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***UPDATE: All lanes of Capital Boulevard/US 1 have reopened.

The information below was distributed at 7:07 p.m.:

A motorcycle accident has closed all lanes of southbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 from Durham Road/NC 98 to Dr. Calving Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass. Motorists are urged...Read more


Weather permitting, Atlantic Civil, a contractor working on the future Forest on Franklin townhomes, will close the portion of South Franklin Street from Elm Avenue to East Holding Avenue Friday-Sunday, July 8-10, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The closure is necessary to allow crews to prepare...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Saturday, July 23. Open to players ages 10 and older, the online tournament is free to play and will be live streamed on more


Youth Fall Baseball and Softball registration is underway for boys ages 6-16 and girls ages 6-14 and will continue through Thursday, June 30.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2022, and a birth certificate is required for new participants. The in-...Read more


UPDATE - Holding Park Aquatic Center is back open and operating according to the normal schedule.

Holding Park Aquatic Center, 133 W. Owen Ave., is closed again today (Thursday, June 23) due to cloudy water caused by a filtering issue.

Officials are...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is in the process of conducting a Stormwater Infrastructure Assessment. The assessment will help determine the overall health of the Town’s stormwater infrastructure, Wake Forest’s erosion and flooding hotspots, and steps it can take to improve overall water quality....Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is urging residents to guard against becoming the victim of fraud following recent reports of scams involving bitcoin (electronic or virtual currency) and cryptocurrency ATMs. Many times, it’s hard to tell what is and isn’t a scam, but whenever a “public...Read more


Beginning Friday, July 1, the Wake Forest Bus Service Park and Ride Lot will relocate permanently from the former SunTrust building, 353 S. White St., to a rear portion of the Northern Wake Senior Center parking lot, 235 E. Holding Ave. In the coming days, temporary signage will be installed...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Curbside trash, recycling, and yard waste collection will be suspended July 4, along with...Read more


Wake Forest has been designated as a 2022 Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic...Read more



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