WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
Thank you to The Wilson Times and Brie Handgraaf for the story on May 10, “Tax breaks promote historic preservation.” Historic buildings serve as a community touchstone — tangible icons of the … more
Guns, icons and general malaise seem to be driving opinions right now. The president says it’s not chaotic and yet at times he is out of bounds because White House people are not required to swear … more
The May 15 editorial “Protest politics a poor strategy for school fixes” concludes by noting that if the teacher rally in Raleigh harmed chances for legislative action on teacher salaries and … 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
There are a lot bad things happening daily — and a lot of them are reported. On the other hand, there are a lot of good things happening, most of which are not reported. One very good thing … 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
Referencing the Saturday article in The Wilson Times, “Woodard: Dog-Dumping Case Politicized,” we feel compelled to respond. We were unaware until reading Sheriff Woodard’s comments that animal … more
As commander of the Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 8, I want to take this opportunity to reach out to the veterans of Wilson County, especially to members of DAV Chapter … more
Let’s imagine Justice John Paul Stevens’ vision comes to pass and America institutes the largest gun buyback program ever. Grudgingly, law-abiding citizens turn in their guns to government agents … 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
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
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