Obituaries

Blanca Herminia Vega de Guerra Blanca Herminia Vega de Guerra, 70, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, April 4, 2021. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela, the daughter of the late Diana (Ramirez) and Juan Manuel Vega. For anyone blessed with knowing Blanca, you know she touched your life within… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette …

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50-Mile Walking Challenge Open for Everyone

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will commemorate “National Physical Fitness Month” in May by offering a 50-Mile Walking Challenge for area residents ages 11 and older. The concept is simple. The parks and rec department is challenging area residents to walk a to… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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News From the Chamber

The staff at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will be busy next Monday, April 19, working at the annual Spring Golf Tournament at the Heritage Golf Club. President Ann Welton says there are still a couple of spots open. Presented by Atlantic Tire & Service, it is a captain’s choice tourn… Click here to read the full Wake …

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Firemen Host Drive-By Fish Fry Friday

The Wake Forest Fire Department will host a “Drive By Fish Fry” this Friday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – or until all the fish plates are sold. The drive-thru event will be offered along Elm Avenue in front of Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Avenue. Fish plates are $10 each and will include gener… Click here …

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Fire Department Selling ‘Autism Awareness’ T-Shirts

In response to strong community interest, the Wake Forest Fire Department is selling custom “Autism Awareness” T-shirts with puzzle lettering for $20 each. Available in a variety of youth and adult sizes, the T-shirts may be ordered and purchased online via credit card at www.wakeforestnc.gov/mar… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Two Shredding Events This Weekend

The Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation will host a “Drive-up Shred-a-thon Fundraiser” on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Patterson Hall, 101 North Wingate Street on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The drive-thru event will allow resident… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Arbor Day Celebration Is All in With Trees

The Urban Forestry Division is celebrating Arbor Day this year with a free tree seedling giveaway, virtual tree tour and tree of the year award, but the seedling giveaway has ended. Area residents are invited to experience and enjoy a new online tour highlighting several prominent trees in downt… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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