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The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but Town bus service and sanitation schedules will be affected.

The collection of garbage and...Read more


The “Rockin’ the Forest” music series continues with the popular beach band Steve Owens & Summertime on Saturday, Dec. 28. The concert gets underway at 7:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St.

The 2012 winners of “Best New Artist for Beach Music...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host three performances of “Live from Nashville - Merry Country Christmas” this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15. Saturday’s showtime is 7 p.m., while Sunday showtimes are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

It’s a Merry Country Christmas indeed, when...Read more


Crews from Royals Paving, a company working on behalf of JPM South, the developer of Traditions, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic portions of Traditions Grande Boulevard from Royal Mill Avenue to Wait Avenue Monday-Friday, Dec. 9-13, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The lane...Read more


Northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 is reduced to one lane in the vicinity of Harris Road following an accident involving a tractor trailer and mid-sized car. Emergency crews are on the scene. One person is reported injured. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and take an alternate route.Read more


One week after the Town of Wake Forest announced plans to proceed with its annual Christmas parade despite the participation of a local Confederate group, the board of directors for the non-profit that sponsors the event - with Town support - has decided to cancel the parade over...Read more

A gas leak has closed the southbound lanes of Capital Boulevard/US 1 at Burlington Mills Road. Wake Forest Police report that southbound traffic is backed up from Burlington Mills to South Main Street/US 1A. As an alternate route, drivers can take Burlington Mills Road onto Forestville Road to...Read more

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for youth and adults with disabilities this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Area residents ages 10 and older are invited to an...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 Tuesday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery...Read more


Crews from the Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of Lakeview Avenue from Rodney Bay Crossing to Siena Drive today through Friday, Dec. 6, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The road closure is necessary to allow crews to perform street and pavement repairs.

A signed detour will be in...Read more



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