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

Study Shows Town Needs 223 More Parking Spaces

A study by Ramey Kemp & Associates has found that the town needs 223 additional parking spaces to meet planned and anticipated new developments in downtown Wake Forest. The study was presented at the town board work session on Nov. 5 but no action was taken at that time. Lisa Hayes, the downtown… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Advertise in the Gazette

The Wake Forest Gazette has been a reliable source of information about the town of Wake Forest since 2003. The free online weekly newspaper is always available at . The Gazette is the only Wake Forest newspaper consistently offering news about the Wake Forest Board of … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Merry Country Christmas at RenCen Dec. 14-15

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host three performances of Live from Nashville – Merry Country Christmas on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15. Saturday’s show time is 7 p.m., while Sunday show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. It’s a Merry Country Christmas indeed, when all your fav… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Soroptimist Is a New WF Civic Club

Wake Forest is home to a new organization, Soroptimist International of Wake Forest (SIWF), focused on educating, empowering, and enabling young women in our community. Soroptimist means “best for women.” The Wake Forest chapter earned its charter last May. Soroptimist International (SI), founde… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Board OKs Greenway Village, Sends Averette to Planning Board

With Commissioner Brian Pate strongly disagreeing, the Wake Forest commissioners voted three to one to approve the Greenway Village apartment project on South Franklin Street. In a different vote, they unanimously agreed to start the rehearing process for the large Averette-Tryon subdivision at t… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

WF Loop Bus Has Expanded Its Service

Beginning Monday, Oct. 14, the Wake Forest Loop or WFL, a weekday, fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, will expand to offer an early/late extension along North Main Street and a mid-day extension into Heritage. At 6:32 a.m., 7:32 a.m., 8:32 a.m. a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:58:06 -0500: Area Light Out at Address: Bacardi Ct & Tillamook Dr Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Lights out For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

FrUiTCaKeS, Parade Float, Donated Trees = Holiday Cheer

The Wake Forest High School (WFHS) Theatre Department along with the Wake Forest Renaissance Arts Productions (WRAP) Drama Boosters are selling sponsorships of live Christmas trees that will be used in a holiday show, on a parade float and then donated to local families. Businesses are being ask… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »


Phetis Irene Jones ‘Phe’ Bradsher Rolesville Phetis Irene Jones “Phe” Bradsher, 87, of Rolesville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Rolesville Baptist Church.. Interment… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Happening at the Museum

‘Cue Done to a Turn By Jennifer Smart, Assistant Director The Wake Forest Historical Museum This headline about the Town of Wake Forest ran in the News & Observer a little more than a century ago, praising the menu at a local event of epic proportions. It was August 5, 1909, and planners had t… Click here to read the ... Read More »