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Recent articles in The Wilson Times on combating drug abuse in Wilson and surrounding communities provide information on sources of help. A drug addict is someone who is devoted to taking drugs … more
In follow up of my earlier letter (“Work together to keep Wilson County clean,” March 2), I would like to report that I have continued to clean trash from N.C. 58. I have invested several hours, … more
For over a week now I had planned on writing a letter commending the Rev. Linda Walling, executive director of Hope Station, for the great accomplishment of the new family shelter, the Westview … more
After 36 consecutive years of governing the great state of North Carolina, we have gained a perspective that few will ever experience. Although our policies and political viewpoints often differ, … more
The next time a North Carolina family is killed in a car accident by a drunken illegal alien, thank Gov. Roy Cooper. The next time a 10-year-old little girl is sexually assaulted by an illegal … more
The U.S. government is making it very hard on the working person trying to make an honest living. It costs a lot of money to live these days. Do you hardworking taxpayers really know how much we’re … more
Today, I write another letter of critique that might yield the ire of tattoo enthusiasts, but I have no shame in placing this folly in the sunshine. The truth will set you free. Today my contempt … more
“The evil that men do lives after them. The good is interred with their bones.” — Julius Caesar What began with the removal of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” from public libraries and … more
Re: “Don’t trash our county,” by Deborah Webb, Wednesday: The night before Ms. Webb’s letter appeared in the paper, my husband and I, bothered by the trashy appearance of the road, spent … more
I’d like to share what a wonderful asset the Family Dollar store on U.S. 301 has been to me and my community. The one in my area has been restaffed with a young woman named Teresa Best, who was … more
On Monday night, the Wilson County Board of Education has the opportunity to show the public that its members are there to listen to the citizens. To restrict the people and put radical conditions on … more
The Immigration Reform and Control Act, or “Reagan amnesty,” passed on Nov. 6, 1986, granting amnesty to illegal immigrants who met eligibility requirements. In passing the act, both Democrats … more
The North Carolina General Assembly recently passed House Bill 370, which requires law enforcement to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Legislators voted on strict party lines, … more
Thank you, Wilson and The Wilson Times! The Wilson community has stepped up this year early to provide Christmas blessings and hope through the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. As a result of … more
Does the so-called Republican conservative party only see a woman’s right to choose as a moral issue, willfully denying the broader concept of the multitudes of folks denied health care needs as … more
Re: “Farmer-Butterfield’s record shines despite Fontenot’s mudslinging,” by Mildred Summerville, Saturday: This is Francesca Fontenot. I have been happily married to Kenneth just shy of … more
I am blessed to serve as a family physician in a tight-knit, rural community where many of the people we care for are not just our patients but also our neighbors and friends. Because I love this … more
There are many discussions in the media, and online, about “Russian interference” in our election system. While the Russian government has done so, there is been complete silence about other … more
As an elementary school educator in North Carolina and the president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, I visit classrooms and talk with educators every day about their concerns and what … more
  I want to thank everyone who came out to the new monthly Conservative Men's Breakfast last Wednesday, April 17.  The guest speaker, Wilson City Councilman Tom Fyle, provided a great … more
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