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When complete, the Neuse River Greenway will extend 28 miles from Falls Lake Dam in north Raleigh southeast to the Johnston County line, making it the longest greenway trail in North Carolina and the longest paved trail between northern Virginia and western Georgia.

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Town to Collect Loose Leaves Starting Oct. 17

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Residents should rake their leaves into piles at the curb by 7 a.m. on their regularly scheduled weekly collection day as crews will adhere to the normal yard waste collection schedule.

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Wake Forest residents who are unable to attend the Oct. 11 Board of Commissioners Candidates’ Forum can watch the event live on Community Channel 10 or on the Town’s website at www.wakeforestnc.gov. The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will host the forum in preparation for the Nov. 8 election. Local attorney Sue Anthony will [...]

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N. White Street Closed on Friday

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The Town of Wake Forest will close the southbound lane of North White Street, from East Perry Avenue to East Juniper Avenue, on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. while crews patch asphalt around several manholes. The northbound lane will remain open and flaggers will be onsite directing traffic through the construction [...]

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What do you get when you spend an entire weekend free from electronic devices that often seem to control us instead of the other way around? The answer: “Wake Forest Unplugged…Get Connected.” Sponsored by the Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board, “Wake Forest Unplugged…Get Connected” is a rare opportunity for Wake Forest-area residents to “disconnect” from cell [...]

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The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department has contracted with WK Dickson & Co., Inc., to conduct a smoke test of the sewer lines in the following Wake Forest subdivisions as part of the Richland Creek Sewer Interceptor Upgrade: Wake Forest Country Club, Country Club Downs, Fairlake, and Waters Edge. The smoke test survey will [...]

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Public Power Week 2011 is Oct. 3-7, and Wake Forest Power is celebrating again this year by offering its residential electric customers the chance to win free electricity! For the sixth consecutive year, three lucky residential customers will win a free month’s worth of electricity in October simply by participating in our “Public Power Week Word Search [...]

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After one near collision too many, Raleigh is responding to resident requests to improve the intersection of Common Oaks and Forest Pines Drive. St. James Place residents and a group of parents from Forest Pines Drive and North Forest Pines Drive elementary schools agreed this week that drivers are often unaware or ignore the four-way [...]

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If there’s a recession on, then someone should tell PowerSecure because that company is experiencing very rapid growth this year. The Wake Forest-based company has added 80 jobs this year thanks in part to its growth in its Utility Infrastructure Division,which offers transmission and distribution engineering, construction, and maintenance services to electric utilities. Because of [...]

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Progress Energy has reported a power outage in the area of Ligon Mill Road and South Main Street that is affecting approximately 400 Progress Energy customers. Traffic signals in the area are not working, but Wake Forest Police officers are on the scene directing traffic. Motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible. Power is expected to [...]

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