Saturday, January 15, 2022

Diligent Waffle House Cook Armed Robber Defies Logic

Several readers mentioned that the recent armed robber of the BP station near Food Lion looked like a cook at the local Waffle House. And now that they mention it I am certain the last time I was at Waffle House he was the skinny cook with long hair that made my delicious Waffle House special. What utterly defies logic …

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Wake Forest Police have arrested a 30-year-old Wake Forest man in connection with last night’s armed robbery of the Wake Forest OHM Quick Shop, 12305 Capital Blvd. Police arrested Joshua Charles Barfuss, 8416 Southern Pines Dr., earlier this evening and charged him with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon. Barcuss is being held in the Wake County Jail …

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Wildlife officers resuscitate poached sturgeon in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State wildlife officers resuscitated a 66-inch sturgeon and cited the man who pulled the fish from the Sacramento River. Janice Mackey of the Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday that officers spotted the suspected poacher along the river near Clarksburg last week. The man hooked a very large fish and drove off with it in the …

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CPR-trained teachers save 8th-grader who has heart attack

Wake Forest, N.C. — It’s common to hear of medical professionals who care for someone having a heart attack. That situation took a twist when an eighth-grader at Heritage Middle School in Wake Forest was the patient and a newly formed medical response team came to his aid. Justin Ochoa was sitting with some classmates Dec. 9 when he went …

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Special Needs Resource Fair April 25

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a free Special Needs Resource Fair on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Richland Creek Community Church, 3229 Burlington Mills Road. The event will include an array of professional vendors that specialize in providing services to children and adults with special needs. The fair …

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Judge refuses mistrial, recusal in Broyhill murder trial

Raleigh, N.C. — Prosecutors in the trial of a man accused of killing his colleague and friend neared the end of their case Friday afternoon but not before the presiding judge refused to declare a mistrial and remove himself from the case. The move came after defense attorney Joseph Arbour accused Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway of being biased against …

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Traffic Alert – Forestville Road

A portion of Forestville Road in the vicinity of the Forestville Road Bridge and Heritage High School will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic on Monday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to patch several potholes in the area. No detours will be posted but signs …

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March 18 Carolina Puppet Theatre Performance Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the March 18 performance by the Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts has been canceled. All ticket buyers will be contacted and refunded in full. The Carolina Puppet Theatre is scheduled to return to the Renaissance Centre on Thursday, April 9, at 11 a.m. The Carolina Puppet Theatre has been …

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