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

Nancy Lee White – Obituary


Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Franklinton Baptist Church, 102 W Mason St, Franklinton. Visitation will be held (one hour prior) from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at the church . A full obituary will appear at a later time. There’s still time to send flowers to the Visitation at the Franklinton Baptist Church ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Tree Issue

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:04:23 -0400: Tree Issue at Address: Heritage Club Avenue Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 Dead tree with broken limb as soon as you turn onto Heritage Club Ave from Heritage Lake Rd. It’s on the left side. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Jeannette Scott – Obituary


Jeannette Scott of Wake Forest, NC passed away on April 18, 2019 after several years of declining health. Jeannette, age, 87, was born to John Cleveland Scott and Berta Hocutt Scott on February 25, 1932 and was their only child. She was born at the old Hocutt Homeplace near Burgaw, North Carolina. When WWII broke out, Jeannette and her mother ... Read More »

Devon Square Squeaks By, 3-2

A mixed-use plan – townhouses, single-family homes and some commercial – that the Wake Forest Planning Department had said should be denied was approved Tuesday night with Mayor Vivian Jones casting the tie-breaking vote because Commissioner Liz Simpers was absent. There was an unusual differenc… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

May Is Wake Forest Month of Fitness

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer a free fitness series in May. Free and open to area residents of all ages, May Month of Fitness will offer the following classes throughout May: Camp Gladiator on Mondays, Yoga on Tuesdays and Zumba on Wednesdays … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Free Bike Safety Fair Held May 4

May is Bike Safety Month and the Town of Wake Forest is helping to raise awareness about the importance of safe bicycle use by sponsoring a free Bicycle Safety Fair on Saturday, May 4. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will take place in Town Hall’s Brooks Street parking lot at 30… Click here to ... Read More »

Wake Loans $$$ for Affordable Housing

W.C. and Irene Stephenson would be delighted by Wake Forest plan Monday the Wake County commissioners gave their backing and $12.6 million to develop nine affordable housing developments, one of them in Wake Forest. The money will be loaned to the developers who will add 920 affordable rental u… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Brief Bits

There will be free dental services – fillings and extractions – as well as children’s books on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Zaxby’s at 995 Durham Road in Wake Forest. For the free dental services, interested people must be scheduled at or 919-602-1605. Th… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Buckshot Betty Starts Six Sundays in Spring

Country, blues, salsa, jazz. A wide variety of music will be offered in the 2019 Six Sundays in Spring concert series in the amphitheater at E. Carroll Joyner Park on Harris Road. The outdoor concerts last from 5 to 7 p.m. every Sunday afternoon beginning on April 28 and ending on June 2. The op… Click here to read the ... Read More »

2019 Field of Dreams Here May 8

On Wednesday, May 8, the North Wake Baseball Complex at The Factory will host the 11th annual Field of Dreams from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., occupying all the ball fields. A groundbreaking program created by instructors at Wake Forest High School to bring a day of baseball, fun and friendship to student… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »