WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Robocalls have gone from being annoying to being criminal! I delete “calls received” regularly. On Friday evening I emptied the box. On Tuesday, there were 44 “calls received!” We wanted … more
Liberals consider individual liberty to be the most important political goal, and emphasize individual rights and equality of opportunity. I just copied that definition down from a multi-page … more
Every single business, private or public, should model its customer service after the city of Wilson’s electric linemen! We had a tree fall on a utility line, tearing down the pole and … more
Critical race theory proposes that a person who is racist cannot even recognize his own racism and thus perpetuates his racial animus through his own obliviousness. This sets the accused up for … more
Re: “Weigh Trump’s results, not the distractions,” by Tom Haitema, Monday: I was not a Trump supporter, but when Trump was elected I was willing to give him a chance and eager to see him … more
Illegal immigration is again in the news because of Mollie Tibbetts’ murder in the heartland by an illegal immigrant. The debate seems to increase and decrease over whatever news story is … more
Wilson County hit the jackpot in the redistricting process for the 2018 elections. Now we have Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield and all her energy, attention, effort and most of all, her experience and … more
Re: “Encourage dog-walkers to clean up after their pets,” by Mike Radford, Sept. 5: The recent letter regarding suggested improvements for dog walkers using Lake Wilson’s trail is an … more
Who is Mollie Tibbets? Mollie was a 20-year-old college student who was murdered while jogging in August. Other than it being a capital crime, what else is significant about Mollie’s death? She was … more
Re: “Trump a disgrace to the American presidency,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Sept. 3: Congratulations, Nick, you have reached a new pinnacle of hatred and done so with very few words. … more
I’m not a very complicated person and my qualifications to be a full fledged member of the loony left are sparse, though my sister does live out in the la-la land of California. That said, I am … more
What do you believe? Why do you believe it? Did you just accept what you were told without question? Were you told what you must believe to avoid ultimate punishment? Were you taught to … more
In response to the letter entitled, “Trump a disgrace to the American presidency,” (by William T. “Nick” Smith, Monday) a heartfelt WTF — Where are the facts? The writer has been … more
Our kids and our future are misled by this unethical, lying autocrat who lavishes praise on dictators, watches his cohorts go to jail, increases our national debt and yet promises a cheaper, better … more
If you are a grandparent or parent, what do you imagine when think of your child’s future? College campuses filled with rioters? Flying bottles and large crowds at each other’s throat? Your son … more
Re: “Trump a disgrace to American presidency,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Monday: I believe you have conflated your personal dislike of Trump with dubious “facts” and condemned the … more
On a Monday, Sept. 3 visit to Lake Wilson Park, I counted over 40 cars — some said more. I observed bicyclists, kayakers, fishermen, runners, disc golfers, walkers and walkers with dogs. One … more
I understand the anger toward President Trump for disrespecting the veteran John McCain, and I recognize that he did, indeed, show disrespect. Putting aside for the moment that John McCain might … more
Donald J. Trump most likely will see his picture as a mug shot hanging in the post office rather than as a portrait in the presidential gallery of honor. Donald Trump is a disgrace to the office … more
The current Wilson County Board of Education passed a restrictive public comment policy that limits the public from speaking during monthly board meetings. We, as parents, teachers, school … more
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