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Born, raised and indoctrinated in the three Abrahamic religions prior to the establishment of the State of Israel in the Middle East, I find it appalling and disturbing that our president continues … more
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia through Virginia and eight eastern North Carolina counties proposed by Dominion, Duke Energy and other partners is a project that is not needed. A brochure published … more
It’s that time of year again where the unenlightened residents of Wilson County come out of the shadows. The sheriff race, like the presidential race, shows the true colors of those who are wrapped … 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
Our country’s health care system is in the midst of a massive upheaval. Never before have we witnessed such challenges that will affect both the type of care our community receives and the ability of our local hospital to continue providing the high-quality care that we know each of you have … more
Some of the words which we stand together to speak could be delivered to any audience, for fundamentally, we speak as human beings.  Part of our message is to decry the diminishing sense of … more
Re: “Trump supporters’ spin gets the facts wrong,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Nov. 4: Nick, I think you ought to get together with Deborah Baro and George Leach and y’all can have a … more
Every time I drive on Raleigh Road Parkway in front of the shopping centers between Zaxby’s and Harris Teeter, I am disgusted with the attempt to “landscape” that strip that divides the four … more
Re: “Smith sympathetic to radical liberals?” by Frank Conover, Thursday: I agree with Mr. Conover’s letter regarding Mr. Nick “liberal” Smith. have been wanting to write about his rants … more
A short time ago I was a patient in the Wilson Medical Center. It had been a long time since I was a hospital patient and I just wanted to let people know how proud we should be of our facility. I … more
Serving others without discrimination through Jesus Christ is exactly what happened when our community stepped up to the plate to give to our 2017 Red Kettle Campaign. With your contributions, we not … more
We have stooped to executives calling each other morons; bullying among cohort, schoolyard blustering, bullying among nations and hiding, perverting and lying.  Obama was and is an American … 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
In response to Mark Levin’s letter calling the bureaucrats who are trying to hold the Fitz-Geralds and their nonprofit up to state code “nitwits,” (“Wilsonians should help fund For the Love … more
The government of Great Britain was finally able to murder an 11-month-old child after months of opposition from Charlie Gard’s parents. Even with the entire apparatus of British government arrayed against them, Charlie’s parents … more
Thanks for running the guest editorial on Aug. 31 reprinted from the Greensboro News & Record extolling safety first for young athletes. Heightening awareness of the potential dangers from concussions and heat-related effects suffered by … 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
I am sure your frequent letter-writers Deborah Baro and William T. “Nick” Smith were distressed to learn that President Trump had a perfect score on cognitive testing during his recent physical. … more
I was an attendee at the candidates’ forum for the Wilson City Council.  I heard some good things.  I also heard some worrisome things. District 5’s incumbent seemed … more
Congressman George Butterfield (D-N.C.-1) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels!  Butterfield continually votes to maintain the U.S. sugar program. Why? It is … more
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