WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Re: “Dogs’ illness sparks legal fight between owner, rescue group” on Saturday’s front page: When animals are abused and neglected like this, how could anyone make themselves return them? … more
Let the monuments stand, just add to the present inscriptions that “The Civil War was fought for free labor and the greed of a few,” plain and simple. Two-hundred and fifty years leading up … more
In a recent letter to the Times, a conservative asked a litany of questions such as: How do lower corporate and personal income taxes hurt Americans? This is followed by a group of like questions … more
Give credit where credit is due. The Donald knows a good thing when he sees it, and knows how to play it to his advantage. Example: President Obama’s budget that set the pace for a continuous … 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
After a 34-year career in manufacturing as an engineer, I decided to become a Wilson County Schools lateral entry teacher at the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology, teaching ninth-graders advanced … more
Re: “Supreme Court term brings anticipation,” Monday: Great job to include the new column authored each First Monday by Al Thomas. His expertise and experience will prove make for compelling … more
Water flows downhill and along the path of least resistance. Money, on the other hand, seems to only rise like steam in a pipe — channeled upward. That’s certainly the case with the fracked … more
A big thank-you to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and our city police for capturing drug dealers and users. It has become a terrible epidemic. Another epidemic should be dealt with also — … more
Thank you to The Wilson Times for another professional coverage of the city of Wilson Committee on Patriotism’s Veterans Day program. If not for your outstanding coverage before during and … more
Six months and counting into this Trump administration and the answer to the question remains for all those underinformed folks out there is "Are you tired of winning yet?" If not, you better hope … more
Regarding the help to Puerto Rico, the mayor of San Juan has it twisted. The real question and criticism is “What was YOUR disaster plan?” Nobody seems interested in asking that question. … more
Re: “Condemning wrongdoing needn’t be partisan exercise,” by Dave Hager, Monday: To reply, in brief, to Mr. Hager’s assertion that there has been, “only one eight-year period in the last … more
Re: “Involuntary commitments can be based on scant speculation” by Jeffrey T. Farmer, Wednesday: The entire way that its done is off in this state. Someone going through a temporary troubling … more
Is The Wilson Times dedicated to just publishing all things Democratic? Over the past few months, The Wilson Times has consistently presented Democratic functions. Your article, for example, … more
The front-page article in Wednesday’s edition of The Wilson Times quoting Sheriff Calvin Woodard’s presentation to the county commissioners requesting consideration of salary increases for … more
As I watched President Trump give the State of the Union address and discuss the positives accomplishments that have been made, I was appalled by Democrats not standing or clapping! More jobs? No … more
Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Nick, just a few easy rejoinders. First, do you understand that if an economy grows … more
There are many difficult questions in dire need for answers in today’s efforts to keep America great along with world obligations that require leadership and judgment of sound-minded individuals. These needed attributes are lacking in our … more
Kudos to the farmers four for restoring Silver Lake — a beautiful gift to the community! Bill Jeffrey Wilson more
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