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

Police Request Public’s Assistance

Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with separate thefts at the Wake Forest Walmart Supercenter, 2114 S. Main St. The incidents are not related. Anyone who believes they may recognize or know the whereabouts of these individuals is encouraged ... Read More »

Wake Forest Christmas Dinner on December 7th!

This year’s 68th annual Wake Forest Community Christmas Dinner will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, December 7th at the Forks Cafeteria on 339 S. Brooks Street. The dinner ushers in the holiday season with a comfortable southern menu of fried chicken, roast beef, bread, sides, and dessert. The invocation will be offered by the Reverend Dr. Donald Warren of ... Read More »

Wake Forest Children’s Choir Holiday Concert Nov. 30

The Wake Forest Children’s Choir is inviting area residents to a special holiday concert on Monday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. Comprised of children of all racial, cultural, religious and economic backgrounds, the Wake Forest Children’s Choir will present an evening of favorite holiday songs and carols ... Read More »

Bring Your Can and Come See a Live Ass for Jesus

There was a story here about the Corporate Chaplains of America hosting a live nativity with live animals, (including a camel) and it was free if you brought a canned good for admission. Someone is also going to win a two-night-stay at a Myrtle Beach hotel, as well. I’m not sure why CCA got all wadded up over the title, ... Read More »

Pet ‘n Nanny Holds Hoot ‘n Nanny for Charity

Last night in Wake Forest the local and totally awesome pet sitting company Pet ‘n Nanny held a charitable calendar event. Proceeds from the event go to the nonprofit group Coalition to Unchain Dogs. The event was held in the offices of Communicopia a local Wake Forest communication form that I never realized was in town. The place was packed ... Read More »

Renaissance Centre & NC Symphony to Host Free “Instrument Zoo” Nov. 17

The North Carolina Symphony will present a free “Instrument Zoo” at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. Geared for children pre-K through second grade, this hands-on musical activity will feature NC Symphony percussionist Matt Decker providing an interactive demonstration of the instruments of the orchestra. Attendees will ... Read More »

Flag-Raising Committee Seeks Names of Deceased Wake Forest Veterans

The Town of Wake Forest and several local veterans’ organizations honor the sacrifices of deceased Wake Forest veterans and their families during flag-raising ceremonies scheduled monthly from April through November. A committee comprised of representatives from American Legion Post 187, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 187, American Legion Riders, VFW Post 8466, the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation, Marine Corps League ... Read More »

Crowds Begin to Gather to Celebrate Wake Forest Veterans Day

Maybe it goes without saying but our nations veterans deserve our respect for their sacrifice and service. Military vets serve and sacrifice not only with their lives but also by just the act of serving. Every military member from the front lines to the supply closet has given up something to serve. And for that, everyone of us, no matter ... Read More »

Special Needs Family Bingo Night Nov. 20

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host a Special Needs Family Bingo Night on Friday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, this free event will offer exceptional children and their families the opportunity to play bingo, eat and socialize in a safe and accepting environment. There is ... Read More »