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

Reelhouse / Setla Films Posts Next Wake EMS Show on Code STEMI

Here is the second video produced by Setla Film Productions on Wake EMS and how they handle cardiac arrest. The first one can be seen here. In this video Wake County EMS talks about how they assist people in the field with the Advanced Practice Paramedic that I talked about in this article. It relates in a way to the …

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Wake Forest Decrepit Old Overgrown Mobile Office Decides to Burn

Around 4 PM on Tuesday at the intersection of Jones Dairy Road and Shuford Road, a street I’ve never been down before, a crappy old POS overgrown mobile office decided it was time to combust. But whatever fire there might have been must have been tiny. The Wake Forest Fire Department and Rolesville Fire Department decided to make the event …

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That’s One Hot Youngsville Hoe

Around 3 PM on Tuesday a backhoe on the side or US 1, just before Bert Winston Road, decided it had enough and burst into flames. The Youngsville Fire Department arrived quickly and extinguished the flames which had spread to the nearby dry grass.

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Town of Wake Forest to Make Final Move. New Town Name Needed.

In an unusual turn of events the Town of Wake Forest is to relocate to Winston-Salem, North Carolina by April 1, 2015. The parties involved are still in final negotiations if the move simply means the name moves or the actual town is relocated. According to the vagueness of the original agreement it could go either way. This final turn-of-events …

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Bike Versus Car. Car Wins.

An injured bicyclist is attended to by Wake EMS and Bay Leaf Fire Department after being struck by a car.

I stumbled across a bike versus accident at Durham Road & Peed Rd. It appeared the bicyclist was shaken up and possible had an injured leg or ankle. The handlebars of his bike were fairly bent. Bay Leaf Fire Department and EMS 12 were quickly on the scene and transported him to the hospital. If someone knows who this guy …

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Don’t Miss the Pussies at the Forest Moon Theater Tonight

I know it’s late notice but don’t miss the last night of the Forest Moon Theater’s first Youth Theater production–for all the young at heart. It’s the story of two displaced children living with their aunt, and a stray cat named Curiosity, whose own effort at helping other stray cats find somewhere to live eventually leads him and the children …

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Can You Help Transport a Disabled Veteran in May?

I received the following message from BridgeIISports and it sure seems like something we can get behind and help with. The founder Ashley Thomas says, “I need help moving 100 wounded soldiers, 50 who use wheelchairs. There are no accessible charter buses that are in existence, no public transportation available to rent, and therefore, no help. The DAV vans at …

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Wake Forest Actor Abbey Cornell a Real Local Kick Ass Movie Star

By most common observations the 4′ 4″ Abigail Cornell is just another cute Wake Forest resident. But what most people don’t know is that not only is she an actor with credits already but also an excellent academic student who can kick your ass with her Tae Kwon Do black belt skills. If I needed a little innocent looking street …

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Tragic Loss of Two Boston Firefighters Hurts Many

On Wednesday a massive 9-alarm fire took off in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Strong winds turbocharged the fire and lead to a massive inferno that spread faster than one experienced firefighter said he had seen at any time in his 30 years with the department. The Boston Fire Department reported winds gusting in the 40-45 MPH range were present while …

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Most Disturbing Political Castration Campaign Ad of 2014

Well there is a unique video to sell yourself as a politician. She completely nailed the castration segment of independent voters. Talk about swing voters. Put your political affiliations aside for the moment, does the fact Joni Ernst grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm sway you to vote for her? No hanging chads there, huh?

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