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Bible Study on the Book of John W...
Sunny’s retirement offers unique opportunity of giving The Fuquay-Varina Woman’s Club Education Committee was delighted to be given an unusual opportunity for a “second” gifting. The Fuquay-Varina Community Library has been a vital part of the Education program for the Woman’s Club since 1954.
The recent gift goes back to 2008 when Cindy McConnell asked whether the club might help provide a special cage for a bunny to be enjoyed by the children visiting the library. The cage arrived in November...
NC Teen Drivers Summit organized by Johnston County youth In a world where bad news seems to dominate the headlines, there is a group that has used that information to make positive changes. The youth of Johnston County have come together to plan a N.C. Teen Drivers Summit where teens, their parents and administrators can come together and learn how to reduce teen deaths on our roadways.
Johnston County has experienced numerous teen fatalities and injuries in the past several years. For the five y...
Mary Lahr Cain Cleveland Post EditorFuquay Varina Independent
En Plein Air Paint-off brings Fuquay to life Fuquay-Varina was hopping April 12 with a combination of events throughout all parts of the downtown areas.
Spring for the Arts, the Fuquay Cruisers’ classic cruise-in and the Town of Fuquay-Varina Relay for Life barbecue sale all added to one amazing event that brought art to life.
The second annual En Plein Air Paint-off was a success with 21 painters setting up easels throughout Fuquay, Varina and the link. In just four hours, artists ...
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...