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

Citizen Issue Reported: Street Light Blinking/Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:12:21 -0500: Street Light Blinking/Out at Address: 1209 Heritage Greens Dr Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 After storm last week light fixture at top of pole partially disconnected and is hanging For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

State of the Town Is Slated for Feb. 17

Mayor Vivian Jones will deliver her 2020 State of the Town Address on Monday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m., during the 12th Annual State of the Town Address and Dinner. Presented by the Wake Forest Rotary Club, the event will take place at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre at 405 South Brooks Street. Dur… Click here to read the full ... Read More »

Enroll Now in ‘Science in the Summer’

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” in July for rising second through eighth graders. The free program will be offered at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. T… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Feeding Wake Forest

The following is a list of how organizations and individuals are working to assure people in and near Wake Forest have food on their table or have a place to get a meal. ** Feed the Community Food Distribution has a food distribution every fourth Saturday, and the next one will be on Feb. 28. It… Click here to read ... Read More »

You Can Apply Now for 2020 Citizens Planning Academy

The Town of Wake Forest is accepting applications for the 2020 Citizens Planning Academy through noon on Monday, March 2. The Citizens Planning Academy (CPA) is  designed to educate residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) about the Town’s planning processes and pract… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

The Growth Rate

Updated January 22, 2020 Northern Wake Senior Center will open to its members and the public on Feb. 3, 2020. We are assured everyone will be thrilled by the new space and all the improvements. The reconstruction is adding 9,000 square feet plus renovations throughout the original center on Eas… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Public Housing in WF and Wake County

With the Durham Housing Authority scrambling to repair decades-old problems in its public housing units, the Gazette decided to find out about the state of public housing in Wake County and in particular in Wake Forest. This is the first of what may be two or three articles, and gives readers the… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Forest Moon Presents ‘Prelude to a Kiss’

Forest Moon Theater will present “Prelude to a Kiss” Friday through Sunday, Feb. 14-16 and Feb. 21-23, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 South Brooks Street. Show time Friday and Saturday is 7:30 p.m., while the Sunday show time is 3 p.m. When Peter, a man from a broken family, meets Ri… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Road Roundup

Jonathan Jacobs, the town’s transportation engineer, provided the following information about some of the town’s street projects. *The state Department of Transportation has again pushed back the date to begin constructing the traffic bridge over the CSX tracks on Rogers Road to early 2021 when … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Legion Auxiliary to Honor Present, Veteran Servicewomen

Are you an active duty or veteran servicewoman?  American Legion Auxiliary Unit #187 would like to honor you at their second annual Salute to Servicewomen! On Sunday, March 29, the Auxiliary will welcome and honor servicewomen during an afternoon reception at the American Legion Post 187 in Wake … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »