Two Guys Stare Us Down on Ligon Mill Road

On Saturday around 2:40 PM emergency responders were dispatched for a car that appeared to lose control on a wet Ligon Mill Road curve near the corner of Greenville Loop Road. The car was headed towards Wake Forest when it looks like, for whatever reason, it decided to try its hand at speed skating. The car wound up sliding mostly …

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Tragedy Strikes in Wake Forest

This morning at 8:45 AM one of the most heartbreaking tragedies occurred in Wake Forest to Alexander Blake Dart. Alexander said was just driving along Capital Blvd and turned onto Wake Union Church Road when he noticed smoke coming from the heater in his truck. “The whole truck just started filling up with smoke, I threw it into the ditch …

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And Someone Thought This Was a Good Idea

Alright Australia, you win. That is if what you were going for is the most disturbing stay-in-school public service announcement of all time. Warning: It’s sexy and then very disturbing. It probably should not be watched by its target audience. Not sure what the Learn for Life Foundation was thinking when they produced this PSA. All we can say is …

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Oddly True. Woman in Licking County Wants to Change Name to Sexy

Damn, life is full of better stories or plots than could ever be imagined. And this proves it. Ranea Crabtree of Licking County Ohio is feed up with her name and the middle name, Shelia, she’s used all of her years. Now a mother of two teenage girls, Crabtree wants to legally change her first name to Sexy. Yep, no …

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How to Remove Your Public Data and Regain Your Privacy

by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Jan. 30, 2014, 12:29 p.m. In the course of writing my book, Dragnet Nation, I tried various strategies to protect my privacy. In this series of blog posts, I try to distill the lessons from my privacy experiments into a series of useful tips for readers. Data brokers have been around forever, selling mailing lists to …

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Did Jason Terrell Martin Die Because of Satan?

WARNING: This not our usual fun-loving upbeat story but it is one which we accidentally became involved with and wanted to follow to try to understand why this all happened. On January 11, 2014 an unusual tragedy unfolded in north Raleigh which resulted in significant fire damage to a family home, a burned Catholic church, and the loss of a …

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Wake Forest to Feature Boob Flashing Festival

We’ve all heard about Mardi Gras, that special New Orleans party that happens each year with bead throwing and boob flashing. Well the Wake Forest Mardi Gras is going off on March 1. That’s sure to stimulate the local economy. Woo Hoo! But sadly we think there will be a noticeable absence of boob flashing at the Wake Forest version …

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Youngsville Man Arrested in Alleged Major Auto Theft Ring

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office two men have been arrested for running what was described as a “major auto theft ring spanning at least eight counties.” One of the suspects is reported to be from Youngsville. The Franklin County Sheriff’s office raided the home of Roger Dale Nipper, 50, at 813 Moores Pond Road in Youngsville and recovered …

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