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Halfbacks Will Love the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

This morning the Town of Wake Forest plied media representatives with coffee and pastries in their introduction of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. As a fine upstanding journalist we can’t be bought and would never take a bribe but a fine cup of coffee and some pie goes a long way. Know what I’m saying? Nudge, wink. There was no …

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Bill Randall Favored By Some Voters in Race for Wake Forest Mayor

Bill Randall, the candidate who ran against Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones was favored in the election held in Wake Forest today by nearly one in four voters. Incumbent Jones secured 2,575 votes or 71 percent of votes, supported by her platform of homemade cakes and cookies for all. Wake Forest residents are easily persuaded with baked goods. According to …

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Candidate Mike Cole Stumps Resident, Town, and Us

Always willing to take the blunt end of the stupid stick we have an open policy for readers to ask us questions here. The reference to the stupid stick is directed entirely at us at Wake Forest News. Typically when a question comes in our general reaction is, “damn, don’t know again,” and off we go to pester someone for …

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Cryptic Elm Avenue Sidewalk Mystery Solved With Indian Attack

Always wanting to help other Wake Forest Nutters, we fielded a question from a reader who said, “Now ask Wake Forest about the sidewalk on Elm Avenue across from the fire station.” And that’s all they said. After much contemplation we were left with probably the exact same tilted head, squinty eye look on our face as we too said, …

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No More Pooping in the Parks Come November

WAKE FOREST, NC – October 30, 2013 – In accordance with the Nov. 3 Daylight Savings Time change, the Wake Forest Facilities Management Department will close the outdoor restrooms and shut off the water fountains on Friday, Nov. 1, at the following town parks: Ailey Young Park, 800 Juniper Ave. E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road Holding Park, 133 …

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Wake Forest News Reader Stimulates Beauty

The other day one of the Wake Forest News Facebook readers asked us a question. Christopher Breedlove said, “I have a gripe with either the Town or the Seminary. For the past 20yrs, as I drive around the Seminary and start under the bridge into downtown WF, the left side of the bridge is always kept neat. Grass always mowed, …

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Truck Driver Creatively Squares Off Circle

No disrespect to over the road truck drivers but this accident today seemed avoidable. The driver should probably have seen the circle jump out as he passed by. But alas, no. All clear now. Just a damaged wall and a fractured wallet as we are sure a bill will be sent to repair the beautiful stone wall.

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Mayoral Candidate Calls Us Hacks

You know when a mayoral candidate calls us hacks, our initial knee-jerk response is “yes, yes we are.” But that’s because we are a newspaper where our slogan is “where half the news is fit to print.” Recently we published what was supposed to be a fun a light look at the two candidates for mayor in Wake Forest. See …

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RANDALL MAYOR WAKEFOREST – Fail

The mayoral race in Wake Forest is on our mind today. Actually it’s been on our mind for the past couple of days as we spent a lot of hours researching and writing about the candidates Bill Randall and Vivian Jones, here, and here. You know all those political signs people post on the roadways and then leave after the …

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Wake Forest Mayor Jones, Not Responsive? Let Them Eat Cake.

Recently we published a look at the Wake Forest race for Mayor, here. In that article, challenger Bill Randal made the statement the Town of Wake Forest under the guidance of Mayor Jones has been less responsive to citizens. As an example he told us “I believe that the local government could be MORE responsive to its citizens. The Township’s …

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