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Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted for Wake Forest Residents

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Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted for Wake Forest Residents

Wake Forest residents are now free to water whenever they want. The Raleigh City Council voted on May 1 to end the lawn watering restrictions that have been in place since the 2007 drought, which saw Falls Lake – Raleigh’s main water source – dip to its lowest levels since the lake was created by […]

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Rural Electric Youth Tour Winners Includes One From Wake Forest

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Rural Electric Youth Tour Winners Includes One From Wake Forest

High-school juniors Megan Izzo of Raleigh and Jeremy Boudah of Wake Forest have been selected by Wake Electric to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in June through the 2012 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Both students also won a $1,000 scholarship for college. Izzo, 16, is a student at Cardinal Gibbons High School and […]

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Apply to Be Part of the Town’s Youth Advisory Board

The Town of Wake Forest is currently accepting applications from area high school students who are interested in serving on the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2012-2013 school year. Applications are available in the town clerk’s office at town hall and on the Town’s website. Completed applications must be received no later than 5 […]

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Wake Electric Awards Grants to Local Nonprofits

Wake Electric awarded more than $5,500 in grant monies during the 1st quarter of 2012 to deserving nonprofit organizations located in counties served by the co-op. These grants were made available through the Operation RoundUp program. Nonprofit agencies located in counties that Wake Electric serves, which includes Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Wake and Vance […]

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Wake Forest Farmers Market Features Taste of the Market Saturday

Chef Carol Colburn will be at the Wake Forest Farmers Market on Saturday to cook up some recipes using ingredients from the vendors at the market that day. From the Wakefield area, Chef Carol enjoys being a personal chef, catering and teaching cooking classes. Saturday morning, Chef Carol will gather ingredients for our farmers to […]

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Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fund-raiser for Sybrina Hayes, Cancer Fighter

The Wake Forest Police Department, Wake County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 41, and the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club are teaming up to raise money to send a terminally ill teenager on an all-expense paid trip to Europe. Sybrina Hayes, daughter of Wake Forest Police Officer Brenda Hayes, was diagnosed with […]

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City of Raleigh Beginning Sewer Rehab Project in Wake Forest

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City of Raleigh Beginning Sewer Rehab Project in Wake Forest

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CRPUD) has begun a sanitary sewer system rehabilitation project in Wake Forest. The initiative will rehabilitate existing sewer lines and manholes in various areas around town. T.A. Loving Company was awarded the contract for the project which is expected to be completed in the fall. CRPUD officials say […]

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Town Names Rob Rooney as Guest Services Volunteer of the Year

Rob Rooney is the Town of Wake Forest’s 2012 Michealle Bozman-Barton Guest Services Volunteer of the Year. Finance Director Aileen Staples made the announcement Thursday, April 19, during the Town’s Second Annual Guest Services Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Wake Forest Community House. Prior to recognizing Rooney, Staples announced the Volunteer of the Year award […]

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CANCELED: Wake Forest Police and Fire To Face-off on Softball Diamond

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CANCELED: Wake Forest Police and Fire To Face-off on Softball Diamond

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. The Wake Forest Police and Fire Departments are joining several area public safety units to raise money for the 200 Club of Wake County in a charity softball tournament on Saturday, April 28. The games get underway at 9 a.m. and will […]

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Wake Forest’s Great Grass Giveaway Coming Saturday

The Town of Wake Forest’s Fourth Annual “Great Grass Giveaway” is set for Saturday, April 28, at the Public Works Operations Center, 234 Friendship Chapel Road. The event is scheduled from 7 a.m. until noon – or until the supply of Bermuda grass seed is exhausted. The grass seed will be offered on a first come, first served […]

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