Tag Archives: Wake Forest Gazette

Senior Center This Week

There is big news from Jennie Grieg, the director of the Northern Wake Senior Center. In-person classes at the center will resume on Tuesday, July 6, the day after the holiday for the Fourth of July. There will be more information later this week about the classes, masking and other topics. # … Click here to read the full Wake …

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The Growth Rate

Updated June16, 2021 Proposed residential and commercial projects Villas at Wake Forest Crossing is being planned for 62 affordable apartments for seniors on a combined 4.88 acres made up of properties currently owned by Sarah Bridges and Donna Pace on a section of Wake Union Church Road just n… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Volunteers Needed for Fourth of July Children’s Parade

North Carolina’s decision to lift capacity restrictions and end mask and social distancing requirements has paved the way for the return of the July 4 Children’s Parade and Art in the Park. The Wake Forest Optimist Club will coordinate and manage this year’s Children’s Parade on Sunday, July 4. … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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News From the Chamber

Great companies start with great people. But these days, those great people are hard to find! If you are hiring, reserve your booth today for our upcoming Wake Forest Works Job Fair . The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the Wake Forest Renaissance C… Click here to read the …

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Kars for Kids Charity Car Show Debuts Sept. 11

The Wake Forest Optimist Club presents the first annual Kars for Kids Charity Car Show. The charity car show will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  at The Market of Wake Forest shopping center located at Business 98 and Capitol Boulevard. This is a fun family-friend… Click here to read the full Wake …

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Dog Poop Barred Woman’s Appointment

Residential electric rates to rise in September “I’m here to publicly apologize for my dog pooping in my neighbor’s yard but I don’t know who to apologize to,” Charlotte Jenkins, who has lived on North Main Street for 12 years, told the Wake Forest Town Board Tuesday night during the public comm… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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The Eternal Question: To Bag or Not Bag

The Public Works Department is reminding residents to bag their trash, but not their recyclables. Officials say all trash should be bagged before being placed in the rollout cart to prevent flyaway litter as the trash cart is emptied into the trash truck. On the other hand, recyclables should no… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Obituaries

Annie Mae Keith Lowery Wake Forest Annie Mae Keith Lowery, 89, of Wake Forest, passed away on June 13, 2021 after enjoying a long, full life. She was born in Granville County to the late Joe and Meda Tharrington Keith. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Elton Lowery, and… Click here to read the …

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Connect Wake Forest Offers Town History, Ways to Be Involved

The Wake Forest Area Chamber Foundation is sponsoring a new initiative which has been created specifically for area residents aged 55-plus. Connect Wake Forest is a four-week program designed to connect residents with like-minded peers while they learn about the history and growth of Wake Forest… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Wake Forest Power Switching to LED Street Lighting

Wake Forest Power is embarking on converting the streetlight fixtures throughout its service territory from high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to LED. Designed to meet sustainability, safety and security needs, the LED conversion of fixtures will occur over the next three fiscal years at a cost of… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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