Town News

The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting monetary donations through Saturday, Nov. 19, as part of its 10 th Annual Turkey Drive.

Cash and checks are accepted and will be used to purchase additional turkeys. Checks should be written to the Wake Forest Police Department.

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Area residents are invited to attend the 16th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. The program will take place in Centennial Plaza, in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., and will conclude the 2016 flag-raising season.

The Oct. 3...Read more


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 to Burlington Mills Road beginning Monday, Sept. 26, through Wednesday, Sept. 28. The work is scheduled to...Read more


The Thursday, Sept. 22, edition of "Music at Midday" has been canceled due to the threat of inclement weather.

The free music series will continue next Thursday, Sept. 29, with Lee Holt. Lumpy's will be on-site selling ice cream.

For more information, visit and...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-17 through Sept. 30. The fee is $40 for residents who live within the Wake Forest corporate limits and $80 for anyone who lives outside the town's...Read more


The Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) recently announced the Town of Wake Forest as the recipient of a $513,581 acquisitions grant.

The funding will support easement acquisitions along the...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is partnering with Dirty Dogs Spa to host the Fourth Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. The event will take place each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is encouraging local pet owners to be a good neighbor and a great pet owner by obeying Wake County's leash law.

The town regularly receives complaints from local residents about dogs running at large – particularly at town parks. Although Wake Forest does...Read more


The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is pleased to announce Brianna Hernandez and Hank Pierwola as the respective 2016 Good Neighbor of the Year youth and adult award winners. Mayor Vivian Jones made the announcements during Sunday's Good Neighbor Day celebration at Holding Park....Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will offer four free walking tours of the local Wake Forest Historic District on the following dates and times: Wednesday, Oct. 19; 9:30 am Wednesday, Oct. 26; 9:30 am Wednesday, Nov. 2; 1 pm Wednesday, Nov. 16; 1 pm

Led by architectural historian and Town Historic...Read more



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