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Our Opinion: A timely reminder that King’s dream is too long deferred

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 17, 2022

THUMBS UP to the Wilson MLK Commission for bringing Wilson residents together in spirit at a time wh...

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Our Opinion: Will court uphold the people’s will on voter ID law?

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 13, 2022

More than three years after North Carolina voters decided to require photo identification at the pol...

Detective Reggie Smith holds up a picture of 7-year-old Kamari Jones, who lost his life to gang-related violence in July 2014, during an anti-bullying and gang prevention presentation held later that year.

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Our Opinion: Wilson honors public servants gone too soon

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 10, 2022

THUMBS UP to Wilson residents and first responders who honored the memories of two local heroes in t...

Memorable Wilson Times front pages in 2021 report Ray Finch’s pardon of innocence, a double homicide suspect’s capture and a December fire that destroyed downtown Wilson’s B&S Wholesale Tire shop.

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Our Opinion: Have questions? Times subscribers know the answers

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 6, 2022

Why are some Wilson County residents not receiving their mail? Where are COVID-19 tests available? H...

Wilson mayor and Carolina Concealed Carry Academy co-owner Carlton Stevens helps 80-year-old Priscilla Woodard prepare to shoot a target. Woodard took the academy’s full eight-hour concealed carry certification course, which includes gun range training.

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Our Opinion: High-caliber mayor uses gun safety to help unify Wilson

A Wilson Times editorial
| January 3, 2022

THUMBS UP to Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens for teaching the fundamentals of safe and responsible gun ...

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Wishing for Wilson: A year when COVID loosens its grim grip

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 30, 2021

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools, idled businesses and kept people quarantined in th...

A.B. Smith, 4, kisses mom Channing Smith on Dec. 20. The bubbly girl is officially cancer-free after nearly a year of battling a rhabdomyosarcoma diagnosis.

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Our Opinion: Wilson cheers young patient’s cancer recovery

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 27, 2021

THUMBS UP to the outpouring of support Wilson County residents showed AnnaBlair Smith and her family...

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Yes, Virginia, there is (still) a Santa Claus

The New York Sun
| December 22, 2021

We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time ...

Wilson firefighters work behind B&S Wholesale Tire Center to extinguish Wednesday night's fire. Owners and managers of surrounding businesses applauded the quick knockdown, which prevented the blaze from spreading to other downtown structures.

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Our Opinion: Firefighters acted quickly to douse downtown blaze

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 26, 2021

THUMBS UP to Wilson firefighters, whose courage, skill and professionalism minimized damage from las...

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Our Opinion: Phone searches? Tell schools to ask parents first

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 16, 2021

Don’t take what doesn’t belong to you. Ask permission. Say please. And if a child has to check with ...

The Wilson City Council voted Thursday to designate Whirligig Station at 230 Goldsboro St. as a historic local landmark, which cuts the owner’s tax bill in half. The redeveloped tobacco warehouse contains 96 apartments.

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Our Opinion: Don’t let politics influence historic landmark status

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 13, 2021

THUMBS UP with an asterisk to the Wilson City Council, which made the right decision in designating ...

Sheriff Calvin Woodard checks on dogs in the new Wilson County Animal Services Center as a dog looks out of his enclosure.

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Our Opinion: No-kill shelter will be feather in county's cap

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 10, 2021

THUMBS UP to Sheriff Calvin Woodard for his plans to make the new Wilson County Animal Services Cent...

An extra edition of The Wilson Daily Times reporting the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941, is shown beside the front page published the following day.

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Our Opinion: Remembering bravery, sacrifice of Pearl Harbor

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 7, 2021

On a calm December morning 80 years ago today, the United States was attacked on its own shores. Jap...

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn speaks during a "Parental Choice" rally held Sept. 14 to protest school mask mandates in Johnston County.

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Our Opinion: School mask mandates less restrictive than dress codes

A Wilson Times editorial
| December 2, 2021

Parents poured into boardrooms across the country this year to voice their displeasure with school m...

Stantonsburg Mayor Coley Rhodes shows one of the "Save Stantonsburg Elementary" signs being placed throughout the town. Council members and residents want the Wilson County school board to keep the facility open as the board studies consultants' school consolidation proposals.

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Our Opinion: Stantonsburg unites community around its school

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 30, 2021

THUMBS UP to Stantonsburg’s town government, which is rallying residents to support Stantonsburg Ele...

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Our Opinion: Adding NCHSAA oversight is a wise compromise

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 24, 2021

The sausage-making isn’t always pretty, but sometimes, committee review and bipartisan debate transf...

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Our Opinion: Generosity gives Wilson reasons to be thankful

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 23, 2021

THUMBS UP to the churches, charities, government agencies and volunteers who furnish Thanksgiving fe...

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Our Opinion: Adoptive families strengthen fabric of our community

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 15, 2021

THUMBS UP to Wilson County residents who open their hearts and homes to adoptive children in need of...

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Our Opinion: District maps draw flurry of candidates

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 11, 2021

When it comes to choosing our representatives in the N.C. General Assembly, Wilson County voters wil...

Wilson County Veterans Honor Guard members stand at attention before performing a rifle volley salute at the conclusion of  Wilson's annual Veterans Day ceremony in 2017.

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Our Opinion: Veterans Day a worthy occasion to gather together

A Wilson Times editorial
| November 8, 2021

THUMBS UP to the Wilson Committee on Patriotism, which will celebrate the return of its annual Veter...


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