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Ask any Democrat and he or she will tell you Donald Trump is totally incompetent and has destroyed our country. Listening to the Democratic debates, you soon learn that Trump has led us down the road … more
I work as a landlord with a great company, and I hear so many horror stories every day about landlords. Some of these folks leave me with my jaw dropped because I cannot believe the negligence these … more
In February, I presented to the county commissioners much-needed modifications to the Wilson County animal control ordinances. By creating precise and specific wording, these changes would eliminate … more
I would like to bring to the attention of the American people what I believe is the biggest threat to the well-being of this country that no Democrat running for president has addressed — the … more
When President George W. Bush launched Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001, he believed his war in Afghanistan would be a walk in the park. Still today, President Trump is negotiating with the Taliban … more
The Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 is honored and believes the residents of Wilson and Wilson County should share in that honor. Two of our members, John R. Lucas and Adjutant and … more
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
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