Wednesday, January 19, 2022

January 5, 2014 – Wake Forest Area Police Blotter

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Historic Wake Forest, North Carolina Postcards

We’d like to thank Wake Forest resident Frank Drake for sharing his collection of historic Wake Forest, North Carolina postcards with us to share with you. If you have any others you’d like to contribute, please contact us here. Wake Forest, NC General Pictures Wake Forest College, Wake Forest, NC

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Walmart Money Center Robbed – Who This Be?

Friday night at 6:48 PM the suspected asshole below walked into Walmart in Wake Forest and robbed the Walmart Money Center. The subject is identified as a black male wearing a light gray hooded sweat shirt, khaki pants, a black skull cap and sunglasses. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Wake Forest Police Department at …

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Wake Forest Roadside Farm Turns Greens Into Green

The Associated Press recently put out a very nice story about Wake Forest roadside farmer Hal Gurley and his place The Collard Patch at 7012 Pulley Town Road in Wake Forest. It seems The Collard Patch has been around for 31 years delivering fresh local grown collards, cabbage, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. Gurley is also know for his excellent spring …

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Stony Hill Fire Department Wants You And You Should Go

We recently had the chance to be spend time out at Stony Hill Fire Department Station 1 on Stony Hill Road in Wake Forest. It was a pleasure getting to know the crew and learn more about the station. Stony Hill Fire Department is actually called Stony Hill Rural Fire Department but that’s not because they are some kind of …

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Franklinton Fire Department Deals With Power Struggle

At 4:46 PM the call went out for a residential structure fire in Franklinton at 215 S. Hillsborough Street. Units from the Franklinton Fire Department responded while Youngsville Fire Department was dispatched and standing by in case additional assistance was needed. According to Assistant Chief Goswick the source of the problem was an overloaded electrical panel that was located on …

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Wake Forest – Bring Out Your Dead

The Town of Wake Forest is again encouraging residents to make recycling a holiday tradition by bringing out your dead and dying, Christmas trees that is. It reminds us of the famous “Bring out your dead” part of a Monty Python movie, as shown above. The town will collect and recycle old Christmas trees from residential homes according to its …

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Rex Hospital Beats WakeMed in New Year Baby Race

We wonder if there wasn’t some money put down in Las Vegas on which Raleigh hospital would deliver the first baby of 2014. If there was and you bet on Rex Hospital you are probably yelling “Winning” right about now. According to the N&O little Ezekiel Russell Brown crossed the finish line 18 minutes ahead of the second place finisher. …

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Some Wake EMS Paramedics Are Mental

Here is one fact that is hard to dispute, when you get to know members of the Wake County EMS network you wind up with a seemingly uncontrollable urge to just want to hug them. They do a needed but tough job and they do it exceedingly well. They do their jobs so well in fact that if you lived …

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