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The latest news and information around Wake Forest, NC. Basically, just stuff it doesn’t hurt to know.

Upcoming Events in Wake Forest for Sept 26 – Oct 7

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Quite frankly we have no idea how Bill Crabtree, the Town of Wake Forest public information officer ever sleeps. He seems like his duties far outweigh a reasonable amount of time. So from now on he will be known as Super Crabtree. Able to leap massive deadlines in a single bound. Stronger than an editor. Bill or his massive staff ... Read More »

The Wake Forest Gift That Keeps on Giving – No, It’s Not VD

Wake Forest is special in so many ways. Oh crap, that sounds like we are writing a puff piece. Let’s try again. Wake Forest residents are the luckiest people on the planet. Damn, we did it again. How about Wake Forest is unique in many ways. Let’s go with that. Yes, Wake Forest is special in many ways. One of ... Read More »

Wake Forest Fire Department Engine 3. Pierce Saber Sexy.

The people who live in the Heritage area of Wake Forest, NC and the surrounding reaches have probably driven by the Wake Forest Fire Department Station 3 on Foresstville Road a number of times. So many times in fact they’ve probably filtered it out of their consciousness. “There’s a fire station on Forrestville Road?” Why yes, yes there is and ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Issue BOLO for Cute Blonde

In an effort to engage in effective policing but also to be sensitive to the budding artistic community in Wake Forest, the progressive and very cool Wake Forest Police Department has released its first perp drawing by their new volunteer artist Mary Margret Muckenfuss. The “be on the look out” notice, BOLO in police lingo, was issued moments ago. As ... Read More »

The Soap Rejuvenator and Boobs. A Wake Forest Invention.

We’ve always got our feelers out for new and unique Wake Forest news to report. This latest information comes from a press release sent out by a company called InventHelp. InventHelp says their Raleigh office, which is in Durham, is assisting an unidentified Wake Forest inventor with an idea to help rescue lost soap nubbins. The product will be called ... Read More »

Wake Forest Residents Participate in Pew Research Study on Happiness

The Pew Research Center has finally released the results of their recent study on happiness. Wake Forest resident Stephanie Jones, who works in Durham, was featured in the video report you see above. Some of the responses by other Wake Forest residents that didn’t make the report included: Wanting SEBTS library to be open on Sunday. 9 for 1 pizza ... Read More »

Wake Forest Fire Pit Bacon Gets Caught Hitting the Sauce

The Fire Pit, a local Wake Forest tasty barbecue company that is really, really good, will be playing a supporting role in this Thursdays episode of Supermarket Superstar on the Lifetime network. The premise of the show is to torture contestants in a fun and entertaining way and hoping viewers will watch the show and not fast forward through the ... Read More »

Your Booze and Guns Are Not Welcome at Town Park Gospel Concert. Shocker.

This upcoming Sunday, September 8, 2013 the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department and others will be sponsoring a concert in E. Caroll Joyner Park. According to the Town of Wake Forest, they don’t want you to forget to leave your booze and guns behind. They are not welcome at the Gospel Jubilators free concert in a public park with loads of ... Read More »

WFPD Turns Papa Smurf Into Darth Vader

When I heard sleepy Wake Forest had a badass armored SWAT truck the first thought that came to mind was donuts. Can’t help it, my years working through college on the graveyard shift as a police dispatcher created some sort of Pavlovian response. We did eat a lot of donuts. It’s not just a stereotype. But the second thought was a ... Read More »