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Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

High pressure to bring warm, sunny days

By Al Thomas
| March 9, 2021

A high pressure ridge over North Carolina on Tuesday is expected to become stationary just off of th...

OPINION

Supreme Court case pits schools against parents

By Corey Friedman
| March 6, 2021

Battle lines are being redrawn in a First Amendment case on the Supreme Court’s docket. What started...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

After chilly weekend, warmup begins Tuesday

By Al Thomas
| March 6, 2021

A large high-pressure ridge has pushed cold air into the Wilson Times area, but by Tuesday, a quick ...

James Gailliard

OPINION

Keep local government accountable, transparent

By James Gailliard
| March 3, 2021

Too often, the news is dominated by what divides us as Americans. Yet, there are values I think we a...

Jim Perry

State shouldn’t burden small businesses

March 2, 2021

The State of North Carolina should fully conform with all taxpayer relief provisions in the Federal ...

Ned Walsh

When religion becomes evil

By Ned Walsh
| March 2, 2021

I was 21 when I traveled to Ajloun, Jordan, and the Baptist Medical and Religious Center established...

Private flag, sign rules stifle free speech

By Corey Friedman
| March 2, 2021

Mark Silverstein is seizing his chance to wedge a foot in the door for free speech. After suing a su...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Expect a cloudy week with seesawing temps

By Al Thomas
| March 1, 2021

The sun is forecast to briefly return to the Wilson Times area Tuesday, only to give way to more clo...

OPINION

Private flag, sign rules stifle speech

By Corey Friedman
| February 28, 2021

Mark Silverstein is seizing his chance to wedge a foot in the door for free speech. After suing a su...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Temps to reach mid-70s before cold front

By Al Thomas
| February 27, 2021

A warming south to southwest breeze in the Wilson Times area should help power high temperatures to ...

OPINION

Who cares about public notices? You should

By Dean Ridings
| February 25, 2021

One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are require...

Ned Walsh

Johnston farmers and climate change

By Ned Walsh
| February 23, 2021

I grew up in cotton country in southeastern Missouri, often described as the only place on earth whe...

Bolejack

School board hopeful Terry Tippett catches a break

February 23, 2021

Four years ago, as editor of the Smithfield Herald, I wrote an editorial that encouraged the Johnsto...

Our love can get lost in the noise

February 23, 2021

There were two of us: a male drum major and myself. We were fortunate enough to be the leaders of th...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Sunny days in the 60s, then clouds sweep in

By Al Thomas
| February 23, 2021

Bright sunshine will greet the morning, and as afternoon temperatures rise into the low 60s, Tuesday...

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High pressure to bring warm, sunny days

A high pressure ridge over North Carolina on Tuesday is expected to become stationary just off of th...

Next mass vaccination clinic is Wednesday

A first-dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic will get underway at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, at North J...