Wake Forest PD Arrest Alleged Murderer and More Yesterday

I don’t know what kind of mad spell has settled over Wake Forest in these low winter clouds we’ve had, but yesterday was a good day for good guys in dealing with bad times. Yesterday day the Wake Forest Police Department made a arrest in the fatal November stabbing case of 21-year-old Edgar Hardison outside … Read more

WFHS Football Coach Sadly Loses One to the Nipper

WFHS football coach Reggie Lucas has been a leader of teams and an inspirational coach to many. But a number of media outlets (WNCN, ABC11, News & Observer) are reporting his recent arrest for DWI. In fact it is being reported across the nation. Lucas has an impressive football record of 84-17 but now he … Read more

Wake Forest Police Department Celebrates Kyra’s Last Day

Today marks the last day for Wake Forest Police Department K-9 Kyra. After eight years of dedicated service, she is retiring. It’s also the last day she will wear her tiny police badge around her neck. Kyra’s driver, at least that’s probably what she thinks, is Officer Pender. They’ve been loyal partners for the last … Read more

Franklinton Residents Arrested in Wake Forest Robbery

Police have arrested three Franklinton residents in connection with a Sunday morning burglary along Thornrose Way. Ollin Lee Estes, Jr., 1672 Morris Road, Franklinton, has been charged with one count of first degree burglary. Daniel Todd Williams and Samantha Oakley, also of 1672 Morris Road, Franklinton, have each been charged with felony possession of stolen … Read more

Gas Leak – Evacuation

Update 3:32 PM The scene has been reopened. All clear. — This afternoon around 2 PM a person at the Dunkin Donuts on Durham Road, next to Zaxby’s, noticed a strong odor of gasoline. It turns out is was actually coming up through the asphalt. Rut-ro. The nearby businesses, Waffle House, Zaxby’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Rose … Read more

Burlington & Capital Snag Another Accident

Multiple Wake Forest Fire Department units, including Wake Forest Engine 2, and Wake Forest Ladder 1 were dispatched at around 8:20 PM on Saturday evening for a nasty collision at Burlington Mills and Capital Blvd. The wreck closed the northbound lanes of Capital Boulevard for a while. Those of us who travel local roads are … Read more

Sunday North White Street House Fire in Wake Forest

Just about noon on Sunday a very kind and observant neighbor who lives behind 600 N. White Street noticed flames or heavy smoke coming out the top of the back door to the house. She called 9-1-1 and started the Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake Forest Police, and related Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS … Read more