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Town Names Rob Rooney as Guest Services Volunteer of the Year

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 […]

Mayor Vivian Jones will deliver her 2012 State of the Town Address on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., during the Fourth Annual State of the Town Address & Dinner. Presented by the Wake Forest Rotary Club, the event will be held at Tuxedo Junction, 405 S. Brooks St. All area residents are invited to […]

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State of the Town Address and Dinner Tickets on Sale Now

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The Town of Wake Forest will present the 2nd Annual State of the Town Address & Dinner on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. The event gets under way at 6 p.m. and will be held at Tuxedo Junction, 405 S. Brooks St.

Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones will deliver the State of the Town Address, providing Wake Forest citizens an opportunity to reflect on an impressive list of accomplishments in 2009 that includes the attainment of a triple A bond rating from Standard & Poor’s, the opening of E. Carroll Joyner Park, and the completion of phase I of the White Street Plan.

The occasion will also give residents a chance to learn about the goals Wake Forest will strive towards in 2010.

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Look Who’s Running for Mayor of Wake Forest

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Look Who’s Running for Mayor of Wake Forest

David BissetteThe Wake Forest mayoral race may prove more interesting than the last one. Resident David Bissette has decided to challenge Mayor Vivian Jones in this year’s election. Jones run unopposed for a four-year term in 2005.

Who is Bissette? Well he can boast bona fide local roots, and has lived in town since 1999. He’s the guy with the chicken coops on S. Main Street near Holding Park.

Reading his Web site for yourself to form your own opinion, but is seems Bissette wants to bring a plain-folks’ common sense to town government.

Perhaps his most unique proposal has to do with growth and development. Bissette has the vision of turning Wake Forest into a “Transition Town“.

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