Sunday, January 16, 2022

New Reader Contest – Crazy Car Stickers

Readers have done an incredible job of catching all sorts of cool license plates and sending in pictures. Of course now with the new smartphone apps that has been made easier to do. Today I’d like to send you out on the hunt for a new brand of mobile entertainment. Keep your eyes open for crazy vehicle stickers. Find the …

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Wake Forest to Launch a Sort of Monthly Military Honor

After living in Wake Forest one of the things I can say, without question, is in general people around here have a great respect for those that serve and have served in the military. Of course we kind of lean towards favoring the U.S. military but whatever. No shame in being patriotic. It’s so much better than being idiotic. Besides, …

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Wake Forest Allows Loving People to Get Engaged Online

The Town of Wake Forest Introduces New Online Engagement Website The press release just sent out by the Town really caught my eye. My impression was the Town was getting into the sanctity of marriage engagement business, you know like those folks that pop the “will you marry me” question on the jumbotron or banner tow plane. Imagine how interesting …

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Wake Forest News FREE App Launches for iPhone and Android

A while back I told you how I was plowing my way through building a smartphone application for Wake Forest News readers to use. This project was going to consist of two steps. I was going to write and launch the iPhone version first and then tackle the Android version. Well today I am happy, and kind of proud, to …

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Prolific Local Resident Can’t Be Stopped. New Book Out.

Now here is the type of press release you get from a creative person. I love it. Enjoy. Mark Cantrell, Wake Forest resident and author of The Everything Weather Book; Saddam: The Face of Evil and Sixteen Minutes from Home: The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster, as well as a seemingly infinite number of magazine articles, is delighted and not a …

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Run to Honor a Local Fallen Hero and Raise Funds

This coming Saturday the first charity run to raise money for Jeffrey L. Fields Memorial Fire Scholarship Fund and the NC Fallen Firefighters Association will happen. Fields was a local Youngsville Fire Department member who lost his life last year. For more see this link. The run will start at the Youngsville Fire Department at 803 Wheaton Avenue. All money …

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Friends Hook-Up and Get Framed for Local Library

The Friends of the Wake Forest Library is happy to announce that they will be conducting a Silent Art Auction in conjunction with Art After Hours on October 10 in Historic Downtown Wake Forest between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Wake Forest Art and Frame Shop will host the event, and refreshments donated by area restaurants will be available. …

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Rolesville Resident Get’s Five-Star Lit With Vampire

Dan Murphy, Rolesville resident and author of the acclaimed Julie McNamara Mystery series, is pleased to announce the release of his fourth novel, Johnny Walker’s Gold. Mr. Murphy indicated that the book earned a 5-star review from the independent book review service, Readers’ Favorite. “It is very gratifying to have this sort of recognition. Nearly three years in the making, …

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Is My Loss Your Thanksgiving Gain?

Due to a situation completely beyond my control I find myself not able to sneak away to our special mountain retreat for Thanksgiving this year. The plan was were were going to take all three cabins in our secret retreat and bring family along for a most relaxing get-away. Rather than see this opportunity go to waste I thought I’d …

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