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

Mary V. Peterson – Obituary

Mary Voglewede Peterson, beloved wife, loving mother, one of many closely connected siblings, and dear friend of many passed away peacefully on February 17, 2019. Mary was born in Hampton, Virginia on August 21, 1954 and graduated from Peninsula Catholic High School in 1972. She attended Virginia Tech which she graduated from in 1976 and after that obtained a second ... Read More »

Registration underway for National Trails Day 5k at Joyner Park

Town of Wake Forest

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5k race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Check-in on the day of the race starts at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Race registration is underway online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/national-trails-day-5k.aspx. The entry fee is $25 before April ... Read More »

Applicants sought for Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Town of Wake Forest

You can make a difference in our community by applying to fill a vacancy on the Cultural Resources Advisory Board (CRAB). All residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) are eligible to apply. The online application is available on the Town’s website at www.wakeforestnc.gov/advisory-board-application.aspx. Anyone without computer access is invited to complete the application by using the computer ... Read More »

Register now for Preschool T-Ball & Soccer Rockers

Town of Wake Forest

Registration is underway for two Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) programs for young children. The PRCR Department will offer Preschool T-Ball to kids ages 3-5 on Saturdays, March 30-May 11, from 9-9:45 a.m., at Tyler Run Park, 830 Pineview Dr. Start your child early in the great American pastime of baseball. Players will be taught the basics of the ... Read More »

Volunteers needed for Saturday’s Wake Forest “Potato Drop”

Town of Wake Forest

The Northern Community Food Security Team (NCFST) and several other Wake County organizations committed to a sustainable food future will host the Wake Forest Potato Drop this Saturday, Feb. 23, at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 520 W. Holding Ave. The Potato Drop is expected to bring together hundreds of area volunteers ... Read More »

Registration for Spring Church Adult Men’s Softball starts March 1

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept team registrations for its Spring Church Adult Men’s Softball League Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 31. League play will begin in late-April with games played on weeknights (Monday-Friday) at Flaherty Park, 1226 N. White St. Beginning March 1, online registration will be available at https://wakeforestnc.recdesk.com. The entry fee ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Missed Yard Waste

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:57:35 -0500: Missed Yard Waste at Address: 145 W Vernon Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 There seems to be a problem with the yard waste pick-up. It has been missed on West Vernon for 2 weeks. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Dan E. Youmans – Obituary

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday February 22, 2019 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, 405 S. Main St. Wake Forest, NC. The family will receive following the service. 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 1:00 ... Read More »