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

New at the Museum: B.W. Wells Paintings on Display

The Wake Forest Historical Museum is pleased to host a traveling exhibit created by the North Carolina State Parks and featuring the reproduced paintings of B.W. Wells. Born in Ohio in 1884, Bertram Whittier Wells came to North Carolina in 1919 to lead the Department of Botany and Plant Patholog… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Adopt-A-Stream Volunteers Needed

The Town of Wake Forest is recruiting Adopt-A-Stream volunteers to help keep the town’s streams healthy. The initiative offers residents the opportunity to become involved in an environmental effort that helps protect our natural resources, therefore improving water quality and stream habitats. … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Enjoy a Mother-Daughter Tea

A few seats are still available for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department’s Mother-Daughter Tea on Saturday, Feb. 22. This special occasion is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. Mothers and daughters (ages 3 and older… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Free Help With Tax Filing

People of all ages can get free help with filing their federal and state tax returns and electronic filing at the senior centers in Franklinton and Louisburg. And, after the Northern Wake Senior Center opens in February, that free help will be available there. The free help is provided by the AA… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Pothole

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:39:10 -0500: Pothole at Address: 11220 Capital Boulevard Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Lots of deep potholes right before the entrance to the Walmart parking lot on the west side entrance. For more information or to add or update information, click here. Read More »

Robert Norris Peterson – Obituary


Tribute Robert Norris Peterson, 80, of Franklinton passed away on Sunday February 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Washington, DC the son of the late Catherine Swift Willoughby Peterson and Norris Pryor Peterson and was preceded in death by a brother; Edward Merwyn Peterson. A funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon February 13, ... Read More »