Citizen Issue Reported: Trash/Debris on Private Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:06:44 -0400: Trash/Debris on Private Property at Address: 711 Elizabeth Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Pile of trash on corner of this property. This resident had garbage in pile a few weeks and ago and seems to have been picked up. Would like to see resident clean up …

Read More »

Citizen Issue Reported: Pothole

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sat, 19 Jun 2021 07:41:17 -0400: Pothole at Address: 421 Durham Rd Wake Forest NC 27587, United States Rating: 1 Pothole fill For more information or to add or update information, click here.

Read More »

Senior Center This Week

There is big news from Jennie Grieg, the director of the Northern Wake Senior Center. In-person classes at the center will resume on Tuesday, July 6, the day after the holiday for the Fourth of July. There will be more information later this week about the classes, masking and other topics. # … Click here to read the full Wake …

Read More »

Volunteers Needed for Fourth of July Children’s Parade

North Carolina’s decision to lift capacity restrictions and end mask and social distancing requirements has paved the way for the return of the July 4 Children’s Parade and Art in the Park. The Wake Forest Optimist Club will coordinate and manage this year’s Children’s Parade on Sunday, July 4. … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »

The Growth Rate

Updated June16, 2021 Proposed residential and commercial projects Villas at Wake Forest Crossing is being planned for 62 affordable apartments for seniors on a combined 4.88 acres made up of properties currently owned by Sarah Bridges and Donna Pace on a section of Wake Union Church Road just n… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

Read More »

Will an Ivy League Degree Make You Less Employable?

By Richard Fossey In a recent Wall Street Journal essay, R. R. Reno, Editor of First Things, wrote that he had stopped hiring graduates from elite colleges. He noted that he had watched a Zoom meeting of students at Haverford College (Reno’s alma mater), where students displayed “a stunning combination of thin-skinned narcissism and naked […]

Read More »

News From the Chamber

Great companies start with great people. But these days, those great people are hard to find! If you are hiring, reserve your booth today for our upcoming Wake Forest Works Job Fair . The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the Wake Forest Renaissance C… Click here to read the …

Read More »

Kars for Kids Charity Car Show Debuts Sept. 11

The Wake Forest Optimist Club presents the first annual Kars for Kids Charity Car Show. The charity car show will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  at The Market of Wake Forest shopping center located at Business 98 and Capitol Boulevard. This is a fun family-friend… Click here to read the full Wake …

Read More »

Vernon Smith – Obituary

60cb5c1121585-sm.jpg

Tribute Vernon Cevie Smith III, age 50 of Zebulon, NC died Monday, June 14, 2021 at Wakemed Hospital. Vernon was born on January 23rd,1971 in Sylva, NC. He was a 101st Airborne army veteran, who received a purple heart award while serving his country for six years. After his tour in the military, Vernon attended Basic Law Enforcement training and …

Read More »

Dog Poop Barred Woman’s Appointment

Residential electric rates to rise in September “I’m here to publicly apologize for my dog pooping in my neighbor’s yard but I don’t know who to apologize to,” Charlotte Jenkins, who has lived on North Main Street for 12 years, told the Wake Forest Town Board Tuesday night during the public comm… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

Read More »