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News About the Chamber

It’s time to elect new members of the board of directors for the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce. Five directors are leaving the board: Seth Asbill, Bryan Millerm, Jennifer Ray, James Warren and David Williams. Those up for election are June Sadowski with North State Bank, Keith Shackleford… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Super Duper Duck Splash Hits the Water July 18

Rubber ducks adopted by the public will race in the second annual Super Duper Duck Splash on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the WRAL Soccer Park, 7700 Perry Creek Road, Raleigh. A fundraiser for local youth-based nonprofits, the event is presented by the Wakefield Rotary Club of Wake Forest. Procee… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Plannners OK 130-Unit Elderly Apartments on Royall Cotton Road

Tuesday night the Wake Forest Planning Board approved Forest Pines Retirement Community, a 130-unit, three-story building on Royall Cotton Road just south of Sam’s Club. When Weingarten Investments in Houston, Texas sells the 21 acres for the project, that will be the last piece of land once pla… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Virtual Malpass Brothers Concert July 25

Although the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is closed and in-person events canceled, “the show must go on-line.” As we continue adjusting to life in the midst of COVID-19, the Renaissance Centre is set to begin offering a series of free online visual and performing arts experiences you can enjoy … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Part of Dunn Creek Greenway Closed

A contractor working to extend Ledgerock Road in the Deacons Ridge Subdivision has closed a portion of the Dunn Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary to allow crews to realign the trail. The work is expected to be completed by early November. Signage and barricades have been posted to inform … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette ... Read More »

Davis Named Assistant Town Manager

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Assistant to the Town Manager Candace Davis was promoted to Assistant Town Manager effective Wednesday, July 1. As assistant town manager, Davis will assist Town Manager Kip Padgett with a variety of town priorities, organizational initiatives … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Obituaries

William J. Row Wake Forest William J. Row, 42, of Wake Forest passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Rex Hospital. He was born November 3, 1977 in Salem, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Lesley Stuart Row; three children, Emma, Declan and Cameron Row; his parents, Susan and John Row; a b… Click here to read the full ... Read More »

Despite COVID, Town Thrives

Tuesday night Jason Cannon, head of the town’s economic development department and president of the Wake Forest Business & Industrial Partnership, laid out the ways in which Wake Forest has been continuing to attract industry and business despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Loading Dock incubator… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Here’s Fun — a Cupcake Decorating Contest

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department continues to promote community involvement, art and creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic by inviting residents to participate in its Cupcake Decorating Contest. Beginning Wednesday, July 8, Wake Forest families are invited to de… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Just a Little History: Remembering the Black Wake Forest Fire Station

(The Wake Forest Planning Department is updating the Northeast Community Neighborhood Plan, and part of the effort is to find out as much as possible about the history of the area, including the Black department, Station No. 2.) The Wake Forest Fire Department, the original one started in 1921 w… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »