WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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How much is your life worth? Unfortunately — and in the eyes of the law at least — it depends on the color of your skin, the color of your attacker’s skin and your chosen occupation. Allow me … more
When the good Lord delivers you out of bondage from drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, lies and any addiction plus crime, you do not go back to it. Let your past be your past! You can’t keep living … more
Re: “Farmer-Butterfield saved jobs, helped Wilson County families,” by Lee Rodio, et al., Thursday: It’s nice to see that Farmer-Butterfield’s two campaign managers, two deputy campaign … more
My name is Stephanie Cyrus and I am running for the District 7 Board of Education seat because I care deeply about the children of Wilson County. I believe in the power of education and I want to … more
The hate coming from the left in the comments and letters to the editor have much more to do with political party bias than people think. For example, many of you know how Deborah Baro is always … more
My job as a voter is to choose candidates who I think will do best for my community, state and nation. These candidates tend to be conservative Republicans. David Gelernter captured my views and … more
Re: “Calls for violence must be discontinued,” by Ed Feulner, Oct. 22: Judging from his recent op-ed, Mr. Feulner lives in another universe. Projection and gaslighting, maladaptive behaviors … more
I’m writing to relay some exciting endorsements of Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield in her campaign for re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. “I’ve had the pleasure of … more
Re: “Fact-checkers provide irrefutable proof of Trump’s lies,” by Colin R. Leisy, Oct. 19: I read your letter and am still trying to figure out: What is your point? I had previously stated … more
Jamal Khashoggi was strapped to a table and dismembered alive by Saudi Arabian henchmen on Oct. 2. His pain and bloodcurdling screams were broadcast to the outside world on his Apple Watch for the … more
I felt compelled to respond to letters in your newspaper, “Trump just as professional...”(Oct. 3) and “Kavanaugh vindicated...”(Oct. 23) as they are offensive and misleading. Trump IS a … more
It is nearing time to make serious decisions and vote! Wayne Willingham is a lifelong Wilsonian, graduate of Wilson County Schools and has a vested interest in the school system. He has three … more
Monday’s letter, “Fontenot should campaign on the issues instead of denigrating Farmer-Butterfield’s character,” seemed more apropos of an obituary than a defense of Representative … more
I wonder how citizens feel having voted for G.K. Butterfield when realizing that he takes their vote for granted. He is so confident that voters will vote for the color of his skin and not his … more
Hundreds of young children started school this year. One says, “Mommy, it’s so long,” and it is, after such carefree times. A year is a huge slice of a child’s life. Normally, the place where … more
You know things in life have changed over many years in this world today, so please tell me why schoolchildren are still walking back and forth to school. If you haven’t noticed, people and crime … more
I was a lifelong resident of Nash County until I moved to Wilson County in June 2017. After moving to Wilson County, I met Kenneth Fontenot at a gun show at the fairgrounds; he was handing out … more
Re: “Fontenot should campaign on issues instead of denigrating Farmer-Butterfield’s character,” by Linda Cooper-Suggs et al., Oct. 22: Ms. Farmer-Butterfield’s supporters’ … more
In a time when there is a great deal of mistrust encompassing media and government, there is something that I stumbled upon that could make things better, or at least more transparent. To give even … more
My name is Willie R. Williams and I am a retired chief of police for the city of Wilson and currently serving as interim chief of police for the city of Rocky Mount. I have talked with Mr. Wayne … more
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