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Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Golly darn, Mr. Nick Smith, after reading your letters to the editor I have concluded … more
I was born on an eastern North Carolina tenant farm in 1944. My dad and mama raised tobacco, corn, peanuts, soybeans, cotton for market and a huge garden to feed us and our friends. About 20 black … more
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8 of Wilson County has had another successful Forget-Me-Not Fourth of July fundraiser drive. This is our commitment that the DAV “will not forget the men and … more
I have spent most of last week at the Little League baseball state championship event at Gillette Park in Wilson following my 7-year-old’s 8U baseball team from North Asheville. I would like to … more
Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Nick, just a few easy rejoinders. First, do you understand that if an economy grows … more
Kudos to the farmers four for restoring Silver Lake — a beautiful gift to the community! Bill Jeffrey Wilson more
I know Jean Farmer-Butterfield as a longtime friend, colleague and seatmate on the floor of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Through the years, I have served with many big names and … more
My husband, Elmer Lee Pittman, passed away in 2016. He had donated his body to the Brody School of Medicine. Last year the school completed its studies and cremated his remains. We went and … more
Re: “The blame game: Deepened racism in America,” by George Leach, June 27: Just when you think he can’t get worse, he does! He has so much hate and divisiveness in his mind that he can’t … more
While President Trump is trying to change the nation, I ask that he please consider the following. I have heard and probably will hear again that a cure for cancer has been found. So many … more
“Let’s keep a strong economy growing,” writes Ed Feulner, founder of the ultraconservative Heritage Foundation and syndicated columnist whose piece was printed in The Wilson Times on June 18. … more
Last week I wrote a letter to the editor “Purging infrequent voters, requiring ID isn’t suppression.” The letter drew a number of comments on The Wilson Times website. I guess they did not want … more
Thank you for reading my letter. A few weeks I ago I explained how the regulations that guide our public school system are not up to date with the most current educational research. In this letter, I … more
I’m not sure I understand all there is to know about China, but I’m not sure Sen. Lindsey Graham does either. The senator from South Carolina believes American troops in Korea are essential to … more
“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” — Arnold Bennett, English writer This quote relates somewhat to the subject in this note. … more
Mr. Leach, you have outdone yourself. Your recent missive, “The Blame Game” (Commentary, June 27) has to be the worst drivel you have written. Several Wilsonians had hoped that not seeing your … more
Years ago, I used to live in the small farming community of Grantham in Wayne County. We used to have a black and white cat named Mary Ann. There was a hole in the back porch screen door that she … more
May the truth be told, I’m tired of people saying that because someone goes around shooting up schools, clubs, churches and shopping centers and killing other citizens that they are mentally ill … more
During the past few weeks, the Salvation Army Social Services Department has had several visits from BB&T’s Lighthouse Project, whose volunteers provided items to help our clients and families … more
Re: “The blame game: Deepened racism in America” by George Leach, Wednesday: Teachers encounter misomusists on a daily basis and attempt to encourage them to acquire knowledge in their areas … more
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