On Tuesday Wake Forest voters elected Chad Sary, Jim Dyer and Adam Wright to the Board of Commissioners.
Sary garnered the most support with 1,578 votes (19%), followed by Dyer with 1,496 votes (18%) and Wright with 1,483 votes (18%).

The 2019-20 “Rockin’ the Forest” music series continues at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre tonight (Friday, Nov. 8) at 7:30 p.m. with the popular beach band The Catalinas. Tickets are $15 plus tax.
The Town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering with the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) and Code 3 to bring the RALI CARES (Community. Awareness. Readiness. Engagement. Service.) educational trailer to the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road, Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday . Yard waste and loose leaf collection will be suspended Nov. 11, but trash and recycling collection will not be interrupted. Wake Forest Bus Service, including the Wake Forest-Raleigh Express and the Wake Forest Loop, will also follow the normal schedule.
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and the Northeast Community Coalition (NECC) are partnering to offer Wake Forest residents an afternoon of family-friendly fun and share useful information during Unity in the Community on Saturday, Nov. 9.
The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting monetary donations through Saturday, Nov. 23, as part of its 13 th Annual Turkey Drive. Area residents can support this worthy cause by submitting online donations via PayPal .
Although Christmas is still several weeks away, Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events in early December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Lighting of Wake Forest and Pictures with Santa to Merry Country Christmas and the annual Christmas Parade, the holiday season is jam-packed with fun-filled happenings guaranteed to put you in a festive mood.
The Town of Wake Forest is conducting an online survey to gather input from residents concerning what they want in the way of information - and how they want it. The survey asks residents how they currently receive information and how they prefer to get news from the Town.
Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer a free performance of Cratchit Family Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. 405. S. Brooks St.
The  next census  is coming in 2020. By April 2020, households will receive an invitation to participate in the census. The process is quick and easy. You'll then have three options to respond: 1) Online (for the first time!); 2) By phone; and
3) By mail. Learn more about the  2020 Census .
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is recruiting specialized recreation instructors for a variety of youth and adult programming for persons with disabilities. PRCR is especially in need of the following program instructors: hip hop dance, yoga, therapeutic drumming, cooking/baking, theater/acting, and workplace readiness.
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is inviting local families to participate in the second annual Family Gobblequest on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Gobblequest is an opportunity for families to spend a morning together outdoors participating in an activity similar to a scavenger hunt. 
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host two performances of Joshua Lozoff’s “Life is Magic” on Friday, Nov. 22. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and seniors.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host three performances of “Live from Nashville - Merry Country Christmas” on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15. Saturday’s showtime is 7 p.m., while Sunday showtimes are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department requires Wake Forest residents and non-residents to obtain a Rec Card to access amenities at PRCR facilities. There are fees for non-residents. You can start the process for securing a Rec Card by creating an online profile .
The Joyner Park Community Center officially opened for business Monday, Oct. 21. Designed to blend in with current Joyner Park structures and the natural habitat, the new 32,000-square-foot facility features a walking track, gymnasium for basketball, volleyball and pickleball, multi-purpose rooms, dance studio and kitchen.
You can receive email notifications concerning road closures and traffic alerts in Wake Forest by signing up for E-Notifier - our free email subscription service. The service allows you to subscribe to several specific information categories and receive an e-mail notification whenever we post new information on the website related to your selected categories.
The Town of Wake Forest is recruiting friendly, outgoing volunteers to greet and help direct customers visiting Town Hall as part of the Guest Services Volunteer Program.
Wake Forest sanitation customers can now use an online form to request a variety of assistance related to their rollout trash and recycling carts. The form can be used to request service, request an upgrade to your recycling cart, order extra carts and report damaged or missing carts.
The Renaissance Centre is currently accepting film submissions via FilmFreeway for the the 2 nd Annual Wake Forest Film Festival on Friday-Saturday, March 13-14, 2020. Entitled “A Light in the Forest,” the event will spotlight passionate, creative and thought-provoking movies by some of today's most promising and accomplished local, national and international filmmakers. 
The Wake Forest Loop (WFL), a weekday, fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, is now offering an early/late extension along North Main Street and a mid-day extension into Heritage.
Before wintry weather comes our way, all Wake Forest residents are encouraged to opt-in to the Town's phone notification system and provide their complete contact information, including cell phone numbers and email addresses.
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