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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, 24 Mar 2018 10:28:03 -0400: Street light out at Address: 611 North Wingate Street Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 Info off of light pole 05-16 3D GR5 For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Charlie Eugene Pennell – Obituary


Charlie Eugene Pennell, 64, of Wake Forest passed away Friday March 23, 2018 in Raleigh. He was born October 6, 1953 in Raleigh a son of the late Charlie and Melba (Hodge) Pennell. Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Monday March 26, 2018 at Woodland Baptist Church 190 Woodland Church Rd. Wake Forest, NC 27587, with Reverend Tito ... Read More »

Portion of Durham Road/NC 98 closed due to downed power line

Town of Wake Forest

The portion of Durham Road/NC 98 from Retail Drive to US 1/Capital Boulevard is closed due to a downed power line, which is also responsible for several power outages in the area. Just after noon, a vehicle traveling along Durham Road/NC 98 veered off the road before striking and breaking a utility pole. There is no word on the condition ... Read More »

Taylor Street Park Sprayground Grand Opening April 14

Town of Wake Forest

Area residents are invited to the official grand opening of the Taylor Street Park Sprayground on Saturday, April 14, at 11 a.m. The sprayground is located in the vicinity of Taylor Street Park and the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St. The grand opening celebration will include a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony, brief remarks by Mayor Vivian Jones and light ... Read More »

Memorial Flag-Raisings Will Return April 2

The Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremonies will resume Monday, April 2, at 11 a.m. in Centennial Plaza on South Brooks Street The April 2 service will honor James Walter Crawford, who served his nation in the U.S. Army during World War II. Members of Crawford’s family will participate in t… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Gas leak along Rogers Road

Town of Wake Forest

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line in the vicinity of the intersection of Rogers Road and Thompson Glenn Place. Traffic is blocked along Rogers Road from Heritage Lake Road to Marshall Farm Street. Motorists should avoid Rogers Road and choose an alternate route. Crews are working to seal off the gas leak, which may take ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Trash/Debris on Public Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:33:39 -0400: Trash/Debris on Public Property at Address: 612 Deacon’S Ridge St Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 Old, unused basketball goal on the sidewalk “apron” leading into the street. Very unsightly. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Early Voting Set for May 8 Party Primaries

There will be some hotly contested seats in the 2018 May 8 party primaries, and Wake County will provide early voting at the Northern Regional Center on East Holding Avenue from April 26 to May 5. There is a lot of competition for the U.S. Congressional seat now held by Rep. George E.B. Holding … Click here to read the ... Read More »

Anne Marie Grassi Pierce – Obituary


Anne Marie Grassi Pierce, 75, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Rex Hospital. She was born in the Bronx, NY the daughter of the late Frances M. Lupo Esposito and John Peter Esposito. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Anthony Grassi, Jr and a son, Michael Anthony Grassi. A viewing will be held at from 6- ... Read More »