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Wake Forest Police Urge Residents to Be Cautious About Fake Cops

Wake Forest police are urging citizens to be on guard against phony police officers. The warning comes after recent reports of a bogus lawman in Johnston County who has stopped several motorists since late March and robbed them of hundreds of dollars. The Wake Forest Police Department wishes to remind residents that it utilizes unmarked [...]

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Town to Close Durham Road for Tree Trimming

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Town to Close Durham Road for Tree Trimming

UPDATE: The Town will close this section of Durham Road again on Wednesday, April 18. The Town of Wake Forest will close a portion of Durham Road/NC 98 East, from Tyler Run Drive to Wingate Street, Monday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The temporary road closure [...]

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Parking Restricted in Downtown As Street Improvements Start

Be prepared for some major changes to Downtown Wake Forest starting this week. It is all part of a major overhaul of the central business district that started in 2009. J.W. Grand will be removing sections of sidewalk beginning this week. Affected areas will include Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue on the east side near SunTrust [...]

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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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Get Involved: Join a Town Board or Committee

You can make a difference in our community by applying to fill one of the vacancies on the Planning Board, Human Relations Council, Cemetery Advisory Board, or Board of Adjustment. The Town’s advisory boards were established to give citizens input into what happens in the community and to advise the Board of Commissioners on matters [...]

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Wake Forest Police Looking for Two Female Suspects

Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the individuals shown in the surveillance camera images below. Both are wanted for questioning in connection to a misdemeanor larceny and assault that occurred March 24 at the Food Mart, 2206 S. Main St. Suspect 1 is a white female of medium build with long, [...]

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Town, Lions Club, Heritage High Plant Trees Around Wake Forest

A partnership rooted in service has planted a shady future in three sunny areas around town. The Town of Wake Forest Urban Forestry Department teamed with the Wake Forest Lions Club and students from Heritage High School on Friday, March 16 to plant several trees at the Smith Creek Soccer Center on Heritage Lake Road [...]

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Help Your Neighbors By Volunteering at Town Hall

For those who like greeting people with a smile, the Town of Wake Forest has a volunteer opportunity to you. The town needs people to staff its guest services desk in the lobby of town hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Volunteers greet visitors and help them find their [...]

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Commissioners Seek Input on Planned Capital Improvements

Wake Forest residents are invited to attend and provide input in this important process. The Town of Wake Forest is hosting a public hearing on the proposed 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Update during the March 20 Board of Commissioners meeting. The meeting will be held in the board chambers at Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., beginning [...]

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Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

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Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

Spring cleaning is upon us, and it is a great time to attack the kitchen and bathroom cabinets where you keep your medications. The Wake Forest Police Department is joining forces with the State Bureau of Investigations, Safe Kids North Carolina, and Riverkeepers of NC to host Operation Medicine Drop to collect unused medicines at [...]

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