Obituaries

Betty Jo Fletcher Griffis Youngsville Betty Jo Fletcher Griffis, 80, of Youngsville passed away Monday, August 9, 2021. She was born September 5, 1940 to the late William “Billy” Franklin and Ruby Ione Culpepper Fletcher. Betty graduated from Leesburg High School in Leesburg, GA.  She worked as… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Holding Village Is Connected to the Bypass

Or at least the dump trucks hauling dirt for the construction of Holding Village south of the bypass has been accomplished. A fence was breached and the trucks began moving the dirt last week. Meanwhile, there are three traffic-impacting construction projects associated with the Holding Village … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Gaither Dixon – Obituary

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Crush Headlines Only 2021 Friday Night on White

Popular party band Crush will headline the one and only Friday Night on White (FNOW)  of the year on Friday, Sept. 10. The free outdoor concert is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. along South White Street in historic downtown Wake Forest. COVID-19 forced the cancellation of FNOW in 2020 and all but th… Click here to read the full Wake …

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Rules for Political Signs

Political signs will soon be going up around the community in advance of the November 2 local election. The Town of Wake Forest often receives inquiries from area residents and candidates concerning rules for political signs. While temporary political signs advertising candidates or issues are pe… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Six Sundays in Fall Begins Sept. 5 at 5 Pm

One of Wake Forest’s most treasured community traditions, Six Sundays in Spring, had to be cancelled in 2020 and 2021 because of COVID-19. But this fall the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and ARTS Wake Forest plan an autumn edition of the event in the Amphitheater a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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33 Ideas for Saving Money While Dorm Shopping

Every year, millions of students go to college in the United States. Whether they are entering college for the first time or returning for their sophomore, junior, or senior years, they’re looking for ways to save on dorm shopping. After all, since they’re not working or they’re only working part-time, and they have to take out student loans to pay …

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Medical School is Not For Me But – My Loans!

Question: Dear Steve, I am a current third-year medical student that wants to drop out and pursue a different career. The student loan that I have is around 200k and paying that off while searching for new employment would believe me with next to nothing to support myself. How realistic is it that I can just stop paying back my …

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