WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Following the Times’ exposé on the Wilson County school system, I wanted to make note of one day within the system that makes a clear illustration that great education can be had in our schools. … more
The inability of our elected leaders to compromise has led to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. I am proud of my work as a federal employee in service to the country I love. Federal … more
This letter is in response to Jerome De Perlinghi’s Dec. 26 letter urging all Wilson County citizens to eat downtown. Let me begin by saying that my entire family was born in Wilson County and … 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
As of today, I am sick and tired of all the bellyaching and complaints about building an animal shelter. These politicians need to take responsibility for their actions and build the new shelter. … more
On Monday, Dec. 31 around 4:10 p.m., I arrived at the Wilson Medical Center ER. I had fell on the sidewalk where I work. My face was bleeding, my glasses all scratched up. After arrival we waited … more
I usually watch NBC Nightly News every night — not so much as to get the news; more for amusement. It should be named the Trump Bashing Show, because you can count on a lengthy tirade each night of … more
In reading the article,” Schools adapt to drive for diversity: Public education faces challenges on many fronts,” (front page, Jan. 3) it would seem that diversity is a key driver for public … more
While shopping in the Piggly Wiggly store in Wilson in September, I purchased a 10-pound bag of potatoes. I came home and dumped them out on the table, but some remained in the bottom of the bag. … more
Enough is enough, it’s time that the individuals elected to represent the law-abiding citizens of the United States started to honor the duties and responsibilities of the office they … 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
The conduct of our county leaders regarding the animal shelter fund bait-and-switch is embarrassing. The blatant disregard and total lack of shame on the part of those we elect as “leaders” is … more
On Monday, Dec 31 around 11:45 a.m., my husband who has dementia fell forward on the sidewalk and split his head open, hurt his nose and bruised his face, his knee and his hand. We carried him to … more
Re: “Wishing for Wilson: New year must lead to new animal shelter,” Times editorial, Tuesday: When the citizens agree to fund a particular project, such as the citizens did for the new animal … more
As I approach a new year, I have new resolutions and new priorities. Time with old friends and new. Why do we choose New Year’s as a time to reflect and start anew? I have worked in EMS for more … more
The time for campaigning is over. Stop. It’s past time for you to do your job and govern. Stop the unending arguments over differing interpretations of the Constitution and petty politics. Set … more
The role of government is to maintain an environment for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness and not to manage the economy. The best government can do is take from some and give to others, … more
Re: “Year-end donations benefit charities, boost tax donations,” front page, Saturday: Your Dec. 29 article on charitable deductions ignores one key fact: Charitable deductions in tax year … more
When I was young, dentists always tried to get me to buy a mouthguard for sleep because I was bad about clenching (grinding) my teeth. I really, really wish I had! My molars are all crowns or … 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
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