2023-07-18

Felon faces more attempted murder charges

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A convicted felon has been charged with attempted murder for a second time since his January release from state prison. Antwon Delonte Horne, 32, faces one count each of attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a felon after his arrest Friday, according to Sgt. Eric McInerny, public information […]

Down to Business: Pretty My Party is Wilson’s one-stop party shop

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Pretty My Party has declared itself to be Wilson’s one-stop party shop, and with the multitude of supplies and options, it’s difficult to deny it the crown. The business is a party store, selling party supplies such as themed cups, plates, hats, wristbands, tickets and accessories, as well as a venue rental with a built-in photo booth, bar and a […]

Public parking poses pedestrian problems

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Following an afternoon workout at the Foundation YMCA last week, Linda and Jim Burhans took time and care to safely cross Nash Street in order to return to their car at the public parking lot across the street. They were forced to wait for traffic to slow to a halt before they could cross without threat of being struck by […]

County transportation system rolls out new look, new name

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Wilson County’s transportation system has a new look and new name — Arrive Wilson County Transportation. County officials say its mission to connect residents to their destination hasn’t changed. “We are refreshing our name with something easy to remember while continuing to focus on how to best meet our citizens where they are,” Wilson County Government transportation coordinator Lesley Barnes […]

City overcomes trash can shortage

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The city of Wilson has replenished its inventory of garbage and recycling receptacles, ending a shortage caused by supply chain issues.  “We are now able to fulfill requests as they are received,” said Rebecca Agner, the city’s communications and marketing director. Agner said the shortage started with the COVID-19 pandemic and continued due to manufacturing logjams. The city’s current supplier […]

Teens charged with attempted murder in 2022 shooting

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Wilson police have charged two 18-year-olds with attempted murder in a shooting that occurred last summer while they were juveniles. Jamonte Tyzhan Pitt and Martavious Ingram, both of Wilson, face three counts each of attempted first-degree murder and one count each of discharging a firearm into occupied property, according to a news release from Sgt. Eric McInerny, public information officer […]

New South BBQ reopens in new location

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New South BBQ will reopen Thursday in a new location on Raleigh Road Parkway. “Man, I don’t know if it’s exciting or if it’s hard,” said owner and operator Dwight David. After closing his first location on Wooten Boulevard, David operated New South out of a food truck while working for the past two years on the new site beside […]