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John Hood

OPINION

There is no teacher pay penalty

By John Hood
| May 5, 2021

RALEIGH — Are nurse anesthetists overpaid by 74%? Are telemarketers underpaid by 25%? If you accept...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

A funny thing happened on the way to herd immunity

By Tom Campbell
| May 5, 2021

In early April, Duke University announced that all new and returning Duke students must present proo...

Ron Paul

OPINION

Will special interests allow America's longest war to end?

By Ron Paul
| May 5, 2021

Even if “won,” endless wars like our 20-year assault on Afghanistan would not benefit our actual nat...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

About that 'rules-based international order'

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 5, 2021

The Biden administration has taken to frequently asserting its intention to return — versus the Trum...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Midweek showers to usher in cooler air

By Al Thomas
| May 4, 2021

A high temperature of 90 degrees is forecast for the Wilson Times area Tuesday afternoon as southwes...

John Hood

OPINION

Conspiracy theories damage democracy

By John Hood
| May 3, 2021

RALEIGH — For weeks after the ballots were counted, supporters of the defeated presidential candidat...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

Will NC get real on climate change?

By Gary Pearce
| May 3, 2021

When I think about climate change, I think about my brother-in-law Tillman. Tillman spent his career...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

2 Black-owned barbecue restaurants make expert's list

By D.G. Martin
| May 3, 2021

Is Black barbecue better than what whites prepare? A new book by a respected Black food writer raise...

OPINION

Half-baked bills target tech giants

By Corey Friedman
| May 3, 2021

Fuming at Facebook for deleting your post? Having a temper tantrum over a Twitter takedown? You coul...

Ken Ripley

COMMENTARY

Country Inn's closure a loss to Spring Hope

By Ken Ripley
| May 3, 2021

I knew, generally, it was coming. I just didn’t know when. But it still hurts to see a “for rent” si...

“My family members tell me that I grow more like Mama every day,” Jan Mills writes. “I can think of no greater compliment.”

COMMENTARY

Mama's work ethic made lasting impression

By Jan Mills
| May 2, 2021

With Mother’s Day approaching, I wanted to dedicate this column to Mama, one of the hardest working ...

Fran Bunn

PEACHTREE NEWS

Understanding integrity: 'Either you have it or you don't'

By Fran Bunn
| May 2, 2021

We at Peachtree Baptist Church welcomed more new visitors Sunday. The faithful are starting to come ...

Donna Crowe

COMMENTARY

It's time for our nation to pray

By Donna Crowe
| May 2, 2021

Every year since 1952, the United States has held a National Day of Prayer. Our country always need...

DeeAnn Rivera

VICTORY GARDEN GAL

Life is short, so lick the spoon

By DeeAnn Rivera
| May 2, 2021

My garden memories are often about my grandparents. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I was ...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Tuesday could be year’s first 90-degree day

By Al Thomas
| May 1, 2021

Even with bright sunshine Saturday, the Wilson Times area will temporarily escape the heat as a nort...

LaMonique Hamilton

COMMENTARY

Talk about those dirty kitchens and life messes

By LaMonique Hamilton
| April 29, 2021

In a world of differing opinions and lived experiences, the one thing we have in common is our imper...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Menthol cigarette ban is racist paternalism

By Thomas L. Knapp
| April 29, 2021

The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources, reports that the Biden administration is poised to pr...

Richard Rogers

OPINION

Solving the digital divide

By Richard Rogers
| April 28, 2021

When people were asked to shelter in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, it was taken for ...

John Hood

OPINION

Resist the temptation to coerce

By John Hood
| April 29, 2021

RALEIGH — The problem with freedom is that other people may do things that trouble, annoy or even an...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

The disappointing rabbit-trail census

By Tom Campbell
| April 29, 2021

The 2020 decennial census was problematic from the beginning and could lead North Carolina down a ra...

Cassidy Hall

COMMENTARY

A Mediterranean diet how-to guide

By Cassidy Hall
| April 28, 2021

When you take a look at diet recommendations to live a healthy lifestyle, prevent disease or manage ...