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Re: “Tell school board that you deserve the right to speak,” In Our Opinion, Saturday: So, the board wants to take away the sign-up sheet at the board meeting. That is sad and so wrong in many … more
In response to In Our Opinion, “Tell the school board you deserve the right to speak” (Saturday), I wholeheartedly agree! As a new resident of Wilson and a retired public school teacher, I … more
The purpose of a school board is to bridge the gap between the people they serve and the administrative body they govern. In determining what course is best for a school system, a school board should … more
I have thought about this subject for a long period of time, so folks, grab your seat and here goes. First, I’m a true sports enthusiast — love it all, especially football. In 2016, the … more
I was asked by a neighbor why I quit writing to the newspaper. He’s not the first to ask. I thought I would tell you even though I very much doubt you will share it. I seemed to be arguing … more
The War Between the States was fought over states’ rights! The war became about slavery because years, ago, President Lincoln made it about slavery because he needed the votes to win the election … more
Our country is composed people from all parts of the world. They came here legally by way of Ellis Island. Most have obeyed our laws and have made our country stronger by their skills, work and … more
I am a senior citizen now, having been born in this wonderful state and in this beautiful city. One does not have to be a genius to figure our state is being poisoned by violence. Once again, racism, … more
Re: “Ignorance runs amok in Silent Sam’s toppling” by Jonathan Varnell, Wednesday: Apparently Mr. Varnell takes the position that the Civil War was fought primarily over the right of … more
Kevin drove himself to the ER after having packed dry ice around both his legs for six hours. They were subsequently amputated upon becoming gangrenous. Chloe longs to have her spinal cord … more
Re: Editorial cartoon by Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer, published in the Times on Aug. 15: The illustrated figure declares, “We can’t have private companies involved in the liquor … more
The Boy Statue aka “Silent Sam” has been pulled down by a lawless mob while the UNC-Chapel Hill police force stood by and watched. There was a time in this land when truth held prominence, … more
It goes without saying that if Trump had to start his administration at the level of economic chaos left to President Obama by the Republican administration of George W. Bush, this country and most … more
One question I have received since beginning my campaign has been, “What is your experience?” I am more than happy to tell all those interested. In 2005 I had the privilege to enlist in the … more
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