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When you stated that the style of  The Wilson Times had been changed, I immediately turned to the Opinion section. I must admit that I was a little perturbed when I did not see the Thought For … more
As a federal retiree who has served our country for years, I am deeply concerned with a provision in the president's budget which would eliminate cost-of-living adjustments for current and future … more
A short time ago I was a patient in the Wilson Medical Center. It had been a long time since I was a hospital patient and I just wanted to let people know how proud we should be of our facility. I … more
I was an attendee at the candidates’ forum for the Wilson City Council.  I heard some good things.  I also heard some worrisome things. District 5’s incumbent seemed … more
The Arts Council of Wilson and its Board of Directors are very excited about Friday’s annual fundraiser, now called Banking on the Arts. The arts are a fabulous investment in our community —and … more
Domestic Violence Awareness Month is here. All races, ages, sexes and socioeconomic levels are affected by domestic violence. It can be physical, verbal, emotional or sexual. One in four women … more
Re: “The right to redress of grievances,” by George Leach, Sept. 27: Mr. Leach, there is drivel and there is drivel, but you take drivel to the extreme. Come out of the closet and admit that … more
This nation was built on Judeo-Christian beliefs. We all should be looking back at those beliefs when we talk about what’s happening in our nation. In Ecclesiastes 3:1, we are told that “there … more
Regarding the help to Puerto Rico, the mayor of San Juan has it twisted. The real question and criticism is “What was YOUR disaster plan?” Nobody seems interested in asking that question. … more
Re: “Supreme Court term brings anticipation,” Monday: Great job to include the new column authored each First Monday by Al Thomas. His expertise and experience will prove make for compelling … more
A big thank-you to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and our city police for capturing drug dealers and users. It has become a terrible epidemic. Another epidemic should be dealt with also — … more
North Carolina is emerging as a national leader in renewable energy. We generate more solar energy than all but a couple of states. We are home to the largest wind farm in the Southeast, now … more
Those who refuse to stand during our national anthem insult our country and veterans. If they don’t like our country, they should find one they do like — and leave! Johnny Jakey Wilson … more
A gut punch is how I felt followed by sickness when I heard the “Fox NFL Kickoff” announcers say Michael Vick, then saw him standing and talking with commentators. What are you thinking? This … more
From the time I was brought up, we mostly knew Jesus as the guiding light. Helpful and wise. Never ostentatious. Humble and exemplary in all things. Of course, many faiths had parallels — … more
Re: “The right to redress of grievances” by George Leach, Wednesday: I have an alert on my Gmail so that whenever “Khe Sanh” gets mentioned in the media, I am sent the link. I am a retired … more
Let the monuments stand, just add to the present inscriptions that “The Civil War was fought for free labor and the greed of a few,” plain and simple. Two-hundred and fifty years leading up … more
Re: “Dogs’ illness sparks legal fight between owner, rescue group” on Saturday’s front page: When animals are abused and neglected like this, how could anyone make themselves return them? … more
This is the most formal means of communicating a big thank you to all the citizens of Wilson for such a successful food drive! What an awesome with the generous donations topping last year’s … more
The Mental Health Association in Wilson wishes to thank the many sponsors, supporters, vendors, contributors and therapeutic programs who helped raise more than $800 in a “Walk in Our Shoes” … more
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