Citizen Issue Reported: Trash/Debris on Public Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:42:19 -0500: Trash/Debris on Public Property at Address: 713 Ledgerock Rd Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Huge pile of trash has been here for weeks! For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Traffic Alert – Harris Road

Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working at the future Devon Square Home Community, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Harris Road between Capital Boulevard and E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 17-19, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to install and connect …

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Jenna Oetjen – Obituary


Tribute Jenna was born on April 20, 1973 to Pamela D. Weatherby. From day one, she was a light to all those around her. She was the older sister to Ashley, Pamela, and Alex. She was always more than a big sister, she was a mentor and best friend to her entire family.She met her husband Ron when she was a …

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Deadline extended to offer input on Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

Wake Forest residents now have until midnight Friday, Feb. 26, to share their thoughts and opinions on Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department programs, services, facilities and special events. Residents are encouraged to complete the comprehensive survey by visiting and clicking on “2021 PRCR Survey. The questionnaire takes less than 20 minutes to complete. The 2021 PRCR Survey …

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Citizen Issue Reported: Area Light Out

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Fri, 12 Feb 2021 19:24:51 -0500: Area Light Out at Address: Ligon Mill Rd & Reynolds Mill Rd Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 There are 4 lights out in a row in this location. I thought it had something to do with Wegmans but now all the other lights and the lights where …

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Virginia Martin – Obituary


Tribute Virginia Gloria Martin, 71, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at Franklin Manor in Youngsville.  Virginia was born on June 4th, 1949 to the late Gloria and Henri Martin in Rhinebeck, New York. She is also predeceased by siblings Russell, Henri Jr., Eileen, and beloved son Edmund Vachieri. She is …

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Motorists urged to park in the direction of traffic flow or risk a fine


Police officials are reminding Wake Forest motorists to park in the direction of traffic flow or risk a $25 fine. Wording in Sec. 30-251 of the Town’s Code of Ordinances addresses “Parking in direction of traffic flow:” “Parking shall be established in the direction of traffic flow on all streets within corporate limits of the Town of Wake Forest with …

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James “Dave” Cooke – Obituary

Tribute James David Cooke, Jr. was born May 3, 1945 in Charlottesville, Virginia to James David Cooke, Sr. of Pittsburgh, PA and Susan Louise Bryan of Reynolds, GA. He grew up in the mountains of Virginia, in the town of Lovingston, attending Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg. He met his wife, Mary Enna Ottley (Pinky) in Decatur, Georgia when he …

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Town Board Approved Smaller Kinsley Feb. 2

(The editor apologizes that this article was not included in the Feb. 3 issue of The Wake Forest Gazette due to a lack of time.) Tuesday evening, Feb. 2, during its work session the Wake Forest commissioners unanimously approved the Kinsley subdivision on North Main Street that stretches into Fr… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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