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With Election Day just days away and with millions of voters having already cast ballots by mail or early voting, it’s time to begin thinking about what comes next.  This year’s … more
This pandemic infecting Wilsonians, all of America and the world has something working very hard on its solution — artificial intelligence. All of you have been following the news. But … more
Taxes are almost always a big part of political elections. Questions about who pays taxes, whether taxes are too high or too low and complexities in the tax system are usually parts of debates and … more
Voters and media alike, beware: We may not know the winners on Nov. 3. We may not know until all eligible absentee ballots are counted days later. Voters should stay tuned, and media outlets … more
RALEIGH — Of all the important electoral contests on North Carolina’s ballot, our General Assembly races will be among the most consequential. The state legislature funds and sets … more
The prospect of police scouring suburban streets to enforce trick-or-treating bans gives a whole new meaning to the term “witch hunt.” From New England to the California coast, cities … more
The stakes in this election are too high to wait until the last minute to vote The late civil rights icon and my friend and colleague John Lewis used to say that, “the vote is the most … more
Did you know that you could earn a degree at WCC to work in the OR? Wilson Community College offers a two-year degree in surgical technology. And the program is an extension of our allied health … more
RALEIGH — There are about 300,000 fewer jobs in North Carolina today than there were in February, before the start of the COVID-19 recession. That’s a 7.5% drop in total employment … more
COVID-19 dominates North Carolina’s governor’s race, and it likely will determine the outcome. But there’s another big difference between the two candidates. It gets less attention, … more
My grandparents did not always have the right to vote. Not ancestors who lived centuries before anyone thought about me, but my grandparents. With the exception of one who died about a decade … more
When our daughter and son-in-law gave us a digital picture frame a few years ago, we received the gift gratefully but without great enthusiasm. The gift is a simple video screen, about the size of a … more
People “of a certain age” will remember Chubby Checker’s “Let’s do the twist.” As a matter of fact, those same people most likely remember where they were when … more
A couple Fridays ago, I had what might be considered a bad day.  As I was getting ready to leave for work, I broke my glasses. Well, actually, the glasses broke themselves because I did not … more
RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee … more
With so-called censors like these, who needs publicists? Facebook and Twitter are under the microscope for suppressing links to an unverified news story alleging Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden … more
Perhaps the most overlooked elections, ranking just slightly ahead of Soil and Water Conversation District commissioners, are those of judges. This year, our judicial elections may be among the most … more
There is more content available today about the upcoming election than likely in any previous cycle. While we could fill this page with media sources that have some type of information about the … more
Did you know you can earn a medical office administration degree at Wilson Community College?  Do you work in a medical office?  Maybe you want to “skill up” so you can move … more
This year, for the first time in my existence, I am voting early.  Early voting has become a part of the routine for every election year, and many people I know have said they enjoy voting … more
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