Time for the Delicious Fire Department Fish Fry

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The Wake Forest Fire Department will again host the community celebrated fish fry. But this year you won’t have a chance to sit at long tables and have long conversations with friends. The pandemic changed that. But as all good firefighters do, the Wake Forest Fire Department has adapted to the pandemic situation and overcome it by making this year’s …

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Adult Spring Co-Rec Kickball registration starts February 1

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As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department continues to take a slow and cautious approach to athletics programming. The coronavirus is expected to remain a threat for the foreseeable future, so the PRCR Department is working to balance health and safety concerns with public demand for resumed access to amenities and services. …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Litter

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:06:27 -0400: Litter at Address: 1316-1350 Forestville Rd Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 While walking the greenway we see this pole sticking out on the creek. It’s located close to forestville road bridge and has been there quite some time. For more information or to add or update information, …

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Firemen Offer a Drive-By Fish Fry April 16

Although COVID-19 has pushed many events online or even canceled them altogether, it won’t stop the Wake Forest Fire Department from frying fish this year. The firemen will host a “Drive By Fish Fry” on Friday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – or until all the fish plates are sold. The drive-th… Click here to read the …

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Town Invites Us All to Pick Up Trash

The Town of Wake Forest is inviting individuals and families to join the “Show Some Love, #KeepWFclean” campaign by picking up trash in their neighborhoods and along local streets and roadways. Designed to encourage maximum public participation, the initiative allows volunteers to pick up litter … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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50-Mile Walking Challenge Open to All 11 and Older

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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Obituaries

Matthew Louis Bonnefond Youngsville Matthew Louis Bonnefond, 86,of  Youngsville passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Wake Med Hospital. He was born in Jersey City, NJ on May 18, 1934 the son of the late Matthew and Olga Bonnefond. Matthew loved his family, and his friends. He was employ… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Free COVID Testing

People who live and work near Wake Forest have a convenient way to get tested for COVID-19. Wake County is contracting with clinical laboratory Radeas, located at 907 Gateway Commons Circle, to provide free, drive-thru testing Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Note the time change. The servi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Plan Underway to Develop Old Country Club

19 acres will be Brenda Bryant Joyner Park E. Carroll Joyner, who lowered his price to allow the Town of Wake Forest to buy an old farm that became E. Carroll Joyner Park on Harris Road, is about to create a new park in town, the Brenda Bryant Joyner Park named for his deceased wife. The 19 acr… Click here …

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Register Now for Virtual Community Plan Workshops

The Town of Wake Forest is in the process of updating the Community Plan and creating a Future Land Use Map, and we need your input. On Tuesday, April 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Town will host virtual visioning workshops that give resident… Click here to read …

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