First Kars for Kids Charity Show Will Be on Sept. 11

The Wake Forest Optimist Club presents the first annual Kars for Kids Charity Car Show. The charity car show will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Market of Wake Forest shopping center located at Business 98 and Capitol Boulevard. This is a fun family-friendl… Click here to read the full Wake …

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2021 CROP Hunger Walk Again Will Be Virtual

Save the date for Wake Forest Virtual CROP Hunger Walk, Sunday, September 26, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. Register online to walk and/or donate: https://events.crophungerwalk.org/2021/event/wakeforestnc Following last year’s format that worked so well, this year’s walking events will have do-it-yo… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wireless Center Focuses on Economic Development

This article appeared in the July 6, 2011 edition of the Wake Forest Gazette. It is being reprinted because the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina is now planning a North Carolina Digital Workforce Hub at the former DuBois School campus in Wake Forest. The Center is asking for both Wake F… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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News From Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry

The dog days of August are upon us. The heat isn’t keeping us from fulfilling our mission – in August we fed more than 800 families, 1850 individuals. Supply is Low.   As often happens at this time of year, our stock of non-perishables is running low. We’ve had to reduce the amount of food which… Click here to read the …

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Drone Corps – I Don’t Get It

If you are between the ages of 17 and 24, the U.S. Department of Labor plans to launch a program to teach you how to fly drones through a company Spirit Technologies under the name Drone Corps. In fact, the goal is to get 80,000 new drone pilots online with the promise of paying between $15 to $32 per hour …

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Northeast Community Plan Open House Sept. 9

The Town of Wake Forest will host a Northeast Community Plan Open House on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. outdoors on the grounds of the DuBois Campus, 518 N. Taylor St. The event will give residents, business owners and stakeholders the opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions on… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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The Growth Rate

Updated August 25, 2021 and partly based on the Wake Forest Planning Department’s June monthly report of plans under review as well as the August town manager’s report. * * * * In June and July the Wake Forest Inspections Department issued permits for 31 multi-family dwellings (apartment buildi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Covid Webinar Now Available on Channel 10

On Thursday, the Town of Wake Forest partnered with WakeMed and Wake County Health & Human Services to host a free webinar on COVID-19 vaccinations. Moderated by Commissioner Adam Wright, COVID-19 Vaccines: Separating Fact from Fiction , featured a research-based presentation by Dr. Chris DeRienz… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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News From the Chamber

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is the sponsor and Atlantic Tire & Service is the presenter for the chamber’s 29 annual golf tournament that will be played Monday, Sept. 27, at the Country Club at Wakefield Plantation. It is a captain’s choice tournament that raises funds for the chamber… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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DOT Asks Help in Cleaning Up Roadside Litter

The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep from Sept. 11-25. Each April and September, NCDOT asks volunteers to help remove litter from roadsides. Volunteers from local businesses, schools, nonprofits, ch… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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