Town News

Lewis Dam Stabilized - No Evacuations Planned 

After the threat of a breach at Lewis Dam, local officials say the water flow has subsided and no evacuations will be necessary. Located in the vicinity of Fairlake Drive, just off Purnell Road in Wake Forest, Lewis Dam impounds the Fairlake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/26/2017

Register by noon Friday for HPC Archaeology Workshop 

Registration ends Friday at noon for the Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission’s Archaeology Workshop on Saturday, April 29. The workshop will be partially funded with a federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grant awarded by the State... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/26/2017

Most Wake Forest Greenways Reopen After Flooding 

All Wake Forest greenways have been reopened, except the Smith Creek Greenway at Burlington Mills Road. Due to significant flooding along many of the Town’s trails, Wake Forest officials closed the entire greenway system Tuesday out of concern... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/26/2017

Wake Forest Greenway System Closed Due to Flooding 

Due to significant flooding along many Wake Forest greenways and out of concern for public safety, the Town of Wake Forest is closing all trails until further notice. Several greenways, including many trail bridges and boardwalks, are impassable... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/25/2017

Be Prepared for Potential Flooding 

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Wake County until 11 a.m. As rain continues to fall and water continues to rise, low-lying areas of Wake Forest could become flooded quickly. The following streets are especially... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/25/2017

18th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony May 1 

Area residents are invited to attend the 18th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, May 1, at 11 a.m. The program will take place in Centennial Plaza, in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. The May 1 service will ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/24/2017

Renaissance Centre hosts First Friday Flix May 5 

First Friday Flix returns to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. First Friday Flix is free and open to the public. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, are available for purchase. Due to the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/24/2017

DMV’s Mobile Driver’s License Unit returns to Renaissance Centre May 1 

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles’ Mobile Driver’s License Unit returns to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre Arts Annex, 405 S. Brooks St., on Monday, May 1. The mobile unit will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The compact mobile... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/24/2017

Carolina Puppet Theatre returns to the Renaissance Centre May 3 

Carolina Puppet Theatre will make its long-awaited return to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., on Wednesday, May 3, at 11 a.m. Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/24/2017

Wake Forest Children’s Choir to perform free concert May 2 

The Wake Forest Children’s Choir is inviting area residents to a special spring concert, “O, Colored Earth,” on Tuesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. The performance will take place at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/24/2017
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Announcing the South White Streetscape Survival Challenge

July 31, 2012

Beware of Home Improvement Scam Artists
July 24, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - South White Street
July 24, 2012

Free Concert at Joyner Park Aug. 5
July 24, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 18, 2012

Apply Now to Serve on Cemetery Advisory Board
July 17, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - South Main Street
July 17, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 17, 2012

Make Plans to Attend the 2012 National Night Out
July 16, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse & Baseball/Softball Fields Closed for Maintenance
July 16, 2012

Family Movie Night at Joyner Park Aug. 18
July 16, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 10, 2012

Apply Now to Serve on Recreation Advisory Board
June 26, 2012

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 25, 2012

Lt. Graham & Lt. Danforth Complete Certificate Program at NC Justice Academy
June 25, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse Fields #3 & #4 Closed for Maintenance
June 25, 2012

Town Launches Interactive Online Transportation Projects Map
June 19, 2012

Gurley Named CIT Officer of the Year
June 19, 2012

Independence Day Holiday Schedule
June 13, 2012

Smith Creek Soccer Center Field #2 Closed for Maintenance
June 12, 2012

Police Raid Extensive Marijuana Growing Operation
June 9, 2012

Wireless Research Center of NC Video Now Available
June 6, 2012

Perry Gets Life in Prison for Daughter's Death
June 5, 2012

Wake Forest Police Department Unveils New Look
June 5, 2012

Greenways Advisory Board to Dedicate Two Soft Trails in Honor of National Trails Day
May 29, 2012

Wake Forest Power Linemen Perform Well at 2012 NCAMES Lineman's Rodeo
May 29, 2012

