From WSJ Staff Reports
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is suspending all service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke through Monday, April 12 due to worsening shoaling issues in the ferry channel just outside of Ocracoke’s Silver Lake Harbor.
Shoaling occurs when sand and sediment fill into a ferry channel, making water depths too shallow and the channel too narrow for safe operation of the ferry system’s vessels.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to work in the Bigfoot Slough channel to clear the shoaling. The Ferry Division will reassess channel conditions on Monday and make a decision on whether to resume service at that time.
For up-to-the-minute information on schedule changes on the Cedar Island and Swan Quarter routes, please follow @NCFerryPamSound on Twitter.
The NC Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) recently announced the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department as one of four park and recreation agencies and one university to be awarded $25,000 grants to support joining the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) and expanding the campaign for free outdoor fitness across the state. The current […]
For The White Street Journal The Wake Forest Police Department will host “Operation Medicine Drop” Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most easily accessed via Town Hall’s Taylor Street entrance. The WFPD offers Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) as a prescription and over-the-counter medication […]
For The White Street Journal The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue from Havisham Court to Traditions Grande Boulevard on Thursday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Police Department swore in a new officer. Officer Morales took his Oath of Office on Tuesday, April 20 (Visited 25 times, 3 visits today) Share via: 0 Shares Facebook Twitter Email Copy Link Print More
From WSJ Staff Reports NC Main Street recently recognized the Wake Forest Garden Club as a Main Street Champion for “enhancing the beauty of downtown Wake Forest and the entire community since 1924.” According to Downtown Development Manager Jennifer Herbert, the Garden Club’s impact is visible throughout the Renaissance Area and beyond. “Their many efforts in […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The annual Purple Heart Foundation Spring Shred-a-thon was Saturday, April 17 in the parking lot of the Patterson Building on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest. All proceeds from the event go to honor area Purple Heart recipients. An annual banquet is on the first Saturday in […]
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From WSJ Staff Reports Two-time Emmy Award winning journalist Sloan Heffernan with WRAL-TV is partnering with the Wake Forest Area Chamber to offer a “Business of Storytelling” workshop from 12:00 – 1:30 pm on May 6, 2021. This virtual workshop will be held via Zoom and is open to the public. Storytelling can enrich and […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Area Chamber is sponsoring its first-ever Pickleball Open tournament on Saturday, May 1 at Flaherty Park in Wake Forest. Sponsored by Meals on Wheels of Wake County, more than 100 players have registered to play and compete in the day-long event. Spectators are invited to come and cheer […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under May 10-23. Over this two-week period, local anglers are encouraged to visit any public fishery in Wake or Franklin […]