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Public art on display Friday

Commissioned benches, juried art show highlight monthly arts event by David Leone WAKE FOREST — They’re too big for a tarp, so town leaders dedicating two public art pieces downtown will have to settle for a ribbon cutting. At 6 p.m. Friday, join Mayor Vivian Jones and Public...

Commissioners get back to Roots

Program spending, bond issue discussed by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Tempers flared during a spending discussion Tuesday at a Wake Forest town board work session. It wasn’t about $25 million in possible bond issue spending, rather $34,000 in small projects sparked the debate....
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Protest alters ordinance vote

Unified development ordinance goes to commissioners, minus a few pieces by David Leone WAKE FOREST — They wanted to have a voice in the process. They showed up en masse Tuesday and got the changes they wanted. About 130 people attended Tuesday night’s Wake Forest Planning Board...
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Town buys dance venue for $1.2 million

Mayor sees future performing arts and convention center by David Leone WAKE FOREST — The town is now the owner of a beach music nightclub. The $1.2 million purchase of the Tuxedo Junction dance venue and the adjacent Rejoice Community School came after a closed session of town...
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Tunnel to Towers moves to Raleigh

Above: It’s the moment everyone waits for — firefighters from multiple firehouses join together for the last few blocks of the run down to Wake Forest Firehouse 1. (Photos by David Leone) Wake Forest Fire Department to host their own community event by Carrie C. Causey WAKE...