WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
Who knows when life will throw you a curveball? My family experienced this almost two years ago. What do you do? Who do you turn to? We turned to the wonderful people of Wilson County Home … more
I am always amused by the worst of the worst local conservatives attempting to win over the “hearts and minds” of the independent or undecided voters who live a reduced lifestyle thanks to the … more
Re: Talk Back comments on Wilson Medical Center CEO Mark Holyoak’s initiative to improve the emergency department: You wake in the morning and you suspect flu symptoms. At 8:30, you call your … 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
Last week I wrote a letter to the editor “Purging infrequent voters, requiring ID isn’t suppression.” The letter drew a number of comments on The Wilson Times website. I guess they did not want … 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
On Sunday, a particular Greenlight channel that I wanted to watch had been off the air all afternoon, so I emailed Greenlight asking what the problem was. Within 15 seconds I received a phone call … more
A while back, I wrote a letter that you published in your paper (“Blame county commissioners for lack of animal shelter funds,” April 28). Today, what I’m writing about is also a true … more
Gone are the days when we did not have to lock our doors. We had an excellent watchdog; we named him Spot. He was a black and white dog with black spots going from the nose to the middle of his … more
Re: “Beware Trump’s creeping fascism” Deborah A. Baro, Wednesday: As I compare Ms. Baro’s letter with the definition of “fascism,” the word is more fitting of Ms. Baro, President Obama … more
My name is Maxwell Bane, but you can call me Max. I am 15 years old and I am a freshman at Fike High School. I am a lot like most teenagers — some days I don’t want to get out of bed and go … more
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
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
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
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