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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

07/26/2021

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

07/26/2021

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

07/22/2021

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

07/20/2021

Online registration continues through July at http://bit.ly/PRCRAdultAthletics 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

07/20/2021

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

07/20/2021

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

07/18/2021

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

07/12/2021

Weather permitting, during the week of July 19, Town crews will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from Elm Avenue to West Owen Avenue daily from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to repair the sidewalk...Read more

07/12/2021

Fred Smith Company will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Ligon Mill Road from Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass to Reynolds Mill Road Tuesday-Thursday, July 13-15, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to finish...Read more

07/12/2021

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