News

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

Tragedy Strikes in Wake Forest

This morning at 8:45 AM one of the most heartbreaking tragedies occurred in Wake Forest to Alexander Blake Dart. Alexander said was just driving along Capital Blvd and turned onto Wake Union Church Road when he noticed smoke coming from the heater in his truck. “The whole truck just started filling up with smoke, I threw it into the ditch …

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Oddly True. Woman in Licking County Wants to Change Name to Sexy

Damn, life is full of better stories or plots than could ever be imagined. And this proves it. Ranea Crabtree of Licking County Ohio is feed up with her name and the middle name, Shelia, she’s used all of her years. Now a mother of two teenage girls, Crabtree wants to legally change her first name to Sexy. Yep, no …

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Did Jason Terrell Martin Die Because of Satan?

WARNING: This not our usual fun-loving upbeat story but it is one which we accidentally became involved with and wanted to follow to try to understand why this all happened. On January 11, 2014 an unusual tragedy unfolded in north Raleigh which resulted in significant fire damage to a family home, a burned Catholic church, and the loss of a …

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Wake Forest to Feature Boob Flashing Festival

We’ve all heard about Mardi Gras, that special New Orleans party that happens each year with bead throwing and boob flashing. Well the Wake Forest Mardi Gras is going off on March 1. That’s sure to stimulate the local economy. Woo Hoo! But sadly we think there will be a noticeable absence of boob flashing at the Wake Forest version …

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Youngsville Man Arrested in Alleged Major Auto Theft Ring

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office two men have been arrested for running what was described as a “major auto theft ring spanning at least eight counties.” One of the suspects is reported to be from Youngsville. The Franklin County Sheriff’s office raided the home of Roger Dale Nipper, 50, at 813 Moores Pond Road in Youngsville and recovered …

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Weather Alert – SNOW!

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 317 PM EST MON JAN 27 2014 …WINTER STORM LIKELY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA FROM NOON TUESDAY UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY… .A VERY COLD AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES COMBINED WITH A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM …

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Youngsville Fire Department to Buy $1.1 Million Ladder Truck

Right about now most readers as saying, “What the hell?” Why in the world would Youngsville, North Carolina need to buy a fire truck with a big ladder on it. There isn’t a single tall building in town. But don’t let your first reaction form your opinion about why the Youngsville Fire Department needs to spend $1,093,000 on a new …

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Wake Forest PD Catch the Elusive Muc

This afternoon Wake Forest Police arrested Calvin Antonio “Muc” Mitchell Jr. on warrants for a Thursday evening shooting. Mitchell was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and injury to personal property for shooting into an occupied vehicle in the 600 block of East Pine Street in Wake Forest. …

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The Estates at Wake Forest Misplaced by Owner

A press release from Trade Street Residential caught our eye as they announced the purchase of a Wake Forest, NC apartment complex, the Estates at Wake Forest. According to the press release, “On January 21, 2014, the Company acquired The Estates at Wake Forest, a 288-unit apartment community located in Wake Forest, North Carolina, for approximately $37.2 million.” The name …

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Wake Forest Shooting Suspect Identified as “Muc.” WFPD Wants Him.

Last night in Wake Forest there was a shooting by an alleged suspect, Calvin Antonio Mitchell, Jr also known as “Muc.” Mitchell is alleged to have fired multiple shots into a car he selected, not one at random. Luckily nobody was injured in the incident. Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating and arresting the “Muc” …

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