Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Home > News (page 2)

News

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

News About the Chamber

Budding business owners will again be showcased at the 39th Annual Meet in the Street festival in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, May 4. Presented by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and sponsored by Blue Wave Pressure Washing, the Young Entrepreneurs Fair gives students from… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Calendar

*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Jan. 12, in the employee parking lot along South Taylor Street behind Wake Forest Town Hall. Local farmers and artisans will have meats, seasonal vegetables, bread, baked good and other local wares for sale. See the… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Please Subscribe, and if You Are Not Notified . . .

The editor knows there are many readers who do not subscribe to The Wake Forest Gazette and is urging those people to subscribe. There is no charge, but you do get a weekly notice from the editor each Wednesday announcing a weekly update is on line. All you have to do is go to the first page, fin… Click here ... Read More »

Obituaries

Meara Eileen Hamlin Youngsville Meara Eileen Hamlin, 47, of Youngsville passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Meara was born in Riverside, California on September 15, 1971 to Florence Paula Dye and the late Michael Edward Larralde. Meara was a very hard-wo… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

New Year’s Holiday Schedule

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but sanitation schedules and bus service will be affected. The collection of garbage and recycling for the week of Dec. 31 will change as follows: Monday’s route will be collected according to the normal ... Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Schedule

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Police services and garbage and recycling collection schedules will not be affected. However, bus service and yard waste collection will be suspended. Wake Forest Bus Service, including the Wake Forest-Raleigh Express and the Wake Forest Loop, will ... Read More »

Area residents urged to guard against Google Play gift card scams

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Police Department is urging area residents to guard against becoming the victim of fraud following recently reported phone scams involving Google Play gift cards Residents have reported receiving calls from phony sheriff’s deputies who claim they skipped jury duty and a subsequent court date. The caller says a warrant has been issued for their arrest, or soon ... Read More »

Jason Scott Pizza – Obituary

5c34dfc7000b7.jpg

Jason Scott Pizza, 30, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born August 23, 1988 in Columbus Ohio to Dustin Lee Pizza and Joanne Berriman Laurence. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Friday, January 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Rev. Al Thomas will officiate. Surviving are: his parents, ... Read More »

Police Department to host “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events” class Jan. 31

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Police Department has scheduled its first Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class of 2019 on Thursday, Jan. 31. The session will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required at www.wakeforestnc.gov/civilian-response-to-active-shooter-events.aspx. Class size is limited to the first ... Read More »