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John Hood

OPINION

Racial preferences are ending soon

By John Hood
| November 29, 2021

The state of Washington has it. California has it. Michigan has it. Oklahoma has it. Nebraska has it...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

Roy Cooper’s remarkable feat

By Alexander H. Jones
| November 29, 2021

When a Civitas Institute poll came out showing Gov. Roy Cooper’s approval rating two points underwat...

John Hood

OPINION

Infrastructure bill did us no favors

By John Hood
| November 24, 2021

The $1 trillion infrastructure bill President Joe Biden signed into law on Nov. 15 attracted the vot...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

For Christmas, end war on marijuana

By Thomas L. Knapp
| November 24, 2021

You’ve seen the headlines. So have I. For example, a Nov. 23 story in my local paper, the Gainesvill...

Brandy Bynum Dawson

COMMENTARY

Shopping local: The gift that keeps giving

By Brandy Bynum Dawson
| November 24, 2021

“When you prioritize local purchase decisions, you are putting meals on the tables of your neighbors...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Over the river and speeding to Grandmother's house

By Tom Campbell
| November 24, 2021

After last year’s lockdown, it’s great to once again gather with family for the holidays. Some will...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Thanksgiving offers break from icy blast

By Al Thomas
| November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving may well be the only respite from an onslaught of cold Canadian air the Wilson Times ar...

Sandy Hurley

OPINION

General Assembly can still make history

By Sandy Hurley and Bill Moss
| November 23, 2021

The North Carolina General Assembly remains poised to make open government history next week when la...

John Hood

OPINION

Cawthorn’s handlers got it wrong

By John Hood
| November 23, 2021

When the Carolina Journal first reported first-term U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s intention to abando...

Our Opinion

How can county best manage growth, or should it even try?

November 26, 2021

Everything County Commissioners said recently about growth had the dual virtues of being honest and accurate. Ted...

NED WALSH

Commentary

Americans are worshiping their guns

November 22, 2021

I grew up in a small Missouri Ozarks community, in the middle of a hunter’s paradise. I have fond me...

STEVE AND BELINDA KIRK

Parenting must include spiritual care

November 23, 2021

Good parenting is by far the hardest life-thing ever, most especially because the job doesn’t end ju...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

The failure of ‘Bergernomics’

By Alexander H. Jones
| November 22, 2021

The state budget that the General Assembly finally passed last week tells us something about Senate ...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

When giving thanks, don’t forget your local paper

By Thomas L. Knapp
| November 21, 2021

As Thanksgiving approaches, I usually take a little time to think about who and what I’m thankful fo...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Cold snap should fade in time for Thanksgiving

By Al Thomas
| November 20, 2021

The Wilson Times area appears set for good outdoor weather conditions this weekend. By late Monday, ...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

Thanksgiving to the rescue again

By D.G. Martin
| November 20, 2021

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, as I explained in a column many years ago. One reason is that i...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

Can a wage-price spiral be avoided?

By Mike Walden
| November 20, 2021

Who doesn’t like to be paid more? Maybe there are a few workers who are indifferent to their earnin...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

How markets are like the internet and dinosaurs

By Thomas L. Knapp
| November 19, 2021

“Slowly but surely,” Neal Freyman reports at Morning Brew, “the supply chain bottlenecks that have p...

OPINION

Democracy dies in news deserts

By Corey Friedman
| November 18, 2021

Claiming territory like a conquering army, a vast desert is on the march. It swallows small towns, s...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Is anger fueling violent crime surge?

By Tom Campbell
| November 17, 2021

Maybe you remember the classic 1975 film “Network” where the anchor Howard Beale throws open a windo...


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