WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Re: “Trump a disgrace to American presidency,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Monday: I believe you have conflated your personal dislike of Trump with dubious “facts” and condemned the … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services strives to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve, those we touch through our community partners, in the lives and families of our … more
On a Monday, Sept. 3 visit to Lake Wilson Park, I counted over 40 cars — some said more. I observed bicyclists, kayakers, fishermen, runners, disc golfers, walkers and walkers with dogs. One … more
Under the state misdemeanor confinement program, counties are reimbursed to house misdemeanor offenders for the state. Taxpayers are paying for low-level offenders to sit around, sleep and play cards … more
We had our home of 28 years catch on fire in Stantonsburg on Feb. 2. We had insurance as most folks do but have been displaced with no house or RV camper available to rent. We have two dogs and … more
On Sunday morning, April 14, the Lord God called home Wilson County’s “veteran’s veteran,” Eddie M. Price. Or, as we veterans say, the Supreme Commander called Eddie to report to him. In … more
Today I am writing about a subject that might backfire and cause me pain in the future, but I guess I am a glutton for punishment with full steam ahead for disaster. Medicare is a so-called … more
White supremacists regard radical Islamists as their polar opposites, but upon further scrutiny, their hateful ideologies resemble each other. Both worldviews are paranoid, exhibit a toxic blend of … more
Re: “First legal hemp seedlings sprout,” front page, April 29: What a wonderful state of affairs that Wilson County agriculture is in the vanguard of the coming hemp revolution. Young farmers … more
To the culinary illiterate of Wilson, a chili dog is a hot dog bun filled with a weiner and topped with chili — not a bun filled with chili, that’s a sloppy joe. I asked for a chili dog at a … more
Liberals consider individual liberty to be the most important political goal, and emphasize individual rights and equality of opportunity. I just copied that definition down from a multi-page … more
Two-party politics is the virus of ignorance and journalism is the bad-tasting cough syrup that everyone hates. It’s true, and we’re all to blame. Let me explain. We all know them. They post … more
The month of May takes on special significance for the Wilson Chamber of Commerce and greater Wilson business community. We join a national observance of Small Business Week during the first week of … more
In the past year I have been fortunate enough to work on several film and television projects. I have traveled to Georgia, before the new abortion bill, and more often to South Carolina. Why? … more
Every single business, private or public, should model its customer service after the city of Wilson’s electric linemen! We had a tree fall on a utility line, tearing down the pole and … more
Re: “Pastor arrested on child porn charge,” front page, Friday: While we never want to have a story about sexual abuse be necessary, it is one of the dark truths that we sometimes find … more
Remember the children’s story where we were warned of a wolf in sheep’s clothing? A forewarning to not necessarily trust someone who appears kind and friendly. In the same essence, we are … more
Re. “Privatizing liquor sales is wrong for North Carolina” by Larry Etheridge, May 8: Please be aware that my comments are to discuss the control of alcoholic beverages and not the morality of … more
Re: “Cartoonist misses the mark on climate change,” by Charles Nimitz, Saturday: The Wilson Times may want to consider continuing its source for its political cartoons with Antonio Branco as … more
Re: “Trump apologists double down on unwavering loyalty,” by Nancy N. Hawley, Thursday: Honesty compels me to say that, at times, I wish the president were more diplomatic, but after eight … more
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