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Our city elections are coming up on Nov. 5. Mayor Bruce Rose and incumbent Wilson City Council members are running for re-election. We are better as a community with our current leadership. We … more
I attended Monday’s candidate forum at Wilson Community College. There were fewer than five young people present. Having to be an observer, I have seen a huge generational gap among local … more
Our city of Wilson municipal elections are coming in November. It is important that Republicans go vote even though our city elections are nonpartisan. This year, we have two choices for … more
I support the re-election of Mayor Bruce Rose. He has demonstrated his leadership in areas of redevelopment. Without his dedication and hard work, some of the following examples may not have been … more
As we approach the upcoming elections, I wanted to show support for an outstanding mayor — Bruce Rose. When I started preparing to retire from the Navy in 2013, we looked for a place to settle … more
I am writing to support Mayor Bruce Rose for re-election. Our city is prosperous. Our downtown is alive and growing. Bruce Rose believes in our downtown. He has been at the forefront in downtown … more
My name is Davonta Ferguson and I am running to represent you all on the Wilson City Council. Wilson is my hometown that I love and admire. Our community is rich with culture and Southern … more
“It’s an honor for me being able to file again for mayor of this great city that I love so much,” Mayor Bruce Rose said in the paper on July 5. This statement from Mayor Rose says so much. I … more
Re: “Economy doesn’t mitigate Trump’s corruption, bullying,” by Dave Hager, Oct. 8: Mr. Hager, I didn’t omit you from my writing. I didn’t find your writings worthy of a response. You … more
The conflict in Syria, now in its ninth year, started as a peaceful domestic uprising against an autocratic dictator. Over the course of the war, the Syrian theater has evolved into the crucible for … more
Re: “Sheriff makes case for more patrol cars,” on Friday’s front page: These cars the deputies are driving would have been traded a long time ago if I was driving them. Mileage over 100,000 … more
As your current Wilson County commissioner for District 7 and past Wilson City Council District 3 member, I would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to vote in the Wilson City Council … more
Mayor Rose is an outstanding leader. He represents everyone in our city as equals. Under his leadership, we have seen our electric rates drop. This has put more money in everyone’s pocket. No … more
As the Republican Party chairwoman for Wilson County, I would like to encourage all Republicans and Conservatives to vote in the upcoming city of Wilson municipal elections. Early voting starts … more
The Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 had another successful “Forget Me Not” fundraiser drive. This is our commitment that the DAV “will not forget the men and women who … more
We will soon have an election and the voters can have the kind of government they choose. Everyone would like to have a good economy, but there are other important issues. A strong defense is … more
Like many people, I’m discouraged by the finger-pointing in Washington. This session of Congress has taken an inordinate amount of time to squabble across party lines, resembling toddlers fighting … more
Hal Tarleton’s column in Saturday’s paper (“Trump won’t repeat Nixon’s retreat”) tries to draw a parallel between Nixon’s impeachment woes and President Trump’s. The premise fails … more
Re: “Trump-haters ignore soaring economy, overlook Dems’ scandals,” by Art Tozzi, Thursday: First of all, Art, I am offended that you omitted me in your tantrum. Trump is a bully and … 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
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