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[VIDEO] WF-R High School Fans Get 6 Seconds of Fame

Are you ready for some football? We are! After finishing its season in the title game last year, Wake Forest-Rolesville High School football has seen a surge in enthusiasm as this year’s high school football season got under way last week. NBC17 captured this at least weekend’s season opener against Durham Jordan and posted it […]

[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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UPDATE: A little after 8 p.m. a light aftershock was felt in parts of Wake Forest. Also, thanks to Lou Sefranek’s comment on the Wake Forest Facebook page, we can offer this link to a PDF map of Wake County’s fault lines. Note how the dam on Falls Lake rests between two types of geological […]

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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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… to Festival Park. At least it didn’t go far! Enjoy the video below, documenting the process of moving it. Thanks to Alan Brown for the great footage & editing, and for allowing us to share it with you!

 

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“Off The Mark” Features The Flying Pig Farm

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Off The Mark
The July 31 episode of Off the Mark with Mark Roberts features as it’s first segment a visit with The Flying Pig Farm at the Wake Forest Farmer’s Market. Check it out!

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Focus on Wake Forest: Town Budget, Bicycle Safety Fair, And More

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Focus on Wake Forest – August 2009
by BillCrabtree

From the town’s Web site:

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Lazy man’s garden?

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Not that Wake Forest’s Ted Rogers is a lazy man, but imagine a garden that doesn’t require any soil prep. Wouldn’t be nice not to amend and amend that hard clay we have around here?

WRAL caught up with Rogers recently to talk about his straw bale garden. He lined up a bunch of inexpensive and readily available bales and shows how his tomato plants produced a bumper crop in past seasons.

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