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They’ll only be here for a year, but in that time, six of Wilson’s newest residents will have an outsize impact on our community’s health and quality of life. A half-dozen young people have begun their service year in Wilson through … more
By denying them a place to speak, some American colleges are playing right into white nationalists’ hands. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill became the latest school to unwisely make a First Amendment martyr out of a racist … more
Editor’s Note: This editorial was published in The Wilson Times on Sept. 1, 2014. The industrialization of America in the late 19th century gave rise to many things. We became a giant economic powerhouse. More consumer goods were made available … more
While Trump supporters demand the Trump administration be given the benefit of doubt — because no official has even been charged with a crime — the administration is ensuring others don’t receive the same courtesy. Attorney General Jeff … more
North Carolina has new legislative districts for 2018, and some incumbents — and the communities they represent — are at a disadvantage under the new maps. Republican Sen. Rick Horner of Wilson currently represents portions of Wilson, Nash … more
Fall sports are in full swing, which means high school coaches and athletics directors should be thinking not just about W’s but three H’s: Hearts, heads and heat. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes, … more
President Donald Trump doesn’t change his mind much. And he’s especially unlikely to do an about face before a national audience. But he did just that during a prime-time broadcast last week, and we’re happy he did. In a televised speech, … more
Somewhere recently in a back office at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, the following conversation or something similar was had. ESPN executive No. 1: “OK, so who we got on play-by-play for the Virginia and William and Mary … more
As we draw close to the final approvals for the $5 billion, 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, there’s a growing chorus of voices saying, “Hey, wait a minute — what about this?” We’re pleased that someone with some clout — someone who can … more
A full 25 years after the Global TransPark project began, the colossus of a cargo air depot in Kinston remains largely vacant, and state lawmakers seem content to keep throwing good money after … more
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