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The U.S. Congress has finally passed a COVID relief bill. There is much celebration among representatives for “working” so hard to achieve this milestone. Their leadership was very vocal … more
It is interesting to note that the COVID-19 relief package includes, among other seemingly unrelated projects, $10 million for gender programs in Pakistan, $40 million to the currently closed Kennedy … more
We would like to take a moment to say thank you to The Wilson Times and to all those in the Wilson community who donated to this year’s Adult Guardian Angel Tree and Wish List Drive and the … more
The 2020 election was stolen from President Trump. The Democrats and the fake news media won the election for Biden while he spent most of the time in his basement away from the people he would … more
I am writing to express my support for the Wilson community during these unprecedented times; navigating a worldwide pandemic and experiencing a reckoning with racial injustice during 2020 have … more
This time of year highlights a conflict with religious display in society. Public display of Christmas is challenged by those who feel it imposes on their right to not celebrate, have different … more
My friend Linda and I had lunch last week at Bill’s Grill downtown, which was very good. When we went to pay, we were told a gentleman had already paid for our meals, plus two pieces of cake. … more
Thank you, residents of Wilson and surrounding areas, for supporting our thrift shop.  The thrift shop at West Nash United Methodist Church has just finished up a very successful first year … more
Wilson lost a giant on Dec. 6. Charles Linwood Boykin passed away in his home, surrounded by his family. Nothing could be more appropriate, except perhaps if he was surrounded by an extended family … more
It’s taken me awhile to discover the added perks of mask wearing. I’m kinda slow. I can now go out in public without any thought to my appearance. In the olden days, I had to put on … more
The governor’s recent mandate to slow the spread of COVID is a display of frustration — frustration that the virus continues to spread despite previous actions taken. He is reaching out … more
America is suffering from a mental health tragedy. Forty percent of Americans — and a whopping 75% of young adults — are struggling with a mental health issue or drug-related problem … more
Inexplicably, there have been no letters from parents demanding that schools reopen despite the appalling news that failures have doubled as a result of the foolish insistence on keeping schools … more
Take a ride around the lit buildings at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum on U.S. 301 in Kenly. It is truly a ride down memory lane if you grew up on or visited farms during the “olden … more
The charges of voter fraud, countered by media and public figures noting there is no evidence of “widespread” voter fraud, is creating a significant rift in the American people. We want … more
Donald Trump told people at his campaign rallies the only way he could lose would be if there was fraud. When the announced results indicated a win for Joe Biden, Trump sent lawyers to challenge the … more
Re:  “Radical right wages war on the poor,” by Stewart B. Epstein, Friday:  So, the writer’s intelligence is insulted by political conservatives hiding the fact that … more
Since joining the ranks of the unemployed as a result of COVID-19, I suppose I should explore my options.  It has occured to me that I could return to school in Chapel Hill and pursue my … more
Not since the War Between the States have so many carpetbaggers and scalawags occupied the great state of Georgia in a clash between the New South and the Old North.  Led by King James … more
Something that really insults my intelligence about many — not all — of today’s political “conservatives” is how they try to hide the fact that many of them are radical … more
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