Tuesday, January 18, 2022

News From the Chamber

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Meet in the Street, its premiere arts and crafts festival, will be back on South White Street in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, May 7. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. people can enjoy browsing more than 100 arts and crafts booths, lis… Click here to read the …

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The Growth Rate

Updated December 15, 2021 Plans under review at the Wake Forest Planning Department The November Monthly Report from the Wake Forest is listed below. *White Street Townhomes is a plan for 79 townhouses on two lots owned by David Smoot at the intersection of South White Street and East Holding … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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Opinion: Why No Interchange at Stadium/Jenkins?

Like many of you I signed up to hear what the North Carolina Department of Transportation officials had to say about the plans to reduce traffic congestion and speed traffic on Capital Boulevard. Like many of you I agree that the current congestion and rapid increase in northern Wake population m… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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What’s Going on in Wake and 27587?

By George Shaw The bottom line is that the pace of growth of virus cases and deaths has moderated at the state level. However, growth in new cases continues to increase significantly in Wake County and, especially in Zip Code 27587. Summary North Carolina has fared better than many states duri… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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Lindbergh Brown – Obituary

Lindbergh Brown – Obituary

Tribute Lindbergh Long Brown, 94, passed away on Tuesday December 14, 2021. He was a son of the late Floy Quinn Brown and Lemuel Farrior Brown. He was preceded in death by his wife Amelia Brown. Mr. Brown was a graduate of North Carolina State University and a retired inspector with the Federal Department of Agriculture. He was a member …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 15 Dec 2021 02:20:35 -0500: Area Light Out at Address: 235 S Allen Rd Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Actually the opposite problem. LED streetlight shining directly into my bedroom. Is it missing a shader? Only recently noticed a problem. Even with thick blinds and curtains light still gets in. For more …

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Herbert Whiteaker – Obituary

Herbert Whiteaker – Obituary

Tribute Herbert Franklin Whiteaker, 89 of Youngsville, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021.  He was born December 9, 1932 in White County, TN to the late Oscar and Arrie Vena Elrod Whiteaker, and served his country honorably in the US Army during the Korean War where he was a grave registration specialist.  Herbert enjoyed sitting outside watching it rain, people …

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James King Jr. – Obituary

James King Jr. – Obituary

Tribute James William King Jr. age 79 of Youngsville, NC passed away surrounded  by family on Saturday, December 11, 2021. He was born in Chapel Hill on July 11, 1942 to James William Sr. and Ressie Lloyd Boyd. Mr. King had been employed for many years as a machinist working on tool dye maker and as a finishing tech. He …

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Norton 360 Life Scam Email

If you receive an email regarding a NORTON 360 LIFE renewal, it is a scam. Do not call the number in the email. It appears designed to get suckers to call and then the person on the phone will attempt to get personal information from you. There are a number of red flags in the email below. I hate to …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Trash/Debris on Private Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 13 Dec 2021 20:14:53 -0500: Trash/Debris on Private Property at Address: 724 N Main St Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 How can this issue be closed??? Please drive by and see the condition of the road and the property with garbage thrown all over. Who is in charge of click fix? I …

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