Donahue, Stinnet say no to plans

Although four of the five Wake Forest town commissioners voted to approve the special use permit for Sam’s Club along Capital Boulevard and the rezoning and master plan for the Tryon subdivision along Copper Beech Lane, Commissioners Zachary Donahue and Margaret Stinnett separately voted no with explanations, in Donahue’s case, a PowerPoint presentation. Stinnett voted against the annexation of three properties the owners are selling to the Tryon developer and against the rezoning. She turned to town attorney Eric Vernon and asked if she was right in saying a municipality is not obligated to provide water and sewer service to a project. Yes, he said, they do not have to extend the lines. I am opposed to this … [Read More...]


Low bid good news for water customers

There is good news for the Wake Forest water consumers. The low bid by Park Construction of Morrisville for the Smith Creek Interceptor Upgrade Project – rebuild of the sewer line – was $2 million … [Read More...]

Brief Bits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not yet issued a permit for RST Fiber to cross the Neuse River in its efforts to bring high-speed fiber internet connections to Wake Forest. Town Manager Mark … [Read More...]


Free health clinic July 25 and 26

The members of Richland Creek Community Church at 3229 Burlington Mills Road will hold a free Community Health Clinic Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The only service for which there will … [Read More...]

Gen. Curry to speak at Purple Heart Dinner

Retired Major General Jerry R. Curry will be the speaker at the 2014 Purple Heart Dinner in Wake Forest where several area Purple Heart recipients will be honored. The current count is 38 recipients bringing about 175 family … [Read More...]