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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 ...



City doesn't take responsibility
City doesn’t take responsibility As I passed a city of Wilson work truck the morning of Sept. 23, I had my windshield shattered by a flying object from the city truck. It was a split second ...



Susan Martin is the better choice
Susan Martin is the better choice It’s been a while since I wrote a letter to the editor, but felt compelled to do so now. While most people reading this have already made up their minds abou ...




Show pure joy with good message I had my happy face on from the moment the curtain opened and long after it fell. This past weekend, I was most fortunate to be in town for one of the showings o ...



Resident: Arrest a turning point in life
Resident: Arrest a turning point in life I am 31, born and raised in Wilson County. For roughly half of my life, I struggled with addiction, mainly addiction to pills or painkillers. I would like t ...



The government is failing us
The government is failing us The government is failing us. The national debt is approaching $18 trillion. In the past six years under the Democratic control the debt has grown $7 trillion. Our ...



Hats off to Wilson County Schools
Hats off to Wilson County Schools I have only the utmost respect for both Mr. Biddle and Mr. Hinson regarding their spot on political views. They are both excellent at getting their points across a ...



Support the kids in weekend musical
Support the kids in weekend musical This past weekend Wilson’s children’s theater ACT! for Youth put on an absolutely wonderful production of “Bye Bye Birdie,” to less than ...



Remembering teacher through columns
Remembering teacher through columns I enjoy the columns about nature — birds, animals and plants — that Jane Wood writes and has published in The Wilson Times. I especially liked the ...



What to do?
What to do? Now that a circuit judge has desecrated the institution of marriage as the divine union between man and a woman, what recourses does a minister of God’s word have? The attorney ...



Mr. Biddle has it right
Mr. Biddle has it right Mr. Biddle’s letters are factual, interesting and professionally written. I always look forward to his letters. I wish he would write more often. His letters are burst ...



Want Tillis to remain in legislature?
Want Tillis to remain in legislature? The majority of North Carolina voters voted Republicans in control of the North Carolina General Assembly after liberal Democrats made a big mess of the state& ...



Dog issue still not solved
Dog issue still not solved For over two years we have been dealing with big dogs of a neighbor. On May 3, 2013, while I was away from home, my wife called and told me to come home quickly, she was ...



Ever suspicious, ever watchful
Ever suspicious, ever watchful Being distrustful of government is a staple of freedom; in fact, we’ve had a legacy of cynicism toward government from America’s genesis. Therefore, we ar ...



Trying to understand ...
Trying to understand limp, distorted attacks I hope that I am not the only resident of Wilson who is both confused and disappointed in the issues being raised in the current campaign for sheriff of ...



Thank you Dr. Dewald, your overview was refreshing
Thank you Dr. Dewald, your overview was refreshing This is just a note to express appreciation for Dr. Dewald’s letter to the editor that appeared in The Wilson Times on Oct. 2, 2014. I a ...



On the views of candidate Bobi Gregory
On the views of candidate Bobi Gregory Before the 2011 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, Democrats controlled the state legislature back to when many in eastern North Carolina were st ...



Be more aware of domestic violence
Be more aware of domestic violence “A picture is worth a thousand words.” How true. The recent photos and videos all over the media depict the reality and ugliness of domestic violence. ...



Here are a lot of questions to ponder
Here are a lot of questions to ponder Every once in a while I write about things I don’t understand. If I was to list them all It would take me the rest of my life. Here are a few for starter ...



The view on sheriff's race from resident
The view on sheriff’s race from resident After reading all the opinions and statements by numerous people regarding the sheriff’s race, finally I felt it was time for me to give my view ...



The view on sheriff's race from resident
The view on sheriff’s race from resident After reading all the opinions and statements by numerous people regarding the sheriff’s race, finally I felt it was time for me to give my view ...



Full scope of 2nd Amendment in play
Full scope of 2nd Amendment in play Should the laws and regulations for open carry folks have the same privileges as those concealed carry permit holders when it comes to gun toting for protecting ...



Full scope of 2nd Amendment in play
Full scope of 2nd Amendment in play Should the laws and regulations for open carry folks have the same privileges as those concealed carry permit holders when it comes to gun toting for protecting ...



Enjoy life, take it more serious than you do
Enjoy life, take it more serious than you do You know the Lord has all of us on this earth for a purpose! Why don’t we try to fulfill it because as you know for a fact a lot of loved ones ...



Let your voice be heard
Let your voice be heard If time had permitted more to speak from the stage at the Wilson Moral Monday, here is what I would have said: When I was in the third grade, Rob was my best friend. He w ...




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UPDATE: 1 suspect caught in courthouse shooting
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1 released, 1 sought in courthouse shooting; search reveals criminal records; reward $10,000
Victims identified; Lewis released in courthouse investigation; courthouse open
As police investigate, calls detail chaotic scene
Superintendent receives raise
Susan Martin is the better choice
District hires 9 teachers; 5 teachers resign
The government is failing us
Sheriff vows to keep it positive
1 man dies, 1 injured in wreck
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Middle school roundup
Area calendar, Oct. 30-31
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