Town News

On Friday, July 10, a blasting and excavation operation is scheduled along Forestville Road in the vicinity of Holding Village.

Residents who live in the area are advised that blasting operations may continue periodically for several days depending upon weather...Read more

07/09/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and Mission Control GG are partnering to offer adults ages 18 and older a six-week online esports league July 13-August 17.

Registration is underway and continues through 6 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at...Read more

07/08/2020

A contractor working to extend Ledgerock Road in the Deacons Ridge Subdivision has closed a portion of the Dunn Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary to allow crews to realign the trail. The work is expected to be completed by early November.

Signage and barricades have been posted to...Read more

07/07/2020

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Assistant to the Town Manager Candace Davis was promoted to Assistant Town Manager effective Wednesday, July 1.

As Assistant Town Manager, Davis will assist Town Manager Kip Padgett with a variety of town priorities, organizational...Read more

07/07/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a two-day online esports gaming tournament featuring "Rocket League" on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23. Open to players ages 10 and older, the inaugural “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed...Read more

07/07/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department continues to promote community involvement, art and creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic by inviting residents to participate in its Cupcake Decorating Contest. Beginning Wednesday, July 8, Wake Forest families are invited...Read more

07/07/2020

After operating as a private, non-profit organization for 37 years, the Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) officially joined the Town of Wake Forest today.

The merger comes less than a year after the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners (BOC) unanimously authorized town staff and the town...Read more

07/01/2020

In an ongoing effort to promote art and creativity, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is now offering take-home activity kits for children ages 5-11 of all ability...Read more

07/01/2020

The Wake Forest Public Art Commission (PAC) is inviting artists to apply for an open call seeking temporary and permanent sculptures for future projects. These exhibits will provide for the display of public art sculptures and murals throughout Wake Forest.

Local, state, national and...Read more

07/01/2020

A partnership between the Town of Wake Forest and Wake Electric has resulted in the installation of four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. Available to the public and free of charge, the charging stations are ideally situated for electric...Read more

07/01/2020

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