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The Town of Wake Forest will host UDO (Unified Development Ordinance) Comprehensive Update Open House sessions on Thursday, May 25, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Both drop-in sessions will give residents, business owners, and...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department and Wake Forest Fire Department are partnering to host a “Public Safety Camp” Monday-Wednesday, June 26-28, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.

Geared for ages 13-15, the three-day camp will include sessions on basic first aid, CPR, fire...Read more


The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) is asking for the community’s help renovating and restoring a “Smoke Trailer” used to teach children important lessons about the dangers of fires, how to prevent them, and ways to escape a burning home.

Donations of money, labor, and materials are...Read more


GeoTechnologies will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of East Juniper Avenue, between Meadowgrass Lane and Traditions Grande Boulevard, Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to examine culvert pipes and evaluate...Read more


Edwards, Inc. will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 600 block of Gilcrest Farm Road on Tuesday, May 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to utilize a crane to hoist and set an elevator module at the future Hawthorne at...Read more


In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Northern Wake Senior Center, 235 E. Holding Ave., will host Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 31, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free and open to residents of all ages, the occasion will focus on the health and well-being of adults 55 and over...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free, monthly outdoor movie series from May through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The first in the series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will feature the film “Lady and the Tramp...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is partnering with Hyundai Motor Group to offer a limited number of free steering wheel locks to qualifying Hyundai and Kia vehicle owners. The initiative is designed to combat the increase in motor vehicle thefts, resulting from a social media trend...Read more


***UPDATE - The 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been recovered by the Morrisville Police Department along the 1600 block of Macalpine Circle. No one was found inside or with the vehicle when it was recovered. The following information was distributed May 11 at 12:26 p.m.:

Wake Forest Police are...Read more


Wake Forest has been designated as a 2023 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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