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Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Storm chances, humidity to rise next week

By Al Thomas
| July 24, 2021

Sunny and hot conditions, but with tolerable humidity, are forecast for the Wilson Times area this we...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Get your vaccine to boost Wilson County’s immunity

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| July 24, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper announced the updated StrongSchoolsNC Public Health Toolkit on Wednesday. The toolki...

Tara Baker

OPINION

Lack of enforcement enables sex buyers, human traffickers

By Tara Baker
| July 24, 2021

In the United States, various institutions and groups have made efforts to combat the problem of hum...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

Growing Wilson one small business at a time

By Jessica Griffin
| July 23, 2021

The Wilson Community College Small Business Center places emphasis on entrepreneurship through helpi...

OPINION

Supporting local journalism supports this community

By Dean Ridings
| July 23, 2021

The Local Journalism Sustainability Act was recently introduced in the House and has now been introd...

Gregg Sigmon

OPINION

Medication can prevent Type 2 diabetes

By Gregg Sigmon
| July 22, 2021

I’ve been a practicing family physician in Wilson for more than 28 ½ years. For some time now, I hav...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Burning the midnight kilowatts

By Tom Campbell
| July 22, 2021

“There’s nothing good going on after midnight that you need to be part of,” my momma repeatedly told...

John Hood

OPINION

Effect of state policy isn't huge

By John Hood
| July 22, 2021

RALEIGH — For years, North Carolina conservatives and progressives argued incessantly about the effe...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Take away government's social media privileges

By Thomas L. Knapp
| July 22, 2021

“Modern technology companies have enabled misinformation to poison our information environment with ...

Cyndi Lauderdale

WELL PLANTED

Webworms only a threat to small or newly planted trees

By Cyndi Lauderdale
| July 21, 2021

Lots of times, garden geeks talk about how the common name of plants causes confusion and can be fru...

Sanda Baucom Hight

COMMENTARY

Ancient wisdom still spot-on for modern times

By Sanda Baucom Hight
| July 21, 2021

The world has always had its share of wise people. Those thought to be wise have a deep understandin...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Proxy voting in Congress? Do the job or quit

By Thomas L. Knapp
| July 21, 2021

“When the House revamped its rules in the early days of the pandemic to allow lawmakers to vote remo...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Summer heat expected to return this week

By Al Thomas
| July 19, 2021

The Wilson Times area will likely begin the process of returning to typical summertime conditions Tu...

This delicious pumpkin Bundt cake starts with a yellow cake mix.

RATHER BE COOKING

Not too early for pumpkin and spice

By Lisa Boykin Batts
| July 19, 2021

I don’t always follow traditional rules when I cook. I made Christmas cookies this week for a Christ...

Compare Foods recently opened in the Toisnot Village shopping center near the intersection of Raleigh Road Parkway and Ward Boulevard on the east side of Wilson.

MAIN STREET MINUTE

New grocer focuses on ‘price, quality and service’

By Brie Handgraaf
| July 19, 2021

The grocery store in the Toisnot Village shopping center has a new name and so much more. Compare Fo...

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a federal law setting 21 as the minimum age to purchase handguns from licensed firearms dealers, ruling that the restriction violates 18-20-year-olds' Second Amendment rights.

OPINION

Court reopens age restriction debate

By Corey Friedman
| July 19, 2021

It’s not about guns. It’s about citizenship. That’s the takeaway from a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals...

John Hood

OPINION

We need more and better policing

By John Hood
| July 19, 2021

RALEIGH — One of the best ways to save Black lives and help poor North Carolinians would be to incre...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

Gov. Cooper maps an alternative path

By Gary Pearce
| July 19, 2021

North Carolina may go a third straight year without a new state budget. We definitely will go an 11t...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

A missing woman in Manteo, and it's not Virginia Dare

By D.G. Martin
| July 19, 2021

What happened to her? If you raise this question in Manteo on Roanoke Island at the edge of the Oute...

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