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WakeMed is coordinating a vaccination “blitz” for students ages 12 and older ahead of the new school year. The two-dose Pfizer vaccine will be available to people ages 12 and up, while the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available to those 18 and up. The walk-in vaccine clinics...Read more


The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) will commence its year-long Centennial Celebration with a special flag-raising ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. The commemoration will take place in Town Hall’s Centennial Plaza, 301 S. Brooks St.

The highlight of the ceremony promises to...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals, families, businesses, churches and civic groups interested in contributing their time and talents towards serving the community. Local students interested in earning community service hours are also encouraged...Read more


Beginning today (Monday, July 26), Town crews will reduce a portion of East Holding Avenue from South Main Street/US 1A to the railroad crossing daily from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. so crews can repair the curb and sidewalk. The work is expected to be completed in early August.

Signage and cones...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) will resume live scan fingerprinting service today (Thursday, July 22) for Wake Forest residents only on Thursdays from 10 a.m.-noon at the Police Department Main Station, 225 E. Taylor St. The cost is $10, and only cash is accepted.

No...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is accepting applications for the 2021 Citizens Planning Academy through 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2.

The Citizens Planning Academy (CPA) is designed to educate residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) about the Town’s planning processes and...Read more


Online registration continues through July at for Men’s Fall and Open Co-Recreational softball. Registration information is also available at the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road.

The Men’s Fall...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host the first “Family Movie Night” of the season this Saturday, July 24. The featured film, “Aladdin,” will be projected on a 26-foot inflatable movie screen in the E. Carroll Joyner Park Amphitheater, 701 Harris...Read more


Wake Forest Police have arrested a 63-year-old Youngsville man in connection with an incident involving a juvenile Friday evening at the Wake Forest Wal Mart, 2114 S. Main St.

At 9:51 p.m., officers responded to the reported assault of a juvenile female inside the store. The female, who...Read more


Weather permitting, during the week of July 19, drivers should expect delays along the 11700-11800 block of Retail Drive (between Applebee’s and Buffalo Brothers) each day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Town crews will reduce the roadway to two lanes by shifting southbound traffic and removing the center...Read more



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