Town News

Raleigh Water will temporarily close the southbound lane along North Main Street from East Cedar Avenue to Oak Avenue Saturday, July 27, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow Raleigh Water crews to renew the sewer service for 605 N. Main St.

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The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) and Torchy’s Tacos, 505 Dr. Calvin Jones Hwy., are joining forces to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC).

Area residents are invited to support the cause by visiting Torchy’s Tacos on Wednesday, July 24, between 10...Read more


The Malpass Brothers will perform two shows at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre (RC), 405 S. Brooks St., on Saturday, July 27. The 2 p.m. show is sold out, but a few tickets remain available for the 7:30 p.m. concert.

Reserved seats range in price from $20-$30 plus tax. Tickets can be...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Pickles and Play to host the 2024 Wake Forest Fall “Dinktoberfest” Pickleball Tournament Friday-Sunday, Oct. 4-6, at the Flaherty Park Pickleball Courts and Tennis Complex, 1226 N. White St.

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Due to staff and volunteer exposure to COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, the Northern Wake Senior Center (NWSC), 235 E. Holding Ave., will be closed through Wednesday, July 24, and possibly longer.

During the closure, Meals on Wheels of Wake County will offer "Grab and Go"...Read more


To best prepare for a population that is both growing and aging, the Town of Wake Forest recently joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. The announcement was made during the July 16 Board of Commissioners’ meeting (see attached photo).

Wake Forest joined the...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park feature a variety of family-friendly film favorites and genres, including...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host an online Esports gaming tournament featuring the game "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" on Saturday, Aug. 24. Presented by Ting, the Battle in the Forest is open to players ages 10 and older and free to play on...Read more


West Chestnut Avenue is closed near the intersection of Coggins Street due to a downed tree across the roadway (see attached photo).

A detour is in place. Motorists should avoid the area and use an alternate route.

There is no word on when the road will reopen.

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The Town of Wake Forest will host a free Paper Shredding Event on Monday, July 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the accessible parking lot of E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Sponsored by Skylift Garage Doors, the event will offer community members the opportunity to...Read more



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