Monday, July 23, 2018
[adinserter name="Leaderboard"]
Home > News

News

The latest news and information around Wake Forest, NC. Basically, just stuff it doesn’t hurt to know.

Citizen Issue Reported: Street light out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:44:23 -0400: Street light out at Address: 159 W Holding Ave Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 2 For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Street Light Blinking/Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:12:41 -0400: Street Light Blinking/Out at Address: 1711 Pasture Walk Drive Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 Street light is out by the mailbox. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

This Week in History, Week of July 19, 2018

Seminary student hailed from Soviet Union in 1988 In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1968 •Two southbound drivers stopped on U.S. 401 as a courtesy to a northbound funeral procession, and were rear-ended for their trouble. State Troope… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

Charles C. Newton Jr. – Obituary

A memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Bright Funeral Home. A full obituary will be available at a later time. There’s still time to send flowers to the Service at the Bright Funeral Home at 2:00 PM on July 29, 2018.  Send Sympathy Flowers Directly place your order here and save money on ... Read More »

Saddened to See the World Cup End

I am suffering from a severe case of World Cup withdrawal. I didn’t see all the games, but I saw most of them. I never seem to tire of the beautiful game and my family and friends just wrote me off for the better part of a month; I was glued to the TV. I was disappointed in the final matchup, ... Read More »

Case for Incentives Strikes Out

North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. I have my own view on the subject, which I’ll share later in this column, but I think it would be helpful first to describe four very different takes on the issue. The central question is… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly ... Read More »

Such Opposite Treatments

The difference in the way treatment is carried out is astounding. Hillary Clinton was caught laundering money through her campaign. In 2016, as a presidential candidate she may have presided over the largest campaign financial scandal in U.S. history. A lawsuit based on federal records alleges the C… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

Lower Impact Fees Rejected

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — A call by homebuilders’ organizations to reconsider recreation impact fees was soundly rejected by town commissioners Tuesday. The Wake Forest town board on June 19 decided to more than triple the fees to better fund recreation needs brought by new housing, but were requ… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Weekly story Read More »

Applicants Sought for Town Boards

WAKE FOREST — You can make a difference in the community by applying to fill the vacancy on the Human Relations Council (HRC) or one of the vacancies on the Planning Board. All residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction are eligible to apply for the HRC, while residents who live … Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Roving Around, Week of July 19,2018

Computer typesetter and ‘Old Blue’ station wagon go crazy I guess, by now, most of you readers know there are three things I really like — classic cars, trips and happenings of yesteryear. Since I haven’t taken trips lately to write about, I chose this lively Roving Around column from Dec. 15, 1983…. Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »