Town News

Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday 

The Town of Wake Forest reminds residents to turn their clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at 2 a.m. As clocks “fall back” one hour, residents are urged to use the occasion to replace batteries in smoke alarms, flashlights, and weather... read more

Free Fall Foliage Tours at Joyner Park Oct. 31 

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a "Fall Foliage Tour" on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forester Evan Keto will... read more

Park Restrooms Closed for Season Beginning Nov. 2 

In accordance with the Daylight Savings Time change, the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department will close the outdoor restrooms and shut off the water fountains on Friday, Nov. 2, at the following town parks:  Ailey Young Park, 800 Juniper... read more

Storyteller & Multicultural Folklorist Donna Washington to Perform Two Shows Oct. 30 

Award-winning storyteller and multicultural folklorist Donna L. Washington will offer two story-telling performances on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. The shows get underway at 2:20 p.m. and 4 p.m. Washington ... read more

South White Street Survival Challenge Extended 

The deadline to turn in completed South White Streetscape Survival Challenge cards has been moved from Oct. 31 to Nov. 26. Contest organizers decided to extend the contest following the recent announcement that the completion date for the South... read more

Police Request Public's Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the owner of the vehicle shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with a breaking and entering and theft that... read more

Volunteer Youth Basketball Coaches Needed 

The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department is looking for responsible adults interested in volunteering their time one night a week and an hour on Saturdays to coach youth basketball teams of all age groups. Youth leagues are offered for boys... read more

Police Department Accepting Donations for Shop With A Cop 

The Wake Forest Police Department’s 14th Annual Shop with a Cop holiday shopping spree is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18. On that day approximately 30 area children will visit the Flaherty Park Community Center where they will be paired with their... read more

Deadline to Apply for Town's Advisory Boards Extended to Oct. 12 

Area residents have until Friday, Oct. 12, to apply for one of the many upcoming vacancies on 10 of Wake Forest’s advisory boards and commissions. The boards were established to give citizens input into what happens in the community and to advise... read more

Downtown Development is Town's Newest Department 

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to welcome Downtown Revitalization Corporation (DRC) Executive Director Lisa Newhouse as its new downtown development director. Newhouse’s transition from the DRC to the town became official today nearly four... read more
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