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

Holiday gift ideas for local foodies

More on this Raleigh, N.C. — Want to shop local for holiday gifts this year, but not sure where to start? Nicole Bogas, founder of NC food gift box company NC Made, shares her favorite local food gift ideas from around the Triangle. Bitters and Mixers for Aspiring Barkeeps For the tippler on your list, consider gifting one of the ... Read More »

Accident Snarls Traffic Along Capital Boulevard/US 1

A portion of Capital Boulevard/US 1 is closed this afternoon following an accident involving a passenger vehicle and an 18-wheeler. At approximately 12:15 p.m. a passenger vehicle traveling north on Capital Boulevard/US 1 rear-ended the 18-wheeler at the intersection of Capital Boulevard/US 1 and Burlington Mills Road. There is no word on injuries. The accident has resulted in the temporary ... Read More »

Police Request Public’s Assistance

Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with several fraudulent credit card transactions that occurred Monday, Nov. 9, at the Wake Forest CVS, 245 E. Roosevelt Ave. Anyone who believes they may recognize or know the whereabouts of these individuals ... Read More »

Fuquay-Varina High locked down after nearby armed robbery

Fuquay-Varina, N.C. — Authorities locked down Fuquay-Varina High School Wednesday morning after an armed robbery was reported at a gas station across from the school. Officers responded to the Speedway Gas Station, at 100 E. Broad St., shortly after 10:30 a.m., town officials said. The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. Authorities were searching for a man who ... Read More »

Thaddeus “Thad” Richard Busby – Wake Forest Obituary

Thaddeus “Thad” Richard Busby Jul 15, 1941 – Dec 5, 2015 Thaddeus Richard Busby, Sr July 15, 1941 – December 5, 2015 RALEIGH, NC—Thaddeus Richard Busby, Sr., 74, died Saturday, December 5, 2015. Born on July 15, 1941, in Anderson, SC, to Sara Louise Dobbins Busby and Thaddeus Richard Busby, both now deceased. A resident of Raleigh, he is survived ... Read More »

Fall wraps up wet and warm

By Mike Moss We’re almost two weeks away from the traditional start of winter, marked by the occurrence of the winter solstice, but in a meteorological/climatological sense, we finished off the fall at the end of November. It proved to be a fairly warm and very wet season for most of us, although not quite to record levels. As seen ... Read More »

At owner’s request, Cumberland deputies shoot, kill dog

Fayetteville, N.C. — A Cumberland County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a bulldog Tuesday evening while serving a subpoena on its owner. Carl Glindeman asked the deputy to shoot his dog after it bit him and was attacking a smaller dog. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies had served the subpoena at Glindeman’s 309 Andrews Road home and were leaving ... Read More »

Hiring surge could drive jobless rate under 4% in 2016, Duke says

Posted Dec. 9, 2015 at 6:19 a.m. Hiring surge could drive jobless rate under 4% in 2016, Duke says Help Wanted Related Blog Posts Site Search By RICK SMITH, WRAL TechWire Editor Durham, N.C. — Good news for job seekers: You can expect more “Help Wanted” signs in the New Year. A surge in hiring could push the U.S. unemployment ... Read More »

Five charged with robbing Dominos delivery man in Raleigh

Raleigh, N.C. — Five young men from Raleigh face robbery charges after police allege they held up a Dominos Pizza delivery man. According to arrest warrants, the men roughed up their victim and got away with $20 and four medium pizzas. The men charged are: Montez Cherry, Carlton Barnes, Christopher Griffis, Sadique Vaugh and Marjain Howell. ,Five young men from ... Read More »

Santa will be busy filling world’s largest stocking in Fayetteville

More on this FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Santa will need more reindeer to haul the gifts required to fill what’s been designated as the world’s largest Christmas stocking. The Fayetteville Observer reports the 1,600-pound, 7,700-square-foot stocking will be unveiled at Arnette Park in Fayetteville on Saturday. It was crafted by knitters from all 50 states, four Canadian provinces and Ireland who ... Read More »