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The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) has arrested a 20-year-old local man in connection with a May 10 shooting along the 700 block of East Pine Avenue. No one was injured during the incident.

Xavier Rashon Lewis, 299 Steven Taylor Road, Wake Forest, has been charged with assault with...Read more


In 2012 the Town of Wake Forest unveiled a free smartphone app that provides direct access to useful information about Wake Forest and encourages two-way communication between the Town and its residents. Since then, thousands of Android and iPhone users have downloaded the app and enjoyed...Read more


Forest Moon Theater will present “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Friday-Sunday, June 14-16 and 21-23, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Showtime Friday and Saturday is 7:30 p.m., while Sunday’s showtime is 3 p.m.

After years of caring for their now deceased...Read more


In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach, the Wake Forest Police Department has scheduled its next Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class for Wednesday, July 31. The session will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S....Read more


The traffic signals at the intersection of South Main Street/US 1A and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass are now functioning properly.

The information below was distributed today at 5:40 pm:

Wake Forest Police are again directing traffic at the intersection of South...Read more


Due to the inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the Family Fitness Fair scheduled for Saturday, June 8, at E. Carroll Joyner Park has been canceled.

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department plans to offer another Family Fitness Fair in the fall....Read more


The people who present Wake Forest’s annual Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Seedling Giveaway are introducing a series of seminars this summer designed to educate area residents about the urban forest and its benefits.

Beginning Thursday, June 20, the Urban Forestry Board will host a...Read more


Have you ever needed the telephone number for a department in the Town of Wake Forest or an address for one of the Town’s parks or other facilities? Have you ever been curious about Wake Forest’s history, wanted information about area schools or wanted to know how to get involved in your...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is now accepting donations of bottled water which they will distribute to users of the Town’s greenways.

For the fourth consecutive year, members of the WFPD are distributing bottles of iced water while patrolling Town greenways. Officers...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free Family Fitness Fair this Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.

Free and open to the public, the Family Fitness Fair will feature Zumba, Yoga, cooking...Read more



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