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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 »

Holiday Artisans Market Dec. 1

Town of Wake Forest

ARTS Wake Forest will present the Holiday Artisans Market on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Featuring more than 60 vendors, the Holiday Artisans Market is a unique shopping experience featuring a variety of arts and crafts in a wide range of prices. Conceived as a showcase for local craftspeople and ... Read More »

Police urge residents to take precautions following robbery

Town of Wake Forest

UPDATE: Warrants have been obtained against the following individuals in reference to the common law robbery that occurred yesterday at the Wake Forest Crossing Shopping Center, 12632 Capital Blvd. Quavon Henderson  DOB 7/4/2000 292 Ellison Rd. Manson, NC Robert Dylan West (driver of the vehicle)  DOB 8/19/97 828 High Street Henderson, NC Henderson was charged with common law robbery, conspiracy ... Read More »

Police Department Turkey Drive Drop-Off is Saturday

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Police Department will accept frozen turkey donations this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of its 12th Annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys. The three-hour drop-off event will allow the Police Department to ... Read More »

Register now for Memory Café Holiday Show Dec. 2

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is hosting a special Memory Café Holiday Show on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m. This special holiday event offers an opportunity for persons diagnosed with early stage memory loss, their caregivers and family to engage with peers in a holiday music sing-a-long in a relaxed, unstructured environment. Sponsored by the generous ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 22-23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but other Town operations will be affected. Wake Forest Bus Service, including the Wake Forest-Raleigh Express and the Wake Forest Loop, will not be provided Thursday, Nov. 22. Only the Wake Forest Loop will operate ... Read More »

“flix4kidz” & “Free at 3” continue Nov. 19

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue its free monthly movie showings for children ages 10 and under and adults ages 50 and older on Monday, Nov. 19. Starting at 10:30 a.m. the Renaissance Centre will host “flix4kidz,” followed at 3 p.m. by “Free at 3.” The flix4kidz featured film will be “Sheeps & Wolves” (PG), while ... Read More »

Flooding forces closure of several greenways

Town of Wake Forest

Due to significant flooding and out of concern for public safety, the Town of Wake Forest is closing the Smith Creek, Sanford Creek and Dunn Creek greenways until further notice. Recent heavy rains have caused these greenways, including many trail bridges and boardwalks, to be impassable due to flooding. The flooding has also caused soil erosion and undermining along several ... Read More »

Town earns another favorable audit report

Town of Wake Forest

During its normal monthly work session on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Board of Commissioners received the results of an independent audit report from Cherry Bekaert LLP for the period July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018. In addition to not revealing any audit findings or problems, the report acknowledged that the Town is in compliance with all of its financial ... Read More »

“Calls from Santa” registration starts Nov. 30

Town of Wake Forest

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6-8 p.m.   Registration forms will be available on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 ... Read More »