Monday, January 17, 2022

Driver Went for a Spin Cycle on N. White Street

This afternoon a driver traveling towards Wake Forest on North White Street is said to have swerved off the road to avoid an oncoming car that had crossed the centerline. Once the passenger side tires were off into the ditch the SUV then suddenly went left across North White Street and rolled over at least once and came to rest …

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Bread, Toilet Paper, Milk Alert for February 12, 2014

The National Weather Service is reporting general winter yuckiness for the days ahead. This means it is very likely your beloved children will be inconveniently off of school and you will face toilet paper rationing as you will be shut-in due to alleged snow and ice. Currently the NWS has a Winter Storm Warning in effect. Here is what the …

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Feb 7-8, 2014 – Weekend Stuff

It was a relatively quiet weekend on the emergency front this past weekend. Of course Friday we had a house fire out on the edge of Wake Forest, read this. But as far as Saturday and Sunday went, here is all we managed to capture. Saturday By midday on Saturday the home under construction at 9504 Alydar Drive was still …

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Raleigh Downtown Bus Terminal Moving Closer to XXX Adult DVD Shop

You may have a vague recollection where the current Greyhound Bus terminal is in downtown Raleigh. It’s been in that same location over near 42 Street Oyster Bar since the early 1970s. But just as we see those familiar Greyhound buses moving through Wake Forest on Capital Blvd each day, the terminal is moving to Capital Blvd as well. The …

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Multiple Fire Departments Come to the Aid of a Former New Home

On Friday evening Wake Forest Fire Department, Stony Hill Fire Department, Durham Highway Fire Department, Bay Leaf Fire Department, Creedmoor Fire Department, and Brassfields Fire Department were all called in to help try to save a home under construction that was engulfed in fire. Here is one of the dispatch calls that went out. Just finding the brand new house …

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9 Reasons You Should Subscribe to the Competing Wake Weekly Paper

This is probably the last type of post you’d expect to see from another Wake Forest news source but we are just trying to put our readers first and keep it honest. Previously we wrote this article about the Wake Weekly. And it is true, we do have a very cordial relationship with them. They are the biggest real news …

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Cop Handcuffs Firefighter Who Refuses to Move Truck

According to KUSI in California a California Highway patrol officer handcuffed a Chula Vista firefighter, Jacob Gregoire, who refused to move the fire engine from a travel lane on Interstate 805. Gregoire was placed in the back of the squad car after being cuffed. “According to [Fire Chief] Hanneman, Gregoire conducted himself properly in telling the CHP officer — who …

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Where Geeks Go – The Wireless Research Center in Wake Forest

Here in little old Wake Forest there is a state-of-the-art facility with a bunch of cool equipment, some mind-bending anechoic chambers and some cool geeks. The Wireless Research Center was created with some public funding to get them going but now is more of a public-private funded operation that helps companies launch new ideas involving radio waves. Larry Steffann, the …

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New Bay Leaf Fire Station Has a Fire Pole. Cool!

Not that long ago we had the chance to meet with Chief Tim Pope at the new Bay Leaf Station 1 and take a tour of the new building. While Bay Leaf is typically a bit out of our range of coverage on a regular basis we had to go take a look once we found out they had a …

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