Town News

Several local churches and community organizations will sponsor a free, public celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road

Area residents are invited to attend the observance...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest and a network of local partners are inviting current and aspiring entrepreneurs to apply for “Launch Wake Forest.” The initiative will offer 20 selected students a nine-week accredited Kaufman business course, business mentorship, planning and financial support,...Read more


Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for renovations Monday-Friday, Jan. 6-10. The dog park is expected to re-open Saturday, Jan. 11.

Park renovations will include the following:

New fencing and self-closing gates;

Fully accessible main...Read more


Beginning the week of January 6, the Wake Forest Loop (WFL), a fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, will add a second bus to run a reverse route and introduce Saturday service.

Currently, the WFL is comprised of one bus running the hour-...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is encouraging residents to make recycling a holiday tradition by recycling their Christmas trees.

Town crews are now collecting and recycling live Christmas trees from all Wake Forest sanitation customers according to the normal yard waste collection schedule....Read more


Christopher Lee Lewis, Jr. turned himself in earlier today without incident.

Lewis has been charged with one count of murder in the fatal shooting of Myles Anthony Wilson.

The information below was distributed Dec. 19 at 8:29 a.m.

The victim in last...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but Town bus service and sanitation schedules will be affected.

The collection of garbage and recycling for the week of...Read more


Back by popular demand, the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host a “Back to the ‘50s Sock Hop” on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 7-9 p.m.

Put on your blue suede shoes or pink poodle skirt and get ready to “rock around the clock.” Dance the night away to your favorite 50's tunes...Read more


Gaines & Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of Raleigh Water (formerly City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department), has closed a portion of the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary while crews make extensive improvements to...Read more


All southbound lanes of Capital Boulevard/US 1 have reopened, yet heavy delays continue. No one was injured during this incident.

The information below was distributed at 6:05 pm:

Wake Forest Police and emergency personnel are responding to a three-vehicle collision along Capital...Read more



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