WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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What do Adam Lanza, Elliot Rodgers, Dylann Roof, Nikolas Cruz and those recruited to ISIS and the Hitler Youth movement have in common? First, they strike terror and hatred into the hearts of … more
Just wondering if anyone can explain the loud booming noise that happened here last Friday night, March 30 at about 8:25 p.m.? I live near the country club area on Pinehurst Drive. It was loud and … more
Is The Wilson Times dedicated to just publishing all things Democratic? Over the past few months, The Wilson Times has consistently presented Democratic functions. Your article, for example, … more
Re: “Involuntary commitments can be based on scant speculation” by Jeffrey T. Farmer, Wednesday: The entire way that its done is off in this state. Someone going through a temporary troubling … more
Are we weak-minded to be led to protesting gun ownership while being distracted from drugs killing our youth and children? Yes we are! While we are being distracted, hundreds of innocents are … more
Re: “No welcome mat for local guests at Wilson hotels,” March 23: The Times editorial in Saturday’s paper was very well-written. It does seem many locals such as myself have been left in the … more
Thank you for publishing Keith Barnes’ column in The Wilson Times. He is a great, talented writer and I am so happy that he is writing for our Wilson community newspaper again. Sally … more
The ease of involuntarily committing someone — rightfully or wrongfully — by local law enforcement agents in this community and state has got to stop! This dirty little secret has gone on long … more
After spending more than 20 years of my life defending the United States, the Constitution and its people, it is difficult watching the destruction of our freedoms one by one. The first attack … more
Donald J. Trump, duly elected president through the electoral vote system in the republic of the United States, is a proven habitual liar and cheat in all phases of his entire adult life. Yet he has … more
After lauding the children’s spontaneous, well-organized and totally organic demonstrations against gun violence the writer of “The children marching for our lives” (George Leach column, … more
One more gun in the hands of a hotel worker in Vegas, a teacher in Miami, a patron in Orlando and a moviegoer in Colorado could have turned the crazed killer into Swiss cheese and saved many young … more
Guns, icons and general malaise seem to be driving opinions right now. The president says it’s not chaotic and yet at times he is out of bounds because White House people are not required to swear … more
I would like to respond to a comment made by Wilson County Democratic Chairwoman Linda Cooper-Suggs during Saturday's convention as reported in Monday's edition of The Wilson Times. I also hope to … more
The "March For Our Lives" demonstration occurred Saturday. I applaud these young people in using their First Amendment rights to protest for something they passionately believe in, which is trying to … more
Re: "Butterfield's best ideas to empower American workers," editorial, March 2: These are G.K. Butterfield's "best" ideas to empower American workers? Being untruthful on federal job applications, … more
A huge thank you to the people of Wilson and surrounding counties in making our spring food drive a real success. I must admit I was concerned that the turnout would be low with it being so cold … more
When I was an idealistic freshman at East Carolina, I enrolled in my required history course. In the first class, the professor divided us into couples and gave each couple a history question to … more
N.C. Highway 42 east of U.S. 301 is filthy. Litter is terrible. I am ashamed of our state and county roadway maintenance. The right of way should be cleared of debris before cutting. There are … more
In Germany, 19 years after the demise of Hitler, fringe Nazi groups promoted German icons of their cause. Considering the lack of character and knowing prison ovens cremated more than 4 million … more
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