Wake Forest Looking for Free Underage Labor to Fill Vacancies

The Town of Wake Forest is accepting applications from area high school students who are interested in serving on the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2014-15 school year. Here at the Wake Forest News we think it should be renamed to Youth Advisory Board Beginner Auxiliary, Demonstrating Awesome Boisterous Behavior and Action, Duty Outstanding Opportunities. That way it could …

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Neighbors Surprise Military Member on Leave from Afghanistan

Local Wake Forest resident Dave Shingleton got a quick reprieve from his duties in Afghanistan and is back home for a couple of weeks before he heads back. Some neighbors on his street in the Deacon’s Ridge subdivision secretly gathered outside Dave’s home on Sunday night to give him a true hero’s welcome. Brad, his father-in-law is very proud of …

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Saturday Night House Fire on Cottesbrook Drive in Wake Forest

At about a quarter past eleven in the evening on Saturday night Wake Forest Fire Department and Rolesville Fire Department were called to 417 Cottesbrook Drive in Wake Forest. Units dispatched included Rolesville Pumper 153, Roseville Engine 151, Rolesville Rescue 15, Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Engine 3, Wake Forest Ladder 1, Wake Forest Battalion 1. When units arrived …

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Youngsville Fire Department Fund Raiser a Hot Event

On a beautiful Saturday morning today the Youngsville Fire Department rolled out some amazingly good food for their fund raiser held at Hill Ridge Farms. Not only did the adults get to admire all the fire equipment but the Duke Life Flight helicopter made a landing and a later departure which enthralled many. The funds raised go to help the …

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Missing Dog Returns Home Before Readers Knew She Was Missing

Apparently just sending in your missing dog message and pictures to Wake Forest News results in your dog being found. Or at least that’s the way it worked out for one loyal reader. Overnight, Jamie Blackwell reported, “I have a 6 month old puppy that is missing and would appreciate any help your publication can provide. Both the puppy and …

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Wake Forest Veterans Want You to Run for Freedom

On Saturday, June 21, 2014, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 187 of Wake Forest will present the 2014 5K Freedom Run to celebrate and support our veterans and active-duty military. The theme of this year’s race is “Honoring Our World War II Veterans”. The proceeds from the 2014 5K Freedom Run will be used to support the local Raleigh Military Missions …

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Wake Forest Power Linemen Headed to Rodeo to Rope Stuff

On this beautiful but hot April day in beautiful Wake Forest I had a chance to catch up with linemen from Wake Forest Power as the men practiced for the upcoming Power Rodeo contest. Despite what you might think, this isn’t one of those cowboy events even though there is plenty of roping going on. This is a statewide contest …

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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 an Assistant District Attorney and …

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