The Northern Regional Center opened in January 2008. We’ll talk to the center’s director who explains how the facility is ably serving the citizens of Northern Wake County. Wake Forest’s Planning Department is working to ensure Wake Forest maintains its small-town charm and character - we’ll explain how. And finally, Wake Forest will say good-bye to 2009 and hello to 2010 with the Second Annual First Light Wake Forest. We’ll tell you all you need to know about this family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration.
The winter heating season is here and so is the potential for higher utility bills. We’ll talk to Wake Forest Power’s Skip Parker who shares a few energy conservation tips that will hopefully help you keep more of your money in your pocket!
Wake Forest’s Urban Forestry Program is getting ready for its busiest time of year. Assistant Planning Director Ann Ayers discusses this year's Tree Seedling Giveaway and Arbor Day celebration.
And finally, the Northern Wake Senior Center held a special Open House in January. We’ll take you out to this special community event and give you a firsthand look at all the Senior Center has to offer.
During her State of the Town address in February, Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones highlighted several of the town’s accomplishments in 2009. We’ll sit down with the mayor as she describes her proudest moments from Wake Forest’s centennial year; 2010 US Census forms will be mailed to every household in the United States in March. We’ll explain why it’s so important for you to fill out the forms and send them back in; and finally, the Wake Forest Police Department’s DARE program teaches local elementary school students to resist drugs and violence. We’ll talk to the DARE Officer Scott Graham who describes the impact this program is having on our community’s young people.
Temperatures are rising and so are the numbers of people interested in adding a backyard swimming pool. Before you take the plunge, our inspections department has a few useful tips. This year’s Wake Forest Cemetery Walking Tour is set for Saturday, May 8. We’ll give you the details. And finally, the 30th Annual Meet in the Street will take place on Saturday May 1. The Chamber's Jade Biggio shares all you need to know about one of our area’s most popular annual events.
Chuck Mosier is Wake Forest’s parking enforcement officer. He’ll explain the do’s and don’ts when it comes to parking around town. Holding Park Pool opens for the season on May 29. Ed Austin shares all you need to know about one of our area’s most popular outdoor swimming pools. And finally, the 2010 Six Sundays in Spring concert series is underway. We’ll talk to members of the Cultural Arts Association who share why E. Carroll Joyner Park will be the place to be on Sunday afternoons in May.