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GC5 Vintage Owners Branch Out with New Business

GC5 Vintage Owners Branch Out with New Business

There’s Pick Up Sticks, you-pick strawberries, and now Pick A Class. Wake Forest business owners Amanda and John Giustiniani are launching a second business in Downtown Wake Forest this week that aims to fill that gap between, “I wish I knew how to [insert skill here]” and a five-week course at a local community college. […]

Slideshow: Bear Shape Spotted in Holding Park

The rough shape of a bear can be seen in Holding Park today. Don’t be alarmed. It’s not a real bear. The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Wake Forest Arts to bring master carver Jerry Reid to town to turn a large tree stump into a bear based on a drawing […]

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Emily Orander Earns Merit Honor in International Contest

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Emily Orander Earns Merit Honor in International Contest

One of two dozen in the whole world. That’s the claim Emily Orander of Wake Forest can say she has achieved before she graduates Heritage Middle School this year. Orander earned a merit honor in the Lions International “Children Know Peace” poster contest. Her poster was submitted to the contest by the North Raleigh Lions […]

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Cameron Day is Tree Sculpture Design Contest Winner

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Cameron Day is Tree Sculpture Design Contest Winner

The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has chosen a winning design for the town’s Tree Sculpture Contest, and it is Cameron Day. Day is a 14-year-old freshman at Heritage High School, and she designed a sculpture of a bear seated on a tree stump. Her mother, Teresa, says the Tree Sculpture Contest appealed to […]

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

Wake Forest-area students will perform on stage at Memorial Auditorium in Downtown Raleigh. The Wake Education Partnership hosts the Pieces of Gold student performance event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., and students from North Forest Pines Drive Elementary, Pleasant Union Elementary, and Wake Forest-Rolesville High School will participate. The performance highlights student talent […]

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Think Local + Buy Local

Have you ever driven by a local business you loved and saw the lights out, doors locked and a “for rent” sign in the window?  Did you feel a  sense of loss and a need for explanation?  We’ve all seen this a little more than less lately in Wake Forest, but the bottom line is […]

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The Town of Wake Forest Public Art Commission is seeking an artist or team of artists to create two or more site-specific artworks that offer compelling, contextually sensitive outdoor seating to visitors to downtown. The artworks will be located in two prominent outdoor spaces along White Street, in the heart of downtown Wake Forest. The […]

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Wake Forest Arts’ 100 Under $100

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If you’re planning on doing some holiday shopping downtown, be sure to stop in at ARTS 206. They are hosting the 100 under $100 art sale, which features 2-D and 3-D creations from local juried artists for $100 each.

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WF-R High School Band Fund Raiser

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Delicious fruit, picked fresh from Florida is the freshest you can get it. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go directly towards benefiting the band programs at Wake Forest-Rolesville High School.

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Tree Sculpture Contest

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The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department must remove most of a large willow oak tree in Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Avenue, due to indications of internal decay and concern for public safety and property.

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