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Laree Lewis

Commentary

Review: ‘The Four Winds” showcases a mother’s strength

By Laree Lewis
| May 6, 2021

“It was always about the men. They seemed to think it meant nothing to cook and clean and bear child...

Jean McCamy

Opinion | Views and Reviews

Don’t be stubborn; get the vaccine

By Jean McCamy
| May 6, 2021

Last Saturday was a beautiful day. I went to a soccer game without a mask. We won. That was a wonder...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: A Shepherd of the sheep

By Grace Ministries USA
| May 6, 2021

John 10:1-2 (ESV) “I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but c...

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...

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...

Editorial

Our Opinion: Lift veil of secrecy shrouding public employee records

A Wake Weekly editorial
| March 18, 2021

Your taxes pay their salaries, but when police officers, teachers and other public-sector workers ar...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

Editorial

Our Opinion: Counties once again looking to operate in the dark

February 5, 2021

Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in the N.C. General Ass...

Guest editorial

Bring body camera videos into the sunlight

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 28, 2021

Now shrouded behind a veil of secrecy, police body camera and dashboard camera recordings could beco...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

Editorial

OUR OPINION: Bob Allen roved around and gave us a newspaper

A Wake Weekly editorial
| May 7, 2021

A staple of this newspaper for nearly seven decades, Bob Allen’s column “Roving Around,” is missing from the pages this week. Its absence is glaring; Bob’s insight into life in Wake Forest …

Local health officials ask county residents to practice the three Ws: Wear a cloth face covering when with other people, remain 6 feet apart, avoiding close contact, and wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

Guest Editorial

Mask mandate drafts businesses as Cooper’s cops

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 28, 2021

Guest editorial North Carolina’s newest law enforcers won’t be sworn to protect and serve. They’ll be unarmed, and instead of badges, their uniforms will feature name tags from supermarkets, …

Guest editorial

Police reform must start with transparency

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 28, 2021

As stakeholders work to repair North Carolina’s criminal justice system, they should make Louis Brandeis’ famous declaration their constant refrain: Sunlight is the best …