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

Dumb Ass Wake Forest Bank Robber — Caught in Big Easy

Last night U.S. Marshals Task Force officers located and arrested Lanson Paul Stalf at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA. On Thursday, Wake Forest Police identified Stalf, 37, as the man who robbed the Wake Forest PNC Bank, 3619 Rogers Road, Wednesday. The Sheraton seems to be the perfect place for a Wake Forest, NC ... Read More »

Wake Forest Mayor Lit at Christmas Tree Party

Kids provide power to Wake Forest Christmas Tree

On Friday (December 6, 2013) Mayor Vivian Jones was caught at the Town holiday celebration where both town folk, happy kids, a whole load of children with too much energy, and picture taking parents gathered for the annual lighting of the giant Wake Forest Christmas tree erection. Somewhere in the crowd, kids were being handed glow in the dark bands ... Read More »

PNC Bank in Wake Forest — Robbed

A funny thing happened on the way to cover a fire in Rolesville, we ran into a bank robbery. This afternoon the PNC Bank over near Heritage was robbed. Police from at least Wake Forest and a K-9 unit from Zebulon were on the scene quickly to search for a suspect. Despite active K-9 searching the suspect was not apprehended ... Read More »

Accidental Threesome at Ale House

Trying to sneak past accident.

On an overcast, cold, and cloudy day last week three vehicles managed to clog up the entrance ramp in front of the Carolina Ale House from Dr. Calvin Jones to U.S. Route 1 South. According to official reports the pickup truck stopped to allow for other traffic merging onto the entrance ramp. Unfortunately the driver of the silver car was ... Read More »

Mug Shot Monday

Here are some of the latest mug shots available on local television websites. All people are presumed to have unique mug shots until proven otherwise. And oh yes, innocent as well. Read More »

Crotch Rocket Hits Curb, Catches Fire, Makes Toast

Motorcycle Burns

Being motorcycle riders ourselves, albeit not sports bikes “crotch rockets” we have observed a number of young riders doing some pretty silly things on bikes that wind up with a poor outcome. You can translate that as WTF Dude! Now in the interest of full disclosure, we’ve done some kinda stupid things ourselves. But unlike burning up our motorcycle they ... Read More »

Need to Smile? Head to the Wake Forest Cemetery.

Heading off to the cemetery seems like the opposite of a good time. But it can put a smile on your face if you know what to look for. Our little Wake Forest Cemetery at 400 N. White Street, has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment if you can look around. For a Good Time, Look for ... Read More »

Tuesday Night Wet Accident Between Two Trucks

An emergency call went out on Tuesday night for a collision of two trucks at the intersection of Old Falls of Neuse Road and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway. You can listen to the call below. The call went out for Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Ladder 1, and Wake Forest Battalion 1 to respond. It was very difficult to ... Read More »

Wake Forest Resident Coming Home for Second Chance

Wake Forest, NC resident Charlie Height is coming home says the The Virginian-Pilot. Height has been incarcerated in a Virginia facility, Chesapeake Correctional Center, after his arrest in January related to a 2010 cocaine possession. He’s hesitant about how life will go once he gets home but he’s working hard for a second chance. Charlie says, “he’s ready for whatever ... Read More »