The Estates at Wake Forest Misplaced by Owner

A press release from Trade Street Residential caught our eye as they announced the purchase of a Wake Forest, NC apartment complex, the Estates at Wake Forest. According to the press release, “On January 21, 2014, the Company acquired The Estates at Wake Forest, a 288-unit apartment community located in Wake Forest, North Carolina, for … Read more

Bald Mayor Fonzie Flowers Opens Hair Vault

Last week the newest hair salon opened in Youngsville. The new business is The Hair Vault and is located at 108 East Main Street in Youngsville. The grand opening looked like a fun filled event from the picture submitted. The Hair Vault can be reached at 919-556-6622 or at This was the first time … Read more

Wake Forest Roadside Farm Turns Greens Into Green

The Associated Press recently put out a very nice story about Wake Forest roadside farmer Hal Gurley and his place The Collard Patch at 7012 Pulley Town Road in Wake Forest. [googlemap src=”,Wake+Forest&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89ac4e5623a65c57:0x6457c0c586fef29c,7012+Pulley+Town+Rd,+Wake+Forest,+NC+27587&gl=us&ei=DzDGUqS0NKqnsQT38YDIDQ&ved=0CCsQ8gEwAA” ] It seems The Collard Patch has been around for 31 years delivering fresh local grown collards, cabbage, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. … Read more

Wake Forest Black Friday More of an Arctic Seal Gray

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Well today is Black Friday. It’s a name that seems not that well thought out. You just know somewhere people think this has something to do with African Americans and not retail profits. We should balance this out with a White Wednesday or something like that to really confuse those people. On White Wednesday everything … Read more

Rent-A-Center is Wake Forest Press Release Challenged

A local Rent-A-Center store has opened in Wake Forest at 11216 Capital Boulevard, Suite 102. For those now familiar with Rent-A-Center (RAC) it’s a place you can go rent to own stuff you probably don’t need anyway. But hey, anything that supports the local economy we can mostly support. So the premise of the story … Read more

Wake Forest Town Manager, Mark Williams, Illuminates Us About Power

Even for us that title is pretty damn cheesy but when you are a paper with a motto “where half the stuff is fit to print” you get to vote on which half that gem falls into. A reader recently wrote in and wanted to know more about some Wake Forest electricity issues. The reader … Read more

Local Firefighter Starts New Business Installing Emergency Vehicle Lighting

And now for a Wake Forest good news story. The story begins one very dark and dangerous night when an accident call went out for a Wake Forest Fire Department station to respond. We headed out as we often do to the accident scene to cover the incident. It took about three seconds on the … Read more

BTC Electronic Components Falls Head First Into Business Speak Hell

Oh we so wanted to resist publishing this recent press release from Wake Forest BTC Electronic Components. It went in the delete file four times and each time we had to drag it back out and read it again. While we applaud the expansion of their business and happy for them on that front, that’s … Read more