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

Wake Forest Fire Department Faces Ferocious Fire Flashovers

Yesterday and today the Wake Forest Fire Department, and their invited guests, Stony Hill Fire Department and Youngsville Fire Department, took part in hands-on training in recognizing and surviving deadly fire flashovers. Be sure to watch the video at the bottom of this story to see what it was like inside the flashover simulator. A flashover happens for a number …

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Youngsville Country Singer Considered Fair Talent

Jason Michael Carroll from Youngsville, North Carolina, has been named as a performer at the upcoming Winneshiek County Fair in Iowa. Readers will most likely have the same reaction I did when I heard about this. “Where the hell is Winneshiek County?” “Carroll, who takes the stage Wednesday night during Fair week, is gearing up to release his first new …

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Just One WFPD Arrest Yesterday – Wake Forest Police Blotter March 17, 2014

Summary Kind of a quiet day around Wake Forest on March 18, 2014. There was only one arrest but it was for intent to kill and discharge of a weapon in occupied property. Some personal property was damaged. Hopefully it was not a television. Disclaimer The following information is from law enforcement sources. All information posted to the Wake Forest …

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Ice Pics Baby

We have the most awesome readers around. Yes, we are prejudice about that. This morning on our Facebook page we asked readers to send in pictures of the nasty Wake Forest ice from this morning. And we got some great shots. Here are the lovely pictures submitted below of the really pretty but totally sucky ice. We are so done …

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Wet Wake Forest Family Loses Home to Fire But Dog Safe

Wake Forest Engine 5 firefighter tackles the remaining fire in the eves.

The call went out at 6 PM on this wet Monday night, with low temperatures and intermittent sleet, for a house with flames coming out the roof at 3400 Donner Trail in Wake Forest, NC. The home was occupied by the Kennedy family who was renting the home after relocating from Atlanta. The home is set on the beautiful pine …

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Wake Forest Couple Busted for Ordering Pot in the Mail

While you can order a lot of helpful things in the mail, marijuana isn’t one of the things you should probably order in North Carolina. But a Wake Forest couple decided having more than two pounds of exceptional pot sent via FedEx was a brilliant move. That is, until they were busted. Larrin Devereaux Marrisett, 34, and Kristen Marie Marrisett, …

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