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In reference to and in wholehearted support of a recent letter by Ashley E. Robbins Jr. (“Can Wilson County work together to curb roadside littering?” Jan. 30) I want to clean up our roadsides. … more
First, I would like to say I was against the death penalty, but now I am sure there is a need for the death penalty for certain crimes. I am speaking about the cowardly scumbags who use a motor … more
I know of no one who has been more of a pest to their friends and family than I have over the subject of solar electric farms in North Carolina — not to be confused with rooftop solar panels on … more
I have known Jean Farmer-Butterfield for many years. I’ve been able to observe her leadership firsthand and have seen the numerous positive effects she’s had on the Wilson community. She’s … more
A piece of research has been presented by Data for Progress and the Justice Collaborative Institute showing that more than 50% of Republican voters are in favor of a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. … more
My dad has had a great run as the mayor of Wilson! He lost tonight by around 255 votes. After serving 30 years with the city of Wilson Fire Department, eight consecutive wins and 28 years as … more
Again, I want to thank The Wilson Times for 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
On May 22, our community lost another icon. Gloria Burks was an educator, a musician, a parent, a friend and much more to a lot of people. She and I were like sister and brother by another … more
I am B.J. Britt. Born and raised in Wilson, North Carolina. Growing up with my cousin Carlton Stevens, legs under the same table, I always looked up to him, as well as his parents Aunt Carol and … more
Now is a good time to debate democratic socialism in an intelligent manner and without any name-calling. Adolf Pronk Wilson more
We thought we left our family in Maryland, but it seems we had “family” at Parker’s Barbecue in Wilson that we didn’t know about until today. Please let me explain. Leaving … more
We are living in a time of historical civil unrest due to police brutality that led to the most recent atrocity, the murder of George Floyd, all while in the midst of an international pandemic called … more
Recently I had an opportunity to sit with Carlton Stevens and hear from his heart the passion he has for our community. As a local businessman, Carlton has witnessed the effects of substance use and … more
Re. “Black coaching hires still at dismal level in NFL,” by Tim Dahlberg, Thursday: By no means do I mean for this letter to suggest any hostility toward African Americans, Hispanics or Anglo … more
Re: “Trump-hating isn’t the answer to COVID-19” by Carl Hinson, Tuesday: Having blind faith in a blatant liar, Mr. Hinson defends the lack of response from the current administration. … more
“Oh” what a beautiful evening. Friday evening finds us at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center anticipating the opening of ACT For Youth’s presentation of “Oklahoma!” The lights grow dim, the … more
I was walking this morning at Lake Wilson and had this thought. A woman can “elect” to murder a child developing in her womb. That same woman cannot “elect” to have any other kind of … more
Every working American is paying into Medicare right now. That includes anyone, legal or not, who is paid by a payroll. It does not include anyone who employers pay “under the table.” That is a … more
I was so thankful to read “Can Wilson County work together to curb roadside littering?” by Ashley E. Robbins Jr., Jan. 30. The author had several suggestions; asking the sheriff to consider … more
Re: “Has Trump awakened the left to communism’s threat?” by Mark Levin, Tuesday: The Russian interference that Mark finds amusing from liberals is not as he describes. The threat and … more
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