WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Re: “2016 corruption on both sides of the aisle,” by Dave Hager, Tuesday: It was refreshing to see Mr. Hager’s letter wherein he abandoned his usual anti-Republican diatribe. He claims there … more
Re: “Trump supporters’ spin gets the facts wrong,” Saturday: William T. “Nick” Smith’s letter-writing makes one wonder about this guy who lives in Wilson. He has me worried about … more
Every time I drive on Raleigh Road Parkway in front of the shopping centers between Zaxby’s and Harris Teeter, I am disgusted with the attempt to “landscape” that strip that divides the four … more
From the establishment of the U.S. Congress on March 4, 1789 until Jan. 3, 2007, most if not all the legislation that passed was accomplished through compromise. What so many of us do, yes I am … more
Robert Mueller handed down the first of what is sure to be a long line of indictments last week. This one happened to involve Paul Manafort. Donald Trump wants Mueller to investigate “Crooked … more
Friends with school-age children constantly comment on how their children are held back by the abysmal reading levels of classmates. Perhaps it is not always just the “other” kids, but the … more
It is a sad state of affairs that President Trump, the narcissistic leader of our nation, a pathological liar with a base mostly made up of Archie Bunker types who rely on the likes of Sean Hannity, … more
Since The Wilson Times published my letter concerning issues in our police department (“Maybe city councilmen deserve a pay cut,” Oct. 13) I have received numerous, unsolicited “Amens,” … more
In an Oct. 24 letter, Tom Haitema asked what I assume to be a rhetorical question, “What did the President know and when did he know it?” with reference to the emerging Uranium One scandal. … more
As I stood in the chapel of a small country church sharing the wedding vows for a young couple very much in love, I had no idea of the far-reaching impact of what would transpire from this … more
An issue I would like to object to is the kneeling during the national anthem. While I agree it is individuals’ full right to express freedom of speech as located in the Bill of Rights, it’s … more
George Leach’s latest drivel; “A week of mistakes, lies and military deaths” (Oct. 25) is just that, drivel. He starts off with the fact that he along with others learned four American soldiers … more
Five hundred years ago, a young monk in what is now Wittenberg, Germany posted a list of theses, or propositions, on the door of the local church (which was the main bulletin board for the … more
Re: “A week of mistakes, lies and military deaths,” by George Leach, Wednesday: Well, Mr. Leach has had a busy week. Using his words, transparency, integrity and truth are suffering. This is … more
Trump’s recent executive order in the news will not change anything regarding the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare signup period for 2018 coverage starting on Nov. 1 and lasting until Dec. 15. In … more
The Kaepernick phenomenon has resulted in what coach Lou Holtz described as “bad choices” pitting protester vs. protester — the NFL players vs. the NFL fans. Fans have not protested like this … more
I went down to the elections department on Douglas Street to vote for the people who will have a measure of control over our town. Unfortunately I was unable to vote. My district, the one I … more
Finally. after intrepid investigation by the FBI, there is evidence of interference by Russia in the internal affairs of the United States. Dogged FBI investigators pursued leads and relentlessly … more
I have had the distinct honor of serving on the Elm City Board of Commissioners for several years. Looking back, I can see the progress we have made and know how far we have come. My No. 1 priority … more
The Associated Press recently revealed that Dominion Energy is planning to extend the Atlantic Coast Pipeline into South Carolina. The AP received this information from an anonymous recording that … more
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