WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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 to … more
Re: “Mother, daughter share coming-out story at Barton College,” Nov. 27: A thank-you to Kathy Proctor! Featured in a Wilson Times article with her daughter EJ, she represents thousands of … more
Re: “The ‘Three Liberaleers’ falsely blame Trump for hate, discord,” by Carl Hinson, Nov. 15: Yes, Mr. Carl, for sure I do resemble that remark of repetitiveness. This less than … more
As we all celebrated Thanksgiving with our friends and family, I had to take a moment to submit this letter. I am thankful for the Wilson community, and surrounding region, for attending the 14th … more
The Immigration Reform and Control Act, or “Reagan amnesty,” passed on Nov. 6, 1986, granting amnesty to illegal immigrants who met eligibility requirements. In passing the act, both Democrats … more
Thank you, Wilson and The Wilson Times! The Wilson community has stepped up this year early to provide Christmas blessings and hope through the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. As a result of … more
Re: “Mother, daughter share coming-out story at Barton,” Tuesday: Surely the realization that one’s child is gay or anything else on the LGBTQ? smorgasbord can be concerning and perhaps a … more
I’m writing this letter in curiosity. I’ve noticed that on the “Tell us what’s on your mind” section of the opinion page, it clearly says personal attacks and unverifiable factual claims … more
Why is it so hard for people to visit someone in a nursing home? What is it that is so repugnant that a person seems so much better than those who have had to be transitioned to a different lifestyle … 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
Re: “Encourage dog-walkers to clean up after their pets,” by Mike Radford, Sept. 5: The recent letter regarding suggested improvements for dog walkers using Lake Wilson’s trail is an … more
Do you remember Andy Griffith’s “What It Was, Was Football”? Griffith’s description of his first football game was hilarious. And so was the Durham Performing Arts Center’s performance of … more
Re: “Lawsuit opens new front in state’s war on gerrymandering,” guest editorial by The Fayetteville Observer, Tuesday: Drawing up voting districts, a comment by the writer stuck out like a … 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
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
When will the Wilson County Board of Education actually be transparent? When will the board actually make decisions with public input instead of smoke and do-good statements? Having smart … more
Re: “‘The Three Liberaleers’ falsely blame Trump for hate, discord,” by Carl Hinson, Thursday: The Three Liberaleers — we have a brand! I will order T-shirts. I had to go back and … more
The purpose of a school board is to bridge the gap between the people they serve and the administrative body they govern. In determining what course is best for a school system, a school board should … more
I’d like to share what a wonderful asset the Family Dollar store on U.S. 301 has been to me and my community. The one in my area has been restaffed with a young woman named Teresa Best, who was … more
On Monday night, the Wilson County Board of Education has the opportunity to show the public that its members are there to listen to the citizens. To restrict the people and put radical conditions on … more
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