Want to Know What’s Cool About Getting Busted for DWI

On Friday night a number of police departments came on over for a bit of Wake Forest hospitality and stopped traffic at the intersection of Capital Boulevard and Purnell Road for a “let’s take a look check.” Some of the departments included the State Highway Patrol, Holly Springs, Garner, Cary, and of course our beloved Wake Forest Police Department. And …

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Sad Accident Death to Report on New Falls of Neuse Road

Yesterday on my way to cover a different accident I stumbled across an accident that had already occurred and wrote about it, here. I’m very sad to report the Raleigh Police Department have just announced one of the drivers involved in the accident has died. A 71-year-old female, Jayne Fischman Lowy, was transported to WakeMed for treatment of injuries. Lowy …

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Listen to Raleigh Carjacking 911 Calls

At 9:10 p.m. yesterday, Raleigh Police Department officers responded to a report of an apparent attempted carjacking in the 6200 block of Rock Quarry Road. The victims reported that a suspect approached their vehicle and attempted to enter it as they were leaving a shopping center. Other individuals, who were believed to be additional suspects, were nearby at the time. …

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How Did We Not Die as Kids at Camp Low Expectations

I just drove past the sign below for the Wake Forest YMCA camp and it made me chuckle. You see I’m of an entirely different generation, the intermediate one. At 54 I fall between my parents and grandparents (80 – dead) who had to walk a mile in snow to get to school and the digital kids of today. I’ll …

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Seminary to Extinguish Giant Cigarette

According to the Wake Forest Gazette the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary will be soon removing the giant cigarette effigy that seems to have been left behind when the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation won the original Wake Forest College in a strip poker tournament in 1946. It took till 1956 for the school to finally explain what happened that night and …

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Is The Crosswalk Conundrum a Conspiracy at the Seminary?

Being the investigative reporter that I am I had to tackle the statement a reader sent in. They said, “I have a potential story for you, what is up with the roundabout in front of the Seminary (Main Street and 98)? There used to be brick crosswalks, and they have disappeared! Now it’s just filled in asphalt…. is this permanent …

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Stumbled Across an Accident by Accident

This afternoon on my way to a different accident I found myself in the middle of a different accident at Falls of Neuse and Forest Pines. The Raleigh part of our Wake Forest area. I’m actually surprised there are not more accidents there. I have absolutely no clue what happened at the busy intersection but you do have to give …

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Swedish Baller to Lead Wake Forest Camp for Lucky Kids

J.J. Miller, a native of North Carolina, is going to be leading the week-long instructional Wake Forest basketball camp starting on July 7. Miller is currently a pro-player with Boras Basket, a Swedish premier basketball league, Basketligan, team. He was previously with a whole host of teams in Netherlands, France, Belgium, Venezuela, and Sweden. You can find out more about …

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Wake Forest Renaissance Centre to Offer Magic 8-Ball Service

In order to help utilize the new marvelous Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for more functions the operation will now be able to provide life advice and guidance with their new Magic 8-Ball life advice service via Facebook and Twitter. Residents are encouraged to ask burning questions to get life advice from the RC. Some questions are not eligible for answers. …

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Wake Forest Police Department – Do You Know This Woman?

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 11, involving fraudulent purchases at the Wake Forest Walmart, 2114 S. Main St. The subject or anyone who believes they may recognize her …

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