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For the 31 st consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Town of Wake Forest for its...Read more


Wake Forest Power is embarking on converting the streetlight fixtures throughout its service territory from high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to LED. Designed to meet sustainability, safety and security needs, the LED conversion of fixtures will occur over the next three fiscal years at a cost...Read more


The Public Works Department is reminding residents to bag their trash, but not their recyclables. Officials say all trash should be bagged before being placed in the rollout cart to prevent flyaway litter as the trash cart is emptied into the trash truck.

On the other hand, recyclables...Read more


Weather permitting, during the week of June 14, 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


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department commemorated “National Physical Fitness Month” in May by hosting a 50-Mile Walking Challenge for area residents ages 11 and older. Altogether, 435 people walked a total of 14,454 miles. That’s over five times the...Read more


From now through the end of June, Fred Smith Company, a contractor working at the future Regency at Heritage, will periodically reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Forestville Road from Foxwild Lane to Song Sparrow Drive daily from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The periodic lane...Read more


The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) announced in March that its members would wear custom “Autism Awareness” T-shirts throughout April in support of “Autism Awareness Month.” In response to strong public interest in Wake Forest and beyond, the WFFD agreed to sell the T-shirts in a variety of...Read more


Weather permitting, during the week of June 7, drivers should expect delays along South Main Street/US 1A from Capcom Avenue to Ligon Mill Road each day from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Town crews will reduce the roadway to two lanes by shifting southbound traffic and removing the center turn lane. The...Read more


Beginning Wednesday, June 9, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will partner with Resources for Seniors to offer residents 55 and older free blood pressure checks and medication management classes on the second Wednesday of each month....Read more


Two days’ worth of free fun and excitement await you and your family at Wake Forest’s 2021 Independence Day Celebration. For complete details, visit .

Fireworks Spectacular

This year’s festivities get underway...Read more



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