Frank Janssen, Kidnapped Wake Forest Man, Safe But Crazy Story

At 11 AM today a bunch of nicely dressed people, including the North Carolina Attorney General, gathered in the Wake Forest Town Hall to make some public comments about the kidnapping and recovery of Wake Forest resident Frank Janssen which we covered here. According to the talking heads today, Janssen has a daughter who is … Read more

Wake Forest Carnival Sneaks Into Town While You Were Sleeping

The lip smackin’ Wake Forest carnival landed in wonderful Wake Forest on Monday evening and began to put all the pieces together after dark. The carnival moves every four or five days so the tear down and erection is old hat to these carnies. Luckily the rain stopped as power was brought to the rides … Read more

Everyone Looking in Wake Forest for Missing Mary Williams

UPDATE: Found! The missing Mary Williams was found by Meghan Reynolds and she reported it to WFPD Officer Love at S. Main Street and Pine Ridge. Mary Williams is a recent new resident at The Lodge, a lovely retirement facility, in Wake Forest. The lovely and friendly 73 year-old Williams has gone missing or as … Read more

Missing Wake Forest Man – Suspicious

Updates at Bottom On Saturday April 5, 2014 the Wake Forest Police Department asked for help in locating a 63 year-old missing Wake Forest resident, Frank A. Janssen. Janssen, age 63, was last seen on Saturday at approximately 9 a.m. in the 1400 block of Sky Hill Place in Wake Forest. He is described as … Read more

Spring Carnival Set to Tie Up Home Depot Parking for a Good Cause

The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual Carnival for the Kids begins Tuesday, April 8, and runs through Sunday, April 13. The carnival will be held in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot, 11915 Retail Dr. The Carnival for the Kids promises fun and entertainment for the entire family, including rides, games and … Read more

Drug Abuse in Wake Forest – Don-Da-Don

What began as a whisper in my ear about allegations of drug traffic passing through Wake Forest started me thinking, for once. Don’t get used to that happening too much, it’s exhausting. It occurred to me the biggest misperception people probably have is to assume there are not drugs in our innocent and friendly Wake … Read more

Wake Forest Does It In the Ice

Late Monday afternoon a southbound driver on Capital Boulevard is said to have crossed the median and then went of the side on the northbound lanes, narrowly missing a guard rail. The car came to rest in the woods and Wake Forest Engine 1 and Wake Forest Ladder 1 arrived and secured the car to … Read more

Listen to Wake Forest Area Police and Fire Departments

In order to help residents stay tuned to the latest events in the Wake Forest area we are bringing you the Wake Forest News live scanner so you can hear events as they happen. Using the player below you can listen to events as they happen using your computer or smartphone. You will be able … Read more

Wake Forest Nursing Home Goes to the Dogs

A Wake Forest News reader asked a great question the other day, Steve wanted to know what was going to happen to the old Wake Forest nursing home the State shutdown in 2012. As usual we had to start with “don’t know.” So we did that thing we do and headed out to get the … Read more