WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
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
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
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
Re: “Involuntary commitments can be based on scant speculation” by Jeffrey T. Farmer, Wednesday: The entire way that its done is off in this state. Someone going through a temporary troubling … 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
Is The Wilson Times dedicated to just publishing all things Democratic? Over the past few months, The Wilson Times has consistently presented Democratic functions. Your article, for example, … 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
As I watched President Trump give the State of the Union address and discuss the positives accomplishments that have been made, I was appalled by Democrats not standing or clapping! More jobs? No … more
There are many difficult questions in dire need for answers in today’s efforts to keep America great along with world obligations that require leadership and judgment of sound-minded individuals. These needed attributes are lacking in our … more
Our Founding Fathers were ingenious individuals in drafting the documents that separated us from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence spelled out our grievances. The Articles of Confederation established a governing body in the … more
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia through Virginia and eight eastern North Carolina counties proposed by Dominion, Duke Energy and other partners is a project that is not needed. A brochure published … more
Political fiction, lottery addiction and sugary poison Some days the newspapers carry some very interesting news, and July 13 was one of them. Let’s begin with Nick Smith’s letter to the editor, “Trump’s actions … more
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