WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
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
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
We read your recent letter critical of your Democratic opponent, incumbent Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield. As friends who have known Jean for many years, we write to set the record straight with … more
I’d like to address a topic that’s never discussed. Many elderly and disabled people and veterans, I’m sure, will agree. They are doing without after working hard all their lives while many … more
I usually watch NBC Nightly News every night — not so much as to get the news; more for amusement. It should be named the Trump Bashing Show, because you can count on a lengthy tirade each night of … more
I am fed up with hearing from Joe Scarborough and other Republicans saying what a great president Ronald Reagan was. In my view, Reagan was the worst thing that could happen to the American working … more
On Sept. 17, 1918, the formal opening of the State Home and Industrial School for Girls (Samarcand Manor) took place. Until its closing in 2011, Samarcand ministered to the spiritual, academic and … more
Vidant Healthplex-Wilson is officially open for business. We cut the ribbon on Thursday and celebrated the great work required on behalf of many to get us to this point. We are excited to open this … more
Re: “Who are America’s true traitors?” by Mark Levin, Friday: Jan. 25 was the morning your letter appeared attacking Deborah Baro. I could not be more elated, as it is the same date of the … more
In Jon Sanders’ April 10 piece (“Local governments still don’t need to get in broadband business,”) his argument that private companies are best suited to close the digital divide in North … more
Through minimal research, I learned it’s illegal to dispose of dead animal carcasses in all Wilson County’s landfills. I spoke with Drew Hammonds, the eastern environmental program supervisor … more
Participating in athletics is an important part of the overall school experience for many students in Wilson County Schools. Beginning at the middle-school level and culminating with the final game … more
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