Friday, January 21, 2022

Joyner Park – Reader Photo

Nadelle Williams' photo of Joyner Park in the snow.

We received the following reader photo from Nadelle Williams who said, “A beautiful day at Carroll Joyner Park a day after the snow storm. Feb 2014.” Apparently Nadelle took this beautiful photo from her car judging by the file name. That makes us double jealous. Not only is it a fantastic photo but she didn’t have to get out of …

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Wake Forest Weather, Radar, and Forecast

Here is practically everything you ever need to know about our current and upcoming weather in beautiful Wake Forest, North Carolina. Wake Forest Area Current Forecast http://www.erh.noaa.gov/rah/nwr/audio/RDUZFPNW1.mp3 Wake Forest Area National Weather Brainiac Scoop

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This Stuff Gets You Arrested – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary We’ve been totally negligent in posting recent Wake Forest area police reports so we are going to hit the highlights and try to get caught up. This report includes stuff that happened between February 4 and February 20, 2014. Rather than got through the 59 arrests, the 61 accidents, and the 71 incidents one-at-a-time, here are the highlights. It …

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Wake County Makes it Easier to Get a Concealed Carry Permit

Up until now, people wanting to get a pistol purchase permit or a concealed carry permit had to go to downtown Raleigh to apply and pay to get one. Raleigh! Us country folk don’t like the big city. According to Wake County Sheriff, Donnie Harrison, the process just became easier for all those wanting to become a pistol packing mama. …

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Town of Wake Forest Attacks Pot

Holes that is. The portion of West Oak Avenue from North Wingate Street to North Main Street will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic today, 2-20-2014, beginning at 9 a.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to patch several potholes. No detours will be posted but flaggers will be in place to manage traffic …

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Buy a Burger, Help a Vet

There is a fundraiser on February 20th, at the Red Robbin in Wake Forest at 11420 Capital Blvd. It’s worth knowing about. Please head on over to Red Robbin between 11 AM and 11 PM on the 20th and help a vet bu eating some delicious food. The proceeds from your meal will help to support Wake Forest Memorial Post …

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Listen to Wake Forest Area Police and Fire Departments

In order to help residents stay tuned to the latest events in the Wake Forest area we are bringing you the Wake Forest News live scanner so you can hear events as they happen. Using the player below you can listen to events as they happen using your computer or smartphone. You will be able to listen to emergency responders …

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Wake Forest Desperately Looking for Wiener Eaters

The Wake Forest Mardi Gras Planning Committee is recruiting contestants with a hearty appetite for the “Shorty’s Hot Dog Challenge” on Saturday, March 1. The contest is being offered again this year as part of downtown Wake Forest’s Mardi Gras Street Festival. The committee is seeking four contestants ready and willing to wolf down 12 hot dogs prepared “all the …

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Wake Forest Nursing Home Goes to the Dogs

A Wake Forest News reader asked a great question the other day, Steve wanted to know what was going to happen to the old Wake Forest nursing home the State shutdown in 2012. As usual we had to start with “don’t know.” So we did that thing we do and headed out to get the scoop. The nursing home is …

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