Wake Forest Survives Big Blow From Mother Nature

This afternoon a line of strong winds passed through Wake Forest as the Weather Service issued tornado warnings. While no confirmed tornados hit Wake Forest, residents suffered damage from the strong winds, downdrafts, or microbursts. It is too early to say even if a tornado struck the Town but some big trees and power lines suffered fatal damage. The tree …

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Saint Luke Catholic Church Hellish This Morning With Fire

At 2:26 AM this morning a fire alarm went off and then the call went out for a fire in Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church just down the road from the Bay Leaf Fire Department. The church is located at 12333 Bayleaf Church Road, Raleigh. In what seemed like a scene straight out of a twisted mystery movie we …

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1-9-2014 Stolen Car, Beer, Wine, and Ring – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary Thursday was a busy crime day in Wake Forest. From a stolen ring, vehicle, beer, wine and then some worthless checks and embezzlement, the police made up for the slow day before. Disclaimer The following information is from law enforcement sources. All information posted to the Wake Forest News site is data gathered from public sources and is subject …

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Unfortunate U.S. 1 Youngsville T-Bone Accident

At 9:35 this morning the call went out to the Youngsville Fire Department, Franklin County EMS and Youngsville Rescue & EMS about a full speed t-bone accident at Bert Winston Road and U.S. 1. According to witnesses at the scene the white pickup truck was sitting on Bert Winston Road when the cross traffic light turned green. One witness who …

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Wake Forest Tower Flyby for Faster Internet

A few days ago we talked about how faster 4G LTE cell service was going to be added to the top of the Wake Forest water tower. On Thursday the antenna installation was conducted with the help of a crane and some brave or crazy climbers from Site Sweeps. Enjoy the aerial video of event and of course the views …

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Teen Caught With Junk in the Trunk and More – MNSFW

Warning: Maybe Not Suitable for Work So this is not about Wake Forest but we come across the strangest things during the day. Many which you are thankfully not subjected to, like the Papa John’s pizza delivery driver guy caught on tape having sex with his roommates German Shepherd dog. Damn, we just subjected you to it. We now dare …

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Youngsville House Fire Burns Out Sanchez Family

On Wednesday afternoon at 12:33 PM the call went out for a residential structure fire at 409 North Raleigh Farms Road in Youngsville. The residence was the home of the Sanchez family who has lived there for the past 16 years. The family reported the fire began after a strange outage of their electricity and appeared to begin in the …

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Bad Day for Being Impaired – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary January 7, 2014 was a bad day to be impaired in Wake Forest, especially if you were driving a car. Disclaimer The following information is from law enforcement sources. All information posted to the Wake Forest News site is data gathered from public sources and is subject to change without notice. The information is provided without warranty or representation, …

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