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

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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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Town Gave Loans, Grant to Wireless Center

A Gazette reader wanted to know if the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina is repaying the money it borrowed when it was getting started in 2010 and 2011. The answer is yes. The Town of Wake Forest made a line of credit available to the Center, an amount that grew to $975,000 although the… Click here to read the …

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Judith “Judy” Herring – Obituary

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Tribute Judy Ann Herring, 74, of Macon passed away suddenly on Tuesday August 24, 2021. She was born in Craven County daughter of Sally Cousin Register and the late Frank Register. A celebration of her life will be held  at a day and time to be announced in the Gardners Baptist Church in Macon. Judy is survived by her husband; …

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Briner Unveils Great Changes in Wake Forest Plaza

On Aug. 28, back in 2003 This is the third in what is hoped is a regular feature about Wake Forest in 2003 when the Wake Forest Gazette began publication. When he purchased the 25-year-old Wake Forest Plaza last fall, Raleigh developer Craig Briner said the changes he planned would be “evolutio… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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