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Town: Wake Forest Ready for Hurricane Irene

Town officials just released this announcement detailing its plans to weather the storm during Hurricane Irene. The Town of Wake Forest is prepared for Hurricane Irene. Town crews have completed safety briefings and secured Town facilities, and Town staff will be standing by throughout the event to deal with whatever comes our way.   Forecasters […]

Home Depot, Lowe’s Have Hurricane Irene Supplies

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UPDATE: Reader William wrote in to ask why we chose Home Depot over Lowe’s. Frankly, we were there buying some other items while also shopping at PetSmart, Staples and Target. Lowe’s is frequently on our list of stops, but time was of the essence today. If you need a flashlight, bottled water, gas grill, or […]

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[VIDEO] Geeking Out Over Earthquake and Hurricane Irene

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For those who love visual information, we came across two online resources. The first relates to the August 23 earthquake that rattled us here in Wake Forest, NC. The second is a neat tracker for Hurricane Irene. Discover Magazine’s Bad Astronomy Blog posted a video with a post explaining the data that is shown on […]

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Gov. Bev Perdue today encouraged her fellow North Carolinians to be prepared for Hurricane Irene possibly hitting the state on Saturday: “Our state’s veteran emergency management team is ready for Irene, but our fellow North Carolinians need to be just as prepared. Please make sure you have three days worth of food, water and supplies. […]

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