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“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” — Arnold Bennett, English writer This quote relates somewhat to the subject in this note. … more
Mr. Leach, you have outdone yourself. Your recent missive, “The Blame Game” (Commentary, June 27) has to be the worst drivel you have written. Several Wilsonians had hoped that not seeing your … more
Years ago, I used to live in the small farming community of Grantham in Wayne County. We used to have a black and white cat named Mary Ann. There was a hole in the back porch screen door that she … more
May the truth be told, I’m tired of people saying that because someone goes around shooting up schools, clubs, churches and shopping centers and killing other citizens that they are mentally ill … more
During the past few weeks, the Salvation Army Social Services Department has had several visits from BB&T’s Lighthouse Project, whose volunteers provided items to help our clients and families … more
Re: “The blame game: Deepened racism in America” by George Leach, Wednesday: Teachers encounter misomusists on a daily basis and attempt to encourage them to acquire knowledge in their areas … more
Recently, The Wilson Times ran its editorial "Licensing quacks undermines trust in medical doctors" (Tuesday) questioning the General Assembly upon its decision to STUDY the field of Naturopathy and … more
With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, Phantom Fireworks would like to remind our friends and customers that some pets adversely react to the lights and noise of fireworks. With a little extra … more
Re: “Pay attention to Ohio’s voter purge law” by Rep. G.K. Butterfield, June 20: Ohio has a law that’s been upheld by the courts that allows people to be purged from the voter … more
You know that life has its advantages and disadvantages, but overall you can take those negatives and make a positive outcome of the situation if you keep trying to succeed. Man is not in control … more
Re: “Pay attention to Ohio’s voter purge law” by G.K. Butterfield, guest column, June 20: Representative Butterfield plays the race card again to try to prevent fair elections by attacking … more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has used scripture to justify “imprisoning” children as young as 4, keeping them separated from loved ones indefinitely. The Bible can be used for good or bad. … more
I am surprised and disappointed concerning your Friday, June 22, publication of the editorial cartoon from Antonio Branco on the “MS [mainstream] media.” To allow even a hint that God does not … more
North Carolina's 1st Congressional District Rep. G.K. Butterfield wrote in a recent column for the Times that he believes the sacred right and privilege to vote should not receive every possible … more
Water flows downhill and along the path of least resistance. Money, on the other hand, seems to only rise like steam in a pipe — channeled upward. That’s certainly the case with the fracked … more
On Tuesday afternoon June 19, after several maneuvers around downtown, I was trying to find an access to a street that will take you to Wilson Medical Center. A very nice young city of Wilson … more
My week in Wilson: All started out well, until... The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park event last Wednesday evening was fantastic. Attendance was good, the band was great and everyone seemed to be … more
Re: “Wilson needs more dining, shopping to prosper and progress” by Terry Horne, Saturday: I, too, have lived in Wilson all my life. If Mr. Horne hasn’t “seen much progress in bringing in … more
Every citizen in the state of North Carolina age 17 and over is a member of the state militia. Membership is outlined in N.C. General Statute Chapter 127A. The applicable part is G.S. 127A-7, … more
Last Wednesday’s editorial pages in the Times were especially newsworthy, interesting and entertaining. I can’t cover all, but there is one I can’t resist. The “Talk Back” column was a … more
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