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OPINION

Child support complicates abortion debate

By Corey Friedman
| January 28, 2022

Crossing partisan battle lines and taking heavy fire from both sides, Rep. Forrest Bennett unwitting...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Anti-encryption scoundrels play to parents’ fears

By Thomas L. Knapp
| January 28, 2022

The UK’s Home Office, Rolling Stone reports, is ramping up for a new offensive against end-to-end en...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Spam and scam calls plague cellphone users

By Tom Campbell
| January 27, 2022

Who knew I had so many friends worried about my car’s warranty? Before Christmas, it felt like a ho...

Josh Stein

COMMENTARY

How to spot scam debt collectors

By Josh Stein
| January 26, 2022

If you have bills that are past due, you might be contacted by a debt collector. But don’t be fooled...

John Hood

OPINION

State should let hospitals compete

By John Hood
| January 26, 2022

By restricting competition among hospitals and other medical providers, North Carolina keeps the cos...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Snow redux? Friday forecasts flirt with flurries

By Al Thomas
| January 24, 2022

There is a good chance our area will get a glimpse at above-average afternoon temperatures Tuesday a...

OPINION

Clickbait crusaders challenge cops

By Corey Friedman
| January 24, 2022

An activist’s testy exchange with a small-town police chief is stoking outsize outrage on YouTube, t...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

Thank you for coming

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| January 24, 2022

Your presence brings reassurance to those in need, For those of us still lost in the mist of memory,...

Sanda Baucom Hight

COMMENTARY

Red sky at dawn one of nature’s most spectacular gifts

By Sanda Baucom Hight
| January 24, 2022

Recently, as I was on my way to Beddingfield High School shortly before 7 a.m., I received yet anoth...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

He made me famous

By D.G. Martin
| January 24, 2022

The man who made me briefly famous died last week. Tom Clark was 93.  He taught me Old Testament at ...

John Hood

OPINION

Should felons be able to vote?

By John Hood
| January 24, 2022

Do you think felons should lose their right to vote? If so, do you think they should be able to reg...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

The war on our independent judiciary

By Alexander H. Jones
| January 24, 2022

In 2016, our Republican-led state legislature narrowly chose not to expand the state Supreme Court i...

The Action Group recently celebrated 40 years helping area employers find workers. The Nash Street office staff includes, from left, administrative assistant Lidonina Tolentino-Torres, President Charidy Corbett, recruiter Nancy Ristau, business development leader Michelle Mills, recruiter Katie Amerson, CEO Tav Gauss, comptroller Amy Stack, co-founder Winston Lea and recruiter Maria Rodriguez.

MAIN STREET MINUTE

‘Great Resignation’ resonates in Wilson

By Brie Handgraaf
| January 24, 2022

In 40 years of business, The Action Group CEO Tav Gauss has seen just about everything. However, the...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Next dose of precipitation should be rain

By Al Thomas
| January 22, 2022

The return of sunshine Saturday should get our area above freezing, probably into the 35- to 37-degr...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Delaying primaries would interfere with courts’ review

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| January 22, 2022

This week, the General Assembly was in session for one day to vote on House Bill 605, a bill by Repu...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

Play an active role in your community college

By Jessica Griffin
| January 22, 2022

Wilson Community College currently has 31 curriculum degree programs. And each of these programs has...

Joe Weaver

HUMOR

Staycation beats destinations for exotic getaways

By Joe Weaver
| January 22, 2022

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don’t know if we are sti...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Schumer gets it half-right on filibuster

By Thomas L. Knapp
| January 22, 2022

On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Democrats tried and failed to pass a one-time exception to that body’s pra...

Anti-abortion protesters pray together in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1 as justices hear arguments in a case from Mississippi, where a 2018 law would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, well before viability.

OPINION

In abortion case, Supreme Court grapples with stare decisis

By Susan Bane
| January 21, 2022

This Sunday marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case that leg...

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