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Local favorite “Sleeping Booty” will headline Friday Night on White (FNOW) this Friday, May 12. The free outdoor concert will take place from 6-9 p.m. along South White Street in historic downtown Wake Forest.

Food & Refreshments

Food and refreshments will be...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department will host a Touch-A-Truck fundraiser for Special Olympics of NC on Saturday, June 17, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Factory, 1839 S. Main St.

Families and children of all ages will be granted an all-access pass to police cars, fire trucks, a helicopter,...Read more


***UPDATE - All southbound lanes along Capital Boulevard/US 1 have reopened.

The crash involved two vehicles. Three people have been transported to a local hospital.

The following information was distributed at 10:12 a.m.:

A crash has closed all lanes of southbound...Read more


Town Manager Kip Padgett presented the Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget to the Board of Commissioners for consideration on Tuesday, May 2. Designed to reflect the goals and strategies outlined in the Town’s strategic plan , the budget will...Read more


“Happy Dan the Magic Man” will perform his one-of-a-kind magic and comedy show at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts Friday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house. Happy Dan has traveled the world...Read more


Area residents are invited to the official grand reopening of the Northern Wake Senior Center (NWSC) on Wednesday, June 14, at 10 a.m.

Delayed for over three years - first by COVID, then by a fire - the reopening celebration will include a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony, brief...Read more


The gas leak along Jones Farm Road has been sealed. The road has reopened, and the evacuation has been canceled.

The following information was distributed today at 1:13 p.m.:

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along Jones Farm Road. The gas line was...Read more


The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations throughout May for Church Co-Rec Adult Softball. Online registration is available at . The entry fee is $550 per team, and...Read more


On Wednesday, May 3, Pinnacle Contracting Services, a contractor working at the site of the future Hawthorne at Traditions, 601 Gilcrest Farm Road, will pour a large volume of concrete for the building foundation from 3 a.m.-6 p.m.

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


Wynn Site Development, a contractor working at the future site of the Wait Avenue Condos, 425 E. Wait Ave., will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 400 block of Wait Avenue (between Franklin Street and Taylor Street) Wednesday-Friday, May 3-5, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m...Read more



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