Town News

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the hiring of Benjamin W. Blevins as the town's first Senior Budget Analyst.

Blevins, who began working for the town on Monday, Jan. 30, will be responsible for assisting with the annual operating budget process, as well as reviewing...Read more


You can make a difference in our community by applying to fill one of the vacancies on the Cemetery Advisory Board (CAB), Greenways Advisory Board (GAB), and Urban Forestry Board (UFB).

All residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) are eligible to apply for...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is making it easier for area residents to offer their input on the future Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) and stay informed about the project.

The PRCR Department hosted public meetings on the proposed...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce a new tool designed to help inform citizens about the town's financial condition

For the first time Wake Forest has prepared the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). Also known as the Citizens' Financial Report, the document is an...Read more


Happy Dan the Magic Man will perform his one-of-a-kind magic and comedy show at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., on Wednesday, Feb. home.aspx, at 11 a.m.

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house. Happy Dan has traveled the...Read more


Drivers should expect delays along southbound South Main Street/US 1A in the vicinity of the Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass today and tomorrow, Jan. 30-31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Weather permitting, Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working at the future site of the Lidl...Read more


Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) will host a Special Needs Valentine Party on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2-4 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community Center, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Featuring music, crafts, games, refreshments and prizes, this event will offer exceptional...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is offering free movie showings for children ages 10 and under and adults ages 50 and older on Monday, Feb. 13.

Starting at 10:30 a.m. the Renaissance Centre will host "flix4kidz," followed at 3 p.m. by "Free at 3."

Featuring only G...Read more


First Friday Flix returns to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m.

First Friday Flix is free and open to the public. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, are available for purchase.

Due to the terms and conditions outlined in its...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of North White Street from East Juniper Avenue to Royall Mill Avenue Friday, Jan. 27, and Monday, Jan. 30, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

The work is necessary to allow crews to rebuild the...Read more



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