From WSJ Staff Reports
Rip currents can sweep even the most experienced swimmers away from shore into deeper water. Rip currents are especially likely near piers, jetties, and other structures. Please avoid swimming near structures, piers, or jetties. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don’t swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.
Charles April (C. A.) Lloyd passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday morning, November 24, at the age of 95. C. A. was born on April 1, 1926, in Wake County and was the youngest child of eight born to Mary Magdeline “Maggie” Pearce and Leonidas “Lonnie” David Lloyd, Sr. He was given the middle name “April” because he was born on April Fool’s Day which he celebrated […]
Paula Morin Therrien, June 7, 1954 ~ June 13, 2021 Paula Morin Therrien, 67, of Wake Forest, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, after a short battle with Metastatic Ovarian Cancer. She was born on June 7, 1954 in Waterbury, CT, the daughter of the late Evangeline Bluto Morin and Louis P Morin. She […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Area Chamber is hosting Wake Forest Works, a Job Fair presented by Wegmans, on Wednesday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Centre, located at 405 S. Brooks Street in downtown Wake Forest. “Employers across the board are having difficulty hiring,” explained Corey Hutcherson, VP for the Chamber. “In […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Fire Department is partnering with The Freedom Flag Foundation to host a 9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. The occasion will take place at Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Ave. Open to the public, the ceremony will include the raising of the Freedom Flag, a display of steel […]
From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest American Legion Post 187 Executive Committee approved the Post sponsoring a “Sea Scout” Ship. Sea Scouts is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 (or 13 and are in the eighth grade) through 20. Along with Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, and Venturing, Sea Scouts provides a […]