Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Driver Gets Medical Attention on Side of 98

This morning a driver of a car was headed eastbound on Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 when they pulled over on the side of the road just before South Main Street. Wake Forest Police blocked off the road while medical crews attended to the driver and investigators dealt with the remainder of the police work required. While we certainly hope …

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Crooks Commit Sewercide This Weekend

Wake Forest Police say thieves are responsible for stealing as many as 16 storm drain grates this weekend in the St. Andrews Plantation, Stonegate and Caveness Farms subdivisions. The grates, which weigh over 100 pounds each, cover drains that often have a drop of more than 10 feet. When a storm drain cover is stolen it leaves a hole that …

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Heritage Plumber Gets Crazy Crafty for Christmas

Thanks to reader Janet Striegel who contacted us here, we learned about the amazing mad plumbing skills of Anthony Strossi. Anthony and his wife Darlene moved to Heritage about two years ago from Clayton and brought their Christmas tradition with them, PVC holiday decorations. Strossi has some crazy savant skill of being able to build the most wonderful Christmas decorations …

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Wake Forest Christmas Parade Naughty But Nice

The Wake Forest Christmas Parade was held Saturday in beautiful downtown Wake Forest, NC. It is quite possible that the police, volunteers, and parade participants outnumbered the spectators lining the route as falling rain certainly held back the massive crowds. For those that braved the weather the rain eventually decided to stop and while moist and cloudy it actually turned …

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Did You Ever Have a Blockbuster Account? Read This Now.

If you had an open Blockbuster video account in the last few years you need to go to your local Blockbuster store right away before they close for good and ask for a printout of your account showing no money owed. In 2009 Hollywood Video closed and tens of thousands of consumers who rented at those stores, including employees, were …

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Woman Wanted for Walmart Wobbery

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera images below. Who She Be? The alleged woman is wanted for questioning in connection with several fraudulent financial card transactions at the Wake Forest Walmart Supercenter, 2114 S. Main St. Seriously, all at the same store? She should be busted just …

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Wake Forest Boy Got Some Splaining to Do

Thankfully 12-year-old Chris Collins was located early this morning after he wandered off around 8:30 PM from a recital at the Wake Forest Renaissance Center last night. Official reports listed his ADHD as a contributing factor in his disappearance. The parking lot at the Wake Forest Renaissance Center is well lit at night and it does make it easier to …

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Dollar General is Burning Down in Rolesville, NC

Come to think of it, the guys should have gone in to shop while they were waiting.

Well that’s what we were led to believe when the call went out this morning for a commercial structure fire in Rolesville. It sure sounded serious. But since we were there and figured the good people at the Rolesville Fire Department don’t get enough love and exposure, we thought we’d share the event with you. But in traditional fire dispatch …

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Santa’s Wet Ho’s Coming to Town Saturday

The Town of Wake Forest is doing its very best to deal with the wet forecast for the Christmas parade on Saturday the 14th. Sadly the forecast is looking pretty wet. Rest assured a third of the staff at Town Hall is probably hitting refresh on Weather.com every ten minutes. “Nope, still looks crappy for Saturday. Damn!” But regardless of …

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Get Alcohol Art and Free Wine This Friday

Jane Steelman Alcohol Ink Painting

Want to meet a really nice artist? Then go to the Art After Hours Reception on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 6:00 to 9:00 PM at The Cotton Company in downtown Wake Forest and get to know Jane Steelman. You can learn more about Jane, from our previous article about her. Jane also offers private art lessons so if you …

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