The Reason Your Trash is Still Sitting In Front of Your House

The Town of Wake Forest says that due to the Memorial Day holiday, this week’s garbage, recycling and yard waste collection schedules have changed. The Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday garbage and recycling route will run one day later than normal. So, for example, Monday’s route is being collected today and Friday’s route will be … Read more

Boy Sexually Assaulted by Man on Wake Forest Greenway Trail

Wake Forest Police are urging greenway users to be cautious following a reported sexual assault involving a juvenile along a local nature trail. Yesterday at approximately 3:30 p.m., police responded to a call of an alleged sexual assault along the Sanford Creek Greenway. The victim, a 14-year-old male, told police he was walking along the … Read more

Monica A. Lileton Starts New Job Today – Congratulation

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is pleased to announce that Monica A. Lileton is the town’s new Recreation Programs Superintendent. She begins work today. “After a thorough recruitment and interview process, I am pleased to announce Monica Lileton as our new Recreation Programs Superintendent,” said PRCR Director Ruben Wall. “She … Read more

Aerial Wake Forest – Town Pool, Joyner Park, Reservoir

In this segment it’s time to fly over some fun locations. In this video we get to see some familiar locations in a new way: The Holding Park Pool is a great Wake Forest destination for kids and adults to spend a hot day. The pool was recently refurbished and is a fantastic public resource … Read more

Single Vehicle Rollover Leaves Woman Bleeding on Capital Blvd

At 5:30 PM on Sunday a call went out for Wake EMS, Wake Forest Police, and Wake Forest Fire Department to respond to Capital Blvd, northbound, around where Lowe’s is. Witnesses described the woman who was injured, traveling faster than 65 MPH when she drifted off the left side of the road. They described a … Read more

Aerial Wake Forest – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

This video marks the first in a new series of videos I will be rolling out featuring the unique, beautiful, and wonderful sights of the greater Wake Forest area from the air. While my usual approach is moist with snark and sarcasm, I just couldn’t pull that trigger on this video after spending a couple … Read more

Oh Crap, I Beat the Fire Department to the Accident

Now as super fast as the Wake Forest Fire Department gets to the scene, what I’m about to share is a very rare situation. This afternoon a call went out for EMS and the Wake Forest Fire Department and I happened to be closer than they were and arrived first. The first thought that went … Read more

School Bus Nails Car on Stadium Drive

This afternoon a school bus decided to introduce itself to a weather appropriate Mazda Miata on Stadium Drive and North Wingate Street. It appeared school bus 1533 collided with the Miata as it crossed in front of the bus as it allegedly traveled from N. Wingate towards the campus, across Stadium Drive. The Mazda back … Read more

Making Wake Forest Habitable with AmeriCorps and Volunteers

Today launched the start of the Habitat Wake Build-a-Thon in Wake Forest. The project included finishing two homes, building three houses from start to finish, and Brush with Kindness exterior repair projects on eight more houses, all in Wake Forest. AmeriCorps volunteers from across the country participated with local Habitat for Humanity folks and other … Read more

Crap Catches Fire at Franklin County Landfill

At about half past eleven this morning the Youngsville Fire Department met up with members of the Louisburg Fire Department to dump a whole lot of water into a trailer on fire in the Franklin County waste transfer station. Excuse me, “convenience center.” On second thought, it kind of looks like someone threw away a … Read more