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Tom Campbell

OPINION

Avoiding another failed school year

By Tom Campbell
| September 16, 2021

There’s no sugarcoating it: More that 50% of North Carolina’s schoolchildren failed to achieve grade...

John Hood

OPINION

Biden's mandate goes too far

By John Hood
| September 16, 2021

RALEIGH — I got the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it became publicly available. I did so because I ...

Marty Simpkins

Vacation a welcomed break from news

By Marty Simpkins
| September 17, 2021

Some readers might have noticed there were slightly fewer articles and photos from yours truly in la...

Sanda Baucom Hight

COMMENTARY

Late-summer sensations experienced on beach time

By Sanda Baucom Hight
| September 15, 2021

We call it beach time when there is no rush and no pressure to stick to a schedule. At our long week...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Storm chances to increase starting Thursday

By Al Thomas
| September 14, 2021

Daytime temperatures in the Wilson Times area will continue to have a summer-like feel through the w...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

Go ahead, play in the dirt — but watch out

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| September 14, 2021

Elizabeth, my lovely bride, can no longer eat beef, pork, lamb or any dairy products, such as all th...

Dallas Woodhouse

OPINION

Case could destroy NC’s high court

By Dallas Woodhouse
| September 14, 2021

It would be outrageous. It would be unprecedented. It would damage the credibility and validity of N...

Steve Ford

OPINION

NC falls short of constitutional school funding

By Steve Ford
| September 14, 2021

A momentous clash between North Carolina’s General Assembly and the state’s judicial system looks to...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

A great teacher teaches on

By D.G. Martin
| September 14, 2021

When Julian Pleasants died on Sept. 7, North Carolina lost one of its most important academic and po...

Ken Ripley

OPINION

Town elections' outcomes will affect our lives

By Ken Ripley
| September 13, 2021

Now that summer is slowly turning into fall, darkening earlier each day, people are starting to pay ...

DeeAnn Rivera

VICTORY GARDEN GAL

A peek at George Washington’s victory gardens

By DeeAnn Rivera
| September 13, 2021

I’m outnumbered at home. My husband and daughters at home all enjoy history. I enjoy gardens. This ...

Fran Bunn

PEACHTREE NEWS

Peachtree Baptist honors 9/11 victims’ memory

By Fran Bunn
| September 13, 2021

On Sunday, Pastor Gene Whitehouse presented a Patriots Day service honoring the memory of all those ...

Donna Crowe

COMMENTARY

Questioning authorities’ decisions?

By Donna Crowe
| September 13, 2021

Have you ever said, “If people would just listen to me, the world — or country or schools or church ...

Joe Weaver

COMMENTARY

Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities

By Joe Weaver
| September 13, 2021

A co-worker and I had a conversation about generations. I am older than he by about 20 years, and we...

John Hood

OPINION

What's more democratic than an election?

By John Hood
| September 13, 2021

Do the ends justify the means? This familiar question produces strong feelings precisely because it...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

How big a role will Trump play in Senate primary?

By Alexander H. Jones
| September 13, 2021

Whatever else he plans to do between now and the 2024 presidential election, Donald Trump is unlikel...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Warm, sunny days ahead; midweek rain possible

By Al Thomas
| September 10, 2021

Bright sunshine and reasonably comfortable temperatures highlight the weather in the Wilson Times ar...

Dr. Matthew Ledoux

COMMENTARY

Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

By Dr. Matthew Ledoux
| September 10, 2021

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I tru...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Biden's vaccine mandate isn't about COVID-19

By Thomas L. Knapp
| September 10, 2021

“We’ve been patient, but our patience is wearing thin,” President Joe Biden said as he announced his...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

What made today's NC economy?

By Mike Walden
| September 10, 2021

During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive you...

OPINION

Lying leaders can’t be truth police

By Corey Friedman
| September 9, 2021

If you think the federal government should act swiftly to remove coronavirus fibs and falsehoods fro...

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