Tuesday, January 18, 2022

DOT Is Asking How It Can Improve Its Service

The N.C. Department of Transportation is again asking the public for feedback  on how the agency is performing and ways it can improve its customer service. Now in its sixth year, NCDOT’s survey takes about 15 minutes to complete, and the link is mobile-friendly. Participation can help the depa… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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How the Infrastructure Bill $$$ Will Be Spent

By Laura Olson and Jacob Fishler NC Policy Watch WASHINGTON—Federal officials on Tuesday offered details about how money from the recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill would be spent, emphasizing the pending law’s potential to add clean energy capacity. Department of Transportation of… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Senior Center This Week

Mark your calendars for Dec. 4 when the Northern Wake Fire Department will hold the Holly Jolly Market outdoors at the fire station, 7045 Stony Hill Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Northern Wake Senior Center will have a tent selling lots of craft items that have been created at the center. Suppo… Click here to read the …

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Donations for WFPD’s Turkey Drive Are Slow This Year

The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual Turkey Drive got underway in September, but donations are coming in slower than usual. Area residents can support this worthy cause by submitting online donations via PayPal at http://bit.ly/WFPDTurkeyDrive . Cash and checks written to the Wake Forest P… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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‘Tarzan, the Musical’ Now Playing at Heritage High

Heritage High School’s award-winning theater department is back with a stunning show, “Tarzan, the Musical,” with five shows left, appropriate for all ages. It is getting rave reviews. Show times are Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 13, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 and … Click here to read the full Wake …

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Local Commuter Rail Study Begins in Wake Forest

On Tuesday, Oct. 26, Mayor Vivian Jones and the Town of Wake Forest hosted the Transit Oriented Development Planning Study Advisory Kick-Off Meeting in the Centennial Plaza at Wake Forest’s Town Hall. Let us unpack that. The CSX Railroad track through Wake Forest is called the S-Line, running fr… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Free Blood Pressure, Medication Management

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Resources for Seniors to offer residents 55 and older free blood pressure checks and medication management classes on the second Wednesday of each month. Dr. Casey Baldwin of Resources for Seniors will conduct t… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Will Be Honored on Jan. 20

Several local churches and community organizations will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a free, public celebration on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road. The evening’s theme will center around one … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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How Can I Stop Calls From Debt Relief Center?

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Question: Dear Steve, I keep getting calls nearly daily from the Debt Relief Center, but I have no debt. None. How do I stop these calls? Robert Answer: Dear Robert, Trying to stop spam calls is a nearly impossible battle. National Do Not Call Registry I’ve had one of my phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry since …

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Community Food Distribution to Be Held Nov. 11

On Thursday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, a food distribution will be held at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church on Friendship Chapel Road off South Main Street from 9 a.m. until all the food is distributed. The distribution is hosted by the Christian Faith Assembly Community Church in partnership with … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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