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Register now for PRCR’s Virtual Fishing Tournaments May 10-23

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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under May 10-23. Over this two-week period, local anglers are encouraged to visit any public fishery in Wake or Franklin County to try and catch the biggest fish. …

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Traffic Alert – Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass

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Utility Service Contractors (USC), a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the right westbound lane along Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass from Stone Park Drive to Heritage Lake Road Monday-Tuesday, March 15-16, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The lane closure is necessary to allow crews to install underground conduit for the …

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Traffic Alert – South Main Street/US 1A

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Raleigh Water will close the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from East Holding Avenue to Elm Avenue on Saturday, March 20, from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow crews to install a manhole along the 600 block of South Main. Water and sewer service in the area will not be affected. Detour signage will …

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Traffic Alert – Youngsville Boulevard/US 1A

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NC Roadbuilders, contractor working at the Everly Subdivision, will periodically reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Youngsville Boulevard/US 1A at the intersection of Steven Taylor Road Friday, March 12-Thursday, March 25, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to construct a left-turn lane from Steven Taylor Road …

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Traffic Alert – Harris Road

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Fred Smith Company, a contractor working at the future Devon Square Home Community, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Harris Road between Capital Boulevard and E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, today (Thursday, March 11) through Wednesday, March 31, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow …

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Flaherty Park Community Center closed today

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Due to the exposure to a positive COVID-19 case by a staff member and out of an abundance of caution, the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., is closed today (Wednesday, March 10) and all programs suspended, so the facility can be professionally cleaned and sanitized. Signage announcing the closure is posted at all entrances. The center is …

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Wake Forest introduces interactive Traffic Alerts Map

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The Town of Wake Forest has launched an interactive map that gives residents a user-friendly and convenient way to view local road closures and restrictions. Accessible under “Common Resources” on the homepage of the Town website, the new Traffic Alerts Map allows visitors to point and click on current road and lane closures throughout Wake Forest. When clicking on an …

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Wake Forest Fire Department to host “Drive By Fish Fry” April 16

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Although COVID-19 has pushed many events online or even canceled them altogether, it won’t stop the Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) from frying fish this year. The WFFD will host a “Drive By Fish Fry” on Friday, April 16, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – or until all the fish plates are sold. The drive-thru event will be offered along Elm …

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Wake Forest earns Tree City & Tree Line USA Awards

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The Town of Wake Forest has been named a 2020 Tree City USA and Tree Line USA award winner. This marks the 42nd year Wake Forest has earned the Tree City USA designation and the seventh year it has been recognized as a Tree Line USA. The Tree City USA and Tree Line USA programs are a partnership between the …

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