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

Special Needs Matinee Sunday, Dec. 16

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre at 405 South Brooks Street will host a Special Needs Holiday Movie Matinee this Sunday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. The featured film will be “Arthur Christmas.” Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and the Autism Soci… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Tickets on sale for Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre “Death by Disco”

Town of Wake Forest

Tickets are on sale for the Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre “Death by Disco” on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. If you enjoy the theater intertwined with a good murder mystery, then you’ll love “Death by Disco” performed by the Triangle-based theater troupe “It’s A Mystery.” It’s A Mystery’s interactive comedy ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:14:06 -0500: Area Light Out at Address: 501–599 Durham Rd Wake Forest 27587, United States Rating: 1 Street light out on Durham rd on the golf course side at the bottom of the hill For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Light flickering/out at Reynolds Mill Pool area

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:31:02 -0500: Light flickering/out at Reynolds Mill Pool area at Address: 1500 Gracechurch Street Wake Forest, NC Rating: 1 In front of the children’s play area, there is a light flickering/going out on Gracechurch Street. Very dark in this area and the pool is very close to this area. For more ... Read More »

Magda Holloway completes LGFCU Fellows Course

Town of Wake Forest

Public Works & Utilities Director Magda Holloway has successfully completed the “Leading for Results” program at the UNC School of Government as a Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Fellow. Holloway was among 50 individuals from across North Carolina identified as emerging leaders in local government and was selected in a competitive process from among 140 program applicants. “Leading for ... Read More »

News About the Chamber

Great news! The Wake Forest Chamber Foundation for Common Progress has received a $95,000 grant from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for workforce initiatives. The local foundation is one of only five foundations chosen from across the country to participate in the U.S. Chamber’s Foundation Educati… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Tickets on sale for “Back to the ‘50s Sock Hop” Jan. 12

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host a “Back to the ‘50s Sock Hop” on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 7-9 p.m. Put on your blue suede shoes or pink poodle skirt and get ready to “rock around the clock.” Dance the night away to your favorite 50’s tunes spun by DJ Randy “Sting” of 1st Choice Customized ... Read More »

A Fierce Local Fighter for Voting Rights Has Died

  By Robert D. McFadden (Published in The New York Times on Dec. 9, 2018) Rosanell Eaton, a resolute African-American woman who was hailed by President Barack Obama as a beacon of civil rights for her role as a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against a restrictive North Carolina voting law that re… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Streetlight blinking

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:24:11 -0500: Streetlight blinking at Address: 700 Stoningham Pl Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 The streetlight at 700 Stoningham on the corner of Lakeview is intermittenly on. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »