WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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My first thought as I pen this missive is to state as Richard Nixon would say: “Now, let me make this perfectly clear...” that I am well aware that all citizens of this great country are … more
Re: “Adopted cat’s love is a treasured blessing,” by Elizabeth Ann Pittman, letters, July 22: What a warm, uplifting, feel-good letter. Thank you for sharing, Mrs. Pittman. Bill … more
This is an additional thank you to Gary Proffitt’s July 15 Wilson Times letter thanking the Wilson Energy crews. The huge oak limbs that fell in the streets at the corner of Canal and Sulgrave … more
I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and commend Mike Bell and his staff for the outstanding job they have done in promoting the Wilson Tobs at Fleming Stadium here in Wilson. … more
Russia has strengthened its ties with Iran in recent years as part of Moscow’s increased geopolitical importance in the Middle East and to this end along with Germany, France and Britain, initiated … more
Over the last several months, there’s been a lot of discussion by political candidates about government-mandated minimum wage and “living wage.” Minimum-wage jobs are great for those just … more
In “Science camp offers fun, learning: Sallie B. Howard School hosted monthlong program,” (front page, Monday) a teacher reflected that she encouraged hesitant students to participate in an … more
I am writing on behalf of incontinent, disabled U.S. citizens by strongly recommending an amendment be made to the Americans with Disabilities Act to include height-adjustable, adult-size changing … more
The Wilson Times headline “Heat wave scorches Wilson,” (front page, July 19) was most interesting and very newsworthy. I started to respond earlier but now am glad I waited. I am so pleased that … more
I commanded, launched, orbited, flagged and splashed down with the best of them Saturday via the paper’s memory-flooding “Walking on the Moon” puzzle from Newspaper Fun (page 8B). There I … more
In reading Keith Barnes’ recent column on newspapers errors, typos and goof-ups dated July 17 in the Johnstonian News and Wilson Times, I remember a former local newspaper, the Kenly News, printing … more
As former student body leaders and proud alumni, allow us to unequivocally express what the university’s official statement did not: we categorically denounce the expression of racism on our … more
Racism is alive and well in the Tar Heel State, and was on display at the July 17 Trump political rally. Like a Klan meeting of the ‘20s, a red hat and T-shirt replaces the white robe and cone … more
Re: “Trump projects his hatred, fear of modern America,” by Nancy Nichols Hawley, Saturday: Frankly, I don’t know whether to consider Ms. Hawley’s letter funny or sad. If I go with … more
Iran has seen its fair share of the damage imperialism has inflicted on the world — joint Russian and British control over Iran during the Qajar era, then the killing of one fifth of the Iranian … more
Too often in this world we do not stop and take the time to say thank you and be grateful for extraordinary dedication. I was reminded of this over the last two months as the Post 13 roster decreased … more
I want to tell everyone my short but true story. My life was pretty dull since my husband passed away. My health hasn’t been too great, either. I live by myself all day until my son gets home from … more
President Trump is projecting again. By accusing the “Squad” of hating America, he is revealing his own feelings. It’s the president’s modus operandi — a maladaptive defense mechanism he … more
Hey, where’d Russia go? Isn’t it just impressive how the illiberal media Democrat machine is more in lockstep than synchronized swimmers? The good news is it’s like a failure parade … more
North Carolina was built on tobacco. Take a 30-minute drive outside any metropolitan area in our state and you can’t help but notice old tobacco barns, often accompanied by acres of tobacco fields. … more
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