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Monday evening I attended the Wilson Youth Council’s Awards Night, held at the city’s operations center. This is the year-end event where the high school students celebrate their achievements … more
On Sept. 25, the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson had a food giveaway. The complaint is that it does not make any sense for people to stand in line for five or six hours. We know … more
I laughed when reading the letter about Bruce Rose and James Johnson (“A reminder of why I left Wilson,” by Joshua Robinson, Oct. 23). Comments like “We don’t have no nightlife here. If you … more
Tom Campbell, in his recent column, made a pitch for restoring faith and trust in politics and public life. He asked, “Was it Vietnam and Watergate that destroyed our trust?” I write … more
Once upon a time, there was a peaceful land that lay in a wide valley sheltered between the angry, towering, dark-clouded crags of the Altright Mountains and the sun-capped ridges of the Rainbow … more
I join with so many Wilsonians in expressing sadness that A.P. Coleman is stepping down as a member of our city council (“Coleman cites health in council departure,” front page, Saturday). … more
John Hood’s column “State ranks high in education funding,” appearing in your Tuesday edition was a valuable reminder that North Carolina has established, supported and reaped the benefits of … more
Re: “Butterfield joins rural broadband task force,” Wednesday: I am glad to see that good old G.K. found something to occupy his time in Washington. The Rural Broadband Task Force sounds like … more
Our city of Wilson municipal elections are coming in November. It is important that Republicans go vote even though our city elections are nonpartisan. This year, we have two choices for … more
I support Mayor Bruce Rose for re-election. After learning about the Wilson Christmas Parade being renamed, I saw the mayor jump into action and address the situation. He wrote a letter to the … more
Our country has changed from a cigarette-smoking, fist-fighting, law-abiding, hardworking, God-loving and safe country to a baby-killing, drug-using, pot-smoking, lazy, gimme, hate-filled, … more
Don’t be fooled this election. Mayor Bruce Rose has always represented and worked for our citizens in Wilson. Under his leadership, we have seen U.S. Highway 301 upgraded, our downtown … more
As a past member of the Salvation Army of Wilson Advisory Board and past chair of social services and communications, I am compelled to reply to Tuesday’s front-page headline in The Wilson Times: … more
I’m writing in reference to Monday’s candidate forum. It was indeed a very eye-opening and sometimes scary event. A couple of candidates said a lot but gave nothing of substance. I mostly heard a … more
Re: “Trump operates on mob boss mentality,” by Bob Plesha, Sept. 21: Apparently, Mr. Plesha is attempting to take over from Nick Smith and Deborah Baro as the grand poobah of the Trump-haters … more
I support Mayor Bruce Rose for re-election. Mayor Rose has dedicated his life to Wilson. He is always bringing people together and treating everyone with respect and honor. You will see him … more
Again, I want to thank The Wilson Times for another professional coverage of the city of Wilson’s Veterans Day program. If not for your outstanding coverage, many of Wilson’s veterans who could … more
After I read Lorraine Edwards’s letter to the editor published Feb. 5, “Disrespect for President Trump is offensive,” I felt the need to respond. Some of the things you stated were very wrong … more
Our city elections are coming up on Nov. 5. Mayor Bruce Rose and incumbent Wilson City Council members are running for re-election. We are better as a community with our current leadership. We … more
A couple of issues are very concerning to me and should be to everyone. The first is the call for Medicare for all. This would make the government the single-payer health care system in America and … more
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