Town News

Halloween may still be a few days away, but the Town of Wake Forest is already receiving inquiries from area residents concerning this year's slate of Christmas events and activities.

From the Lighting of Wake Forest to the annual Christmas Parade, Wake Forest's holiday season is jam-packed...Read more

10/25/2016

The Town of Wake Forest has extended the deadline for anyone wishing to apply to serve on the Cemetery Advisory Board (CAB), Greenways Advisory Board (GAB), Public Art Commission (PAC), and Urban Forestry Board (UFB. Residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) now have...Read more

10/24/2016

The Town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present a new morning information series designed to keep area residents up to date on important topics affecting our community, while also connecting them with local political, business, and civic leaders....Read more

10/24/2016

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is sponsoring its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

The Halloween Spooktacular is a free, family-oriented festival for...Read more

10/24/2016

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during two "Fall Foliage Tours" on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator Jennifer Rall will offer the free, one-hour...Read more

10/24/2016

Fred Smith Co., a contractor working at the future site of the Lidl supermarket, will close one lane at the intersection of the Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass and South Main Street/US 1-A from 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, through 6 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

The overnight lane closure...Read more

10/24/2016

The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic a portion of the 500 block of South Main Street Tuesday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to remove and replace the...Read more

10/24/2016

The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with the City of Raleigh and Special Olympics of Wake County to host a series of basketball clinics for children and adults with special needs on Sundays from Nov. 20, 2016, through Feb. 26, 2017. The clinics will be offered from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Flaherty...Read more

10/20/2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Carolina Puppet Theatre has cancelled all of its upcoming performances at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts. Any ticket buyers who purchased tickets in advance will be contacted and refunded in full.

Renaissance Centre officials are...Read more

10/20/2016

A contractor working on behalf of the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic portions of Ligon Mill Road from South Main Street/US 1A to Burlington Mills Road beginning at 7 p.m. tonight and continuing until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

The...Read more

10/19/2016

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