WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
While shopping in the Piggly Wiggly store in Wilson in September, I purchased a 10-pound bag of potatoes. I came home and dumped them out on the table, but some remained in the bottom of the bag. … more
After attending the May 18 public hearing held by the Wilson County commissioners on whether to sell the county’s home health agency and reading the May 19 news report of that session, I want to … more
I know Jean Farmer-Butterfield as a longtime friend, colleague and seatmate on the floor of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Through the years, I have served with many big names and … 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: “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
Re: “Give teachers a helping hand by funding supplies,” editorial, Saturday: Too bad. Do people really understand what teachers go through on a daily basis? A class of 26 students and books … 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
Re: “Cognitive dissonance: Malware for the human computer,” by Alvin R. Bass Jr.: Mr. Bass did a good job explaining cognitive dissonance in his Monday column, describing it as malware for the … more
A while back, a well-written opinion piece ended with “The need to bear arms is probably just as great today due to the violent culture that we live in as it was when our Founding Fathers … 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
What a “fan”-tastic idea to collect fans for those in need ! And with the community’s support once again, we have changed so many lives simply being able to provide them a fan during these hot … more
We want to take the opportunity to thank the many sponsors and participants of our inaugural bowling tournament, Bowling for Recovery, which was a fundraiser for the Flynn Christian Fellowship Home … 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
Re: “Product warnings reach peak absurdity,” by Joe Weaver, Saturday: I enjoy Mr. Weaver’s column most of the time. He has an imagination that runs a little wild, but that’s OK with me; a … more
I, along with a group of friends, just returned for the Summer Sounds show of “The Breeze Band Starring You!” This was one in a series of concerts to raise money to replace and improve the sound … 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
Last Wednesday’s editorial pages in the Times were especially newsworthy, interesting and entertaining. I can’t cover all, but there is one I can’t resist. The “Talk Back” column was a … more
Love: What is it? Is it something you do for a certain amount of hours, days, months or years? I thought love is something that lasts for eternity. Is it something that lasts only when things … 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
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