Meet to Help End Hunger

More than 130,000 people in Wake County cannot afford nutritious food on a regular basis. Thousands lack easy access to grocery stores or other food sources. Wake County residents are invited to help shape a plan to work toward ending hunger in our community. Wake County is working with Capital … Click here to read … Read more

Tour WF Historic Districts Online

The Town of Wake Forest is inviting residents and visitors to explore the town’s Local and Downtown Historic Districts through two new online virtual tours. Accessible from the town’s website and app, these virtual tours provide users a unique historical perspective of both historic districts thr… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette … Read more

Deadline Extended for Men’s Softball

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department announced today it has extended the registration deadline for the Adult Men’s Spring Softball League until Friday, March 3. League play will begin in mid-March with games played primarily on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Paperhand Puppets Return Saturday

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host the Paperhand Puppet Intervention on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For over 15 years the Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been creating original large-scale puppet extravaganzas complete with gian… Click here to read the full Wake … Read more

Builders Propose 300 New Homes

Next Tuesday, March 7, the Wake Forest Planning Board and Town Board will hear proposals for two new subdivisions – one entirely within Franklin County – and the two together will add an estimated 849 residents in their 300 single-family homes. The Reserve at Richland Creek with 160 homes off St… Click here to read … Read more

Openings on Two Advisory Boards

There are empty seats on two of the Wake Forest advisory board, the Historic Preservation Commission and the Human Rights Council. Anyone who lives in town or in its small extraterritorial jurisdiction may apply, but candidates for the historic preservation board must live in the North Main hist… Click here to read the full Wake … Read more

Walk With the Cougars March 25

Area residents are invited to the Cougar Walk of Champions on Saturday, March 25, at 1 p.m. This one-of-a-kind community celebration will honor the 2016 Wake Forest High School football team, winners of last season’s 4AA state championship. The team’s championship appearance marked the fourth ti… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette … Read more

Comedy Night Returns Feb. 25

A Night of Comedy has proven to be wildly successful for its sponsors, the Wake Forest Rotary Club and the Wake Forest High School Band Boosters, who share the work and the proceeds. It returns Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, and only 250 $30 tickets are available becau… Click here to … Read more

Next R.I.S.E. Will Meet Saturday

The next R.I.S.E. workshop – Rise, Inspire, Succeed, Empower – will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Alston-Massenburg Center at 416 North Taylor Street. Designed for young women ages 11-18, the free workshop will be hosted by Wake Forest Commissioner Anne Reeve and Ruben Wall, director of the… Click here to read … Read more