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Police Department’s “Mustache May” to raise money for Special Olympics

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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.” Throughout the month of May, participating officers and staff will encourage community members to donate to Special Olympics and the nearly 40,000 registered athletes who train and compete year-round in 20 different sports. Each …

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Traffic Alert – South Main Street/US 1A

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Fred Smith Company, a contractor working at the future Wegman’s, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from Pine Ridge Court to the entrance to Lidl today (Monday, April 26) through Friday, April 30, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to complete …

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50-Mile Walking Challenge registration deadline is Friday

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will commemorate “National Physical Fitness Month” in May by offering a 50-Mile Walking Challenge for area residents ages 11 and older. The concept is simple. The PRCR Department is challenging area residents to walk a total of 50 miles in May and use tracking cards to record their progress. Walking …

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Joyner Park Community Center earns AIA Merit Award

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The Triangle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) project as one of eight Merit Award winners during the AIA Triangle Design Awards Program on April 16. The award was given to the Town of Wake Forest and architect and engineer, Clark Nexsen. The AIA Triangle Design Awards Program recognizes excellence in …

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Renaissance Centre to host “All Things Bright & Beautiful New Beginnings”  Walk-Through Art Exhibit May 13

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The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists will host the “All Things Bright & Beautiful – New Beginnings” Walk-Through Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 13, from 4-7 p.m. Over 20 artists will display their works of art in a variety of mediums and styles, including acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glasswork, encaustic, woodworking …

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Wake Forest Police to host Operation Medicine Drop Saturday

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The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) will host “Operation Medicine Drop” Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most easily accessed via Town Hall’s Taylor Street entrance. The WFPD offers Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) as a prescription and over-the-counter medication take-back initiative that promotes proper …

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PRCR Department to receive $25,000 grant from NCRPA in partnership with National Fitness Campaign

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The NC Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) recently announced the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department as one of four park and recreation agencies and one university to be awarded $25,000 grants to support joining the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) and expanding the campaign for free outdoor fitness across the state. The current COVID-19 pandemic has exemplified the …

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Traffic Alert – Wait Avenue

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The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue from Havisham Court to Traditions Grande Boulevard on Thursday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power lines. Signage and flaggers …

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