WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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With all the controversy about the University of North Carolina’s decision concerning the relocation of the Silent Sam statue, students and faculty at UNC archrival Duke University must be … more
Having read the guest editorial, “Efforts may combat the proliferation of irritating robocalls” in The Wilson Times (by The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, West Virginia, Dec. 18), please let me … more
There will always be nations, so any attempt to suppress nationalistic sentiment is like trying to suppress nature: Very hard, and dangerous, to do. What does any of this have to do with our … more
My first thought as I pen this missive is to state as Richard Nixon would say: “Now, let me make this perfectly clear...” that I am well aware that all citizens of this great country are … more
When voters head to the polls on Election Day, they need to know their vote will count. Based on available evidence, computer scientists have clearly stated that paper ballots marked either by hand … more
I am not surprised by Franklin Graham calling on Pete Buttigieg to repent for being gay. I consider Mr. Graham to be one of the narrow-minded individuals who accepts the view that homosexuality is a … more
Re: “Howell’s heroism saved students’ lives,” by Hal Tarleton, May 4: Your column was excellent for the most part and well deserving for a hero such as Riley Howell. Sadly, you didn’t … more
Re: “Deputies: Dog found starving, owner charged,” front page, Friday: Some people should never have pets. We are their caretakers. If you can’t handle it, do not ever have a pet! This is a … more
Re: “Adopted cat’s love is a treasured blessing,” by Elizabeth Ann Pittman, letters, July 22: What a warm, uplifting, feel-good letter. Thank you for sharing, Mrs. Pittman. Bill … more
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band performed on a rainy and stormy Friday night (April 19) to a small but lively audience whose members were dancing in the aisles before the show ended at … more
Since the China-U.S. trade friction began, some opinions have voiced that China should make concessions if it wants to buy itself more time for development. This belief is ridiculous and … more
I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and commend Mike Bell and his staff for the outstanding job they have done in promoting the Wilson Tobs at Fleming Stadium here in Wilson. … more
I am almost 72 years old and I still cannot get used to the hypocrisy of Democrats. Reps. Deb Butler and Jean Farmer-Butterfield are “shocked and appalled” at the actions of the Republicans. … more
This is an additional thank you to Gary Proffitt’s July 15 Wilson Times letter thanking the Wilson Energy crews. The huge oak limbs that fell in the streets at the corner of Canal and Sulgrave … more
Re: “‘Lying Donald’ and a trail of broken promises,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Sept. 7: In the past, your letters, if not informative, were at least comical. Now they are just … more
The Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 is honored and believes the residents of Wilson and Wilson County should share in that honor. Two of our members, John R. Lucas and Adjutant and … more
Ask any Democrat and he or she will tell you Donald Trump is totally incompetent and has destroyed our country. Listening to the Democratic debates, you soon learn that Trump has led us down the road … more
Trump’s motto for leadership comes straight from Machiavelli’s “The Prince” — “He who seeks to deceive will always find someone who will allow himself to be deceived.” That pretty much … more
We live in what I call the microwave era. Food can be ordered and served in minutes. The internet allows us to access information in seconds, as compared to the hours or days it would take searching … more
Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield has stated in the paper and at her “listen and learn” events that she lives in Wilson County. This disputes the fact that her mortgage loan, a public and sworn … more
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