Town News

Northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 is reduced to one lane in the vicinity of Harris Road following an accident involving a tractor trailer and mid-sized car. Emergency crews are on the scene. One person is reported injured. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and take an alternate route.Read more

12/07/2019

One week after the Town of Wake Forest announced plans to proceed with its annual Christmas parade despite the participation of a local Confederate group, the board of directors for the non-profit that sponsors the event - with Town support - has decided to cancel the parade over...Read more

12/04/2019
A gas leak has closed the southbound lanes of Capital Boulevard/US 1 at Burlington Mills Road. Wake Forest Police report that southbound traffic is backed up from Burlington Mills to South Main Street/US 1A. As an alternate route, drivers can take Burlington Mills Road onto Forestville Road to...Read more
12/04/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for youth and adults with disabilities this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Area residents ages 10 and older are invited to an...Read more

12/03/2019

The Town of Wake Forest has installed a “Letters for Santa” mailbox in Jones Plaza at the intersection of South White Street and East Jones Avenue.

Children of all ages are invited to bring their letters to Santa’s Mailbox anytime between now and Tuesday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery...Read more

12/03/2019

Crews from the Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of Lakeview Avenue from Rodney Bay Crossing to Siena Drive today through Friday, Dec. 6, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The road closure is necessary to allow crews to perform street and pavement repairs.

A signed detour will be in...Read more

12/02/2019

Kick off the holiday season and discover historic downtown Wake Forest’s unique array of shops and restaurants during the Downtown Holiday Open House this Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 10 a.m.

Sponsored by the Downtown Business Alliance and presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., the...Read more

12/02/2019

ARTS Wake Forest will present the Holiday Artisans Market this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

Featuring more than 50 vendors, the Holiday Artisans Market is a unique shopping experience featuring a variety of arts and crafts...Read more

12/02/2019

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms are available online...Read more

12/02/2019

The Town of Wake Forest will net over $300,000 in interest savings through a general obligation bond refinancing recently approved by the Board of Commissioners.

During the Board’s meeting on Nov. 19, Chief Financial Officer Aileen Staples presented options for improving the interest...Read more

11/27/2019

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