WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Let’s begin by giving Roy credit for one heckuva coaching job over the past two years and credit to one of the most resilient teams he has ever coached. Roy knows you can have success by building a team of players who will stay in school. … more
Re: “Dogs’ illness sparks legal fight between owner, rescue group” on Saturday’s front page: When animals are abused and neglected like this, how could anyone make themselves return them? … more
GOP can’t point to any positive contributions I thought the Grand Ole Party cult of moderate conservatives to those far-right nutcases who make up a portion of the GOP would have taken the opportunity to respond to the letter in the Times … more
Let the monuments stand, just add to the present inscriptions that “The Civil War was fought for free labor and the greed of a few,” plain and simple. Two-hundred and fifty years leading up … more
In a recent letter to the Times, a conservative asked a litany of questions such as: How do lower corporate and personal income taxes hurt Americans? This is followed by a group of like questions … more
Not all angels are sent to announce virgin births or the destruction of sinful cities like Sodom and Gomorrah. On some occasions, they may even take on the appearance of an ordinary guy driving a … more
Social safety net helped make America great Republicans only see past American greatness as cutting taxes in support of the wealthy, downsizing the federal government and adding to an already bloated defense budget. To accomplish these … more
Best Southern food? Nothing but the Whole Truth Why doesn’t everybody in Wilson eat at the Whole Truth Lunchroom? My wife and I recently had lunch at the Whole Truth and the food was absolutely delicious. The selection was varied, … more
Ever wonder how they come up with the “news” at the New York Times? The Post? The National Enquirer? NYT: Good morning from the New York Times, where the truth is what we say it is. Caller: What would you like to hear … more
Recently, The Wilson Times was the recipient of several awards. I am a diehard newspaper fan and love reading newspapers I can hold in my hands. I love The Wilson Times and I truly would rank our paper with some of the top papers in the country. I … more
I am writing to publicly express our gratitude to a few local Wilson businesses for their assistance in helping Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf students graduate with a diploma. As many know, the end of the school year is quickly … more
Re: “Supreme Court term brings anticipation,” Monday: Great job to include the new column authored each First Monday by Al Thomas. His expertise and experience will prove make for compelling … more
In response to the governor’s recent State of the State address, Phil Berger reminded people how the Republicans have lowered the cost of government. Despite a sizable income tax rate reduction, the GOP has already socked away more than $1.2 … more
A big thank-you to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and our city police for capturing drug dealers and users. It has become a terrible epidemic. Another epidemic should be dealt with also — … more
Thank you to The Wilson Times for another professional coverage of the city of Wilson Committee on Patriotism’s Veterans Day program. If not for your outstanding coverage before during and … more
Six months and counting into this Trump administration and the answer to the question remains for all those underinformed folks out there is "Are you tired of winning yet?" If not, you better hope … more
Regarding the help to Puerto Rico, the mayor of San Juan has it twisted. The real question and criticism is “What was YOUR disaster plan?” Nobody seems interested in asking that question. … more
Re: “Condemning wrongdoing needn’t be partisan exercise,” by Dave Hager, Monday: To reply, in brief, to Mr. Hager’s assertion that there has been, “only one eight-year period in the last … more
Proponents of white privilege, the belief that Caucasians possess an advantage in life due to their race, have reached a nadir in their latest hate-filled rants against a dead white man. Otto Warmbier, a 22 year-old student at the University of … more
The front-page article in Wednesday’s edition of The Wilson Times quoting Sheriff Calvin Woodard’s presentation to the county commissioners requesting consideration of salary increases for … more
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