WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
Art Buchwald, a famous satirist, stopped writing his weekly column during the Watergate fiasco because he “couldn’t write anything as funny.” If he were alive today, he would look at the … more
Re: “Trump shouldn’t cheapen Fourth with partisan potshots,” by Ann Y. Barnes, Monday: Why don’t you get a big “I Hate Trump” stamp and place it on your forehead so all will know? … more
At birth God grants us life, freedom and free will; how we use all these are up to us. It is our freedom and free will that allows us to make decisions for ourselves. God granted us freedom and … more
Donald J. Trump most likely will see his picture as a mug shot hanging in the post office rather than as a portrait in the presidential gallery of honor. Donald Trump is a disgrace to the office … more
As we all celebrated Thanksgiving with our friends and family, I had to take a moment to submit this letter. I am thankful for the Wilson community, and surrounding region, for attending the 14th … more
I’m not a very complicated person and my qualifications to be a full fledged member of the loony left are sparse, though my sister does live out in the la-la land of California. That said, I am … more
Re: Retirement of Wilson City Councilman A.P. Coleman: As one of the businessmen of the Wilson Forward group who contacted you more than 40 years ago about running for city council, I say — job … more
What do you believe? Why do you believe it? Did you just accept what you were told without question? Were you told what you must believe to avoid ultimate punishment? Were you taught to … more
Re: “Mother, daughter share coming-out story at Barton College,” Nov. 27: A thank-you to Kathy Proctor! Featured in a Wilson Times article with her daughter EJ, she represents thousands of … more
The only way by which a rabid animal can be eliminated is by killing it, thus safeguarding the health of a community. One of the political parties has been acting for some time now like a rapid … more
I have recently learned the disheartening news that my longtime dentist of 45 years, Dr. Bill Boles Jr., has left the very successful dental practice that he built himself, from the ground up. My … more
It is with a heart filled with gratitude that I realize that Wilson County is going to get a new animal shelter. The animals, who are sometimes referred to as “God’s other children,” are not … more
Folks are still struggling to get back on their feet from Hurricane Florence and Adams Carpet One would like to help them in whatever way we can — with your help. We have a job coming up in … more
A few weeks ago while going to Nahunta, I saw a couple of Wayne County sheriff’s deputies guarding inmates who were cleaning up the roadside trash along one of the secondary roads. As I had just … more
Re: “Trump, GOP to blame for soaring national debt,” by Deborah Baro, March 6: It’s obvious from reading your recent letter that you need some help with a dictionary. You say that Donald … more
While I read Brie Anne Handgraaf’s survivor story (“Victims further violated by flawed reporting system,” Thursday) I was moved by the clarity and measured description. While I, a man, can … more
The problem our country has is too many do-nothing Democrats in the House. It’s our fault; we elected them. There are people who were working for no pay during the government shutdown and then … more
If Kermit the Frog thinks being green is tough, he ought to try hopping in the shoes of old white men. Progressive-liberal misandrists want to suspend civil rights so women can level charges of … more
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