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Your top 5 ideas to bring growth, buzz to Wilson

It didn’t take a professionally produced “master plan” or a blue-ribbon panel of community leaders to develop a list of five opportunities for Wilson’s growth and development. We shared Wednesday’s editorial about …

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Politics and religion always mix

RALEIGH — William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and a key orchestrator of protests against Republicans in the Tar Heel State, is a minister. He serves as pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in …

It’s time to raise legislator pay

Free RALEIGH — A fellow reporter and I tried recently to make a list of N.C. legislators who have traditional, 9-to-5 jobs. Our list was short. Few can balance the legislature’s grueling schedule with the demands of a boss and set hours. …