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Road Construction to Resume With Spring Season

Road Construction to Resume With Spring Season

Wake Forest’s road rehabilitation and resurfacing project resumes this week after being postponed for several months due to cold temperatures and seasonal conditions. The initiative includes full depth patching, roadway repairs, and repaving. Over the next several weeks, Barnhill Contracting Company will perform work on the following streets: Berwick Court Drogheda Place Haywicke Place Carmel […]

Vollmer Farm Offers Locals a “Share” of the Farm

Have you ever been to Bunn, NC?  From Wake Forest, it’s about a 20-minute drive.  There is usually a steady stream of cars, families, preschools, and groups, heading that way on 98 toward Vollmer Farm in April and May, when they open their “pick your own” strawberry fields, but there is so much more to Vollmer than strawberries! […]

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Neuse River Greenway Update (longest Greenway in NC?)

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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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Resident Action Prompts Raleigh to Fix Forest Pines Drive Intersection

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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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Hold Off On That Fill Up Till Tomorrow

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Running on empty? Can it wait until tomorrow? The Living Word Family Church of Wake Forest is hosting a filler-up-athon at Cruizers on Capital at the Lowe’s Foods plaza. Gasoline will be 50 cents off the regular price from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17th (or when the money runs out). So, bring […]

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Eastern Triangle Farm Tour

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The Carolina Farm Stewards are hosting the 6th Annual Eastern Triangle Farm Tour, and this year’s promises to be the biggest one yet! There will be 25 farms in all, including 5 new farms! Whether your little ones want to see some cute animals, or you want to learn about: Meat, egg and fiber production, […]

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5 Stories From This Past Week You May Have Missed

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Here’s a quick look back at five of our stories from this past week that you may have missed. Click on a headline to read the whole story. 1. Kiwanis Park Gets A Spot Review on TeeVee The park next to the Wake Forest Branch of the Wake County Public Library System on E. Holding […]

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This is the weekend for car lovers. There are two shows in the area to suit your schedule, interest level, and wallet. The closest is the Rolesville Classic Car and Truck Show organized by the Rolesville Parks and Recreation Department. The show is being held in Mill Bridge Nature Park at 4600 Winslett Drive. It […]

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BTC of Wake Forest is Recruiting a Bike MS Team

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BTC Electronic Components (BTC) – headquartered in Wake Forest, NC –will participate in the 2011 Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride. Over 2,500 cyclists are expected to participate in this 23rd annual event scheduled for September 10-11. Bike MS benefits the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and proceeds are used […]

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Daylong Architects + Artisans Tour Departs Wake Forest Oct. 8

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On Saturday, October 8, 2011 Architects + Artisans will host a behind-the-scenes tour of Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia (U.Va.) and the architecture that followed him at his “Academical Village” in Charlottesville, Va. (See below for more information.) Daniel Bluestone, director of historic preservation at U.Va. and author of “Buildings, Landscapes and Memory,” (W.W. Norton, […]

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