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

Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner Saturday

You are invited to join the Wake Forest Lions Club for its first annual Spaghetti Dinner at the American Legion Hall, 225 East Holding Avenue, on Saturday, May 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for youth 12 and under. Tickets can be pre-purchased by calling 919-803-7627 or  y… Click here to read ... Read More »

WFPD Hosts Recruitment Fair Friday

The Wake Forest Police Department will host a Recruitment Fair for sworn law enforcement officers and NC Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates Friday, May 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will take place both inside and outside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Design… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »


*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday, May 18, 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 m… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Concerned About Streets, Traffic? Go to This Meeting

The Town of Wake Forest will host a Comprehensive Transportation Plan public information meeting on Thursday, May 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 South Brooks Street. The meeting will have an informal, open house-style format, so there will not be a formal present… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »


Fern Virginia Porter Rolesville Fern Virginia Porter, 83, of Rolesville passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was born in Roanoke, Virginia, the daughter of the late Fern Virginia Basham Porter and Wallace Johnson Porter. She was preceded in death by a brot… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

News From the Chamber

One of the most significant challenges for organizations today is finding passionate, engaged, qualified team members. Finding the right person for the right position takes a lot of intentional work, most of which is done before you start interviewing. On May 12 from 12 to 1:15 p.m., meet at the… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Only One Announced Candidate

Thus far there is only one announced candidate for the three seats that will be open this November on the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners. Commissioners Greg Harrington and Anne Reeve still have not made a decision about running for another term, Harrington for a third and Reeve for a fourth…. Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Pothole

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 15 May 2019 19:08:23 -0400: Pothole at Address: 1412 Green Mountain Dr Wake Forest 27587, United States Rating: 1 Area surrounding manhole has sunk . Leaving the manhole way above the new sunken grade . For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Wake Forest to Celebrate National Trails Day

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5K race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Check-in on the day of the race starts at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Race registration is underway online at www.wakeforestn… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Juneteenth to Be Celebrated June 22

Juneteenth commemorates the day in June 18 65 when the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas learned of their freedom. The news came two years after the Emancipation Proclamation and six months after Congress passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, formally abolishing slavery. Members of th… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »