Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Got Ideas? Go to ‘Engage Wake Forest

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the relaunch of “Engage Wake Forest” – a comprehensive community engagement platform where citizens can engage, collaborate, and provide feedback on Town programs and initiatives. Developed by Bang the Table, the site is available at https://engagewa… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Town, Credit Union Sponsor Shredding Event Nov. 15

The Town of Wake Forest and the Local Government Federal Credit Union will celebrate “America Recycles Day” on Monday, Nov. 15, by co-sponsoring a drive-thru paper shredding event. Free and open to the public, the shred event will take place rain or shine in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Ren… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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The Growth Rate

Updated October 13, 2021 and partly based on the Wake Forest Planning Department’s September monthly report of plans under review as well as the town manager’s report. Plans under review at the Wake Forest Planning Department During September E. Carroll Joyner submitted the plan for the develop… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wake Forest One of 10 Safest Cities in North Carolina

Safeways, a firm which sells home safety equipment, recently sent out a list of the 10 safest cities in North Carolina in 2021. Wake Forest comes in number four on the list, after Holly Springs, Elon, Pinehurst and before Davidson, Cary, Wendell, Winterville, Fuquay-Varina and Morrisville. Five … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Shred-A-Thon Oct. 30 Benefits Purple Heart

Fight identity theft by getting rid of your sensitive documents at a drive-up Shred-a-thon benefitting the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 30. The fundraising Shred-a-thon is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Patterson Hall parking lot, 101 N. Win… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Citizen Issue Reported: Stormwater

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 27 Oct 2021 13:19:28 -0400: Stormwater at Address: 701-799 Bennett Ridge Ct Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 We have discovered a sink hole next to the storm drainage system for our neighborhood. I don’t know if the culvert has failed or separated but we are experiencing a large volume of erosion. For …

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How Much Should We Spend on Groceries Each Month?

How much you should spend on groceries each month will depend on factors such as the number of people living in your household, your lifestyle and even your dietary preferences. There’s no way around the fact that food is a significant line item when it comes to budgeting, but there are ways to make it easier on your budget than …

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Amex Closed My Platinum and Gold Card for Being Crappy

Question: Dear Steve, There isn’t much background— I had an Amex Platinum and Gold card since the beginning of this year and was on track for spending about $30k annually on the platinum card. Today the UPS guy dropped off a letter saying Amex canceled my card for “abusive language towards their representatives.” I have gone through my correspondence with …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Traffic Light Blinking/Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:39:07 -0400: Traffic Light Blinking/Out at Address: N Rock Springs Rd & Stadium Dr Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Right side green light out at t intersection when approaching stadium from rock springs For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Multi-Level Marketers and Others on Notice to Stop Misleading Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission is putting more than 1,100 businesses that pitch money-making ventures on notice that if they deceive or mislead consumers about potential earnings, the FTC won’t hesitate to use its authority to target them with large civil penalties. As the pandemic has left many people in dire financial straits, money-making pitches have proliferated and gained special attention. …

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