Can You Push the Jones Family Across the Line?

Last weekend the Jones family of Cottesbrook Drive in Wake Forest experienced a horrible house fire which took the life of their dog. Luckily all the rest of the family made it out. You can see the story of the fire, here. As a community of Wake Forest News readers we’ve been raising money to help them in this interim …

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Wake Forest Boy Scouts Raise Their Hands to Take It All Off for Cancer

Last night local Boy Scout Troop 511 held a special event to help raise money for childhood cancer. They invited me to attend something for St. Baldricks. At first I thought they said St. Baldy. You know, the patron saint for middle age men. But Troop 511, which consists of do-good lads from Wake Forest, Rolesville, North Raleigh, and Youngsville, …

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Wake Forest Targets Bob for Liver Fund Raiser

This week the Wake Forest community has gone bonkers over the plight of Bob from Target. Bob is a cashier who people describe as the nicest guy in the world and who has a grandson in medical trouble. I don’t know how old Bob is he reminds me of my father who is 83. Maybe this is Bob’s great-grandson. Ah, …

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FBI Offers $25,000 Reward for Knuckleheads Involved in Wake Forest Kidnapping

FBI Charlotte and FBI Atlanta are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest of two men wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Frank Janssen was taken from his home on April 5, 2014. The ongoing investigation into this elaborate kidnapping plot has identified two additional suspects, Jakym Camel …

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Reader Confesses Addiction to Cracked Houses

Recently Michelle Rose Bowers contacted me at the Wake Forest News and asked if she could contribute an article. “Why yes,” I happily said. Here is Michelle’s wonderful piece. Mystery of Webb Mansion By Michelle Rose Bowers Abandoned Homes of North Carolina I am an avid social media user, and by avid I mean I have a slight addiction. As …

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Do Not Do Acid Before Seeing Three by the Sea at Forest Moon Theater

The Town of Wake Forest just sent out the press release below about the upcoming production of ‘Three by the Sea’ by the good peeps at the Forest Moon Theater. Just occurred to me that many years ago I mooned someone in the forest. I think they stole my name. Anywho, the production is billed as “three unlikely friends – …

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Wake Forest Gigabit Fiber Installation Officially Begins

This morning under cloudy skies RST Fiber began to dig for the gigabit fiber installation for the Wake Forest area. The first hole was dug on Wait Avenue and was a very exciting experience for those that attended. Local media, the Mayor and others were thrilled when the drilling began. After they all left the workers got to it without …

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Live in the Wake Forest General Area and Want Faster Internet?

The Town of Wake Forest just sent out the following press release below. It appears they are trying to identify areas in Town to be most likely to be served by the high-speed gigabit internet coming to our area. For more information on what this blazing fast internet opportunity means to you, read this. For those who live outside the …

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