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Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Much-needed rain may arrive Monday

By Al Thomas
| October 23, 2021

Sunshine and mild temperatures are likely this weekend, but by late Monday, there is a good chance o...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Political power is problem, not solution

By Thomas L. Knapp
| October 23, 2021

President Joe Biden wants the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to mandate COVID-19 vaccin...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Share your views on new district maps

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| October 23, 2021

General Assembly members finished drawing electoral maps over the last week. There is going to be a ...

Linda M. Sutton

COMMENTARY

Get back on track with cancer screening

By Linda M. Sutton and Bryant Washington
| October 23, 2021

Cancer screening is one of the most effective tools in the fight against cancer. Finding a cancer ea...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

College celebrates transfer students

By Jessica Griffin
| October 23, 2021

If you follow Wilson Community College on social media, you may have noticed posts last week about N...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

Is a wealth tax in the future?

By Mike Walden
| October 23, 2021

Trillions of dollars were added to the national debt during the COVID-19 pandemic as the federal gov...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Bravo for GK Butterfield

October 22, 2021

It’s personally satisfying to me and my community to see Rep. G.K. Butterfield again in the paper, t...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Save money before pandemic assistance runs out

October 22, 2021

Alert to citizens with all these free resources available: I hate to be the one to let you know that...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

ACT for Youth back in action

October 22, 2021

ACT for Youth and its talented cast of young actors from Wilson and surrounding areas returned to th...

Josh Stein

COMMENTARY

Keep an eye out for student loan scams

By Josh Stein
| October 22, 2021

The pandemic has disrupted all or parts of three academic years for students. Not surprisingly, ther...

OPINION

Cancel drug patents when the public pays

By Corey Friedman
| October 21, 2021

Pope Francis is urging drugmakers to release their lucrative patents on coronavirus vaccines, allowi...

An N.C. Senate Redistricting Committee plan designated as SST-4 proposes combining Wilson County with Wayne and Greene counties to form Senate District 9.

EDITORIAL

Our Opinion: Take time to weigh in on legislative redistricting plans

A Wilson Times editorial
| October 21, 2021

Wilson County’s proposed N.C. Senate district looks like a boot emerging from a pant leg with a larg...

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for Oct. 22

October 21, 2021

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

New shelter a win-win for Wilson County

October 21, 2021

I recently attended the official opening of the Wilson County Animal Services Center. It is a great...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Powell was an upstanding, amiable leader

October 21, 2021

Brig. Gen. Colin Powell was telling a joke in a room full of civilians and military when I worked at...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Queens rule

October 21, 2021

Wilson Arts hosted Queens for Creativity in a sold-out performance on Friday, Oct. 8, at the Wilson ...

Ronald Fraser

OPINION

NC’s do-it-yourself justice system

By Ronald Fraser
| October 21, 2021

When charged with a crime, do North Carolinians call upon fellow citizens, sitting as a jury, to dec...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Do we even want pre-pandemic work conditions?

By Tom Campbell
| October 21, 2021

Not since 1942, when women flooded into the workplace in support of the war effort, have we seen a w...

John Hood

OPINION

Surge in violence merits response

By John Hood
| October 21, 2021

Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the te...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Lucama resident brings community together

October 20, 2021

I want to give a shout-out to Ms. Gladys Martinez of Lucama! She is a frequent and outspoken attende...


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