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

Wake Forest Engine 5 Gets Out Christmas Day

It’s been a slow couple of days with the Christmas holiday and all that. In fact it has been relatively quiet on both the police and fire side of things. The tedium was broken this evening when at 6:21, nine units were called to 10548 Swerling Way for what was believed to be a house fire. Initial reports indicated it ... Read More »

Wake Forest Hopes Santa Will Bring Grand Piano

In case you are wondering what to get Pamela Stevens at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, she’s looking for little something special under the tree this year. Pamela has informed Santa (Bill Crabtree) that she would not kick a seven-foot-long Model B grand piano out of bed for eating crackers. The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre would appreciate it as a ... Read More »

Nash County and Rocky Mount Home for Nut Jobs

When you think Nash County, North Carolina or Rocky Mount, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Well if you are the international company Nutkao you think nut jobs. Yes that’s right, Rock Mount is getting international nut jobs because nobody knows how to make the most of their nuts like folks in Rocky Mount, NC. Nutkao is an ... Read More »

Wake Forest International Airport Project — Canceled

In an unfortunate turns of events the Wake Forest International Airport (WFIA) project has been cancelled at the last minute due to unhappy citizens who just did not want the project in their backyard. For those unfamiliar with the planned airport, more can be learned about it here. The airport was set to occupy the abandoned and overgrown golf course ... Read More »

13 Firefighters Compete Hard for Just One Job

In the past few years it’s been tough finding the perfect job for some. The application and interview can be both daunting but a tough experience as well. But imagine if you also had to pass a physical endurance test to get selected as well. We’d fail, you’d probably fail. Many just would not make it. Saturday morning, the Stony ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Capture Xmas Happiness for Local Kids

Last night the annual Shop-With-A-Cop (SWAC) program rolled into Walmart. Absolutely not to be confused with SWAT. The program was birthed years ago by Wake Forest Police Detectives Kim Warren and Cindy Perry as a way for the WFPD to offer another awesome community service. For more on this fantastic program and inside details, see this story. The premise of ... Read More »

Truck Driver Has Erection and Falls Over in Wake Forest

Thanks to an awesome Facebook reader we learned of a truck accident today between Purnell Road and Jenkins Road on Capital Blvd. Traffic was snarled as people gawked at the big truck laying on its side. What, you’ve never seen a huge truck fall over? Okay, we’ll give you the fact it’s not something we see around here on a ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Kick Ass Again on Sewercide Case

We were damn proud of our Wake Forest Police who nabbed the serial robber after he struck just once in Wake Forest, but they’ve done it again and closed a multi-jurisdictional case quickly. It seems they’ve broken the sewercide case wide closed. Wake Forest Police have recovered nearly 100 storm drain grates stolen from Wake Forest, Rolesville and Raleigh. We ... Read More »

URGENT: Missing Wake Forest Girl. Police Need Your Help.

UPDATE: The girl was found. Never mind, but thanks. Wake Forest Police and Wake Forest Fire Department are currently searching for a missing 16 year-old girl. Her first name is LaDaeshia. She was last seen at Kohl’s on Capital Blvd wearing a pink shirt, black jacket, dark pants, and lime green shoes. She went missing around 1 PM this afternoon. ... Read More »

Wake County School Budget Cuts Lead to Girlfriend Sharing

The State of North Carolina is facing difficult financial times and that is leading to a significant reduction in the number of textbooks the school system will be able to purchase. State funding for textbooks has been cut by nearly 80 percent over the past few years and that had led to fewer textbooks being available for students to use. ... Read More »