Town Invites Us All to Pick Up Traxh

The Town of Wake Forest is inviting individuals and families to join the “Show Some Love, #KeepWFclean” campaign by picking up trash in their neighborhoods and along local streets and roadways. Designed to encourage maximum public participation, the initiative allows volunteers to pick up litter … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »

RenCen Opens for In-Person Events May 7

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre on South White Street will reopen for in-person events on Friday, May 7, with a concert by Yolanda Rabun, “All that . . . & Jazz.” A North Carolina native, Rabun exploded onto the jazz scene first on Stanley Baird’s 2007 Traffic Jam hit single, “I Want 2 Love Yo… Click here to read the …

Read More »

News About the Chamber

The fun day at Flaherty Park on Saturday, May 1, sponsored by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce begins early, at 8 a.m. with check-in for the Pickleball Open Tournament where there are competitive categories for those 45 and older and a fun category for ages 11 and up. Registration ended o… Click here to read the full Wake …

Read More »

Obituaries

Linda Mae Shelley Rocky Mount Linda Mae Shelley, 75, of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday April 8, 2021. She was the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Steffenhagen) Plotz born in Olean, NY on November 21, 1945. She retired from Motorola after several years. Linda will be missed by family and fri… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

Read More »

Jeremy Hingle Jr. – Obituary

6080668f19397-sm.jpg

Tribute It is with great sadness that the family of Jeremy J. Hingle Jr. of Youngsville announces his unexpected passing on Monday, April 19, 2021 at a young age of 17. He was a much loved son and brother. Jeremy will be lovingly remembered and missed by his parents Jeremy and Lynda (Liming) Hingle of Youngsville, NC, brother Logan, NC; …

Read More »

Girlfriend Charged in Durham Man’s Stabbing Death

Wake Forest, N.C. — A Durham woman was charged Wednesday with stabbing her boyfriend to death during a fight inside their car, authorities said. Morgan Gullie and Abraham Markham were driving near the intersection of New Light and Ghoston roads in northern Wake County early W… Read the full story here. WRAL.com and Wake Forest News are in partnership to …

Read More »

Wake Forest to Share in Wake’s Affordable Housing Funds

On Monday, April 19, the Wake County commissioners said they will spend $10.3 million for six potential affordable housing projects, and one of those is in Wake Forest. The projects, which could create 626 affordable apartments, will have to be approved for tax credits by the N.C. Housing Financ… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »

Fire Department Selling ‘Austism Awareness’ T-Shirts

In response to strong community interest, the Wake Forest Fire Department is selling custom “Autism Awareness” T-shirts with puzzle lettering for $20 each. Available in a variety of youth and adult sizes, the T-shirts may be ordered and purchased online via credit card at www.wakeforestnc.gov/mar… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »

Elaine Wickert – Obituary

608084e1e5ce0-sm.jpg

Tribute Elaine Wickert went home to be with our Lord at the age of 80 on April 19, 2021. She was born on October 25, 1940 to Florence & Joseph Wharton in Wissinoming section of Philadelphia, PA and attended Frankfort High School. She majored in Business Management, and played on the Frankfort Softball team as the starting catcher for three …

Read More »

50-Mile Walking Challenge Open to All

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources 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 parks and rec department is challenging area residents to walk a to… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »