Located just north of North Carolina’s state capital in Raleigh, Wake Forest is a town that sits in the northern section of Wake County. In 2007, Forbes Magazine listed Wake Forest as the 20th-fastest growing suburb in America. Apparently, the town had a 73-percent increase in number of residents between 2000 and 2006. Interestingly, Wake Forest University doesn’t even reside in Wake Forest. It originated there, but then moved to Winston-Salem in 1956.
Local Newspapers: The Wake Weekly, The News & Observer Courier
Local Sports Teams: Carolina Hurricanes (NHL), Carolina Mudcats
Local Colleges: State UniversityWake Technical Community College
Zip Codes associated with wake forest, north carolina: 27587, 27588
Towns/Cities near wake forest, north carolina : Youngsville, Rolesville, Neuse, Pocomoke, Franklinton
It has been a while since we explicitly discussed recruiting, so let's take a quick look at where the Deacs stand in terms of the 2015 and 2016 basketball classes. As Danny Manning begins his first true offseason as Wake Forest's Head Coach he turns his focus to the crucial 2016 class as well as a possible late addition to the already promising 2015 signees.Wake County voters not so keen on the General Assembly's redistricting plan
At a press conference this morning, the folks at Progress NC unveiled a new poll about the state Republicans' remarkably transparent scheme to rejigger the Wake County Commission -ostensibly in the name of ending at-large elections, which Republicans deem "archaic" and "outrageous expensive."New Triangle food truck to feature fresh Maine lobster
Cousins Maine Lobster is launching a Raleigh food truck in early April, featuring lobster rolls and other items featuring fresh lobster flown from Maine. Cousins Maine Lobster, a food truck business launched in Los Angeles by two cousins from Maine, is coming to the Triangle.Wake Forest Spring Football Observations: 3/24
It was a brisk morning in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, but the Deacs were still out for another spring practice in full pads. I was able to catch about a half hour of practice before heading to work.Police: Drunken driver ejected, run over by car in Wake Forest
Police said Carl Wilson Stancil, 24, of Wait Avenue in Wake Forest, was driving his Jeep recklessly in the parking lot of the Carolina Ale House restaurant on North Park Drive when he lost control and struck a curb about 2:30 a.m. Stancil was thrown from the doorless Jeep, but the vehicle kept traveling and ran over him, police said.Super 60 Basketball Showdown
Super60 Showcase On Saturday, March 21st one of the top high school basketball events in the Carolinas will be going on at Knightdale High School at 8:30am. It's the Super 60 Showdown by GetMeRecruited.com.Two hospitalized following Friday night wreck
Two people remain hospitalized in Winston-Salem after being airlifted following a two-vehicle crash Friday night on N.C. 268 in West End Elkin. Sgt. J.S. Fox of the North Carolina Highway Patrol said four people were involved in the accident with two being sent by AirCare to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.New kids bounce house complex opening in north Raleigh
A Wake Forest family is finishing up the interior work for a new family-oriented, inflatables bounce house facility called Jumpin JoJo's that'll be opening soon in the Shoppes at Greenway retail center on U.S. 401 in north Raleigh. Jumpin JoJo's should be opening by the end of March or early April and is currently in hiring mode, according to the group's Facebook page .Wake Forest police searching for car vandal
Police said Tuesday that they have handled multiple reports in the last few days of vandalism to parked vehicles. In each case, windows were shot out but no items were stolen from inside the vehicles, and no injuries were reported.The miracle workers of NC Orthopedic Hospital
I ride by the buildings that formerly held what was known as the North Carolina Orthopedic Hospital, and I remember those days. That was where miracles were planted, cultivated and bore fruit.ACC announces tournament pairings
Virginia, Duke, Notre Dame and Louisville earned the top four seeds in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and double byes into the quarterfinals. Virginia plays its opener Thursday against the winner between eighth-seeded Clemson and ninth-seeded Florida State.2 children left dead when fire rips through Va. house
Virginia State Police say the fire occurred Thursday morning in Galax . State police say the surviving child, a 9-month-old boy, has life-threatening injuries and is being treated at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.NC Senate bill would change the way Wake County Commissioners are elected
Updated: S81 was debated in the Senate Redistricting Committee Thursday afternoon. Wake County Commissioners Sig Hutchinson, John Burns and Matt Calabria spoke against the bill.2 die in wreck in Randolph County
Thousands of votes Friday for the O'Neil building snatched victory from a Winston-Salem effort in the American Planning Association's Great Historic Rehabilitation project contest for North Carolina. Kinston City Planner Adam Short nominated the building at 200 N. Queen St., owned and renovated into a bed and breakfast - along with office space and an apartment - by local entrepreneur Stephen Hill.Tens of thousands still without power
More than 35,000 customers are still without electric service after a winter storm that affected virtually all of North Carolina. The storm prompted a number of schools across the state to cancel classes.Snow Blankets The South
Students Clint and Amanda Rasberry take a stroll on the snow-covered campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Wake Forest, N.C., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 20156. A winter storm dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain across the Carolinas, creating treacherous roads and leaving thousands of people without power Thursday.
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