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Recently our good friend Mr. Leach said his columns were his opinions and as such can be void of data, recognized sources or anything that can prove this or that. Hiding behind the First Amendment, … more
Ends never justify means. Ignoring this is a rationalization which flies in the face of all morality, including Christian morality. Trump’s unethical and incompetent statements and behaviors are … more
Why do liberals hate our president? He loves our country, he is bringing jobs back, our stock market is setting highs — which our retirement funds need — foreign businesses are coming here, he … more
Re: “Tax cut benefits BB&T bosses and Wilson workforce,” editorial, Thursday: Misters G.K. Butterfield, Nick Smith and George Leach, happy new year! Which one of you cats is going to be … more
The Dow set 71 new records this year, its best one-year performance and its strongest first year post-Election Day since 1945, rising 28.5 percent! The Dow gained a record 5,000 points since the … 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
At this time of year we see several examples of caring for our less-fortunate neighbors. The articles are based around local organizations and local individuals caring for those who have come upon … more
Re: “GOP becomes Trump’s apple-polishers,” by George Leach, Dec. 27: Mr. Leach in his latest ranting feels the GOP has become President Trump’s apple-polishers. Not quite sure what exactly … more
Re: “Trump has been strong on jobs, economy and security,” by Bill O’Boyle, Dec. 9: The facts and figures are on Obama’s side. Trump’s approval rating is at 32 percent, his strong areas … more
In Wednesday’s Times there appeared a column from Raleigh by someone named Colin Campbell regarding the population growth of North Carolina and the job distribution that, according to Mr. Campbell, … more
The line of cars was long, stretching out of sight following the hearse, heading to Rosebud and the Joyner Family Cemetery. It was carrying Elizabeth Ann Joyner Craft, one of my wife’s first … more
Congratulations to you, Morgan and everyone else responsible for making The Wilson Times an excellent newspaper. I’ve read this paper for 65 years or so, and still look forward to every edition. … more
Re: “State’s public schools accelerating into 2018,” by Mark Johnson, Dec. 22: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson, is oh-so excited about where North Carolina’s public … more
Our society’s successful people have set goals, used mentors, gotten educated and worked hard to achieve their goals. Examples are Morgan Freeman, Judge Milton Fitch and Tim Farmer, Wilson’s … more
I've never seen such outward expressions of hate as we have had over the last nine years. Hate is the exact opposite of love. To hate someone is to wish that individual harm, be it physically, … more
There are 30,000,000,000,000 cells in the average human body, each with hundreds of organelles; sub-cellular components and every one of them producing, synthesizing and destroying proteins, hormones … more
As 2017 comes to an end, we look back over the preceding months with gratitude and look to the new year with hope. The Flynn Christian Fellowship home, a United Way of Wilson agency that provides … more
George, I find it ironic that you wish to “pick a few” items about Trump and do it “objectively,” after calling him “low, dangerous, and uncouth.” While I agree in part that he should … more
When you consider that Benjamin Franklin noted that nothing is certain except death and taxes, meat-eaters should not be surprised to find that the respected British publication The Guardian suggests … more
The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular rolled into the Boykin Center Saturday night with a lavish production boasting state-of-the-art lighting and sound reminiscent of Riverdance and the Michael … more
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