Church Architect Probably Has Some Splaining to Do

If a picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few thousand. The First Church of Christ Scientist in Dixon, Illinois has a new building and house of worship to celebrate. From the street it looks great. Stunning in fact. So what could be wrong? Wait For It And now the view from the air. It’s rising up alright. …

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Cryptic Elm Avenue Sidewalk Mystery Solved With Indian Attack

Always wanting to help other Wake Forest Nutters, we fielded a question from a reader who said, “Now ask Wake Forest about the sidewalk on Elm Avenue across from the fire station.” And that’s all they said. After much contemplation we were left with probably the exact same tilted head, squinty eye look on our face as we too said, …

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No More Pooping in the Parks Come November

WAKE FOREST, NC – October 30, 2013 – In accordance with the Nov. 3 Daylight Savings Time change, the Wake Forest Facilities Management Department will close the outdoor restrooms and shut off the water fountains on Friday, Nov. 1, at the following town parks: Ailey Young Park, 800 Juniper Ave. E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road Holding Park, 133 …

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Clandestine Postal Stakeout Completed. Results.

A reader who lives over on Yellow Popular Avenue expressed dismay at the amount of postal trucks that were cutting through their neighborhood to get out to S. Franklin Street. The reader said, “At least 8-10 times per day, U.S. Postal delivery vehicles, including a large box truck, use Yellow Poplar Ave., as a cut thru to Franklin St. A …

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Wake Forest Police K-9 Team Can Fetch With the Best

Sgt. Anthony Puckett and his canine partner met us recently for an outing to learn more about the role of highly trained police dogs with WFPD. Sgt. Puckett has been around K-9 teams for the past 18 years and is now a trainer himself so he’s the guy in the know. When you think of police dogs the typical image …

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Wake Forest News Reader Stimulates Beauty

The other day one of the Wake Forest News Facebook readers asked us a question. Christopher Breedlove said, “I have a gripe with either the Town or the Seminary. For the past 20yrs, as I drive around the Seminary and start under the bridge into downtown WF, the left side of the bridge is always kept neat. Grass always mowed, …

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Wake Forest EMS Deserves a Kiss on the Lips

Here in beautiful Wake Forest, North Carolina there are a number of people that keep us safe. We have the Wake Forest Police Department, Wake Forest Fire Department, and then there are those Wake County EMS ambulances driving around. Sometimes they feel like an afterthought, the stepchild of emergencies. If you’ve relocated from another part of the country you might …

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Truck Driver Creatively Squares Off Circle

No disrespect to over the road truck drivers but this accident today seemed avoidable. The driver should probably have seen the circle jump out as he passed by. But alas, no. All clear now. Just a damaged wall and a fractured wallet as we are sure a bill will be sent to repair the beautiful stone wall.

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Mayoral Candidate Calls Us Hacks

You know when a mayoral candidate calls us hacks, our initial knee-jerk response is “yes, yes we are.” But that’s because we are a newspaper where our slogan is “where half the news is fit to print.” Recently we published what was supposed to be a fun a light look at the two candidates for mayor in Wake Forest. See …

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We Are Crying Laughing

You know a picture is awesome when either you do that snort laughing thing or coffee comes out your nose. Warning, this one might accomplish both tasks. With love, The Nutters at the Wake Forest News

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