Celebrate Juneteenth This Saturday

The Northeast Community Coalition will host a Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 17, beginning at 10 a.m. Juneteenth? It is the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery in the United States. Although President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation took effect on Jan. 1, 18… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Reduce Your Debt With a “Sinking Fund”

Whether you use a budget or not, I bet you can name several significant expenses that you know you’re going to be paying in the next six to twelve months. How about Christmas? Maybe the car needs tires or the roof needs to be re-shingled. How about that auto insurance payment you make every six months? Even though you know …

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Apply Now for WF Home & Garden Show

The Town of Wake Forest is now accepting applications from vendors and sponsors for the second Wake Forest Home & Garden Show . Presented by Mitchell Heating & Cooling, the free two-day event will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre on Brooks Stre… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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North Avenue on Town Board Agenda

The contentious plan by the Town of Wake Forest to narrow North Avenue to two lanes with no parking by placing a sidewalk on what is now the eastbound lane will be heard during next Tuesday’s town board meeting. It is listed under Presentations as a discussion of the North Avenue/Stadium Drive p… Click here to read the full Wake …

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News About the Chamber

Whoops! The rest of us are contemplating the fun of the Fourth here in Wake Forest, but the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is planning for September and the annual Business Expo. They are urging exhibitors to sign up for booths now and receive a $50 discount if they register by July 15. Spo… Click here to read the …

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Cars Draw Them in to Help Local Charities

The 2017 Wake Forest Charity Car Show is all about cars and vehicles of all types, but it is really about providing help to local charities – having fun while doing good. It takes place this Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. along South White Street in Wake Forest’s historic downtown. It … Click here to read …

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Senior Center This Week

The center will be closed later this year for a major expansion of the building, and Miranda Strider-Allen and the staff are planning to keep operating as many of the programs and services as possible. “We are planning on moving programs and services throughout Wake Forest,” Strider Allen said r… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Sculptures Will Dress Up Downtown

Later this summer seven colorful sculptures will be placed throughout in downtown locations including the Wake Forest Town Hall campus, at the Renaissance Centre, and in Miller Park, Holding Park and in the Depot Parking Lot. Experienced artists and artist teams across North Carolina and beyond … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Do You Have Good Neighbors?

Do you know someone, an adult or a youth, who is always ready to quietly help others in your neighborhood or club? You can recognize their efforts by nominating him or her or them for the eighth annual Good Neighbor of the Year Awards. The awards are presented by Mayor Vivian Jones during the to… Click here to read the …

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Get Discount Tickets for the Fourth

From now through the Fourth, people can buy discount tickets online and in local stores for the usually sold out stadium show and fireworks display. The $5 tickets are available at five for $20 at Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce, 305 South White Street The Wake Forest Weekly, 229 East Owen… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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