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Opinion
LETTERS

A revolt against American injustice

Riots delegitimize protesters' cause

Wilson County seniors deserve better than drive-thru graduation

Take pride in 'liberal' label and record of positive change

A letter from your politician

Thanks to all the helpers

Hold politicians accountable to stop police brutality

Personal responsibility keeps the lights on

Cooper can't risk chasing GOP convention away

Don't forget our brave firefighters

Trump, GOP Senate leading way to recession

Face masks no silver bullet or Christian obligation

Advice for the parents of Generation Z

Pray for a coronavirus cure

Wilson foster parents provide love, stability

Wearing face masks is patriotic

Phase 2 reopening leaves bars, fitness centers behind

Serving prison sentence has enabled spiritual growth

Vote Republican in November

Christians called to sacrifice, not insist on church customs

Pandemic brings changes, but no 'new normal'

Reopening North Carolina in phases

With act of kindness, Parker's Barbecue staff becomes family

Universal basic income support shows GOP's hypocrisy

Livestock growers, trainers need COVID-19 relief

Lincoln would be a Democrat today

Magistrates ensure justice is served during COVID-19 pandemic

Pray for deliverance from corrupt politicians

Celebrate economic reopening

All's fair in love, war and politics

COVID-19 orders proving harmful to businesses

Payroll tax cut would hobble Social Security, Medicare

Virus suspends a meaningful gesture of respect

Deficit spending threatens our democracy

Travel agencies, advisers help enrich Americans' lives

It's time to reopen Wilson's economy

Conservatives should return unemployment benefits

Playhouse of Wilson looks ahead to new season

Wilson teachers, subs deserve raises

Protesting stay-at-home orders? Go right ahead

Renewable energy is key to NC's future

COLUMNS
OPINION

Face masks shouldn't become partisan props

Not since the tomato-red “Make America Great Again” hat has a clothing accessory carried this much political baggage. Face masks became a flashpoint in the culture wars following …
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OPINION

Small business owners face big problems

I feel terribly sorry for the hundred thousand Americans who’ve lost their lives to the coronavirus. I also feel sorry for all the small business owners in the country who have become …
Thomas L. Knapp
OPINION

Trump's 'free speech' doctrine: Never, ever mention that he's a liar

President Donald Trump signed a Friday executive order on “Preventing Online Censorship.” From the title and the document respectively, we can draw to two lessons. First: Never, ever, …
Jessica Bailey
WCC CORNER

Interested in health care careers? Wilson Community College has you covered

Did you know Wilson Community College trains nurse aides, phlebotomists, and pharmacy technicians? WCC’s Continuing Education Division provides individuals with opportunities to earn …
LaMonique Hamilton
COMMENTARY

The heavy work

I will not watch the desecration and destruction of black bodies. I’ve seen pictures my entire life. Read books and watched documentaries. Heard horrible stories from family members in my living …
Hal Tarleton
OPINION

Burr's affable nature didn't suggest scandal

Maybe I misjudged Richard Burr from the very beginning. He’s in deep doo-doo right now, as the first President Bush used that term, and The Wilson Times has termed him “toast.” He …
Rob Tornoe cartoon
OPINION

Make Facebook and Google pay for local news, just like you

If you are a newspaper subscriber or you pick up a copy at a local retailer, you pay for the news and information you receive in your paper’s print edition or digital outlets. But it may …
Tom Campbell
OPINION

Saturday school? Early and late shifts? Virus could bring dramatic changes

Public schools are supposed to begin the new year about 75 days from now, so I asked two teachers what to expect.  “I have no idea,” one said. “I’m exhausted just …
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