Friday, January 21, 2022

Wake Forest Wants to Talk Dirty to You and Give You Some Wood

In today’s installment of totally inappropriate and juvenile sexual innuendo comes this important news from the Town of Wake Forest. Spring has sprung and winter’s done! While that may be wishful thinking now, downtown Wake Forest is planning an event in April that will welcome and celebrate the return of weather suitable for enjoying the great outdoors naked. (We added …

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Pontiac, Michigan Bank Robber Posts Facebook Selfie With Gun

The cops must just love Facebook and other social media outlets when guys like Jules Bahler are around. A string of bank robberies in the Pontiac, Michigan area had police officers on the hunt for the suspect. The last robbery was on March 5, 2014 when the suspect robbed the Bay City Columbus Branch of Chemical bank and walked away …

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Roundabouts for Wake Forest Drivers. I Didn’t Say Dummies.

By popular request we are writing a how-to guide on how to navigate the few roundabouts we have in the Wake Forest area. While you would not think such a guide would be necessary we can confirm some drivers either don’t have a clue how a traffic circle works, or maybe don’t care. Let’s take the roundabout near Olive Garden …

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Youngsville FD Battles CaptiveAire Brush Fire and Wins

This afternoon at 3:59 PM the call went out to Youngsville Fire Department to hurry on over to Northbrook Drive and douse a quickly spreading brush fire that was across from CaptaiveAire but closer to Canyon Stone Manufacturing. Franklinton Fire Department was called upon as well. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and it was reportedly …

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Wake Forest #4 Best Place for NC Homeownership

The website NerdWallet has named Wake Forest as the fourth best place in North Carolina for homeownership. The criteria was based on available homes, affordability and growth in the area. According to the results, “This town, which was the original location of Wake Forest University, is considered a growing bedroom community and saw an 11.6% population growth between 2010 and …

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Mar 7-9 Dipshits and Numbnuts – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary The general observation, if people would stop driving around with weed in their car the WFPD would be dead bored. But here is the summary, we had a couple of 16 year-old boys breaking or entering and damaging some property, a bunch of drug busts, and a high school kid carrying a concealed weapon in his truck. Disclaimer The …

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Greedy Wake Weekly Wins Vigorous Accolades

For the third time in five years, The Wake Weekly was awarded first place General Excellence during the annual North Carolina Press Association News, Editorial & Photojournalism Contest Awards. This year’s ceremony was in Chapel Hill, Feb. 27. It seems their excellence is just so greedy it doesn’t give hardly anyone else a chance. They probably need to slack off …

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Van Overcorrects and Winds Up Jumping Ditch

On Sunday night Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Ladder 1, and the State Highway Patrol were invited to an impromptu meeting at 1529 Jenkins Road in Wake Forest. Witnesses described the van driven by a woman was headed up Jenkins Road from Capital Boulevard and had just passed Fullard Drive when the passenger side wheels of the van went …

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No Seriously. I Thought It Was a Good Idea at the Time

If you can’t stand spiders then it is unlikely you will be dating either of the two brainiac guys below. The only difference between hitting yourself in the face with a telephone book and getting a spider tattoo is the phone book doesn’t leave a permanent spider tattoo on your face. Somehow we regrettably believe the following statement was uttered …

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Feb 21 to Mar 6, 2014 – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary This latest police blotter report contains a typical smattering of arrests for the time period. The Nuss guys however were not very lucky when WFPD Officer Hess caught up with their car. Managed to haul both of them to jail for issues in Vance County. We also had the usual pile of pot arrests and one that had both …

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