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Bathrooms and wage slaves Dave Hager’s letter on Monday prompted this response, though in doing so, I’ve broken a self-imposed vow not to contribute to this seemingly endless discussion of bathrooms, “safe places” and … more
On behalf of the Board of Directors, members and staff of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce, I wanted to thank everyone who supported our Small Business Month events this May, especially our sponsors: … more
How many times have we asked “Why do they call it the Golden Years?” I have said that so many times I can’t even recall! Yes, as we get older and start having more aches … more
Some North Carolina legislators thankfully gave decent, pro-family conservatives a nice Christmas present. They did this by courageously refusing to repeal House Bill 2, which protects the rights of pro-family conservatives. Repeal of the bill would … more
I am proud, and glad, to live in a town that the local daily paper, in its “letters to the editor” section can affect a positive change. Change that could possibly save a life in the future. Interstate 795 is now properly warned … more
Take a stand against domestic violence October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence affects all races, ages, sexes and socio-economic levels. It can be physical, verbal, emotional or sexual and is a means of intimidation and … more
In the early 1970s, citizens built the current animal shelter on Airport Road. The shelter was paid for by the Humane Society by holding car washes and bake sales. … more
In 2009, the North Carolina State Bar rejected a rule that would require prosecutors to turn over evidence of innocence after a person is convicted. Recently, a five-member ethics subcommittee … more
The term trickle-down-economics is again being tossed about by individuals to represent the economic policies of a past president. What appears to be even more evident is that the individuals who are tossing the phrase … more
Day of independence April 19, 1775. This is the day we should be celebrating as Independence Day. Paul Revere began his famous alarm ride on the evening of April 18, 1775. What led to this momentous event and to the start of a war with Britain? Was … more
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