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A message to the Wilson community: Good job!   The stay-at-home order issued by the governor ends Friday. I think we made wise choices. We trusted God and heeded public health advice. … more
As former student body leaders and proud alumni, allow us to unequivocally express what the university’s official statement did not: we categorically denounce the expression of racism on our … more
A letter by Gene Nemechek appeared this week in The Wilson Times criticizing me for my support of medicaid expansion in North Carolina (“On Medicaid, don’t follow in Kansas’ sinking … more
Remember Silent Sam? Well, he’s back. Apparently, a group of prominent UNC graduates and disgruntled neo-abolitionists are offended by Chancellor Folt’s $5.6 million solution, dissatisfied … more
In the past I have not been a politically active person, even drifting into apathy at times, but I cannot stand by quietly now while corrupted leaders do brazen power grabs, let us know they think … more
I never met this patriot, but read his thoughts and beliefs in The Wilson Times frequently. He and I had a mutual friend who has also passed away and who wanted us to meet each other, but we never … more
The Kurds are the descendants of the ancient Medes spoken of in the Bible and were, in fact, the original Persians — 612 BC is considered their year 1 — who finally under their first leader, … more
Last night on ABC World News, there was the third-night continuation of a helicopter crash in Las Angeles that killed Kobe Bryant, a famous basketball player, his 13-year-old daughter and seven … more
Re: “What is Trump’s plan for the Middle East?” by Cyrus Shamloo, Saturday: Evil America, again? Yawn. Allow me to offer several commonsense, practical points that unwinds the cliche … more
Interesting story by CNBC at the shortened link https://cnb.cx/2Udp1f4. The main part of the story is “The U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis wrote a letter addressed to Alphabet CEO … more
Thanks to the retailers that have set aside specific hours for seniors-only shopping.  However, the response by the general public to these hours is a disgrace.  Really doesn’t … 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
Joy Smith of Mississippi attempted to “educate” readers in this forum (“Padded shoes, action devices don’t harm horses,” Aug. 15) about the federal Prevent All Soring Tactics Act (H.R. … more
Dear Grandpa, You have been such an important part of my childhood. From my earliest days, the lessons you taught me have served as my guide to a good and proper life. When I denied taking cookies … more
My name is Latoya Joyner and I am the community relations coordinator for Carolina Donor Services. I serve the eastern part of the state. I wanted to inform you about how impressed I was with the … more
Be thankful that you do not already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Guard against those politicians who promise to divide the wealth of the nation … more
As a military retiree, I am amazed at President and Commander-in-Chief Trump’s failure to understand the military. After the Iranian missile attack on U.S. forces, President Trump proclaimed to … more
In a recent article on your front page, a person running in the next election mentioned they helped Elm City get help in repairing its water and sewer systems. Is this fact or fiction? Also, this … more
I hope the new Wilson Times format of digital editions and print newspapers on Tuesday and Friday brings stability to the Wilson Times. The Wilson Times is an asset to the community, keeping … more
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