WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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During the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was purportedly asked if God was on the side of the Union. “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side,” said the president, “my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always … more
I got a ticket for an expired meter in the Barnes Street parking lot behind Tails of the City Pet Spa. There were other vehicles in the parking lot that also had expired meters, but they were not ticketed. Among those other vehicles were city of … more
On Aug. 21, after an appointment in Rocky Mount, I went to Sam’s Club to make a small purchase with an American Express gift card for $125. I made my purchase and had a balance of $61.31. I traveled across the parking lot to fill my car with … more
Again, the United States has allowed itself to stoop to a low. Riots in Charlottesville are an example of how we are allowing a bunch of thugs and misfits to dismantle the Constitution and the history of our country. I am sick and tired of this. The … more
Eyes on Main Street will greet the first photographer in residence on Aug. 31. For 30 days, Jan Wünsch from the Czech Republic will photograph the people, the streets, the factories, the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, the political and social … more
Re: "All Americans should be anti-fascist," by Dave Hager, Tuesday: Dave, I have to take exception to your letter. The man has his flaws, just like every human being who has been president. Those … more
Re. "Get government out of statue business," by Corey Friedman, Monday: I am in agreement with Mr. Friedman on most of his opinions and also today except a few minor points that I will explain … more
The editorial page on Aug. 15 has my heart pumping dangerously out of my chest! Barton College compared to the Chicago Principles — ridiculous! We have in Barton College a rare example of virtually all the high standards any parent, and … more
I am a senior citizen now, having been born in this wonderful state and in this beautiful city. One does not have to be a genius to figure that our state is in trouble.  Racism, hatred, … more
The editorial page on Aug. 15 has my heart pumping dangerously out of my chest! Barton College compared to the Chicago Principles - ridiculous! We have in Barton College a rare example of … more
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