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

Senior Center This Week

Finally! The Northern Wake Senior Center will open for full operations on Monday, Feb. 3, after being closed for a year and a half. There is no word yet about a grand reopening ceremony. The center, run by Resources for Senior, has managed to hold most classes and programs during that time becau… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Feeding Wake Forest

The following is a list of how organizations and individuals are working to assure people in and near Wake Forest have food on their table or have a place to get a meal. ** Saturday, Jan. 25, and every fourth Saturday, Feed the Community Food Distribution , sponsored by the Northeast Community C… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

H. Duke Perry – Obituary


Tribute H. Duke Perry11/14/31 – 1/22/20ROLESVILLEDuke Perry died on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Mayview Convalescent Center in Raleigh, NC. He was 88 years young. Duke fell the day after Christmas and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He died a very peaceful death 28 days later. He will be missed by his family and friends. Duke was one of 9 ... Read More »

Optimists to Host Funko Bunko

The Optimist Club of Wake Forest is proud to present their newest fundraiser – Funko Bunko, coming to Wake Forest at The Forks on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 6 to 10 p.m.  Players are limited to 100 seats. The Optimist Club of Wake Forest is fundraising for the local youth in Wake Forest, and 100 per… Click here to read ... Read More »

Maria Teresa Jimenez – Obituary


Tribute Maria Teresa Jimenez, 88, of Wake Forest passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020 at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson. She was born in Silvia Colombia the daughter of the late Amelia Orozco and Victor Luis Guerrero. She was always a spiritual person and at one point even considered nunnery. She was very studious and was able to obtain ... Read More »

New Appraised Values Mailed to Property Owners

In WF, residential property increased by 15 percent, commercial by 26 percent Wake County has completed the 2020 countywide tax value reappraisal. Although state law requires counties to conduct a general reappraisal of real property at least once every eight years, Wake County transitioned from… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

News About the Chamber

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Family Expo for the second year, and it will take place Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Richland Creek Community Church. Register by Jan. 31 and you will get $50 off booth prices over $300. There will be both indoor and outd… Click here to read ... Read More »

Free Well Water Testing

Wells may have uranium, radon or radium Through Feb. 29, Wake County is offering free water testing for lower-income homeowners and renters who get their water from a private well. To qualify, families may have incomes up to 2.5-times the federal poverty level. For an individual living alone, t… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Town Receives Budget Honor for Sixth Year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently named the Town of Wake Forest as the recipient of the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2019-20 annual budget. This marks the sixth consecutive year Wake Forest has earned … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »