WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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RALEIGH — In the January 1953 edition of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, a fan of the genre from Texas, Marilyn Venable, made her debut as an author. “Time Enough at Last,” … more
“Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” Sounds dire. A reaction to the National Climate Assessment published the day … more
It’s the time of year that brings a fond remembrance for folks of my generation and those from the generations slightly before. When we were younger, we were not blessed with the internet. We had … more
I wonder if Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar knew what they were getting us into 2,000 years ago. Those are the traditional names of the three wise men who decided it would be impolite to show up … more
‘Tis the season for Christmas parades in the area, and I get to cover a few of them as a reporter. It’s usually an easy, fun gig. People are happy and excited to see their friends and loved … more
As we observe Pearl Harbor Day, we remember North Carolina’s role in World War II. Our state boasts a large military presence today, most of which developed during the war. None of our historical … more
RALEIGH — In response to the toppling in August of the Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chancellor Carol Folt and other UNC leaders have proposed a … more
After a week of insisting that a meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina was going to happen, President Trump at the last minute sent out a tweet explaining that due to a … more
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