40 FVHS students inducted into National Achievers Society Fuquay-Varina High School’s auditorium bustled with excited students, families and supporters Feb. 26 as 40 students were inducted into the National Achievers Society.
The ceremony celebrated and recognized students from minority groups who have worked hard to achieve high standards in their “school, in their community and in their lives” and have maintained a 3.0 GPA. Since 1998, 10,000 American students have received recognition and membe...
Melodie Elaine Estes CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
InterAct shines spotlight on teen dating violence The month of February is Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month. In honor of TDV month, the Youth Services Coordinator of the organization InterAct, Anna Epshteyn, decided to put together an awareness event.
“By showing youth-led videos on the issue, the youth can speak on the behalf of all teenagers, which is the most powerful way to make changes,” Epshteyn said.
The awareness event on Feb. 28 at the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Healt...
Danielle Harrigan CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
After 30 years, Tutor retires from FVPD Detective Sergeant Carl Tutor was honored March 4 at the Fuquay-Varina Town Board meeting for a career with the Fuquay-Varina Police Department spanning more than 30 years in his beloved hometown. Friends, family and colleagues gathered at Town Hall to honor his dedication to community service and protection while also wishing him well as he begins a new chapter of his life.
Chief Larry Smith characterized Detective Tutor as “a dedicated fa...
Candy Hop comes to town March 23 This year, don’t miss out on a local tradition—downtown Fuquay-Varina’s Candy Hop. On Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the merchants on and around historic Main and Broad Streets will help bring in Easter by hosting this fun, free, family event. Just like previous years, children should come prepared with a basket and get ready to hop, hop, hop from shop to shop.
You’re certain to find candy, goodies and a whole lot more by visiti...
Police Reports Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Lynn Louise Rench, 22, of Fuquay-Varina was arrested Nov. 25 on a driving while impaired charge.
Carmen Delisha Heggie, 23, of Holly Springs was arrested Nov. 25 on a ...
Police reports Feb. 12-18
Charles Thomas Mangum, 76, of Fuquay-Varina was arrested Feb. 12 on breaking and entering of a residence, larceny, and larceny after breaking and entering charges.
Police reports Feb. 5-11
An arrest was made in a Feb. 5 incident reported off Broad St. allegedly involving possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana.
Timothy Michael Duggan, 36, of Fuqua...
Police reports Dec. 21-31
Michael Anthony Beckwith, 54, of Fuquay-Varina was arrested Dec. 24 on assault on a female and possessing or concealing equipment or paraphernalia charges.
An arrest was...
Police Reports Nov. 13-19
Arrests Vickie Belinda Nealy, 45, of Proctorville was arrested Nov. 14 on a larceny charge.
Ashlee Brooke Selin, 26, of Willow Spring was arrested Nov. 17 on an embezzlement ch...