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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

YMCA gives Wilson a do-over on missed opportunity

April 18, 2021

I was delighted and excited to see your support through the printed word and the cartoon of the two ...

The Wilson Times welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to letters@wilsontimes.com.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

UNC’s Hubert Davis shares his Christian faith

April 18, 2021

I am a three-time N.C. State graduate and am not a Carolina fan. However, I have always admired the ...

The Wilson Times welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to letters@wilsontimes.com.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

School crossing guard brightens day

April 18, 2021

My drive to work each morning is brightened by the crossing guard at New Hope Elementary School! She...

OPINION

A comeback for campus kangaroo courts?

By Corey Friedman
| April 17, 2021

Whether or not Mukund Vengalattore dated a graduate student under his supervision, Cornell Universit...

State Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs, fourth from left, is shown volunteering at the Waymakers of North Carolina's April 11 community meal giveaway.

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Expand Medicaid to create 260 Wilson jobs

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| April 17, 2021

Last week, we recognized Black Maternal Health Week. Black women are three to four times more likely...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Playing politics with city facilities?

April 16, 2021

Can The Wilson Times find out and report how much Congressman Butterfield paid or reimbursed the cit...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Corporations, wealthy should pay their share

April 16, 2021

Here the Republicans go again. The Biden infrastructure plan’s tax increases on the wealthiest Ameri...

Social media profiles that spoof elected officials, celebrities and public figures by using their names and pictures are commonplace — particularly on Twitter, where clever trolling is an art form.

EDITORIAL

Our Opinion: 'Impersonation' ban will punish protected speech

A Wilson Times editorial
| April 15, 2021

Before they vote to make online impersonation a crime, state senators should chew the fat with Jim A...

The Wilson Times welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to letters@wilsontimes.com.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Boykin Center roars back to life

April 15, 2021

Finally, the lights shone brightly again at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center for the first time in mo...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

Deadheading's not a rock group

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| April 15, 2021

Elizabeth and I are spending our weekends in the dirt and briars of our many rose plants. And those ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Abolish NC's death penalty

By Tom Campbell
| April 16, 2021

Virginia just became the first state in the South to abolish the death penalty, significant because ...

John Hood

OPINION

Bigger government isn't the answer

By John Hood
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — Is it the job of government to make you happy? While it may seem like a straightforward qu...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

US to world: Never trust us

By Thomas L. Knapp
| April 15, 2021

In February 2020, President Donald Trump announced a peace deal with the Taliban, giving U.S. forces...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

US to world: Never trust us

By Thomas L. Knapp
| April 15, 2021

In February 2020, President Donald Trump announced a peace deal with the Taliban, giving U.S. forces...

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for April 16

April 15, 2021

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

McDonald's employee shows kindness, compassion

April 14, 2021

Amid a global crisis and racial pandemic, it is easy to forget just how much kindness matters. But, ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Why aren't gun sellers liable for mass shootings?

April 14, 2021

Those of you who know me know that I love beautiful cars. They are my addiction. Some, no, most — OK...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Blame pandemic parenting, not remote learning

April 14, 2021

My friend is a teacher, and I’m certain more now than ever that I couldn’t do this job. Parents need...

"A consortium of local investors could turn that abandoned building into prime real estate," Jeffery Donahue writes of this Wilson warehouse.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Warehouse could become skate park, concert hall

April 14, 2021

There’s an old warehouse near the post office that could be renovated to house a skate park and musi...

The Wilson Times welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to letters@wilsontimes.com.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Reopening schools risks teachers' safety

April 14, 2021

I feel sorry for the teachers while the pandemic is taking place. Why? Because no one really cares a...


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