News

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

Wake Forest PD Arrest Alleged Murderer and More Yesterday

I don’t know what kind of mad spell has settled over Wake Forest in these low winter clouds we’ve had, but yesterday was a good day for good guys in dealing with bad times. Yesterday day the Wake Forest Police Department made a arrest in the fatal November stabbing case of 21-year-old Edgar Hardison outside a local dance. Jonte Tyvon …

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Murder in Wake Forest at Dance

Sources have alerted me to an alleged murder last night that occurred in conjunction with a dance party held at 10501 Ligon Mill Road. An internet search shows that to be the location of a local dance study. Sources say the studio occasionally rents out the place for dance parties to outsiders. Allegedly in the early hours of the morning …

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WFHS Football Coach Sadly Loses One to the Nipper

WFHS football coach Reggie Lucas has been a leader of teams and an inspirational coach to many. But a number of media outlets (WNCN, ABC11, News & Observer) are reporting his recent arrest for DWI. In fact it is being reported across the nation. Lucas has an impressive football record of 84-17 but now he also has a much less …

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Wake Forest Police Department Celebrates Kyra’s Last Day

Today marks the last day for Wake Forest Police Department K-9 Kyra. After eight years of dedicated service, she is retiring. It’s also the last day she will wear her tiny police badge around her neck. Kyra’s driver, at least that’s probably what she thinks, is Officer Pender. They’ve been loyal partners for the last eight years together through all …

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Amazing Service From Wake Forest Discount Tire

When a local business does an awesome job and I catch them in the act, I’ve just got to praise them and share the good news. This afternoon I went over to Discount Tire at 11212 Capital Blvd. It might be a bit hard to find but it’s on the same road with Red Robbin. I had a tire that …

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Wake Forest Shoppers to Start Drooling With These New Stores

For anyone who might not have heard the official word, Wake Forest is getting three new shopping stores that will consumer the time, and energy of many a woman. Hey, I’m not trying to be sexist, just stating the demographic I normally see in the majority in those stores. The Town of Wake Forest has confirmed that next to the …

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Eat a Steak and Help the Stony Hill Fire Department

The Stony Hill Fire Department Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse on November 16th from 11am-10pm. Ten percent of your bill will be donated back to the fire department, if you place your receipt in their specified bucket. Don’t get that part wrong. There will also be a raffle for special items and shirts will be available for …

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No Doubt. Wake Forest Loves Veterans.

Today is Veterans Day and Wake Forest rose to graciously recognize the day with a lovely ceremony to just give all our local vets a big hug and say thank you. At 11 AM today a number of veterans from WWII to modern conflicts and other loved residents gathered at the veterans memorial which is in the Heritage Country Club …

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RST MIA WTF

Wake Forest residents are sitting and waiting for high-speed internet provider RST Fiber to get the gigabits flying to town so people can get their online holiday shopping completed at the speed of light. But a recent report in the Triangle Business Journal has raised concerns that the network is going to meet deadlines and is in limbo. According the …

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So You’ve Been Laid Off or Fired. What That Really Means.

Recently I wrote about layoffs at the Franklin Medical Center in Louisburg, NC. See this article. Some of the comments from people to the story indicated the employees who were laid off or terminated were treated unfairly and deserved sympathy and pity. Commenters seemed to think the displaced employees were good people who were now being harmed by the hospital …

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