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Hal Tarleton

COMMENTARY

Fike vaccine clinic a model of efficiency

By Hal Tarleton
| January 20, 2021

The path to COVID-19 virus vaccination began at home. We saw the notices about a mobile vaccination ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Frightened, frustrated and irritated

By Tom Campbell
| January 20, 2021

The great gift this Christmas was that help was on the way. The vaccine was a welcome gift 10 months...

John Hood

OPINION

NC lags in vaccine distribution

By John Hood
| January 20, 2021

RALEIGH — As of Monday, North Carolina has received about a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Near...

Sanda Baucom Hight

COMMENTARY

'Rabbie' enthusiasts celebrate Burns Night

By Sanda Baucom Hight
| January 20, 2021

For those who love all things Scottish, Burns Night is a great time to celebrate the heritage, cultu...

Hunt players celebrate after winning a point against Greenville Rose during an NCHSAA 3-A second-round playoff match Jan. 14 at Hunt. While the Lady Warriors didn’t win this match, they were part of a postseason that had the feel of ones of old, writes Jimmy Lewis, in part because the COVID-19 pandemic shortened the playoffs by a round and created matchups truly deserving of the postseason for the first time in a long time.

COMMENTARY

COVID-19 postseason can set the path for NCHSAA

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 19, 2021

Granted, there’s not much to take with us from a high school sports season that will go down in hist...

Fike’s Kyshon Atkinson (2) drives into the lane against Beddingfield’s Johtavious Murray during a game at Beddingfield on Jan. 12. Due to a Bruins player testing positive for COVID-19, both teams are out of action and in quarantine this week, one of several setbacks so far for area teams. However, the attempt to have a high school sports season has been largely successful without any outbreaks caused by teams.

COMMENTARY

Sports are part of the solution, not the problem

By Paul Durham
| January 19, 2021

While the winter high school sports season has been less forgiving than the fall season was for priv...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Chilly week, mostly clear skies ahead

By Al Thomas
| January 18, 2021

A good southwesterly wind flow Tuesday will likely push temperatures into the mid-50s Tuesday aftern...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

Read a book? For real?

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| January 18, 2021

“In grade school, middle and high school I was forced to actually go to the library, pick up a book ...

This fruity French toast is prepared the night before and refrigerated. Just bake it the next morning for a special breakfast or brunch treat.

RATHER BE COOKING

Baked French toast a morning treat

By Lisa Boykin Batts
| January 18, 2021

We had a special breakfast at my house recently, overnight French toast filled with fruit and pecans...

The Woodard Building on Goldsboro Street houses several new businesses including McClain Insurance Agency, Compassionate Care Solutions and attorney Rhyan Breen.

MAIN STREET MINUTE

Downtown Wilson provides prime office space

By Brie Handgraaf
| January 18, 2021

Anitra McClain and Amy Pridgen were each looking for affordable, centrally located office space, and...

John Hood

OPINION

Protect the right to be wrong

By John Hood
| January 18, 2021

RALEIGH — I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smartphone ap...

Wilson Prep’s Nasiar Blackston, right, looks to put up a shot during a 1-A Tar-Roanoke Conference home game against Northwest Halifax on Jan. 31, 2020. In the NCHSAA’s second draft for realignment for the next four-year period starting in August, Wilson Prep is looking at a move to a conference of all charter schools with most of its members located in the Triangle.

COMMENTARY

WPA gets stranded in NCHSAA redo

By Paul Durham
| January 18, 2021

Now it’s Wilson Prep’s turn to complain about the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s ...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

OPINION

Cawthorn cries freedom, then plays censor

By Corey Friedman
| January 16, 2021

His name may be a nod to the Founding Father and fourth president, but Rep. Madison Cawthorn is no J...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Windy weekend, stable temps and mostly sunny days

By Al Thomas
| January 16, 2021

Stable and close to seasonable weather conditions are expected in the Wilson Times area through Tues...

Susan Bane

COMMENTARY

Humans at our best and our worst

By Susan Bane
| January 16, 2021

The last year has given us all time to see human behavior at both our best and our worst, with a cul...

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Life

Baked French toast a morning treat

We had a special breakfast at my house recently, overnight French toast filled with fruit and pecans...

Via-Houghton

Kenneth and Leisa Houghton of Statesboro, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra...