Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Seminary to Extinguish Giant Cigarette

According to the Wake Forest Gazette the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary will be soon removing the giant cigarette effigy that seems to have been left behind when the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation won the original Wake Forest College in a strip poker tournament in 1946. It took till 1956 for the school to finally explain what happened that night and …

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Is The Crosswalk Conundrum a Conspiracy at the Seminary?

Being the investigative reporter that I am I had to tackle the statement a reader sent in. They said, “I have a potential story for you, what is up with the roundabout in front of the Seminary (Main Street and 98)? There used to be brick crosswalks, and they have disappeared! Now it’s just filled in asphalt…. is this permanent …

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Stumbled Across an Accident by Accident

This afternoon on my way to a different accident I found myself in the middle of a different accident at Falls of Neuse and Forest Pines. The Raleigh part of our Wake Forest area. I’m actually surprised there are not more accidents there. I have absolutely no clue what happened at the busy intersection but you do have to give …

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Swedish Baller to Lead Wake Forest Camp for Lucky Kids

J.J. Miller, a native of North Carolina, is going to be leading the week-long instructional Wake Forest basketball camp starting on July 7. Miller is currently a pro-player with Boras Basket, a Swedish premier basketball league, Basketligan, team. He was previously with a whole host of teams in Netherlands, France, Belgium, Venezuela, and Sweden. You can find out more about …

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Wake Forest Renaissance Centre to Offer Magic 8-Ball Service

In order to help utilize the new marvelous Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for more functions the operation will now be able to provide life advice and guidance with their new Magic 8-Ball life advice service via Facebook and Twitter. Residents are encouraged to ask burning questions to get life advice from the RC. Some questions are not eligible for answers. …

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Wake Forest Police Department – Do You Know This Woman?

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 11, involving fraudulent purchases at the Wake Forest Walmart, 2114 S. Main St. The subject or anyone who believes they may recognize her …

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May 26, 2014 to June 4, 2014 – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary I’ll catch up on the other dates but by the time I got to June 4th I’d had enough. I don’t know how our beloved police officers deal with this stuff every single day. All I do is write about it and I’ve got PBSD (Police Blotter Stress Disorder). But there are some interesting mugshots that do make it …

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Chasing Veterans for Charity – Done

On this warm and humid Saturday morning in Wake Forest the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 187 of Wake Forest sent a bunch of people off on a run for their freedom (Freedom Run) to celebrate and support our veterans and active-duty military. I don’t want to spoil it for you but the race started, a bunch of people ran around …

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Shooters Cause Paramedics and Police to Blend for Victim Survival

This past week in brutal heat and an empty unairconditioned downtown office building, the Raleigh Police Department and Wake EMS were spending valuable time both sweating and learning new skills that may benefit you. The talented Raleigh Police Department didn’t need to practice on how to deal with a shooter who kills people. It’s something they’ve trained for and are …

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Three Local Men Nabbed With Rash

Police have arrested three local men believed to be responsible for a rash of residential break-ins in northern Wake Forest. Marvin Wyche, 1634-B Burgundy Dr., Raleigh, has been charged with five counts of residential breaking and entering, five counts of larceny after breaking and entering and two counts of obtaining property by false pretense. Stephon Jones, 512 N. Allen Road, …

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