Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Citizen Issue Reported: Street Light Blinking/Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 08 Dec 2021 19:50:33 -0500: Street Light Blinking/Out at Address: 952 Jones Wynd Wake Forest, NC 27587, USA Rating: 1 street light out on odd number side of Jones wynd. right diagonal across from 952 Jones wynd. For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Five New Projects Reshaping Downtown Wake Forest

This article was written for the Wake Forest Business & Industry Partnership and recently appeared in “[email protected], the WFBIP newsletter. As the 10th fastest growing municipality of the 552 total in the state, Wake Forest is quickly cementing itself as a hub for economic prosperity and a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Randy and Jill Bright Honored

Joe Kimray and Christmas Dinner Committee also awarded honors It was a smaller crowd because of the pandemic, but the honors awarded Monday night during the 74th annual Community Christmas Dinner at The Forks Cafeteria were as heartfelt as ever. Mayor Vivian Jones did the honors, reading the wi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Enough is Enough With Student Loan Forbearance

Quite a few country songs are about guys who made a big mistake when they were young and went to prison. Merle Haggard tells a story about a man who “turned 21 in prison, doin’ life without parole.” George Jones eulogizes a wretch who spent eighteen years in the slammer “and still has life to go.” And Porter Wagner sings …

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Capital Boulevard Public Meeting Thursday at 6 Pm

The NC Department of Transportation will host a virtual public meeting about proposed improvements along US 1/Capital Boulevard at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, The News & Observer provided some more detail about the project. For instance, there are four options for closing the… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wake Forest Youth Ballet Presents ‘Nutcracker Suite’

The Wake Forest Youth Ballet is thrilled to present the highly-anticipated return of The Nutcracker Suite, featuring select numbers from the beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker, scored by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and performed by the leading youth ballet dancers in the Triangle area. The Wake… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Tim Bailey Named Wake Forest Employee of the Year

Current Streets Superintendent and recently appointed Interim Public Works Director Tim Bailey is the Town of Wake Forest “2021 Jon Ray Employee of the Year.” Town Manager Kip Padgett made the announcement Friday, Dec. 3, at the Public Works Operations Center. A Town employee since 2015, Bailey … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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News From the Chamber

The Women’s Business Alliance’s monthly meeting on Friday, Dec. 10, at the Wake Forest Historical Museum on North Main Street will feature a panel of three experts in women’s health. The panelists are: * Dr. Hajira Yasmin, founder and medical director with Alray Direct Gynecology & Intimate Heal… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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New Format Announced for Gaming Tournaments

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is introducing an exciting new format to its Battle in the Forest eSports gaming tournaments. On Saturday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 6 p.m. the “Challenge of the Cities” will bring together Cary Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources, Ho… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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