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WEATHERCAST

Seasonable temps, minimal rain chances

By Al Thomas
| April 18, 2021

Weather conditions in the Wilson Times area should be relatively benign Saturday through Tuesday, wi...

OPINION

A comeback for campus kangaroo courts?

By Corey Friedman
| April 17, 2021

Whether or not Mukund Vengalattore dated a graduate student under his supervision, Cornell Universit...

State Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs, fourth from left, is shown volunteering at the Waymakers of North Carolina's April 11 community meal giveaway.

THE RALEIGH REPORT

Expand Medicaid to create 260 Wilson jobs

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| April 17, 2021

Last week, we recognized Black Maternal Health Week. Black women are three to four times more likely...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

Wilson Community College launches apprenticeship programs

By Jessica Griffin
| April 17, 2021

Did you know that you can work full-time (with an excellent starting salary and full benefits!) and ...

Oliver Hedgepeth

COMMENTARY

Deadheading's not a rock group

By Oliver Hedgepeth
| April 15, 2021

Elizabeth and I are spending our weekends in the dirt and briars of our many rose plants. And those ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Abolish NC's death penalty

By Tom Campbell
| April 16, 2021

Virginia just became the first state in the South to abolish the death penalty, significant because ...

John Hood

OPINION

Bigger government isn't the answer

By John Hood
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — Is it the job of government to make you happy? While it may seem like a straightforward qu...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

US to world: Never trust us

By Thomas L. Knapp
| April 15, 2021

In February 2020, President Donald Trump announced a peace deal with the Taliban, giving U.S. forces...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Shower, storm chances peak Wednesday night

By Al Thomas
| April 13, 2021

Tuesday and the early part of Wednesday are forecast to be mostly clear and mild in the Wilson Times...

John Hood

OPINION

Corporate tax should be state's priority

By John Hood
| April 16, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina state government is headed into the 2021-22 fiscal year with nearly $5 bill...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Biden's latest 'gun violence' fairy tale

By Thomas L. Knapp
| April 13, 2021

A White House “fact sheet” tells us that “the President is committed to taking action to reduce all ...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

From FDR to LBJ to Joe Biden

By Gary Pearce
| April 13, 2021

Joe Biden’s surprisingly progressive presidency looks more like Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. ...

Andrew Edwards arranges flowers Thursday near the Raleigh Road Garden Center's new shelter.

MAIN STREET MINUTE

Store gets a refresh as Wilson gardeners shop for spring

By Brie Handgraaf
| April 12, 2021

The Raleigh Road Garden Center has some surprises ready to greet spring shoppers. An effort to repla...

Lindell J. Kay

UNIDENTIFIED

Dozens of bodies found across the state remain mysteries

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

My niece Michelle Bullard felt safe watching television in her home with friends on a January night ...

OPINION

Comic villain just needed some therapy

By Corey Friedman
| April 12, 2021

A careless comparison meant to skewer Jordan Peterson is backfiring in a big way. The psychology pro...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Cold front will chase away storm clouds

By Al Thomas
| April 10, 2021

Warm, humid air and a chance of showers and thunderstorms should be the mainstay for the Wilson Time...

Linda Cooper-Suggs

THE RALEGH REPORT

Bills seek recovery rebate, pregnancy protections

By Linda Cooper-Suggs
| April 10, 2021

Last week was spring break for the North Carolina General Assembly. It allows legislators to spend a...

Joe Weaver

HUMOR

In praise of pizzerias: Comfort by the slice

By Joe Weaver
| April 10, 2021

While you wouldn’t necessarily think so, there are few things more American than the local pizza pla...

Jessica Griffin

WCC CORNER

Adjunct recruitment at Wilson Community College

By Jessica Griffin
| April 10, 2021

Did you know that your skills and experience may qualify you to work as an adjunct instructor at Wil...

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Life

Deadheading's not a rock group

Elizabeth and I are spending our weekends in the dirt and briars of our many rose plants. And those ...

Mr. and Mrs. Etheridge celebrate 50th anniversary

Terry and Carolyn Etheridge of Wilson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a cook...