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I believe, as well as many, that the parade name should not be changed to the “Holiday Parade” due to a few who requested its name change. It does not matter if the parade is hosted near … more
Americans are tired of the idiots in Congress and want to see the most intelligent lawmakers in the nation elected. It is time that qualification tests for running for office be incorporated into … more
I want to thank Pastor Tuck Taylor-Loveland and West Nash United Methodist Church for hosting a Summer Literacy Program serving elementary school children in our community. West Nash UMC was one … more
Several years ago, Wilson almost lost our Christmas parade. The Wilson Jaycees, after running the event for decades, notified the city that they would no longer hold the event. I recall a true effort … more
I am totally shocked at the advertising of our Wilson parade this year! Whose idea was it to remove Christmas out of our much-loved traditional parade? Let me guess! It was surely not someone … more
I am here today to get some important information from you. You are our elected officials, and we count on you to hear our concerns and to act on them. We count on you doing what is best for our … more
I am almost 72 years old and I still cannot get used to the hypocrisy of Democrats. Reps. Deb Butler and Jean Farmer-Butterfield are “shocked and appalled” at the actions of the Republicans. … more
Re: “‘Lying Donald’ and a trail of broken promises,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Sept. 7: In the past, your letters, if not informative, were at least comical. Now they are just … more
I remember where I was when the planes struck the buildings. Besides concern for those killed or in danger, there was a palpable sense that something had changed forever. The wild-eyed violence … more
It is time for both political parties to stop the waste of time and money in trying the skew voting districts to their favor. It is confusing and tiring for the voters by not having simple, … more
It’s interesting and revealing that anything Trump says or does, within 45 minutes, he is automatically wrong, foolish or working against America. Disaster is at hand. There is no need to wait … more
Why would any legislator not want to fully fund the construction and maintenance of our highway system? But apparently they do not. They would rather send out a $125 check from a budget surplus to … more
Re: “U.S. government supports Iranian terrorist group,” by Cyrus Shamloo, Sept. 5: This letter is merely a rehash of the totally false and mythical claims that put the mullahs’ … more
Re: “For secure elections, choose paper ballots over machines”: In a letter published Aug. 27 regarding the use of voting machines in Wilson County, we indicated that the county was still … more
Remember my letter about adopting Baby the cat from the Brentwood Veterinary Center? (“Adopted cat’s love is a treasured blessing,” July 22) Besides the joy she gives this old lady — … more
This president is infamous for labeling people based on his idiotic, self-serving whims. I believe The Donald should have one of his own based in fact — how does “Lying Donald” sound? It … more
In a crazy, mixed-up world, one thing I’ve noticed that has changed not for the better is community and neighbors supporting each other. As a true artist, one who has no choice but to “art or … more
The MEK was founded in 1965 and it has the unusual distinction of taking action to overthrow both the former government of the shah of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Iran by relying on terrorist … more
It’s a fairly long story how we got to this point, but the bottom line is Wilson will be hosting a brand-new American musical the weekend of Sept. 13-15. This is aligning with the 100th anniversary … more
We are sick and tired of the continuous diatribes of bitter criticism launched against our president. Derogatory discourse is not helpful at all. I am reminded of the old homily, “If you can’t … more
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