WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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In April of 1912 an impressive cruise ship departed Southampton, England. It was headed to New York City. En route, the ship almost collided with an iceberg. Urgently, the ship swung wide and avoided … 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
A huge thank you to the people of Wilson and surrounding counties in making our spring food drive a real success. I must admit I was concerned that the turnout would be low with it being so cold … 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
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
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