Like it or not, business in Wake Forest happens all the time. Money changes hands in exchange for goods and services. Shocking.

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 approximately $37.2 million.” The name …

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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 [email protected] This was the first time we were introduced to the …

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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. It seems The Collard Patch has been around for 31 years delivering fresh local grown collards, cabbage, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. Gurley is also know for his excellent spring …

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Did You Ever Have a Blockbuster Account? Read This Now.

If you had an open Blockbuster video account in the last few years you need to go to your local Blockbuster store right away before they close for good and ask for a printout of your account showing no money owed. In 2009 Hollywood Video closed and tens of thousands of consumers who rented at those stores, including employees, were …

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Get Alcohol Art and Free Wine This Friday

Jane Steelman Alcohol Ink Painting

Want to meet a really nice artist? Then go to the Art After Hours Reception on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 6:00 to 9:00 PM at The Cotton Company in downtown Wake Forest and get to know Jane Steelman. You can learn more about Jane, from our previous article about her. Jane also offers private art lessons so if you …

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Wake Forest Black Friday More of an Arctic Seal Gray

USS Enterprise NCC-1701

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 can be 50% off twice …

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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 is RAC came to town, …

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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 not the part that made …

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