Thursday, January 13, 2022

Tag Archives: Wake Forest Gazette

Honor Local African Americans During February

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council is celebrating Black History Month in 2022 by once again offering residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organization or … Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Just a Little History: The WF Foundry Through a Boy’s Eyes

One of the foundries mentioned in the Dec. 22, 2021 (our last issue) history column was Wake Forest Foundry, founded in 1903, and a memoir, Small Town Boy , written by Grady Patterson for his children and grandchildren, includes a visit to the foundry. Grady grew up in Wake Forest in the 1930s a… Click here to read the full …

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Pancake Breakfast Will Be Served Jan. 9

The monthly American Legion Post 187 famous Pancake Breakfast will be served on Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 8 to 12 a.m. The breakfast is presented every second Sunday of every month at the American Legion Hall, 225 East Holding Avenue, Wake Forest, NC., (Across the street from the Wake Forest P… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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NC Cases and Deaths Doubled Due to Omicron

By George Shaw Summary There have been dramatic changes in the picture for the virus in the two weeks since this newspaper was last published.  The headlines are full of stories of rapidly increasing numbers of cases and resurging hospitalizations.  However, the current snapshot and the forecas… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Redo Capital Blvd. Plans, Board Says

Tuesday evening the Wake Forest Town Board reviewed the Capital Boulevard Plan the North Carolina Department of Transportation unveiled to the board and the residents of Wake Forest during a virtual meeting on Dec. 9. They gave it a thumbs-down of disapproval. “We are not happy,” Mayor Vivian J… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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WF Film Festival Announces Its 2022 Program

The Wake Forest Film Festival (WFFF) has announced its 2022 program lineup scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. Entitled “A Light in the Forest,” the two-day festival will engage film enthusiasts with more than 30 films of all lengths and genres, i… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Y’all Are Invited to the 2022 State of the Town Dinner

You’re invited to join Mayor Vivian Jones for the 2022 State of the Town Address & Dinner on Monday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. Presented by the Wake Forest Rotary Club, the event will take place at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. During her remarks, Mayor Jones will reflect on the… Click here to read the …

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 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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Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Make Mulch

The Town of Wake Forest is encouraging residents to make recycling a holiday tradition by recycling their live Christmas trees. Beginning Monday, Dec. 27, the Town will collect and recycle live Christmas trees from residential homes according to its normal yard waste collection schedule. The tre… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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Program Can Help Local Families Pay Water Bills

Low-income families in Wake Forest can now apply for help paying their water bills. The new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program  (LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program that helps eligible households and families afford water and wastewater services. The initiative provides a one-time… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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