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The Lemon Tree and Falls Day Spa Team Up for Mother’s Day Contest

I am in a really “pro-Mom” mood right now.  I am entirely fed up with our culture pitting Mom against Mom.  Moms who work vs. stay-at-home-Moms.  Moms who cook everything from scratch (feel free to insert organic or home grown here as well) vs. Moms who fly by the grocery on the way home from […]

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S. White Street Traffic Shift Starts Tomorrow

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S. White Street Traffic Shift Starts Tomorrow

On Monday, April 16, crews from J.W. Grand will begin saw cutting a portion of South White Street from Elm Avenue to Wait Avenue in order to begin the waterline replacement construction as part of the South White Streetscape Project. On Tuesday, April 17, traffic lanes will be shifted to the north side of South […]

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Wake Forest Charity Partners with Alabama’s Sen. Sessions to Raise Awareness for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

On Thursday, April 19, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will meet with over 250 people participating in a “Parade of Cherubs” in Washington, DC, to raise awareness of a birth defect called congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).  The parade has been organized through CHERUBS, a Wake Forest, NC-based grassroots nonprofit organization started by Dawn Williamson whose son, Shane, died in 1999 […]

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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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Wake County Commission for Women Hosting Free Event on Employment

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Are you a woman or teen in need of new techniques and strategies to gain employment or improve your current career? The Wake County Commission for Women is facilitating a FREE event on Saturday, April 21, from 10am – 2pm (registration opens at 9:30am) at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh.  Lunch is provided, and with early registration, free childcare […]

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Wake Forest Contractor Wins $250,000 in NC Education Lottery

Mark Tobin, a construction worker from Wake Forest, said he will use the $250,000 he won in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing to buy a car, help his family and for savings. Tobin’s lucky Quick Pick ticket matched five of the six numbers in the drawing to win the prize. He bought the ticket Thursday night […]

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Annual HerbFest Right Around the Corner

Get your planting gloves on because the Wake Forest Annual HerbFest is coming soon! The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment is proud to present the 13th Annual Wake Forest HerbFest.   This popular annual event has been offering attendees the greatest selection of organic herb plants and local grown perennials in one place for the last twelve […]

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Parking Restricted in Downtown As Street Improvements Start

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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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