Runner reflects on Boston Marathon experience Fuquay-Varina resident Matthew Loeffler had already run the Tobacco Road Marathon last spring. He had pinned on his bib, showing off the 3291. He had laced up his running shoes and had prepared for months.
Crossing the finish line at three hours and two minutes on April 15 was the icing on the cake for the first time Boston Marathon runner.
But he, along with his family, and thousands of others at the marathon never could have suspected w...
FV parks offer great summer camp line-up Summer camp that is both fun and affordable? Yes, it’s possible to have both.
The Fuquay-Varina Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources will host a full-day Summer Camp beginning June 17. The camp is open to all area children that have completed kindergarten and have yet to start the sixth grade. It will be held at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center.
The camp is broken up into eight weekly sessions. Each session is $100 for...
Teen Day Fuquay ready for 3rd year running For the third year in a row, the Fuquay-Varina Police will hold Teen Day Fuquay, an alcohol and distracted driving awareness program, on May 4.
The program is made possible through a grant by the Wake County Board of Alcoholic Control which has called Teen Day Fuquay “the most effective teen alcohol awareness program in Wake County.”
The N.C. City and County Communicators Association presented Teen Day Fuquay its Best North Carolina Event...
Making memories Prom is a special night. We want to share the memories. Send prom photos with names of everyone included to firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Fuquay-Varina Independent’s office at 209 East Vance St. We will have photos up on our website and in next week’s issue of the Independent.
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...