LDS church lowers missionary age The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed in 1830 by Joseph Smith Jr. in New York. Since its beginnings over 1.1 million Latter-day Saint men and women have served full-time missions in countries throughout the world.
In an effort to expand the opportunities for young members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve in full-time missions, church officials lowered the age of men and women serving in the mi...
Stephanie Eaton Harvie Staff WriterFuquay Varina Independent
Spain earns 1st place in American Legion scholarship program American Legion Post 116 of Fuquay-Varina hosted the Division 3 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program competition at the post Feb. 9. The winner of the contest was Patrick Spain of Raleigh. Spain is a junior and is a homeschooled student. He is the son of David and Linda Spain.
The next step for the local winner is to compete at the state level. If he wins the division competition, he will go to the National competition in Indianapolis...
Zombie Run benefits FVHS Contributed
Paxton Galvanak (right) of Strafe Gaming Lounge, presents Clara Stiers of Fuquay Varina High School PTSA, a check for $1,000.
The check was a donation of the proceeds from the October Zombie Run to the FVHS Technology in the classroom initiative. The FVHS PTSA would like to thank Paxton and Jessie Galvanak, Crystal Sturgill and all the many volunteers that worked to make the event a success.
Local students named to UNC Dean’s List More than 950 students earned bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the Dec. 16 commencement ceremony.
Out of 988 students who received a degree, 568 earned a bachelor’s, 275 earned a master’s, 131 earned a doctoral degree and 14 earned a professional degree.
In addition, 6,484 Carolina students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement through their s...
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...