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Sanda Baucom Hight

COMMENTARY

Fences, walls, neighbors ignite heated questions about society

By Sanda Baucom Hight
| May 23, 2022

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” writes Robert Frost in his famous poem, “Mending Wall...

Oliver Hedgepeth shared this picture of wife Elizabeth Hedgepeth’s Coca-Cola cake. Anyone who wishes to share other Coca-Cola cake recipes can email blh4835@gmail.com.

COMMENTARY

A heck of a lot of work, but worth it

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| May 23, 2022

With apologies to Lisa Boykin Batts, The Wilson Times’ resident cooking guru, my wife Elizabeth made...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Cooper seeks investment in child care, clean energy, health care

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| May 23, 2022

The General Assembly reconvened last week for the so-called “short session.” Traditionally, the sho...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

3 questions after the primary

By Alexander H. Jones
| May 23, 2022

Last week saw one of the livelier primaries North Carolina has held in recent years. But for all the...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

How will the hospitality industry change?

By Mike Walden
| May 23, 2022

The North Carolina hospitality industry, primarily composed of restaurants and hotels, is a multi-bi...

Kimball Shinkoskey

OPINION

Making democracy happen

By Kimball Shinkoskey
| May 23, 2022

Many Americans seem to feel that democracy is a reward that society reaps by enabling free, individu...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

The real meaning of the word ‘prompt’

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 23, 2022

“Failed gun legislation is the norm,” reads the headline at Axios, “after mass shootings like Buffal...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Cold front to follow scorching weekend

By Al Thomas
| May 21, 2022

Temperatures are forecast to remain well above our historical averages this weekend, but major relie...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Elites dumb us down with celebrity gossip

May 20, 2022

I tuned into “The Talk” the other day. The hot-button issue that afternoon? Should Kim Kardashian ha...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

Learning to communicate through American Sign Language

By Jessica Griffin
| May 20, 2022

The American Sign Language interpreter education program at Wilson Community College is one of only ...

EDITORIAL

Our Opinion: Free speech case ends foolish NC beer label ban

A Wilson Times editorial
| May 19, 2022

Political appointees who run North Carolina’s booze bureaucracy will no longer play amateur art crit...

Thea Zacharopoulos

COMMENTARY

Mental health has impact on our well-being

By Thea Zacharopoulos
| May 20, 2022

When you think about your health, what first comes to mind? For many — if not most — of us, it’s pro...

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for Friday, May 20

May 19, 2022

John Hood

OPINION

Housing prices reflect changes in work

By John Hood
| May 21, 2022

It was bound to happen. The percentage of adults working from home has fallen significantly from its...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Election winners: Trump, outside money and rage

By Tom Campbell
| May 19, 2022

Pundits and politicos like to talk about “mainstream” or “Main Street” Republicans, as if they made ...

Josh Stein

COMMENTARY

Scammers target consumers with cryptocurrency scams

By Josh Stein
| May 21, 2022

Scammers are always looking for what’s new and popular to strike the unsuspecting. Cryptocurrency is...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Suppressing insane ideas doesn’t stop insane conduct

By Thomas L. Knapp
| May 18, 2022

Why did Payton Gendron — allegedly, but he livestreamed it, so it’s not like there’s much doubt — mu...

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

‘Pro-care’ means respecting women’s choices

May 18, 2022

In her May 13 column, “Pro-life, pro-choice advocates can work to become pro-care,” Dr. Susan Bane i...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Warm front boosts storm chances; temps could peak at 98

By Al Thomas
| May 17, 2022

A high pressure ridge promises to bring our area moderate temperatures and low humidity Tuesday and ...

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

ECU health study a rewarding experience

May 16, 2022

Thanks to The Wilson Times, I learned of a research study being conducted at East Carolina Universit...


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