2021 State of the Town Address now airing on WFTV 10 & streaming online

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Mayor Vivian Jones recently recorded a virtual State of the Town address that includes colorful video and photo highlights from the past year. In her message, Mayor Jones provides a comprehensive update on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, accomplishments over the last 12 months, and what’s to come in 2021. She also extends a heartfelt thanks to the Town’s …

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Josephine “Jo” Alford – Obituary

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Tribute Josephine “Jo” Munn Alford, 91 of Youngsville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.  She was a native of Granville County, the daughter of Joseph and Blanche Munn. She spent her adult life serving along side her husband in ministry.  She faithfully served as a volunteer at Johnston Health for over 25 years.  Jo is survived by sons, …

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Nominate your favorite tree for 2021 Tree of the Year

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The Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is celebrating Arbor Day this year by introducing a program tree lovers across Wake Forest are sure to love. From now through Friday, April 23, the UFD will accept nominations from residents for the Wake Forest 2021 Tree of the Year award. Trees may be nominated for their size, species, historic significance, personal meaning, community …

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Wake Forest Power adds Twitter & Instagram to social media offerings

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Wake Forest Power (WFP) is now utilizing Twitter and Instagram, in addition to Facebook, to bolster its outreach efforts and connect and engage with customers via social media. WFP’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram names are the same: @WakeForestPower. WFP customers are especially encouraged to follow WFP on one or more of the platforms to stay informed about customer programs and …

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Kenneth Ferrell Sr. – Obituary

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Tribute Kenneth E. Ferrell, Sr., proud father, grandfather, and great-grandfather (Pop), passed away on March 20, 2021, in Beaufort, SC, aged 83. He was born and raised in Durham, NC and enjoyed a childhood filled with sports, school, church, and family activities. Growing up, he attended Holloway Street Christian Church, in Durham. In later years, he was a member of …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Vehicle Parking Issue

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:12:14 -0400: Vehicle Parking Issue at Address: 1719 Main Divide Dr Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 When vehicles park on both sides of the street (along this strip between the Charleston type homes) it creates a safety issue, as there is only room for one vehicle to drive through …

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Controlled burn exercise along East Pine Street March 31

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The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) will conduct a controlled burn exercise at 604 E. Pine Ave. on Wednesday, March 31, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Site set up will begin at 7 a.m. Periodic lane closures will be in effect along East Pine, but access to all driveways will be maintained at all times. Motorists are encouraged to take alternate …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Tree Issue

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 22 Mar 2021 17:52:46 -0400: Tree Issue at Address: 418 Pearce Ave Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Large dead tree in backyard. With each storm branches are falling into neighboring yards For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Matthew Bonnefond Jr. – Obituary

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Tribute Matthew Louis Bonnefond, 86, 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 employed as a chemical operator in New Jersey.  A graveside memorial service will be held …

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