NC’s Track Record Much Better Than Most States

By George Shaw Executive Summary Trends have been mixed again during the last week.  North Carolina continues to have a track record much better than most states in terms of the proportionate number of cases and the mortality rate from the virus.  This has occurred despite the state’s track rec… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Purple Heart Shred-A-Thon Was Success

The annual spring Shred-a-Thon was held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in the parking lot of the Patterson Building on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest. This allowed residents to shred their old taxdocuments following this year’s tax filing. Sponsored by the Wa… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Still Time to Register for Rocket League

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring “Rocket League” on Saturday, April 24. Open to players ages 10 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on Twitch.tv. Registration is und… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Registration Opens for ‘Science in the Summer’

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” for rising 2nd  through 8th  graders. The free program will be offered at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wake Forest Police to host Operation Medicine Drop Saturday

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The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) will host “Operation Medicine Drop” Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most easily accessed via Town Hall’s Taylor Street entrance. The WFPD offers Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) as a prescription and over-the-counter medication take-back initiative that promotes proper …

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PRCR Department to receive $25,000 grant from NCRPA in partnership with National Fitness Campaign

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The NC Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) recently announced the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department as one of four park and recreation agencies and one university to be awarded $25,000 grants to support joining the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) and expanding the campaign for free outdoor fitness across the state. The current COVID-19 pandemic has exemplified the …

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Traffic Alert – Wait Avenue

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The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue from Havisham Court to Traditions Grande Boulevard on Thursday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power lines. Signage and flaggers …

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