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Letters
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Re: “Boykin most responsive to jail ministry inquiry” by Daniel Heath, April 13: I recently read a letter concerning a gentleman who has attempted to contact Wilson County Detention Center … more
Re: “Boykin most responsive to jail ministry inquiry” by Daniel Heath, April 13: Please be advised that the Daniel Heath letter written to your paper about the Wilson jail not allowing … more
Regarding his April 12 letter to the editor "Positive male role models can reduce violence," Mr. Fontenot makes several unsupportable gun regulation arguments. I'd rather imagine a world where … more
I will probably ruffle some feathers with this letter, but I cannot just sit back without making some questionable comments about this subject matter. On April 13, I retrieved my paper from the … more
Did anyone give thought to how HOT the new turf fields would be in the sweltering heat of a North Carolina summer? I was at the Gillette athletic fields on April 14 for opening day. The weather … more
One time while speaking with a doctor, she relayed to me one of the most interesting stories I ever heard. There was a patient who came in to be treated for severe pneumonia. The medical staff … more
It is so rewarding when people step up to the plate to help those in need, but, it is even more special and rewarding when members of our own Wilson Police Department step up to help! Our … more
Who knows when life will throw you a curveball? My family experienced this almost two years ago. What do you do? Who do you turn to? We turned to the wonderful people of Wilson County Home … more
I am trying to make contact with a couple of men I served with in the Navy back in 1959. We were in W Division aboard the USS Intrepid (CVA-11). I would have been about 20 at the time and they would … more
My name is Daniel Heath and I have been a member of the Wilson community for almost nine years now, serving as a minister. Several years ago, I had conversations with friends and acquaintances who … more
Re: “Youth cry out for sane gun law reforms,” by Dave Hager, Monday: I read your letter. My first instinct was to trash it as just more left-wing flapjaw, but then decided to take a shot — … more
On April 9, attorney-client privilege ended. Free speech ended in Berkeley weeks ago and the right to bear arms is being prevented in many communities, towns and cities now. The rule of law is being … more
Let’s imagine Justice John Paul Stevens’ vision comes to pass and America institutes the largest gun buyback program ever. Grudgingly, law-abiding citizens turn in their guns to government agents … more
Referencing the Saturday article in The Wilson Times, “Woodard: Dog-Dumping Case Politicized,” we feel compelled to respond. We were unaware until reading Sheriff Woodard’s comments that animal … more
The deadline for voter registration applications for the North Carolina primary is this Friday, April 13. Primary elections are important. They determine which candidates will run in the November … more
In 2013, Wilson County Schools began the Spanish immersion program. Over the last 14 months, the community has banded together to support the program and the Spanish immersion teachers in an effort … more
Re: “Keith Barnes’ column a bright spot,” by Sally Hill, and “Hitchin’ a ride led to adventure,” by Keith Barnes, Thursday: I have been known to write a letter or two to the Times and … more
Re: “Teens’ ‘grassroots’ gun protests look more like Astroturf,” by Tom Haitema, Saturday: At least 73 teens have been shot to death in the 37 days since that Parkland High School … more
My name is Jeff Matemu, a Christian and a candidate for the U.S House of Representatives. I am running to give the people a choice, so that they do not feel like they can only choose between a … more
Re: “Truth must prevail in Mueller’s Trump probe” by William T. (Nick) Smith, April 2: Nick, we’re at odds again. Your short missive provides plenty of reasons. Your ironic tone backfires … more
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