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

Koinonia Charity Auction, Dinner Set for March 7

The Koinonia Foundation of Wake Forest will hold its annual Koinonia Cares Charity Auction and Dinner  on Saturday, March 7, 2020, to benefit neighbors in need living in the greater Wake Forest, Rolesville and Youngsville communities. The event will be held at Wake Forest Baptist Church Fellowsh… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Mardi Gras Street Festival Has Fun for All

Join us for a fun-filled day in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, Feb. 22, during the Wake Forest Mardi Gras Street Festival presented by Primrose School of Heritage Wake Forest  and Thomas G. Walters: Allstate Insurance . This family-friendly celebration is scheduled from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. and ad… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Civilian Response Class Set for Feb. 18

The Wake Forest Police Department has scheduled its next Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events class for Tuesday, Feb. 18. The session will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre at 405 South Brooks Street. There is no cost to participate, but registrati… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Civil Rights Trail Tour for Students Planned

The Wake Forest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is planning a four-day trip for area students to the Civil Rights Freedom Trail in Georgia and Alabama on March 2 through March 5. The trip will cost $225 for students and $325 for adults, and the cost includes the breakfast buffet… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Rockin’ the Forest Continues on Feb. 28

Assembling some of the top musical acts in our area, Rockin’ the Forest features a variety of popular beach music and cover bands that play beach music and rock and roll covers from classic to modern rock, with a little funk and original music thrown in. The series continues with the sold out Le… Click here to read the full ... Read More »

News About the Chamber

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce has an extraordinary list of old and new programs and initiatives, and it is adding a new position and a new staff member. The position is the director of development and communications for the Wake Forest Chamber Foundation, and its director is Liz Simper… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Calendar

*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Feb. 15, 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 »

Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:16:24 -0500: Area Light Out at Address: 223-299 Carroll St Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Street light at the end of Carroll Street is out. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Obituaries

Terry Wayne Carter Wake Forest Terry Wayne Carter, 71, of Wake Forest died Tuesday, February 4, 2020. He was born February 9, 1948, in Louisburg, to the late Charles and Evelyn Carter. Terry attended Wake Forest High School and Campbell College. In 1983 Terry was married to Susan Savage at App… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Averette Slated Now for March Hearing

The latest list of legislative and quasi-judicial public hearings before the town board and planning board updated on January 28 by Jennifer Currin, manager of the Development Department, says the large Averette subdivision will be heard in March. This will be the second public hearing. The firs… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »