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

Flaherty Park Sprinting With Speed

By Our Friends at Wake Forest Fiber Work began at the Flaherty Park cellular tower last Wednesday, March 5th with the installation of 3 large cellular antennas, each antenna consisting of 2x 1900mhz, and 1 850mhz transmitters. Work was carried out by Costrottathe most professional and hardest working tower crew this editor has seen to date, that crew was from …

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Biohazard at Sheetz. It’s Not a Hot Dog

Raleigh FD Battalion Chief Boyette does live shot for local TV station.

This morning at about 11 AM a call went out for Raleigh Fire Department Engine 22 to respond to the Sheetz on Thornton Road, near where we had the overturned cement truck yesterday. Apparently someone left a package of bottles or vials that are used for medical collection. Allegedly a Sheetz employee found these by the pumps and tossed at …

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March 10, 2014 – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary Some cars went boom-boom and one stupid kid took his bong to school. Disclaimer The following information is from law enforcement sources. All information posted to the Wake Forest News site is data gathered from public sources and is subject to change without notice. The information is provided without warranty or representation, express or implied, with respect to the …

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Wake Forest Wants to Talk Dirty to You and Give You Some Wood

In today’s installment of totally inappropriate and juvenile sexual innuendo comes this important news from the Town of Wake Forest. Spring has sprung and winter’s done! While that may be wishful thinking now, downtown Wake Forest is planning an event in April that will welcome and celebrate the return of weather suitable for enjoying the great outdoors naked. (We added …

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Roundabouts for Wake Forest Drivers. I Didn’t Say Dummies.

By popular request we are writing a how-to guide on how to navigate the few roundabouts we have in the Wake Forest area. While you would not think such a guide would be necessary we can confirm some drivers either don’t have a clue how a traffic circle works, or maybe don’t care. Let’s take the roundabout near Olive Garden …

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Youngsville FD Battles CaptiveAire Brush Fire and Wins

This afternoon at 3:59 PM the call went out to Youngsville Fire Department to hurry on over to Northbrook Drive and douse a quickly spreading brush fire that was across from CaptaiveAire but closer to Canyon Stone Manufacturing. Franklinton Fire Department was called upon as well. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and it was reportedly …

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Wake Forest #4 Best Place for NC Homeownership

The website NerdWallet has named Wake Forest as the fourth best place in North Carolina for homeownership. The criteria was based on available homes, affordability and growth in the area. According to the results, “This town, which was the original location of Wake Forest University, is considered a growing bedroom community and saw an 11.6% population growth between 2010 and …

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Mar 7-9 Dipshits and Numbnuts – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary The general observation, if people would stop driving around with weed in their car the WFPD would be dead bored. But here is the summary, we had a couple of 16 year-old boys breaking or entering and damaging some property, a bunch of drug busts, and a high school kid carrying a concealed weapon in his truck. Disclaimer The …

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Greedy Wake Weekly Wins Vigorous Accolades

For the third time in five years, The Wake Weekly was awarded first place General Excellence during the annual North Carolina Press Association News, Editorial & Photojournalism Contest Awards. This year’s ceremony was in Chapel Hill, Feb. 27. It seems their excellence is just so greedy it doesn’t give hardly anyone else a chance. They probably need to slack off …

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