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Traditional schools go back in session today, so the Wake Forest Police Department is taking the opportunity to remind motorists to practice safe school zone driving practices and be aware of cyclists, pedestrians and buses.

Police officials urge drivers to always pay attention when...Read more

08/26/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will offer a free adult yoga class Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

Geared for participants ages 16 and older, the introductory class will emphasize the...Read more

08/20/2019

Hope House, 334 N. Allen Road, is now serving free, nutritious dinners to disadvantaged families and individuals at 6:30 p.m. every day except Saturday.

Prepared by The Forks Cafeteria, the meals are provided on a dine-in or take-out basis through a partnership between Hope House and the...Read more

08/20/2019

The Wake Forest Greenways Advisory Board (GAB) is celebrating National Public Lands Day by hosting a “Day of Service” on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.-noon.

The GAB is inviting volunteers of all ages to sign up to clean up the Smith Creek Greenway and plant bulbs along the trail....Read more

08/20/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) on Monday, Sept. 2, and conclude a successful inaugural season. As of Aug. 14, over 20,000 people had visited the facility so far this year.

Beginning Saturday, Aug...Read more

08/20/2019

The Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board's 10 th annual "Wake Forest Unplugged...Get Connected" is Sunday, Sept. 1, from 4-6 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.

Wake Forest Unplugged invites area residents to disconnect from their smart phones, computers and other...Read more

08/19/2019

Wake Forest High School (WFHS) will kick off the 2019-20 school year on Monday, Aug. 26. Due to ongoing construction along Stadium Drive, Wake Forest officials are reminding parents, students and other drivers about morning and afternoon traffic patterns designed to help alleviate congestion and...Read more

08/19/2019

Crews from Barker Construction Group, a contractor working to develop Powerhouse Row, 414 S. White St., will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Elm Avenue from the railroad tracks to South White Street today (Aug. 19), from 1-4 p.m. The lane closure is necessary...Read more

08/19/2019

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host an array of classes, workshops and other event over the next several months to raise awareness about Alzeheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each occasion in the 2019-20 Dementia Awareness Education Series will offer residents the...Read more

08/19/2019

Town crews will close a portion of the 300 block of Lakeview Avenue from Pineview Drive to Julie Ann Court Monday-Thursday, Aug. 19-22 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day to repair a drainage pipe.

Detour signs and flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists...Read more

08/16/2019

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