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Beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, KD Construction, a contractor working at the site of the future Legacy Heritage Apartments, 1101 Friendship Chapel Road, will begin pouring concrete for the building foundation.

Residents who live in the area are advised that concrete trucks will be...Read more

11/09/2021

Drivers should expect delays along southbound South Main Street/US 1A in the vicinity of the Ligon Mill Road intersection Wednesday, Nov. 10, through Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Fred Smith Company, a contractor working on the Ligon Mill Road Operational Improvements Project...Read more

11/09/2021

The Town of Wake Forest and the Local Government Federal Credit Union will celebrate “America Recycles Day” on Monday, Nov. 15, by co-sponsoring a drive-thru paper shredding event . Free and open to the...Read more

11/09/2021

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for residents with disabilities on Friday, Dec. 3, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Individuals with disabilities ages 10-30 are invited to an...Read more

11/08/2021

In response to declining COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in our area, the Town of Wake Forest will no longer require visitors to Town Hall and other Town facilities to wear masks or face coverings as of Monday, Nov. 8.

Starting Monday, the decision to wear a mask will be left to the...Read more

11/05/2021

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, so residents are reminded to turn their clocks back one hour before bed Saturday evening. Clocks are set back one hour at 2 a.m. local daylight time, which becomes 1 a.m. local standard time.

As clocks “fall back” one hour, the Wake...Read more

11/05/2021
Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones won a sixth term on Tuesday defeating Commissioner Bridget Wall-Lennon. Mayor Jones won 54.36 percent (3,354 votes) of the votes compared to Wall-Lennon's 44.98 percent (2,775 votes). Also on Tuesday, R. Keith Shackleford and Nick Sliwinski were elected to the Board...Read more
11/02/2021

Chief Financial Officer Aileen Staples is pleased to announce that Samantha Sanchez is the Town’s new Assistant Finance Director. Samantha was selected from a pool of over 50 applicants following an extensive interview process.

As Assistant Finance Director, Samantha is the Town’s chief...Read more

11/02/2021

UPDATE: Due to the threat of inclement weather, this work has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 5.

Citadel Contractors, a contractor working at the site of the future Merritt Capital Business Park, 740 Ligon Mill Road, will pour concrete for the building foundation Wednesday-...Read more

11/02/2021

Several local churches and community organizations will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a free, public celebration on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road.

The evening’s theme will center...Read more

11/02/2021

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