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Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Stalled front to dump rain on Wilson area

By Al Thomas
| August 3, 2021

Substantial rainfall, including a few embedded thunderstorms, is forecast for the Wilson Times area ...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

The ‘passing of the torch’ is real

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| August 2, 2021

The Rosebud, Leggett and Maplewood cemeteries have become our visiting areas lately. I wonder if our...

John Hood

OPINION

Merit pay for teachers boosts student success

By John Hood
| August 2, 2021

RALEIGH — How much say should the public have about public education? Parental revolts against “wok...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

Democrats’ familiar debate: Left or center?

By Gary Pearce
| August 2, 2021

The headline raised the dreaded “c-word” that deeply divides Democrats — centrist: “Jackson projects...

D.G. Martin

OPINION

The ugliest word, or the sweetest

By D.G. Martin
| August 2, 2021

Revenge. It may be the ugliest word in the English language. Or the sweetest when it describes a pol...

Wilson Glass and Mirror employee Urbano Guerrero of Wilson prepares window framing on the presidential suite in the elevated press box being completed above Barton College's Electric Supply Company Field at Truist Stadium.

EDITORIAL

Our Opinion: Countdown to Barton football kickoff begins

A Wilson Times editorial
| August 2, 2021

THUMBS UP to ongoing construction at Barton College’s Truist Stadium that will allow Barton to roll ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Keep the Wilson pools open

August 1, 2021

I think the city should keep the pools open. I am concerned that the mayor and city council have not...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

3 school board members silent on critical race theory

August 1, 2021

Several weeks ago, I sent this email to each of the seven Wilson County school board members: “Would...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

College, Greenlight to pilot nation’s 1st fiber optic program

By Jessica Griffin
| August 1, 2021

Wilson Community College and Greenlight are no strangers to partnerships. In fact, we work together ...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEIGH REPORT

State guidance urges indoor masking for Wilson

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| August 1, 2021

On Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services updated their guid...

Joe Weaver

HUMOR

Navigating brain fog with humor and grace

By Joe Weaver
| August 1, 2021

Before I get into this week’s column, allow me to warn some of you that you might find it offensive....

Cassidy Hall

COMMENTARY

Workshop focuses on nutrition labels

By Cassidy Hall
| August 1, 2021

In addition to preparing food, reading the Nutrition Facts label is a skill that is critical to impr...

Cheri Beasley

OPINION

Keep middle-class tax cut to boost NC families

By Cheri Beasley
| August 1, 2021

Earlier this month, families across North Carolina breathed a sigh of relief in July as the middle-c...

T. Ryan Gallaher

COMMENTARY

Delta variant’s spread renews vaccine urgency

By T. Ryan Gallaher
| August 1, 2021

The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic th...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Sunday rain likely, followed by cooldown

By Al Thomas
| July 31, 2021

Temperatures close to average and partly cloudy skies are set for the Wilson Times area Saturday. St...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

Should wage and price controls return?

By Mike Walden
| July 31, 2021

Fifty years ago, I was sitting in a summer school class studying microeconomics. I had just switched...

OPINION

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for Aug. 3

July 31, 2021

EDITORIAL

Our Opinion: Wilson council has time to wade into public pool dialogue

A Wilson Times editorial
| July 30, 2021

Before the Wilson City Council decides the fate of our community’s public pools, swimmers and other ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

An altar call for the unvaccinated

By Tom Campbell
| July 29, 2021

Sometimes I hate it when I’m right. My April Fool’s column predicted that our return to life as we ...

John Hood

OPINION

To do good or do better?

By John Hood
| July 29, 2021

RALEIGH — There are at least as many different ways to explain the origins of political disagreement...


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