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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
Before now, I disagreed with President Donald Trump’s description of mainstream news media outlets as “fake news.” I thought his comments were obnoxious, irresponsible and to a certain extent … more
Come we now to celebrate Him who appeared just because He loved us. He was born in a lowly state that’s transcendent from Glory. His life was short and yet He taught more than any man before … more
The holidays are a special time for families in North Carolina to gather and look ahead to the New Year with anticipation and enthusiasm. It’s also a time when we reflect on the past year, … more
This is the season of family gatherings and parties with friends. With the New Year coming, we will all have new dreams, hopes and challenges. Too often this opinion page is an endless battle … more
With all the commercialization of Christmas, many of us forget what the true purpose is for Christmastime. Christmastime is designed as a celebration for the greatest event since the creation of … more
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