NC Politicians Get Laundered Money Contributions and It’s OK

In what can only be deemed a bad news story for some North Carolina politicians it has come out that some political donations during the 2012 elections were paid from accounts involved in a criminal enterprise and illegal sweepstakes scheme. The donations were tracked back to Chase E. Burns of Anadarko, Oklahoma. Court filings reviewed by The Associated Press show …

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Dryer Vent Probably Started Unexpected Fire

This afternoon a most unfortunate alleged dryer accident ignited a house in Wake Forest at 1040 Bear Hollow Road. Located at the end of a dirt road that wound back through the thick trees, the fire trucks, Wake EMS and Wake County Sheriff’s office managed to wind their way in. The Channel 11 helicopter made an appearance and hovered overhead …

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More Strangers Meet at Ale House Ramp

Earlier this month we covered an accidental threesome at the Carolina Ale House and this afternoon two more strangers met at the same spot. It seems the entrance ramp onto Capital Blvd headed south is a bit problematic for some. Just the other day we found ourselves the likely participant in an errant merge at the bottom of the ramp …

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Wake Forest Engine 5 Gets Out Christmas Day

It’s been a slow couple of days with the Christmas holiday and all that. In fact it has been relatively quiet on both the police and fire side of things. The tedium was broken this evening when at 6:21, nine units were called to 10548 Swerling Way for what was believed to be a house fire. Initial reports indicated it …

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NC Judge Will Play Possum

A North Carolina judge isn’t going to stand in the way of the annual Brasstown, NC New Year’s event, the Possum Drop. An NC permit was issued on Friday allowing for the capture, caging, and lowering of a possum on New Year’s eve. The cross-dressing Miss Possum 2014 will be crowned at the same time. We are not kidding. The …

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Wake Forest Hopes Santa Will Bring Grand Piano

In case you are wondering what to get Pamela Stevens at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, she’s looking for little something special under the tree this year. Pamela has informed Santa (Bill Crabtree) that she would not kick a seven-foot-long Model B grand piano out of bed for eating crackers. The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre would appreciate it as a …

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Nash County and Rocky Mount Home for Nut Jobs

When you think Nash County, North Carolina or Rocky Mount, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Well if you are the international company Nutkao you think nut jobs. Yes that’s right, Rock Mount is getting international nut jobs because nobody knows how to make the most of their nuts like folks in Rocky Mount, NC. Nutkao is an …

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