WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
It’s baffling to me why people will always condemn an individual for service to the people of the United States; especially an individual who relinquished control of a business worth billions in … 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
Each Father’s Day, we celebrate husbands, partners, fathers, brothers and sons. But can we also celebrate their commitment to good health? Studies show that men are less likely than women to … 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
I have been living in Wilson and Wilson County all my life. I haven’t seen much progress in bringing in new business or restaurants that other towns have had for years. What’s up with this? Are … 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
It is not clear when the Democratic National Committee and old media bestowed the term “liberal progressive” upon their constituents. A hundred years ago, “liberal progressives” were called … 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
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
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
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
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