Town News

Work on a Heritage Lake Road resurfacing project will continue to require overnight lane closures tonight and tomorrow night (September 22-23). ST Wooten, a private contractor working on behalf of NCDOT, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic portions of Heritage Lake Road...Read more


Raleigh Water crews are responding to a water leak along the 500 block of East Juniper Avenue.

For the safety of work crews, this portion of East Juniper is closed. A signed detour is in place directing motorists around the work area. Delays are expected so drivers are urged to avoid the...Read more


Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along the 600 block of East Pine Avenue. The gas line was ruptured by construction crews working in the area.

Due to the ruptured gas line, traffic is blocked along East Pine from North Taylor Street to North Allen Road....Read more


The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is pleased to announce that Camden Ames and Christy Lynn Van Ness are Wake Forest’s 2022 Youth and Adult Good Neighbors of the Year. Mayor Vivian Jones made the announcements during Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day celebration at E. Carroll Joyner Park...Read more


You can make a difference in our community by applying for one of the upcoming vacancies on the Town’s advisory boards. The boards were established to give residents input into what happens in the community and advise the Board of Commissioners (BOC) on matters that affect citizens and...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will accept new and/or clean, gently used coats and jackets throughout October as part of its inaugural “Warm Your Hearts with Coats Drive.”

Coats of all shapes and sizes are welcome and may be dropped off at...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest and the Northeast Community Coalition (NECC) are the recipients of the 2022 NC Chapter of the American Planning Association’s Marvin Collins Award in the category of Advancing Equity. The category recognizes a project or program that meaningfully involve historically...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-17 at . Anyone without computer access is invited to register by using...Read more


The Wake Forest Public Art Commission, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, and ARTS Wake Forest are inviting residents to a special Community Celebration of the Arts on Saturday,...Read more


You can make a difference in our community by applying to fill one of two vacancies on the Urban Forestry Board (UFB) and one vacancy on the Technology Advisory Board (TAB). Residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) are eligible to apply. The application deadline for...Read more



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