WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
Letters
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Nancy Hawley’s letter of Aug. 8 draws a parallel between President Trump’s behavior and his competence, concluding that, economic strength and other achievements aside, the president is … more
Those of you who read The Wilson Times’ opinion page have seen several columns where Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield is promoting Medicaid expansion in North Carolina. She has claimed that thousands … more
There are many discussions in the media, and online, about “Russian interference” in our election system. While the Russian government has done so, there is been complete silence about other … more
There is only one way to end the daily madness of gun violence in America. On Nov. 3, 2020, from dogcatcher to president of the United States, vote every Republican out of office. Jeffrey … more
The internet was created using government funds with two mundane philosophies: • 1. Only the brightest and richest should control the world. • 2. The market is always right. No matter … more
  Re: "Trump's 'incompetence' looks a lot like success," by William E. Biddle, Monday:  President Trump's supporters defend his behavior with sheepish responses like, "Yes, I know he … more
There are two competing narratives regarding Russian-Iranian cooperation in Syria — one, that Russia and Iran are time-tested allies who smashed the West’s geopolitical conspiracies over Syria; … more
Ask any Democrat and he or she will tell you Donald Trump is totally incompetent and has destroyed our country. Listening to the Democratic debates, you soon learn that Trump has led us down the road … more
I work as a landlord with a great company, and I hear so many horror stories every day about landlords. Some of these folks leave me with my jaw dropped because I cannot believe the negligence these … more
In February, I presented to the county commissioners much-needed modifications to the Wilson County animal control ordinances. By creating precise and specific wording, these changes would eliminate … more
I would like to bring to the attention of the American people what I believe is the biggest threat to the well-being of this country that no Democrat running for president has addressed — the … more
When President George W. Bush launched Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001, he believed his war in Afghanistan would be a walk in the park. Still today, President Trump is negotiating with the Taliban … more
The Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 is honored and believes the residents of Wilson and Wilson County should share in that honor. Two of our members, John R. Lucas and Adjutant and … more
My first thought as I pen this missive is to state as Richard Nixon would say: “Now, let me make this perfectly clear...” that I am well aware that all citizens of this great country are … more
Re: “Adopted cat’s love is a treasured blessing,” by Elizabeth Ann Pittman, letters, July 22: What a warm, uplifting, feel-good letter. Thank you for sharing, Mrs. Pittman. Bill … more
This is an additional thank you to Gary Proffitt’s July 15 Wilson Times letter thanking the Wilson Energy crews. The huge oak limbs that fell in the streets at the corner of Canal and Sulgrave … more
I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and commend Mike Bell and his staff for the outstanding job they have done in promoting the Wilson Tobs at Fleming Stadium here in Wilson. … more
Russia has strengthened its ties with Iran in recent years as part of Moscow’s increased geopolitical importance in the Middle East and to this end along with Germany, France and Britain, initiated … more
Over the last several months, there’s been a lot of discussion by political candidates about government-mandated minimum wage and “living wage.” Minimum-wage jobs are great for those just … more
In “Science camp offers fun, learning: Sallie B. Howard School hosted monthlong program,” (front page, Monday) a teacher reflected that she encouraged hesitant students to participate in an … more
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