Tag Archives: Wake Forest Gazette

Town Board Pursuing Several Programs

Recently the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners and the mayor heard about the progress on three programs or initiatives and learned that Rolesville and Wake Forest have agreed on an annexation agreement. First up during the work session was Nik Davis, a principal with Houseal Lavigne Associates … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Dire School Bus Driver Shortage Due to GOP Actions

By Rob Schofield (This opinion appeared Sept. 14, 2021 in NC Policy Watch, a project of the NC Justice Center.) Zac Campbell paused suddenly and took a minute to gather himself, while colleagues shuffled toward him to touch his back in support. The emotion that can accompany the act of bearing … Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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More Deaths Than Any Time During Pandemic

By George Shaw Summary We mentioned in recent columns that the metrics were flattening across North Carolina as well as locally.  Almost all of the major indicators declined during the last week.  The major exception is deaths.  Reported deaths in the last seven days exceeded those in any other… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Knox Homebox Can Save Lives and Homes

The Wake Forest Fire Department offers a life-saving initiative that provides firefighters with the safe and efficient entry they need into the homes of vulnerable residents during fires or medical emergencies. The Knox Homebox  program involves homeowners buying a steel lock box and firefighters… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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These Downtown ‘Spirits’ Will Lift Yours

If you’re looking for a “hauntingly” good time this fall season, then don’t miss the “ Spirits of Wake Forest ” ghost walk in downtown Wake Forest. Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., in conjunction with Forest Moon Theater, these tours will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenin… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Answer an Affordable Housing Survey

The Town of Wake Forest is in the process of developing an Affordable Housing Plan  to help better analyze and mitigate housing conditions within our community. As a first step in that process, the Town is inviting residents to complete a brief survey by visiting https://bit.ly/WFAffordableHousin… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Candidates Begin Election Season

Wake Forest voters will elect a mayor and two commissioners on Nov. 2. Oct. 7 is the last day to register for new voters in this election. There is no early voting for this election although you can vote by mail. Go to Wakegov.com, click on Departments and then on Board of Elections for full info… Click here to read …

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Fish Fry Friday for Missions and Outreach Programs

A Fish Fry Friday, Sept. 17, at Wake Forest United Methodist Church, 905 South Main Street, will support several missions and outreach programs: Kairos Ministry, Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry, Handicap Ramp Mission, Rise Against Hunger and Youth Building Mission. Plates are $9 each and include f… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Help 47 Families Facing Eviction, Some Homelessness

Donate to the Go Fund Me page in this article The 47 families who face eviction and could become homeless once they have to leave the Wellington Mobile Home Park could use the help of their Wake Forest neighbors. ONE Wake is partnering with the NC Congress of Latino Organizations to set up a Go… Click here to read the …

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CROP Walk Coming on Sunday, Sept. 26

Save the date for Wake Forest Virtual CROP Hunger Walk, Sunday, September 26, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. Register online to walk and/or donate: https://events.crophungerwalk.org/2021/event/wakeforestnc Following last year’s format that worked so well, this year’s walking events will have do-it-yo… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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