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

Gas Leak Empties Brooks Street

Tuesday morning, May 30, a ruptured gas line along Elm Avenue between South Taylor Street and South Franklin Street led to the evacuation of town offices and businesses along Brooks Street and the closure of Elm Avenue. With the memory of the gas-leak caused explosion with loss of life and injur… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Southern Culture on the Skids at Six Sundays

Country, blues, salsa, jazz. A wide variety of music will be offered in the 2019 Six Sundays in Spring concert series in the amphitheater at E. Carroll Joyner Park on Harris Road. The outdoor concerts last from 5 to 7 p.m. every Sunday afternoon beginning on April 28 and ending on June 2. In add… Click here to read the ... Read More »

Carol Ann Cass – Obituary


“Carol has died. Car for sale.”That is the obituary that Carol Ann Green Cass wrote for herself. But her family could not let that be the end of the story.Carol, 74, a resident of Wake Forest, died on April 30, 2019 in Raleigh, of complications from cancer. She was born on December 14, 1944 in Panama City, Florida, the oldest ... Read More »

Go to Meet in the Street Saturday

Saturday, May 4, the 39th annual Meet in the Street festival returns to historic downtown Wake Forest with over 200 arts and crafts vendors, more than 20 food vendors and food trucks, live music and other entertainment. Well over 30,000 people are expected for the event that runs from 10 a.m. to… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Instructors, Program Ideas Needed at Joyner Park

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is recruiting instructors and soliciting youth and adult course/program ideas for fall 2019 at the Joyner Park Community Center. Now under construction, the 32,000-square-foot community center is expected to be completed this su… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Police Chase Ends in Wreck on South Main Street

At 12:37 PM on May 1, 2019, Wake Forest Fire Department Engine 1, Ladder 1, and Battalion 1 were dispatched to the intersection of S. Main Street and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway for a vehicle collision that allegedly occurred during a vehicle chase involving a Wake County Sheriff’s Deputy. The suspect vehicle struck two motorcyclists potentially stopped at the traffic ... Read More »

Music at Midday Begins May 9

For four Thursdays in May, area residents can take their lunches to Centennial Plaza in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall and enjoy great music from noon to 1 p.m. It’s the spring season music series, Music at Midday. The series will run from May 9 – after the pine pollen season – until May 30 … Click here ... Read More »

May Is WF Month of Fitness

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer a free fitness series in May. Free and open to area residents of all ages, May Month of Fitness will offer the following classes throughout May: Camp Gladiator on Mondays, Yoga on Tuesdays and Zumba on Wednesdays … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Keith Honored at Flag-Raising

Henry Bryant Keith, who served our nation in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, will be honored at the 32nd Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, May 6, at 11 a.m. Area residents are invited to the ceremony in Centennial Plaza in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall on Brook… Click here to read the full ... Read More »