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Five hundred years ago, a young monk in what is now Wittenberg, Germany posted a list of theses, or propositions, on the door of the local church (which was the main bulletin board for the … more
Re: “A week of mistakes, lies and military deaths,” by George Leach, Wednesday: Well, Mr. Leach has had a busy week. Using his words, transparency, integrity and truth are suffering. This is … more
Trump’s recent executive order in the news will not change anything regarding the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare signup period for 2018 coverage starting on Nov. 1 and lasting until Dec. 15. In … more
The Kaepernick phenomenon has resulted in what coach Lou Holtz described as “bad choices” pitting protester vs. protester — the NFL players vs. the NFL fans. Fans have not protested like this … more
I went down to the elections department on Douglas Street to vote for the people who will have a measure of control over our town. Unfortunately I was unable to vote. My district, the one I … more
Finally. after intrepid investigation by the FBI, there is evidence of interference by Russia in the internal affairs of the United States. Dogged FBI investigators pursued leads and relentlessly … more
I have had the distinct honor of serving on the Elm City Board of Commissioners for several years. Looking back, I can see the progress we have made and know how far we have come. My No. 1 priority … more
The Associated Press recently revealed that Dominion Energy is planning to extend the Atlantic Coast Pipeline into South Carolina. The AP received this information from an anonymous recording that … more
Here we go again with support for the illegal acts of President Obama and his administration! Section 1402 of the Affordable Care Act authorized the payments to insurance companies. The insurance … more
The future of financial aid is in dire straits. Pell Grants, which ensure low-income students the opportunity to attend college, are under attack in Congress.  The fiscal year 2017 spending … more
We have stooped to executives calling each other morons; bullying among cohort, schoolyard blustering, bullying among nations and hiding, perverting and lying.  Obama was and is an American … more
Congressman George Butterfield (D-N.C.-1) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels!  Butterfield continually votes to maintain the U.S. sugar program. Why? It is … more
As a small business owner and adviser for more than 40 years, I believe immigration reform is of the utmost importance to the business community. Immigration is one of the most complex matters facing … more
I am flattered that my frustration about Brewmasters was noted by The Wilson Times (“Citizen steals spotlight, outshines candidates in Brewmasters brouhaha,” editorial, Saturday) but speakers … more
Every week I read the school lunch menus and it breaks my heart. Schools, hospitals and the like serve institutional food that is not conducive to healthy minds and bodies. The "dumbing down" of … more
When you stated that the style of  The Wilson Times had been changed, I immediately turned to the Opinion section. I must admit that I was a little perturbed when I did not see the Thought For … more
As a federal retiree who has served our country for years, I am deeply concerned with a provision in the president's budget which would eliminate cost-of-living adjustments for current and future … more
A short time ago I was a patient in the Wilson Medical Center. It had been a long time since I was a hospital patient and I just wanted to let people know how proud we should be of our facility. I … more
I was an attendee at the candidates’ forum for the Wilson City Council.  I heard some good things.  I also heard some worrisome things. District 5’s incumbent seemed … more
The Arts Council of Wilson and its Board of Directors are very excited about Friday’s annual fundraiser, now called Banking on the Arts. The arts are a fabulous investment in our community —and … more
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