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Again I want to thank The Wilson Times for another professional coverage of the city of Wilson’s Memorial Day program. If not for your outstanding coverage, many of Wilson’s veterans who could … more
Re: “County must fund new animal shelter in this year’s budget,” Times editorial, Saturday: On Saturday, after reading the most recent editorial regarding the Wilson County Animal Shelter, … more
I was saddened today when I heard the news of Billy Ray Lucas Sr.’s death. He was a forefather of the Church of the Salvation Army of Wilson, which has been closed for some time due to the … more
Re: “The demise of a political party,” by Julia Yancey, Tuesday: In a recent letter, Ms. Yancey declared that the Democratic Party may be sowing the seeds of its own destruction. She cites … more
There is a movement in the United States to upend the electoral college and effectively replace it with a national popular vote. I believe this to be not only unwise, but it would be a mistake of … more
As I walked down the concrete sidewalk in the middle of the kennels, the stench of urine hit my nostrils and almost made me wretch. But I was on a mission. We wanted another dog; one whose life we … more
I have lived in Wilson County all my life and we raised our family here just as my parents and my grandparents did. Our children are now raising their children here as well. We live out in rural … more
Re: “Animal shelter is ‘crumbling,’ but does county care?” Times editorial, Saturday: The county commissioners who willfully and continually misled us about our tax dollars going to a new … more
The only way by which a rabid animal can be eliminated is by killing it, thus safeguarding the health of a community. One of the political parties has been acting for some time now like a rapid … more
Re: Retirement of Wilson City Councilman A.P. Coleman: As one of the businessmen of the Wilson Forward group who contacted you more than 40 years ago about running for city council, I say — job … more
As the school year draws to a close, it is time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and all those who supported them in their successes. The Eastern North Carolina School for the … more
May 18 marked exactly one month since the release of the Mueller report. Let’s review what we’ve learned. The investigation found no evidence that anyone on the Trump campaign actively … more
Monday evening I attended the Wilson Youth Council’s Awards Night, held at the city’s operations center. This is the year-end event where the high school students celebrate their achievements … more
The Wilson Rose Garden held a tour and raffle for prizes and a wonderful chance to see artist painting roses in the bright sunlight of a wonderful Sunday afternoon May 19. We are from Wilson, … more
Democrats in the House have passed the most oppressive law for women, mandating all schools must allow transgender males to participate in girls’ sports. This will eventually end all female sports, … more
Can we do something sensible and practical for a change? Our animal shelter is located in the ideal place. It is accessible and any noise bothers no one. The large amount of land around it will … more
At the end of World War II, trials were held in Nuremburg, Germany, the site of the huge Nazi rallies. The site was chosen symbolically based on German history old and new. “Judgment at … more
Re: “Butterfield joins rural broadband task force,” Wednesday: I am glad to see that good old G.K. found something to occupy his time in Washington. The Rural Broadband Task Force sounds like … more
John Hood’s column “State ranks high in education funding,” appearing in your Tuesday edition was a valuable reminder that North Carolina has established, supported and reaped the benefits of … more
Re: “Medicaid expansion can come with costly side effects,” by Keith Lerro, M.D., Saturday: Regarding the Times letter citing Rhode Island’s experience with Medicaid expansion, one … more
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