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Gas Tax Goes Up Tomorrow

Gas prices have fallen steadily over the past month, coming down from close to $4 a gallon to less than $3.50. That’s still no bargain, but starting tomorrow gas is going to inch up again thanks to a tax increase. In its deliberations this year, the NC Legislature lowered the state sales tax by a […]

Games and Art in the Park

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Beginning at 11 am, children of all ages will have an opportunity to create a variety of interesting arts and crafts projects, and join in a slew of games and activities offered at Holding Park. Games will include a watermelon seed spitting contest, sack races, and tug-of-war – just to name a few. Concessions will be available. […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

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Fireworks, games, live entertainment, and a whole lot more await you at this year’s Fourth of July celebration! Now in its 39th year, Wake Forest’s Independence Day celebration is one of our area’s most eagerly-anticipated summer events serving up two days worth of fun and excitement for the entire family. This year, the revelry gets underway […]

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Swat A Litterbug!

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A Request from the Town of Wake Forest: Littering North Carolina’s roadways is not acceptable! Some people simply need to be informed and reminded that their littering, whether deliberate or unintentional, can end with their personal commitment to stop. In order to communicate to motorists who litter (litterbugs), the NCDOT is asking every citizen to […]

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Wake Forest Police Warn of Debit Card Fraud

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Wake Forest Police have issued an advisory to residents to be careful using their debit cards around town after several area banks have reported unauthorized withdrawals. Read the full release here. (PDF) The release also contains helpful hints on protecting debit card info. The top way to protect yourself is to use your PIN only […]

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2nd Annual 5K Freedom Run/Walk

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Show your support for our veterans and active-duty military by participating in this 5K competitive and recreational walk/run over a USAT-certified course beginning and ending at the Wake Forest American Legion Hall. Proceeds go to the Semper Fi Fund and Fisher House at Camp Lejeune and other veteran’s and active-duty military causes. To enter the […]

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Nominations Sought For Good Neighbor of the Year Award

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The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is soliciting youth and adult nominations for the second annual Good Neighbor of the Year Award. The award is designed to recognize Wake Forest residents who work to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods without seeking or receiving recognition for their efforts. Nominees must be a Town of […]

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Independence Day Children’s Parade

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Wake Forest’s July 4 festivities continue with the annual Children’s Parade. The lineup begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection of North Main Street and West Juniper Avenue, near the Wake Forest College Birthplace. No registration is required! For more information, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/july4.aspx. What: Children’s Parade When: Monday, July 4 @ 10 am Where: Intersection of North […]

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Jones Dairy Road Update

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Update:  Jones Dairy Road was officially re-opened at approximately 12:50 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2011 Per the Town of Wake Forest: An official with the NCDOT says Jones Dairy Road is expected to re-open in late June/early July. Additional updates will be provided as they become available. DWF StaffThe staff at Destination Wake Forest is […]

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South White St. Renovation Meeting Monday Night

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Please join us for an informal presentation of the 65% South White Street construction plans, review comments and incorporated ideas from the 25% plans, look at revised renderings, talk to the designers/engineers, add your input, and ask questions. www.wakeforestnc.gov/whitestreetplan.aspx What: Public Meeting – 65% Plan for the South White Street Renovation When: Monday, June 27; 6 […]

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