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 1
May 24, 2012

Wake Forest to Increase Water & Sewer Rates
May 22, 2012

Police Department Seeks New K9 Training Sites
May 22, 2012

Police Arrest Ricky Arlen Timberlake
May 19, 2012

Board of Commissioners Lifts In-Ground Irrigation Ban
May 16, 2012

HRC Seeks Nominations for Good Neighbor of the Year Award
May 16, 2012

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Begins June 1
May 15, 2012

Parks & Recreation Partnering With Kiwanis Club to Raise Funds for Sprayground
May 15, 2012

Police Investigating Suspicious Death
May 15, 2012

Moody's Upgrades Town's Outstanding General Obligation Debt to Aa1
May 14, 2012

Holding Park Pool to Open May 26
May 14, 2012

Memorial Day Holiday Schedule
May 8, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - Capital Boulevard Access Road
May 8, 2012

Raleigh City Council Votes to Allow Every Day Irrigation
May 2, 2012

Public Hearing Set for May 15 on 2012-13 Budget
May 2, 2012

Historic Wake Forest Cemetery Walking Tour May 12
May 1, 2012

Bicycle Safety Fair May 5
April 30, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - North Avenue
April 27, 2012

Town Accepting Applications for Youth Advisory Board
April 24, 2012

Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fundraiser for Local Teen With Cancer
April 24, 2012

Charity Softball Tourney April 28
April 24, 2012

City of Raleigh Begins Sewer System Rehab Project
April 24, 2012

Rooney Named Guest Services Volunteer of the Year
April 23, 2012

Six Sundays in Spring Set to Kick Off April 29
April 23, 2012

Great Grass Giveaway Returns April 28
April 23, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE - Durham Road
April 17, 2012

Traffic Shift to Begin Tuesday Along South White Street
April 13, 2012

Beware of Phony Cops
April 13, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - Durham Road
April 11, 2012

Sidewalk Removal Set to Begin Along South White Street
April 10, 2012

No Fingerprinting Service April 5
April 4, 2012

Four Advisory Boards Have Openings
April 3, 2012

Tree Sculptor Set to Begin April 10
April 3, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
April 2, 2012

Carnival for the Kids Begins April 10
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
March 23, 2012

Public Hearing March 20 on 2012-2017 CIP Update
March 19, 2012

Temporary Closings Announced for Holding Park
March 15, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - South White Street
March 15, 2012

HRC Offers Community Outreach Night March 22
March 13, 2012

Town Partnering With Lions Club and Heritage High School on Tree Planting Project
March 12, 2012

Town Accepting Applications for Guest Services Volunteers
March 12, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - East Juniper Avenue
March 12, 2012

Cameron Day Named Tree Sculpture Contest Winner
March 8, 2012

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Policies
March 7, 2012

Arbor Day Celebration March 15
March 6, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt March 24
March 6, 2012

HPC Seeks Public Input During Ailey Young House Forum
March 5, 2012

Operation Medicine Drop March 24
March 5, 2012

Daylight Savings Begins March 11
March 5, 2012

Tree Seedling Giveaway March 3
February 28, 2012

Road Resurfacing Project Resumes
February 28, 2012

Town of Wake Forest Introduces Free App
February 22, 2012

Introducing Wake Forest's New Financial Operations Manager
February 22, 2012

UDO Information Meetings Set for March 1
February 20, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - East Pine Avenue
February 8, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
February 8, 2012

Schedule Changes Announced for Police Department's Fingerprinting Service
February 7, 2012

"This Place Matters" Deadline Extended to March 2
February 2, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - East Juniper Avenue
January 30, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Wake Forest Cemetery Walking Tour
January 25, 2012

Share Your Favorite Wake Forest Photos
January 25, 2012

Public Art Commission Seeks Artist to Create Public Art
January 24, 2012

Youth Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Dream League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Adult Men's Softball League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit & Run
January 23, 2012

Several Advisory Board Seats Remain Open
January 19, 2012

Portion of Flaherty Park Greenway to be Temporarily Closed
January 17, 2012

Parks & Recreation Open House Jan. 20
January 10, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - Taylor Street
January 9, 2012

Urban Forestry Board Seeks Nominations for Green Medal Awards
January 9, 2012

2012 State of Town Address & Dinner
January 9, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Schedule
January 9, 2012

Historic Preservation Workshop Jan. 12
January 4, 2012

Town Seeks to Deconstruct Former Planning Annex
January 4, 2012