Wake Forest Squirrel Gives Drivers the Finger

We did get a big old laugh out of the story shared with us this morning by Gary Fleming. He sent it in to us here. And being total suckers for a good squirrel story, we had to share it with you. After all, our mascot is a squirrel. Squirrel Unites Strangers in Coordinated Act of Kindness! “Driving to get …

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Want to Rent a Town Facility for a Party in 2014?

If you want to rent one of the many Town venues for a shindig or other such hootenanny in 2014 the doors are opening soon to do so. The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting 2014 facility rental reservations on Monday, Dec. 2, according to the following schedule: Reservations for the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. …

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Secret of Hidden Wake Forest Confederate Gold Uncovered

A Wake Forest News reader, Jim, wrote in and wanted to know about the lost Confederate gold buried in Wake Forest. Damn it Jim, that was supposed to be a secret. Everyone can thank Jim for spilling the beans on that one. Jim, consider your Wake Forest top secret clearance, revoked. By the way, If you have a question you’d …

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Hot Air Balloons Falling In Neighborhoods All Over Wake Forest

This past Saturday afternoon a hot air balloon landed in a neighborhood in Wake Forest. (Update 11-19-2013 We originally said an “errant hot air balloon fell on a neighborhood” but changed it because we thought this way read better. But Kent said “aren’t journalists supposed to acknowledge when they make factual changes like this,” see his comment below. So since …

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Rent-A-Center is Wake Forest Press Release Challenged

A local Rent-A-Center store has opened in Wake Forest at 11216 Capital Boulevard, Suite 102. For those now familiar with Rent-A-Center (RAC) it’s a place you can go rent to own stuff you probably don’t need anyway. But hey, anything that supports the local economy we can mostly support. So the premise of the story is RAC came to town, …

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Wake Forest Driver Does It Up Big

A couple of days ago a driver managed to learn a driving lesson the hard way on Magnolia Forest Court in Wake Forest. The police report says the driver was distracted by a drink her passenger had just spilled in the car. Yea, we’d be a bit distracted and pissed off as well over that. According to the report, the …

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I’ll Have My Truck Over Easy Please

Last Sunday, November 10, 2013, we were just on our way to Home Depot when we rounded the corner to find this in front of us. We must be like accident magnets. And this certainly is not something you see every day around Wake Forest. At first we thought the driver of the pickup truck was just listening to Lionel …

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Want to See What Happens When You Burn Popcorn in the Microwave

We’ve all done it, left food in the microwave for a bit too long. A hot dog nuked for 4 minutes instead of 40 seconds makes for a petrified treat. But if you’ve burned popcorn in the microwave, that’s a smell you can’t get out of your house. That’s exactly the smell that was wafting out of the house at …

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Wake Forest Gets the Party Started TONIGHT!

Be sure not to miss the grand opening of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre tonight which will feature a bad ass musical group from Raleigh, Transit Vocal Band. We wish we could be there but instead we are going to have to rely on your Tweets and Facebook pics from there tonight. Tweet us during the festivities and @WFNCnews and …

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