WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
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: “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
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
Rep. James Gailliard made the right decision to uphold Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the anti-choice, anti-woman, anti-doctor, anti-health care Senate Bill 359. In his June 7 op-ed, Rep. Gailliard … 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
Today while shopping at one of my favorite places, Raleigh Road Garden Center, a lady approached me and asked where I had picked up a certain item in my arms. I told her where to look within the … 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
Re: “If House impeaches Trump, Senate won’t convict,” by Carl Hinson, Saturday: Surprise, I agree. For now, anyway. Truly if the votes to impeach Trump were held today, then the Senate would … more
I recently had to set up an account with the city of Wilson’s customer service area to have a new water meter set for the construction of a new home. I had a great experience at the city in dealing … 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
The city of Wilson has formed several committees to look at improving the appearance and function of U.S. 301, which runs a considerable distance through the city. Well, it appears that House Bill … more
Kudos to Sen. Rick Horner, R-Nash, and our own County Manager Denise Stinagle and commissioners to work with Senator Horner in getting the state legislature to appropriate $200,000 in the state … more
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