SAVOR Fuquay-Varina SAVOR Fuquay-Varina was a success last weekend as 23 local vendors shared samplings of their menus. The event was packed with Fuquay-Varinians ready to try out the local fare.
With so many choices, there were some clear favorites during the day.
The SAVOR’s Best award went to Food Simply Fresh for the Voodoo Pulled Pork. Second place was awarded to the Growers Market for Not Your Mama’s Biscuits and Gravy.
Viva la Difference was given t...
Abernethy indicted by grand jury A Fuquay-Varina commissioner faces legal woes after a Wake County grand jury indicted him on sexual charges. However, town officials, the Wake County District Attorney’s office and the indicted commissioner are remaining extremely tight lipped about details surrounding the case.
Fuquay-Varina Town Commissioner Jim Abernethy was indicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a child by a Wake County grand jury.
However, not a lot of oth...
Stephanie Eaton Harvie Staff WriterFuquay Varina Independent
Arrest made in Tuesday shooting Police arrested Richard Brandon Gregory, 28, Tuesday night, April 30. He has been charged with homicide in connection to the death of James Melvin Jolly, 64. Gregory is now in the Wake County jail awaiting his first appearance in court.
Police responded to a domestic violence situation at 108 Coley Farm Road in Fuquay-Varina at approximately 2:22 p.m. Tuesday. At the scene, they found Jolly deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Gregory is ...
Fuquay-Varina police investigate deadly shooting According to reports, Fuquay-Varina police are investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon. Reports said one man is dead as a result of the shooting.
James Melvin Jolly was found dead in his home at 2:20 p.m. today. His home is located at 108 Coley Farm Road.
According to reports, one person is being questioned but it is not known if that person is a suspect. No other information about the case is known at this time.
Reporters with ...
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...