Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration Jan. 19

Several local churches and community organizations are sponsoring a free, public celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 19. The event will take place at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road. Area residents are invited to attend the observance, beginning with a light meal … Read more

Public Meetings Scheduled in January to Discuss Future Joyner Park Community Center

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host two public meetings in January to solicit input from area residents concerning the future Joyner Park Community Center. The first session will coincide with the regularly scheduled Youth in Government Advisory Board meeting on Saturday, Jan. 21. The meeting will get underway at 9 … Read more

Anne of Green Gables Auditions Rescheduled for Jan. 16-17

Due to icy road conditions, Forest Moon Theater has postponed “Anne of Green Gables” auditions until Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 16-17. Originally scheduled for Jan. 9-10, the auditions will take place at 7 p.m. at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Registration is from 6:30 – 7 p.m. Anyone planning to audition … Read more

Wake Forest Power Continues Electric Meter Change Out

Wake Forest Power is in the second year of a three-year project aimed at upgrading the electric meters for all its residential and commercial customers. The project, which began in late 2015 and will continue into 2018, entails Wake Forest Power technicians replacing nearly 7,000 Power Line Carrier meters with new Radio Frequency (RF) meters. … Read more

Christmas Tree Recycling is Underway

The Town of Wake Forest is encouraging residents to make recycling a holiday tradition by recycling their Christmas trees. Town crews are now collecting and recycling live Christmas trees from residential homes according to its normal yard waste collection schedule. The trees will be ground into mulch and made available for free to residents upon … Read more

PRCR Receives $10,000 Grant

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has been awarded a 2016 ExoFit Matching Grant in the amount of $10,000.  The grant is designed to encourage health and wellness through the installation of outdoor fitness equipment in parks and greenways. “One of our goals in the 2015 Master Plan was to improve … Read more

Mayor Appoints Committee to Plan Football Team Celebration

Mayor Vivian Jones has appointed a nine-member committee to craft a plan to celebrate Wake Forest High School’s N.C. High School Athletic Association 4AA football championship. The Cougars defeated Greensboro Page 29-0 in Saturday’s championship becoming the first Wake County school to win a football title since 1987. Comprised of town officials, community and civic … Read more