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Special Needs Matinee Sunday, Dec. 16

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre at 405 South Brooks Street will host a Special Needs Holiday Movie Matinee this Sunday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. The featured film will be “Arthur Christmas.” Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and the Autism Soci… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

News About the Chamber

Great news! The Wake Forest Chamber Foundation for Common Progress has received a $95,000 grant from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for workforce initiatives. The local foundation is one of only five foundations chosen from across the country to participate in the U.S. Chamber’s Foundation Educati… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

A Fierce Local Fighter for Voting Rights Has Died

  By Robert D. McFadden (Published in The New York Times on Dec. 9, 2018) Rosanell Eaton, a resolute African-American woman who was hailed by President Barack Obama as a beacon of civil rights for her role as a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against a restrictive North Carolina voting law that re… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Edward Austin Is Town Employee of 2018

Athletics & Aquatics Superintendent Edward Austin is the Town of Wake Forest 2018 Jon Ray Employee of the Year. Town Manager Kip Padgett made the announcement Dec. 7 during the Town’s annual Employee Christmas Luncheon at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. A 29-year Wake Forest employee, Austin… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

December Storm Keeps Town Quiet

We had been warned, but it was still somewhat of a shock to wake up Sunday morning with snow on the ground and more coming down. In December! The snowfall totals for Sunday were between 7 and 8 inches, depending on the locations in Wake Forest, Rolesville and Youngsville. Then, this being the Tr… Click here to read the full ... Read More »

Calendar

*The Wake Forest Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Dec. 15, in the employees parking lot along South Taylor Street behind Wake Forest Town Hall. Local farmers and artisans will have meats, seasonal vegetables, bread, baked good and other local wares for sale. See th… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Brief Bits

The Gazette editor is apologizing for having the wrong name for the Citizen of the Year for 2018. It was David Greenwell, the owner of The Forks Cafeteria who was chosen as Citizen of the Year for his generosity to many area residents and organizations. We apologize to Mr. Greenwell. * * * * Th… Click here to read the ... Read More »

People Need to Avoid These Holiday Scams

The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects consumers to spend approximately $1,000 this year leading to $720 billion spent overall for holiday shopping. As shoppers set records on spending Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB)  urges consumers to be prepared for scammers l… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Tickets Still Available for Santa’s Enchanted Workshop

Santa’s Enchanted Workshop will be offered Friday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets for each show are $12 plus tax in advance and $15 plus tax at the door. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basi… Click here to read the ... Read More »

Obituaries

Bennie Max Jenks Raleigh Bennie Max Jenks, 85, of Raleigh passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Atria Oakridge in Raleigh. Max was born in Wake County to the late Vandorse Jenks and Mamie Ethel Watkins Jenks. As a veteran of the United States Army he later used his GI Bill to receive a… Click here to read the ... Read More »