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LETTERS

Pork-barrel spending dilutes COVID relief bill

A stimulus for Pakistan?

Wilson DSS donors shared kindness, love

Trump is rightful election winner

Help is available for pandemic, holiday grief

Christmas displays are a matter of religious freedom

Stranger bought our lunch; now we’re paying it forward

West Nash thrift shop gives back

Boykin was a giant for Wilsonians in need

Masks offer hidden advantage

Government mandates haven't stopped pandemic

Pets offer help, hope to their owners

Locked-down schools shortchange pupils

See museum's holiday lights

Secure elections require voter verification

Standing by your man

Help the poor work, save their way to prosperity

Grad school after job loss?

Georgia on our minds

Radical right wages war on the poor

Guilty pleasure at the library

Honor victims' lives by preventing impaired driving

I’m sorry, Wilson County

Let’s bury the hatchet, America

Thank Trump for making COVID-19 vaccine possible

Good riddance to Trump

Don’t forget to shop local

Election software needs testing, transparency

Thank you for helping to honor our veterans

Poll workers, election staff helped Wilson cast ballots

Congratulations to Cooper-Suggs; thanks to supporters and voters

Check your COVID-19 test labels

Election battle is part of spiritual war

Rush to declare Biden winner is premature

Find ways to support, contribute to our schools

Busy drive-thru a disappointment

Son’s laptop implicates Biden in scandal

LME-MCOs preserve behavioral health care access during COVID-19

Velma Hoskins Barnes an advocate for children

What goes around comes around

Will judicial candidates weigh in on traffic ticket racket?

COLUMNS
A recent update to TikTok's terms of service bans multilevel marketing sales and recruitment messages.
OPINION

Social media can 'defriend' direct sellers

Facebook and Twitter courted controversy by flagging and fact-checking voter fraud claims on their platforms, but when it comes to socially responsible moderation, video-sharing app TikTok is leading …
LaMonique Hamilton
COMMENTARY

Be thankful for a merry Christmas

I took some time this week to look at the Christmas decorations in neighborhoods around town. Some were elaborate, and some were modest. But they all made me smile and imagine what Christmas joys lay …
Jessica Bailey
WCC CORNER

Wilson Community College's year in review

This year has been unlike any other, and I think we can all agree. Since March, we’ve all had to make shifts to our daily schedules and maybe even make some compromises. But that never stopped …
COMMENTARY

Taking in a rare celestial sight

On the winter solstice, the longest night and shortest day of the year, I found myself watching the night sky in a way that brought back memories of my childhood, blessed with a rural back yard …
John Hood
OPINION

Christmas gifts aren't wasteful

RALEIGH — Among the pagan-inspired customs of the Christmas season, there has come to be the ritualistic burning of the strawman. Specifically, I refer to the traditional seasonal column by a …
Paul Meyer
COMMENTARY

Finding a better tomorrow for NC cities, towns

When the history is finally written, those writing it are likely to conclude that this COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects posed the greatest challenge to North Carolina municipalities since …
Linda Cooper-Suggs
THE RALEIGH REPORT

A Christmas message to my community

As we contemplate upon this joyous time of year of celebration and reflection, I wish all my constituents a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We have been through much during 2020, and my hope for …
Sanda Baucom Hight
COMMENTARY

All I want for Christmas is ...

Well, I already have my two front teeth, so they are not on my Christmas list. I do not really want any of those miraculous gadgets that appear on TV ads for the bargain price of $19.99, with a …
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