WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Re: “For drug offenses, unlock prison cells and let people heal,” guest editorial by The Fayetteville Observer, Tuesday: What is happening to our country? Laws are being ignored. Law … more
  I want to thank everyone who came out to the new monthly Conservative Men's Breakfast last Wednesday, April 17.  The guest speaker, Wilson City Councilman Tom Fyle, provided a great … more
This is a sequel to my April 6 letter, “Is Lady Justice really blind?” An acquaintance whom I will refer to as “the driver” related this turn of events to me. The driver was motoring north … more
There are many reasons why President Trump was right to say that anyone in Congress who is against Israel should resign. According to the Bible, it would destroy America if we ever turn against … more
ACT For Youth wrapped up its season with the final performance of “Wind in the Willows” before an enthusiastic audience who gave the young actors a standing ovation. At the strike party … more
April is the 33rd annual Alcohol Awareness Month. Founded and sponsored by Facing Addiction with the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence for 33 years, the theme this year is: “Help for … more
Re: “Butterfield sought blue light bill, had speeding tickets,” page 2A, Friday: I am shocked! G.K. Butterfield seeking special treatment from the North Carolina legislature. I can’t … 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
Now that they weren’t able to nail President Trump with the Russia probe, the congressional Democrats have moved on to obsessing about and fixating on his tax returns. Meanwhile, they are almost … more
Re: “WWII vet Eddie Price dies at 94,” front page, Monday: Eddie Price has been a faithful servant to all of Wilson and the country. It is sad to learn of his death, and I hope his family … 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
I would sincerely like to thank the city of Wilson for making the very generous offer of donating its property on Airport Road to Wilson County for a new animal shelter. It makes a lot of sense … more
Re: “Are drug dealers really responsible for fatal overdoses?” Times editorial, Wednesday: Drug dealers are responsible for each death caused by drugs they sell. They should be punished even … more
I see that Greenlight hit the 10,000-customer mark and I’ve been in that group for almost a year now. I am so glad I switched for both my office and home internet and phone connections. The … more
Re: “Far more evidence of Clinton’s criminality than Trump’s,” by Art Tozzi, March 25: The GOP and the Democratic Party seem to feel “holier than thou” should be replaced with “less … more
If you’ve recently endured the TV news or read the newspaper, you would have not missed the Jussie Smollett saga. It seems that Mr. Smollett faked his own mugging for the publicity to strengthen … more
So now some Democrats have introduced legislation — House Bill 514 — hilariously misnomered “Equity For All.” If enacted into law, this ridiculous bill would allow discrimination against, … more
We’ve heard of the many negative impacts from the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines. Nevertheless, like the TV ads say, “But wait, there’s more.” The “more” is more … more
Re: “White supremacists, radical Islamists share common traits,” by Cyrus Shamloo, Friday: No logical person will attempt to defend white nationalism, but no logical person can be silent when … more
I want to recognize the Wilson Parks and Recreation Department for its recent efforts at Lake Wilson Park. Just a few of the improvements include trimming the lake edge along the walking path. … more
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