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

Shred-A-Thon Oct. 30 Will Benefit Purple Heart Foundation

Fight identity theft by getting rid of your sensitive documents at a drive-up Shred-a-thon benefitting the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 30. The fundraising Shred-a-thon is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Patterson Hall parking lot, 101 N. Win… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Woman’s Club Hosts Scholarship Poinsettia Fundraiser

The Wake Forest Woman’s Club is hosting its first Scholarship Poinsettia Fundraiser during the month of October. These beautiful red poinsettias with green container covers are locally grown by Homewood Nursery and will be available for pick up in Wake Forest in mid-November. The 6 1/2” pots, 1… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Lions Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner Served Up Oct. 23

Wake Forest Lions Club will hold their second annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, October 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall locate at 225 E. Holding Avenue, Wake Forest. It will be dine or take out. Prices are $10 for adults, $7 for ages 4 to 12 years and children under 3 eat fre… Click here …

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Virtual Fishing Tourneys for All Ages Begin in November

From November 22 to December 5, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under. Over this two-week period, local anglers are encouraged to visit any pu… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Help Needed Here

Below is a list of groups – and if your group is not included and should be – please send a note with the information to [email protected] . If the information about your group is wrong or out of date, please send a note with the corrections to that same email address. Aren’t we lucky to have so m… Click …

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The Growth Rate

Updated October 13, 2021 and partly based on the Wake Forest Planning Department’s September monthly report of plans under review as well as the town manager’s report. Plans under review at the Wake Forest Planning Department During September E. Carroll Joyner submitted the plan for the develop… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wake Offers $10.5M to Save Affordable Housing

Since 2010, Wake County has lost 59 percent of its stock of rental units priced below $750 a month and 40 percent of units priced below $1,000 a month. For many families, that means it’s getting harder to find a place to live that they can afford. To address this challenge head on, the Wake Coun… Click here to read …

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Rules for Political Signs in Wake Forest

Political signs are going up around the community in advance of the November 2 local election. The Town of Wake Forest often receives inquiries from area residents and candidates concerning rules for political signs. Although temporary political signs advertising candidates or issues are permitte… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Join in ‘Make a Difference Day’ on Oct. 23

The Town of Wake Forest, the Northeast Community Coalition, Rebuilding Together for the Triangle, and a network of community partners are recruiting volunteers of all ages for “Make a Difference Day – Northeast Neighborhood Renewal” on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Taylor Street Park, 416 N. Taylor St. … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Town, Credit Unit Sponsor Shredding Event on Nov. 15

The Town of Wake Forest and the Local Government Federal Credit Union will celebrate “America Recycles Day” on Monday, Nov. 15, by co-sponsoring a drive-thru paper shredding event. Free and open to the public, the shred event will take place rain or shine in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Ren… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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