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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is inviting residents to “Cinema at the Center” on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road. The featured film will be “Frozen II” (PG). Admission is free and no registration is...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of its annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys...Read more


NC Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey appeared before the Board of Commissioners Tuesday to announce that the Wake Forest Fire Department has earned a Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO).

The ISO program measures and evaluates the...Read more


UPDATE: All lanes have reopened.

Due to an asphalt spill, Wake Forest Police have reduced to one lane the portion of northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 between Caveness Farms Avenue and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass. The incident is causing delays, so motorists are urged...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 25-26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but other Town operations will be affected.

The collection of trash and recycling for the week of November 22 will...Read more


A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest has installed a “Letters for Santa” mailbox in Jones Plaza at the intersection of South White Street and East Jones Avenue.

Children of all ages are invited to bring their letters to Santa’s Mailbox anytime between now and Friday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery...Read more


Wake Forest Police Chief Jeff Leonard and the Wake Forest Police Department are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the person or persons responsible for firing the gunshots that recently damaged two homes in the Del Webb at Traditions neighborhood. There were no injuries as a...Read more


Drivers should expect delays along Forestville Road in the vicinity of the Rogers Road intersection Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 3 a.m.-noon and Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m.-noon. During these times, Town crews will close a southbound lane and the center turn lane along the portion of Forestville...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual Turkey Drive got underway in September, but donations are coming in slower than usual. Area residents can support this worthy cause by submitting online donations via PayPal at more



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