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Things from nature, welcome and unwelcome, from around Wake Forest, NC. Caution, the stuff here is either really peaceful or totally gross.

Falls Lake-Resource Volunteer

Address: 11405 Falls of the Neuse Road Wake Forest, NC 27587 Contact: Volunteer Clearinghouse 800.865.8337 Availability: 1/15/2017–1/15/2018 Created: 12/22/2016 Suitability: Adults, Seniors Difficulty: Average Direct Link: https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?ID=13294 Description Falls Lake is located in the beautiful and bustling triangle area of North Carolina. Although considered a metropolitan lake, Falls Lake has it all! With over 12,400 acres of water surrounded by ... Read More »

Falls Lake-Adopt-A-Shoreline Volunteer

Address: 11405 Falls of the Neuse Road Wake Forest, NC 27587 Contact: Volunteer Clearinghouse 800.865.8337 Availability: 1/15/2016–1/15/2018 Created: 12/22/2016 Suitability: Adults, Seniors Difficulty: Average Direct Link: https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?ID=13293 Description Falls Lake is located in the beautiful and bustling triangle area of North Carolina. Although considered a metropolitan lake, Falls Lake has it all! With over 12,400 acres of water surrounded by ... Read More »

Falls Lake-Trail Monitor Volunteer

Address: 11405 Falls of the Neuse Road WAke Forest, NC 27587 Contact: Volunteer Clearinghouse 800.865.8337 Availability: 1/15/2017–1/15/2018 Created: 12/22/2016 Suitability: Adults, Seniors Difficulty: Average Direct Link: https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?ID=13295 Description Falls Lake is located in the beautiful and bustling triangle area of North Carolina. Although considered a metropolitan lake, Falls Lake has it all! With over 12,400 acres of water surrounded by ... Read More »

Holly’s Puppies – Saved From Certain Death and Cuddled In Flight

Mission – To Get Holly’s Puppies to Safety Facing being put down the next day, these lovely puppies were rescued and made it safely to new homes, thanks to some awesome teamwork. Participants in this rescue: Flight Coordinator: Colleen Fennell, Save A Dog A Day – Rescue Sending Party: Gigi Colaiacovo, Save A Dog A Day – Foster Flight Volunteer: ... Read More »

One Dog Saves Another from Coyote – Video

Now here is an incredible video that starts off very sad but winds up with one dog rescuing another. At first a coyote runs out of nowhere and steals a Chiweenie – a Chihuahua, Dachshund mix. But wait, out of nowhere a Rottweiler named Happy comes to rescue the tiny dog. Both dogs are safe and fine. No word on ... Read More »

Missing Dog Returns Home Before Readers Knew She Was Missing

Apparently just sending in your missing dog message and pictures to Wake Forest News results in your dog being found. Or at least that’s the way it worked out for one loyal reader. Overnight, Jamie Blackwell reported, “I have a 6 month old puppy that is missing and would appreciate any help your publication can provide. Both the puppy and ... Read More »

Wild Chihuahuas Overrun Arizona Town

Maryvale, Arizona near the west side of Phoenix, has a big small problem. Roaming gang of Chihuahuas are slowly taking over the town. We wonder if they have a Taco Bell there? The best advice given by experts there is to coral the small dog in your yard till animal control arrives. Otherwise the little suckers are bolting before they ... Read More »

E. Carroll Joyner Park Despised by Couch Potatoes

For those overly fond of beautiful open spaces and healthy exercise, the Town of Wake Forest has just the place for you to hang out, E. Carroll Joyner Park. With it’s 2,000 linear feet of stone ribbon wall to the clean bathrooms, there is something for everyone, except for couch potatoes. Nope, the couch potatoes will hate the three miles ... Read More »

Train Your Dog to Carry Your Cat Home

Krazy cat dog video

Going out and getting your cat to come back home at an appropriate time, or even caring about coming home can be a chore. You know cats, they make for soft comfortable companions but half the time they couldn’t give a damn about a curfew. One enterprising pet owner has successfully trained their dog to fetch their cat and bring ... Read More »

Brown Bear Spotted in Wake Forest

Brown bear spotted in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Reports of a brown bear in Wake Forest were confirmed on Tuesday by a local eyewitness. The brown bear (Ursus Arctos) typically does not roam anywhere near North Carolina. That’s what made this sighting so unusual. Risking life and one limb a staff photographer from the Wake Forest News spent about six seconds stalking the bear to get the picture ... Read More »