor. She seems to think the best candidate for the U.S. Senate is Kay Hagan. According to Deborah, Hagan represent ...



Maybe officers too busy for breakfast
Maybe officers too busy for breakfast I am appalled at the letters from M. Levin and B. Thaxton regarding the absence of our sheriffs at the law enforcement breakfast at Bill’s. These two ...



What is best for North Carolina?
What is best for North Carolina? It deeply concerns me when politicians resort to lying and misinformation just to win an election. We see evidence of this every day in the dishonest campaign ads r ...



Kay Hagan is not a moderate
Kay Hagan is not a moderate I read Deborah Baro’s laughable letter to the editor. She seems to think the best candidate for the U.S. Senate is Kay Hagan. According to Deborah, Hagan represent ...




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