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COVID Vaccination Clinic at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church June 1

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A COVID Vaccination Clinic at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church (FCBC), 237 Friendship Chapel Road, on Tuesday, June 1, from 3-7 p.m. will complement the new vaccination clinic at the Northern Regional Center (NRC) and bolster efforts to bring lifesaving COVID-19 shots to the Wake Forest community. Appointments are required and available on a first come, first served basis for anyone …

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Traffic Alert – Heritage Lake Road

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Fred Smith Company, a contractor working at the future Legacy at Heritage, will periodically reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Heritage Lake Road from Friendship Chapel Road to Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass Monday, May 24, through Friday, June 4,  from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The periodic lane closures are necessary to allow …

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Traffic Alert – South Main Street/US 1A

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During the week of May 24, drivers should expect delays along portions of South Main Street/US 1A from Forbes Road to Ligon Mill Road each day from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Town crews will reduce sections of the roadway to two lanes by shifting southbound traffic and removing the center turn lane. The traffic shift and lane reduction are necessary to …

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Wake Forest launches #RecycleRightWF recycling education campaign

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The Town of Wake Forest is launching a comprehensive public education campaign on proper recycling behaviors. Over the next year, #RecycleRightWF will introduce and emphasize a series of easy-to-understand messages aimed at simplifying the recycling process and improving the quality of materials residents place in their rollout recycling carts. “Recycling is not only the right thing to do, it’s the …

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Town announces return of popular in-person events including Fireworks Spectacular July 3 & Friday Night on White September 10

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Now that North Carolina has lifted all indoor and outdoor capacity requirements and masks and social distancing are no longer required, the Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the return of several popular in-person events, including the July 3 Fireworks Spectacular and Friday Night on White featuring Crush on September 10. Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will …

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Police Department’s “Mustache May” continues through May, over $3K raised so far

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Several members of the Wake Forest Police Department are raising money for NC Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics by participating in “Mustache May.” With a goal of $5,000, the participants have already raised just over $3,000 with two weeks to go. As part of the initiative, participating officers and staff are encouraging community members to donate in …

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Wake Forest earns 7th consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently named the Town of Wake Forest as the recipient of the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2020-21 annual budget. This marks the seventh consecutive year Wake Forest has earned the GFOA honor. The award represents a significant achievement by the Town and reflects …

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Wake Forest attains AAA bond ratings from all three national credit rating agencies

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On Monday, Moody’s Investors Service joined Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch Ratings Services in assigning a triple A rating to the Town of Wake Forest’s $1.3 million General Obligation (GO) Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2021A and $4.9 million General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2021B. This marks the first time in its history that Wake Forest has received a …

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Memorial Day holiday schedule

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. Wake Forest Bus Service, along with curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection will also be suspended. Wake Forest Bus Service, including the Wake Forest-Raleigh Express and the Wake Forest Loop, will resume its normal schedule Tuesday, June 1. During …

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