Monday, January 17, 2022

Truck Driver Creatively Squares Off Circle

No disrespect to over the road truck drivers but this accident today seemed avoidable. The driver should probably have seen the circle jump out as he passed by. But alas, no. All clear now. Just a damaged wall and a fractured wallet as we are sure a bill will be sent to repair the beautiful stone wall.

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Mayoral Candidate Calls Us Hacks

You know when a mayoral candidate calls us hacks, our initial knee-jerk response is “yes, yes we are.” But that’s because we are a newspaper where our slogan is “where half the news is fit to print.” Recently we published what was supposed to be a fun a light look at the two candidates for mayor in Wake Forest. See …

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We Are Crying Laughing

You know a picture is awesome when either you do that snort laughing thing or coffee comes out your nose. Warning, this one might accomplish both tasks. With love, The Nutters at the Wake Forest News

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Ohhhhh Crappppp – Capital and I-540 – WFFD Engine 5

In what appeared to be a self-inflicted accident, a driver in the very early Saturday morning hours managed to drive / slide off the entrance ramp to I-540 westbound from Capital Blvd headed south. You can listen to the emergency dispatch call below for Wake Forest Engine 5 and New Hope. Following our guiding rule 3 we are publishing the …

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Halloween Apple Boobing Confusing to Wake Forest Residents

We are running up to that time of year again, Halloween. Last night was the Wake Forest Spooktacular extravaganza. Fun times. The Halloween Spooktacular is a family-oriented festival for children ages 12 and younger. This year’s festivities will include a costume contest, face painting, a haunted maze and moon bounce, along with a variety of other ghostly games and activities, …

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Hammer and Nail Accident at Lowe’s

This afternoon an emergency call went out about an accident with injuries at the intersection of Galaxy Drive and Rt 98. You can listen to the emergency dispatch call below. In the theme of Lowe’s, this is what we like to call a hammer and nail accident. It looks like the Buick SUV got nailed when the pickup truck hammered …

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Wake Forest Po-Po: Identify These Dudes, Win Lunch With Mariah Carey

Wake Forest Police don’t have a clue who these dudes are so they are crowdsourcing this identification. WFPD wants to know, “who they be” from the surveillance camera images. We’ve provided our best guesses but please give WFPD a bell at 919-435-9610 if you know. The guys are wanted for questioning in connection with an Oct. 19 incident that occurred …

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RANDALL MAYOR WAKEFOREST – Fail

The mayoral race in Wake Forest is on our mind today. Actually it’s been on our mind for the past couple of days as we spent a lot of hours researching and writing about the candidates Bill Randall and Vivian Jones, here, and here. You know all those political signs people post on the roadways and then leave after the …

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Arnold Palmer Wake Forest University Celebration Makes Us Sad

We are kind of feeling a bit cheated. Yes, Wake Forest University, which began in our beautiful little town and then split and took the name, got all the glamour of a recent Arnold Palmer celebration in Winston-Salem. And what’s with that name, Winston-Salem. Can’t make up your mind? Winston-Salem University not good enough for you? Seems Wake Forest University …

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The Wrath of Traffic – Rogers / Forestville

This afternoon around 3 pm two unfortunate Wake Forest drivers became suddenly introduced at the intersection of Rogers Road and Forestville Road. You can hear the emergency call below that was dispatched. We will have to wait a couple of days for the official accident report but from the look of it the white car said a big “how do …

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