WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Why would any legislator not want to fully fund the construction and maintenance of our highway system? But apparently they do not. They would rather send out a $125 check from a budget surplus to … more
Re: “U.S. government supports Iranian terrorist group,” by Cyrus Shamloo, Sept. 5: This letter is merely a rehash of the totally false and mythical claims that put the mullahs’ … more
Re: “For secure elections, choose paper ballots over machines”: In a letter published Aug. 27 regarding the use of voting machines in Wilson County, we indicated that the county was still … more
Remember my letter about adopting Baby the cat from the Brentwood Veterinary Center? (“Adopted cat’s love is a treasured blessing,” July 22) Besides the joy she gives this old lady — … more
This president is infamous for labeling people based on his idiotic, self-serving whims. I believe The Donald should have one of his own based in fact — how does “Lying Donald” sound? It … more
In a crazy, mixed-up world, one thing I’ve noticed that has changed not for the better is community and neighbors supporting each other. As a true artist, one who has no choice but to “art or … more
The MEK was founded in 1965 and it has the unusual distinction of taking action to overthrow both the former government of the shah of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Iran by relying on terrorist … more
It’s a fairly long story how we got to this point, but the bottom line is Wilson will be hosting a brand-new American musical the weekend of Sept. 13-15. This is aligning with the 100th anniversary … more
We are sick and tired of the continuous diatribes of bitter criticism launched against our president. Derogatory discourse is not helpful at all. I am reminded of the old homily, “If you can’t … more
Yet another wonderful experience due to The Wilson Times. Over the years, I have placed many ads in the paper seeking to sell merchandise that we no longer needed and we were hopeful it would help … more
Upon reading the letter from Cyrus Shamloo accusing the president of anti-Semitic remarks (“Trump’s remarks on Jews’ loyalty repeats anti-Semitic trope,” Thursday) I felt compelled to look … more
As a past member of the Salvation Army of Wilson Advisory Board and past chair of social services and communications, I am compelled to reply to Tuesday’s front-page headline in The Wilson Times: … more
Each decision, executive order and action by Trump and his administration have been challenged by lawsuits. Even his election has been challenged by lawyers. Immigration laws ignored and lawsuits … more
Ancient stories from Jewish scriptures — the Old Testament — tell us that a man named Abraham received an order from God circa 2000 BC to move from the Euphrates region to Canaan where he gave … more
How many times have we heard “I don’t like watching the news or reading the paper because it’s all negative”? Every time one reads the paper or watches the news, the leading stories … more
In her book, “Antisemitism Here and Now,” Deborah Lipstadt writes, “The notion of dual loyalty is a linchpin of the anti-Semitic stereotype, whether you use the word ‘cosmopolitan,’ whether … more
The national indignity is that the Democrats have denigrated the president of the greatest country in the world and cast aspersions on his office, character and competence, even his mental state. … more
This Labor Day, unions across the country will seize the opportunity to highlight their “pro-worker” achievements. But amid the holiday’s barbecues and beach trips, we shouldn’t forget the … more
When voters head to the polls on Election Day, they need to know their vote will count. Based on available evidence, computer scientists have clearly stated that paper ballots marked either by hand … more
We are on the verge of something rather historic here in our great state. Plans to install the first privately owned stone quarry on public land is underway. The Raleigh-Durham International … more
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