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

Opinion: NC Bill Could Ban Needed Vaccinations

Some North Carolina legislators obviously believe we would all be better off in the dark days before vaccines became available that stopped the scourges of smallpox, pneumonia, whooping cough, measles, chicken pox and polio. A current bill in the General Assembly, HB 558, could make it unlawful t… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Food Need Remains High, Tri-Area Says

Food insecurity remains high. In March, we fed 1,104 families (2,341 individuals). Thanks as always to our team of dedicated volunteers. We can only do what we do because of your selfless hard work. Donations have gradually declined since December (as they always do after the holidays). Many com… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Northern Regional Offers Walk-In Vaccines

In an effort to bring life-saving COVID-19 shots closer to communities, Wake County has opened a vaccination clinic in Wake Forest at the Northern Regional Center on East Holding Avenue, and people do not have to make appointments. The new site will offer free vaccines five days a week and will … Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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Shawn Gilmore – Obituary

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Tribute Shawn Patrick Gilmore, a name that turns heads as it echoes in a room, a name that holds so much weight in our hearts it begins to feel hard to carry, and a name that will continue to act as the standard for young men for years to come. Shawn Patrick Gilmore unexpectedly passed away at his home on …

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Reap What You Sew: A Sewing Supply Drive

Between now and May 31 Boy Scout Troop 500G and the Wake Forest United Methodist Church will collect sewing supplies – sewing machines, sewing machine needles, fabric, thread and sewing needles – for a mission in Belize sponsored by Rise Against Hunger and for local people who sew who are in need… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Street Sign Down/Missing

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 06 May 2021 06:40:59 -0400: Street Sign Down/Missing at Address: 1500 Grace Church St Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Road narrows sign down off post For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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William Goodfellow – Obituary

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Tribute On May 5th 2021, William (Bill) Goodfellow, 84, loving husband, father of five children and grandfather to 10 grandchildren, passed away at his home in Rolesville, NC.  Bill was born August 15, 1936 in Richmond, VA to George and Amy Goodfellow. He started working when he was 13 as a newspaper delivery boy and gas station attendant. After high …

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Obituaries

Elizabeth Ann Pait Wake Forest Elizabeth Ann Pait, 55, of Wake Forest passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 at her residence.  She was born October 30, 1965 in Wake County to Jimmy and Ann Tyndall Pait. Beth received her bachelor of business degree from Elon College. She enjoyed watching old movi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Sloan Heffernan Leads Free Workshop May 6

Two-time Emmy Award winning journalist Sloan Heffernan with WRAL-TV is partnering with the Wake Forest Area Chamber to offer a free “Business of Storytelling” workshop from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on May 6, 2021. This virtual workshop will be held via Zoom and is open to the public. Storytelling can enr… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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Drive-Thru Covid Shots at Two Local Churches

Drive-thru COVID Vaccination Clinics at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church and Olive Branch Baptist Church in early May will complement the new vaccination clinic at the Northern Regional Center (NRC) and bolster efforts to bring lifesaving COVID-19 shots to the Wake Forest community. Knightdale P… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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