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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: Light signal Pressure plates not working

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:21:15 -0400: Light signal Pressure plates not working at Address: Marshall Farm And Rogers Road Intersection Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 Turning left from Marshall Farm onto Rogers Road going towards Rolesville, the pressure plate is Not working. The light will not turn green until triggered by car on opposite ... Read More »

Just a Little History: 1991 When the Fighting Was on the Town Board

The other night my husband, thinking of the election of three town commissioners this fall, suggested I write about past town boards. I had been telling him about the board in 1971 when John Lyon was mayor and the commissioners were Dessie Harper, Carroll Trotter, Tommy Byrne, John B. Cole and Ai… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Obituaries

Marianne Bilski Wake Forest Marianne Bilski, 47, died Sunday, July 7, 2019. She was born May 5, 1972 in Erie, Pennsylvania to the late Howard and Kathleen Short Cable. Beside her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Dan Bilski. Marianne is survived by her husband of 20 year… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Apply for 2019 Holiday Artisan’s Market

ARTS Wake Forest invites artisans and craftspeople to participate in the fourth annual Wake Forest Holiday Artisans’ Market.   The Market will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside and outside of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in downtown Wake Forest. The Holiday Artis… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Youth Empowerment Workshop Aug. 17

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor a Youth Empowerment Workshop for young men and women ages 12 through 17 on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center at 416 North Taylor Street. The workshop is designed to help young m… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Just Want to Pull People Over to Make Money

A reader of the marginally illustrious Wake Forest News sent in a statement recently that I’ve heard more than once. So I took this opportunity to give you the inside scoop nobody wants you to know. The reader said: “Someone should report on the fact that the Wake Forest town government has no clue on how to manage a municipality ... Read More »

Do You Have a Good Neighbor?

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is soliciting youth (ages 10-18) and adult (ages 19 and older) nominations for the 10th Annual Good Neighbor of the Year Award. The award recognizes Wake Forest residents who work to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods without seeking r… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

News About the Chamber

Join us on Thursday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m. for Business After Hours, the Chamber’s most popular networking event. This month’s Business After Hours is hosted by B & W Hardware Co. and will kick off their 70th Anniversary weekend celebration. B & W Hardware Co. will be showcasing Traeger grills d… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »