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

“Happy Dan the Magic Man” returns to Renaissance Centre Wednesday

Town of Wake Forest

“Happy Dan the Magic Man” will perform his one-of-a-kind magic and comedy show at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house. Happy Dan has traveled the world entertaining families for more than 30 years. His hilarious family ... Read More »

Letters for Santa mailbox available Nov. 23

Town of Wake Forest

The Town of Wake Forest will install a “Letters for Santa” mailbox in Jones Plaza at the intersection of South White Street and East Jones Avenue on Friday, Nov. 23. Children of all ages are invited to bring their letters to Santa’s Mailbox anytime through Monday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery to the North Pole. Letters received by Friday, Dec. 14, will receive a personal ... Read More »

Howard Lee Brown – Obituary


Howard Lee Brown completed his wonderful life's journey, November 17 at the age of 91.  Howard was born March 10, 1927, the fifth and youngest child of gracious and loving parents, the late Annie Jones Brown and Ernest Leonidus Brown. He was married to his beloved wife Virginia W. Brown for 64 years until her death in early 2011. Howard ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Pot Hole Repair needed

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:26:59 -0500: Pot Hole Repair needed at Address: 1330 N White St Wake Forest, North Carolina Rating: 1 This pothole was fixed a few weeks ago but has reappreared with all the rain and needs to be patched. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Carl Oldfield MacMillen – Obituary


Carl O. MacMillan, 93, of Wake Forest passed away Saturday November 17, 2018. He was born in Vance County the son of the late Bessie Mae Davis and John Oldfield MacMillan. He was a retired Manager for Miller Oil Company in Wake Forest. He was a Navy Veteran and served in WWII and the Korean War. He was a member ... Read More »

Share your photos of The Wall That Heals in Wake Forest

Town of Wake Forest

Amateur and professional photographers of all ages are invited to submit their best images of The Wall That Heals in Wake Forest. From Oct. 18-21, the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation and the Town of Wake Forest hosted the replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at E. Carroll Joyner Park. Over those four days, approximately 20,000 people from across North ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Missed Yard Waste

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:51:02 -0500: Missed Yard Waste at Address: 701 S Wingate St Wake Forest 27587, United States Rating: 1 Yard and leave waste pickup missed. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Traffic Alert – Royal Mill Avenue

Town of Wake Forest

Drivers should expect delays along Royal Mill Avenue Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will alter normal traffic patterns along the portion of Royal Mill in the vicinity of Traditions Grande Boulevard. Slight traffic shifts will likely be necessary to allow crews to ... Read More »