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Introducing Free Classified Ads

If you’re looking to unload some of your stuff, advertise yourself as an independent sales consultant for a business like Silpada or Avon, or recruit people to work in your business, then our classified ads are just right for you. Destination Wake Forest’s reach around Wake Forest is the best of the area. Our classifieds […]

Third Annual Great Grass Giveaway Coming Saturday

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How’s your grass looking so far this year? Is your fescue looking a little thin? Well, if you’re looking for a free way to rehab your beleaguered lawn, then stop by the Wake Forest Public Works Operations Center, 234 Friendship Chapel Road for free grass seed. That’s right, free. The event starts at 7 a.m. […]

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Wake Forest Walmart to Get a New Look Starting Soon

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Get ready for the Walmart on S. Main Street to undergo an overhaul. According to several different cashiers, the store will start a major renovation in the coming weeks. One cashier said she expects the front of the store will be the first to get the treatment. Some of the front will be blocked while […]

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How to Help Tornado Victims at Heritage High shelter

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Wake Forest public information officer Bill Crabtree sent out an E-Alert and a phone alert today to residents listing items and assistance still needed at the Heritage High storm shelter: Men’s draw-string athletic shorts – sizes medium and large Men’s shorts – sizes 30 and 32 (waist) Men’s work pants – all sizes Men’s sneakers […]

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Share Your Stories of Good Samaritans and Thanks

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There are countless stories of neighbors, churches, and strangers pitching in to help people who were affected by the tornadoes in Wake County on Saturday. Many are from volunteer organizations such as Samaritan’s Purse and Baptist Men, but many others are just helpful individuals. Whatever the circumstances, if you’d like to share a full story, […]

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Granite Falls Swim Club Offers Help For Tornado Victims

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Granite Falls Swim Club is one of many businesses that is stepping in to help people who need assistance after the tornadoes that hit the Wake Forest and Rolesville areas on Saturday. The club sent out an e-mail today offering its showers and more. It also included a list of items needed by the emergency […]

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[Video] Focus on Wake Forest: Great Spring Events

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Focus on Wake Forest – April 2011 from Town of Wake Forest, NC on Vimeo. This month’s focus on Wake Forest video highlights some great outdoor events such as the the Six Sundays in Spring concert series, Great Grass Giveaway of free Bermuda grass seed, Meet in The Street, and the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. […]

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Sen. Hagan to Visit Heritage High School Storm Shelter

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan will be touring different parts of the state today to view damage caused by Saturday’s tornadoes. She will be in Bertie County in the morning, and in Wake Forest at 3:45 p.m. She will visit Heritage High School, which is serving as a Triangle Red Cross emergency shelter for people who […]

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Citizen Journalists Record Images of Tornado Damage in Raleigh

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A Raleigh resident posted this video to YouTube after he recorded the damage from around S. Saunders St. in Raleigh. The videographer, who’s YouTube username is zzzzzoinks, walked around a severely damaged area. Also, the Raleigh Public Record news site recorded some of the damage. DWF StaffThe staff at Destination Wake Forest is proud to […]

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Heritage High School is Disaster Shelter

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[mappress mapid=”1″]Anyone in need of a place to stay tonight, Heritage High School on Forestville Road is open as a shelter with Red Cross personnel on hand to assist. The shelter has supplies for people who need them after the tornado that moved through Raleigh and Rolesville today. DWF StaffThe staff at Destination Wake Forest […]

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