WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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I began to read Pastor Zach Harris’ interesting columns in The Wilson Times a few months ago. These and the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation this Oct. … more
You can’t go to a bar or a play.  You can’t go out to eat with friends.  You can’t even go to a big family dinner without getting into an angry political … more
Sadly fascinating to endure another predictable dance performed on the national stage by our elected politicians in response to the recent horrendous concert shooting in Las Vegas.  Well, not … more
Most cities of any size are salivating at the opportunity to land the big Amazon fish, including several in North Carolina angling to win the trophy.  Jeff Bezos’ Seattle-based company … more
The other day, I was walking through the supermarket and a smell caught my attention. Though I was in the market, it wasn’t a culinary smell. It wasn’t the freshly ground coffee from that area … more
The countdown is in full effect to the actual date of the 500th anniversary of that momentous act of Martin Luther nailing 95 theses for debate on the church door at Wittenberg. The date is Oct. … more
Toward the end of October, we begin to see Halloween decorations in stores and schools, as well as on many porches. All these decorations, especially the fake spiders clinging to their web, give many … more
RALEIGH — Back when I used to commission regular surveys of North Carolina voters, one of my favorite questions had to do with tax fairness. The wording varied over time, but here’s … more
You’re putting your life at risk, one “like” at a time. Facebook’s fairly recent slog into transparency reveals some rather nasty big-brother surveillance of its users. It’s always … more
Hypocrisy in politics is hardly a new phenomenon, but rarely is it as boldly on display as it was last week from Republican legislative leaders during the latest of the now monthly special sessions … more
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