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Local Students Earn Reward from Wake Electric

Local Students Earn Reward from Wake Electric

Thanks to the generosity of Wake Electric members, students in the area earned a little financial reward for their good grades. Thanks to the Operation RoundUp program, Wake Electric Members donate to the academic reward initiative known as “Give Us and A” by agreeing to round up their monthly electric bill to the next dollar. […]

Find Your Polling Place Before Tomorrow’s Election

Do you know where you’re supposed to vote? Do you know the hours the polls are open? The state of North Carolina has a nice web-based system you can use to find your polling place. Click here to go to it. Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you are in line at […]

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Town Closes E. Juniper Avenue For a Month

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The Town of Wake Forest will close E. Juniper Avenue in just outside Downtown Wake Forest for a month while crews realign the street to create a new intersection. Fred Smith Company, the contractor building the Traditions development off E. Juniper, will have crews working on the street in phases while the road is closed […]

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Wake County Launches new WakeGov.com Website Oct. 2

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Wake County Launches new WakeGov.com Website Oct. 2

Wake County government will launch a fully redesigned Web site at WakeGov.com on Tuesday for the first time in seven years. The new website includes an array of easy to use features to take full advantage of the way people currently use the web. Many of the new design features were based on feedback gathered […]

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Curbside Loose Leaf Collection Starts Oct. 1

The Town of Wake Forest will resume its annual loose leaf collection program on Monday, Oct. 1. The initiative typically continues through mid-March. When preparing leaves for collections, residents are urged to adhere to the following guidelines: Rake leaves into piles behind the curb so they do not interfere with traffic or drainage. Do not […]

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Heritage High School Students and Wake Electric Team Up To Monitor Electric Use

Students from Heritage High School in Wake Forest recently learned valuable life lessons about energy conservation through an AP Environmental Science project in which their local electric cooperative, Wake Electric, took on an unexpected role. Their teacher, Molly Bostic, assigned a personal home energy audit requiring students to monitor their electric usage for a 10 day-period […]

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Rural Electric Youth Tour Winners Includes One From Wake Forest

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Rural Electric Youth Tour Winners Includes One From Wake Forest

High-school juniors Megan Izzo of Raleigh and Jeremy Boudah of Wake Forest have been selected by Wake Electric to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in June through the 2012 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Both students also won a $1,000 scholarship for college. Izzo, 16, is a student at Cardinal Gibbons High School and […]

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Apply to Be Part of the Town’s Youth Advisory Board

The Town of Wake Forest is currently accepting applications from area high school students who are interested in serving on the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2012-2013 school year. Applications are available in the town clerk’s office at town hall and on the Town’s website. Completed applications must be received no later than 5 […]

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Wake Electric Awards Grants to Local Nonprofits

Wake Electric awarded more than $5,500 in grant monies during the 1st quarter of 2012 to deserving nonprofit organizations located in counties served by the co-op. These grants were made available through the Operation RoundUp program. Nonprofit agencies located in counties that Wake Electric serves, which includes Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Wake and Vance […]

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Wake Forest Farmers Market Features Taste of the Market Saturday

Chef Carol Colburn will be at the Wake Forest Farmers Market on Saturday to cook up some recipes using ingredients from the vendors at the market that day. From the Wakefield area, Chef Carol enjoys being a personal chef, catering and teaching cooking classes. Saturday morning, Chef Carol will gather ingredients for our farmers to […]

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