Attention All Food Truck Fans – Wake Forest Food Truck Festival

Maybe you’ve seen Virgil’s Jamaican food trailer traveling up and down Capital Boulevard. You can’t miss it. Just look for the Jamaican flag on it. Around here it really stands out. People say that Virgil is the best jerk around with his jerk chicken dishes. I’d have to agree. Virgil and Taffee Wilson have coordinated … Read more

What Are They Building Across From Candlewood Suites on Retail Drive?

Reader Question Dear Wake Forest News, There seems to be some retail construction starting at the corner of 98 and Retail Drive across the street from the Candlewood Suites. I was wondering if you had any information on what was happening. Bill The Best Answer We’ve Got Dear Bill, Sources in the know tell me … Read more

Wake Forest Police Officer Uses Taser to Subdue Gill

A Wake Forest Police officer used a Taser to subdue and arrest a 20-year-old Wake Forest man Wednesday evening along East Pine Avenue. Police arrested Theron Elijah Gill, 218 Seventh St., Wake Forest, and charged him with disorderly conduct by abusive language and resisting, delaying and obstructing a public officer. Early Wednesday evening police were … Read more

Wake Forest Really Wants Adults to Come and Play With Their Balls

Warning: This story is incredibly juvenile, gratuitous, and involves a whole lot of playing with your balls. I don’t want to hear any bitching, you’ve been warned. The Town of Wake Forest is both terribly tenacious and fun-loving. They try very hard to make local residents have incredible and insane amounts of fun, even if … Read more

Quick Thinking Saves Youngsville Residents in House Fire

On a bright blue sky Friday afternoon around 2 PM a call was received by 911 in Franklin County that the occupants of a house at 1425 Moores Pond Road heard some “crackling” in the attic and saw some light smoke. It was only about five minutes later that the smoke turned to fire and … Read more

New Wake Forest Jackson Manor Subdvision Might be Underway

In the interest of continuing to help bring people some information about new developments in the Wake Forest area I thought I’d talk about Jackson Manor this morning. Recently a reader said they’d noticed some construction activity over on Jackson Road at the site of the proposed Jackson Manor subdivision off Jackson Road. The subdivision … Read more