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*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Feb. 16, 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… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Dementia Series Offers Awareness About Alzheimer’s

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host seminars in February, April and June to raise awareness about Alzeheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each seminar in the 2019 Dementia Awareness Education Series will offer residents the opportunity to learn about dozens of dementia-r… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Janice Reed Sessoms – Obituary

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Funeral services for Janice Reed Sessoms will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, January 17, 2019 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (one hour prior to service) at the funeral home. A full obituary will appear at a later time There’s still time ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Pothole

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:55:27 -0500: Pothole at Address: S Main St Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 there is a pothole on the corner of S. Main street and Ligon Mill around a manhole cover. It is right where you turn to go to WalMart and it makes it very hard to turn ... Read More »

Big Love Hits the Stage Feb. 22

A local favorite band, Big Love, will continue the 2019 Rockin’ the Forest music series at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre at 405 South Brooks Street. A six-piece dance band based out of Raleigh, Big Love plays a variety of music guaranteed to get you moving, … Click here to read the full ... Read More »

Koinonia Dinner Provides Funds for Local Needy

The 2019 Koinonia Cares Charity Auction and Dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2019, will benefit neighbors in crisis who live in the greater Wake Forest-Rolesville-Youngsville communities. The event will be held at Wake Forest Baptist Church fellowship hall at 107 East South Avenue. Preview of the au… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Public Hearing Feb. 19 About 2019-2024 CIP

There will be a public hearing on the proposed 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Plan update during the town board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, which begins at 7 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room in the Wake Forest Town Hall. Wake Forest residents are invited to attend and provide input. You can… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Affordable Housing, Bond Vote Part of Planning Retreat

When the Wake Forest Town Board met with town department heads and others during the annual winter planning retreat on Friday, Feb. 1, there were several issues on the agenda but two stood out – holding a bond referendum for $40.5 million and finding ways to provide affordable housing. Chief Fin… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Stop Sign Down/Missing/Damaged

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:13:24 -0500: Stop Sign Down/Missing/Damaged at Address: 3920 Heritage View Trl Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 This is a minor issue, but the flags on top of the two stop signs on Heritage Trail (and Prairie Smoke St.) should either be replaced or removed. Thank you! For more information ... Read More »

2019 State of the Town Will Be Next Monday

Mayor Vivian Jones will deliver her 2019 State of the Town Address on Monday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m., during the 11th 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 Brooks Street. During he… Click here to read the full ... Read More »