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

Edward Milton Inners Jr – Obituary


Funeral services for Edward M. Inners, Jr. will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. Burial will follow in New Light Baptist Church Cemetery in Wake Forest. Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 pm Monday, February 26, 2018 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation ... Read More »

Elizabeth Louise Moody – Obituary


Elizabeth Louise Harman (Betty Lou) Moody went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, February 20, 2018.  She was born on November 21, 1930 to Gladys Gray Goodwin Harman and Robert Wilson Harman of Tazewell VA.  She had two brothers, Robert Wilson Harman Jr. and Jack Harlow Harman.  Their family resided in Tazewell VA, except for the years they ... Read More »

Christopher Dillon Averette – Obituary


Christopher Dillon Averette, born February 2, 2018 in Chapel Hill at UNC Hospital passed away February 21, 2018 in the arms of his loving parents, Tony and Megan Averette, and sister, Kayla. He is greeted in Heaven by his paternal great-grandparents, James Robert Averette and Betty J. Crocker Ray. Also, his maternal great-grandparents: Barbara Ann Robinson, Allen Lee Cramer and ... Read More »


Deborah Boyd Fuller Freeman Wake Forest Deborah Boyd Fuller Freeman, 64, of Wake Forest passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born in Franklin County to the late Russell Boyd Sr. and Peggy Neal Boyd. Debbie was a former teacher at Wake Forest High School wher… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Truett Bickham – Obituary


Truett Bickham, 95, entered into rest Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his residence in Rolesville, North Carolina with his wife and son present. Truett was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana to James O. and Maude (Smith) Bickham. He was preceded in death by his parents, and beloved siblings: Larue Fleming of Bogalusa; James “Bo” Bickham of Bogalusa; Karl Bickham of Franklinton, ... Read More »

Carnival for the Kids Here March 13 to March 18

The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual Carnival for the Kids will take place Tuesday, March 13, through Sunday, March 18, in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot at 11915 Retail Drive. The Carnival for the Kids promises fun and entertainment for the entire family, including rides, g… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Traffic Alert – Rogers Road

Town of Wake Forest

Drivers should expect delays along Rogers Road, from Grandmark Street to Heritage Branch Road, Monday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. RK&K, a contractor working on the future grade separation project for the railroad crossing, will periodically reduce a portion of the east and westbound lanes in order to allow crews to perform surface ... Read More »

WF Woman’s Club to Host Casino Gala

The Wake Forest Woman’s Club will host its first annual Shamrockin’ Casino Gala on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Cross & Main in Youngsville from 7 to 11 p.m. Funds raised will go to many of the charities the club supports, including The Purple Heart Foundation, Note in the Pocket, Safe Space and Me… Click here to read the full ... Read More »