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

Bobby Eugene Kelly – Obituary

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Tribute Bobby Eugene “Bob” Kelly, 85, of Raleigh a loving husband, father and friend to many passed away on Monday April 27, 2020 at home surrounded by children and loved ones. He was born in Durham County the son of the late Azile Gilmore Kelly and Percy Eugene Kelly. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Cecelia Kelly ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Street Light Blinking/Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 26 Apr 2020 20:14:03 -0400: Street Light Blinking/Out at Address: 702 Elizabeth Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Street light at E Oak Ave & Elizabeth Ave has been our for months. Thank you in advance for fixing this issue. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Street Sign Down/Missing

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 27 Apr 2020 11:20:34 -0400: Street Sign Down/Missing at Address: Wildflower Ridge Rd & Conifer Forest Ln Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Street sign missing “L” in wildflower. Not an urgent request. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Abandoned Vehicle on Private Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 26 Apr 2020 13:00:46 -0400: Abandoned Vehicle on Private Property at Address: 3834 Crimson Clover Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 This vehicle has been parked at Heritage Club & Pool parking lot on Marshall Farm Rd. for approximately 2 months. The by laws do not allow parking here. This needs to ... Read More »

Lizzie King – Obituary

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Tribute Lizzie D. King, 101, of Raleigh, passed away on April 23, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Wake Forest. She was born April 26, 1918 in Franklin County, a daughter of the late Frank and Bessie Dent. Lizzie was predeceased by her husband John L. King. She is survived by her daughter, Gail P. Carter and her husband, Monroe, ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Missed Yard Waste

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 22 Apr 2020 17:53:37 -0400: Missed Yard Waste at Address: 211 Kinvara Ct Wake Forest NC 27587, United States Rating: 2 Please don’t forget to pick up our storm debris on curb. We have it set out for you all per email that went out today saying you would resume pickup for this. For ... Read More »

Town Will Pick Up Storm Debris

A series of storms over the last few weeks brought gusty winds and heavy rains to our community leaving behind downed trees, tree limbs and branches. Beginning Thursday, April 23, the Town of Wake Forest will begin picking up piles of storm debris, including tree limbs and branches, across town. … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Carol Jean Hollen – Obituary

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Tribute Carol Jean Hollen, 74, loving mother and grandmother, passed peacefully at the home she shared with her daughter and family in Zebulon, NC, on April 20, 2020. Carol is survived by her sister, Marie Marsh of Mineral Point, PA; two daughters, Deborah Montgomery of Malabar, FL and Lori Coble of Zebulon, NC; granddaughters Jacqueline, Alexandra, Siera, Aeriel and Alyssa, ... Read More »

List of Delivery, Take-Out Bars and Restaurants

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to change at an alarming pace, the impact on local food and beverage establishments has been especially profound. On Tuesday, NC Gov. Roy Cooper mandated that all restaurants and bars close to the public in an attempt to slow the spread of the disea… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

WF Board OKs Averette 3-2

When it came time for the vote Tuesday night on whether to approve or deny the 890-home Averette subdivision, the five Wake Forest commissioners knew there was strong opposition, including an on-line petition signed by 500 people, 20 written comments opposing the subdivision read by Mayor Vivian … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »