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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...
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Running red light causes estimated $27,000 damage to three cars

by Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — The 2000 Jeep belonging to Willie Edward Rogers, 891 Long Mill Road, is loaded onto a tow truck following an accident which snarled traffic for about an hour Monday, at about 11:30 a.m. Rogers, 64, was traveling north in the left hand lane on U.S. 1...

Greenway challenged

By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Over the river and through the woods… The town of Wake Forest’s newest 2.5-mile greenway trail  project is right out of a nursery tale. It winds through wooded areas, goes under roads and crosses a number of creeks and wetlands. But for seven Heritage...