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What does Wake Forest taste like?

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What does Wake Forest taste like?

Seems like an odd question, doesn’t it? It’s the question asked by a friendly female voice in the spoken-word ad for Taste of Wake Forest, which will take place on Saturday, May 23, noon to 7 p.m. The full schedule is available by following the above link. 

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Lazy man’s garden?

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Not that Wake Forest’s Ted Rogers is a lazy man, but imagine a garden that doesn’t require any soil prep. Wouldn’t be nice not to amend and amend that hard clay we have around here?

WRAL caught up with Rogers recently to talk about his straw bale garden. He lined up a bunch of inexpensive and readily available bales and shows how his tomato plants produced a bumper crop in past seasons.

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Water rate increase could go higher

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Water rate increase could go higher

First, it was the reduced demand for water that caused the Raleigh City Council to raise rates. Now the drop off in new growth may cause rates to go even higher. David Bracken of the N&O reported that towns like Wake Forest which merged their water systems with Raleigh’s aren’t able to meet their financial obligations and may have to tack more onto local bills.

Crisp said the towns will have to choose

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Two WF officers among those honored at memorial

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The law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty while serving in Wake County were honored yesterday at a new memorial in downtown Raleigh. Among those were two officers from the Wake Forest Police Department.

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Fallen Wake Forest officers to be honored today

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This News and Observer story reports a special ceremony will be held today in front of the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts to honor the police officers from Wake Forest and other Wake County agencies who died in the line of duty. The ceremony, which will take place at 1 p.m., is the first for the Wake County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

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Criterium Race Around the Downtown Next Weekend to Benefit Boys and Girls Club

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Criterium Race Around the Downtown Next Weekend to Benefit Boys and Girls Club

Historic Downtown Wake Forest Criterium mapBike race fans should mark their calendars for Saturday, May 17 to watch or ride in the Historic Downtown Wake Forest Criterium.

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Farmers Market Offers Peas, Tomatoes, and More on Saturday

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Farmers Market Offers Peas, Tomatoes, and More on Saturday

The Wake Forest Farmer’s Market is slated to have a great variety of fresh produce this week. The market is held in the public parking lot on S. White Street in Downtown Wake Forest, between Wake Forest Coffee Company and Alphabet Soup.

Early tomatoes will be back again and peas will make their seasonal debut on Saturday. There will also be strawberries, lettuce, asparagus, spinace, radishes, onions and more.

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Taste of Wake Forest Promises to Be Full of Good Flavor

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Taste of Wake Forest Promises to Be Full of Good Flavor

Free food, live music, and fun for the whole family. The Taste of Wake Forest is a chance for families to sample the food from local restaurants at the downtown’s outdoor event space at Festival Park.

This is a free event open to everyone and will be on Saturday, May 23, noon to 7 p.m.

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