Waltapalooza to bring music alive, help Wetherington with medical bills Everyone has a Walt Wetherington story.
From the guitars to music lessons to Wetherington’s smile and generosity, Fuquay’s music man has made a major impression on many locals in the last decade.
Walt Wetherington is a North Carolina native, born and raised in New Bern. A trained musician in every sense of the word, having opened for Charlie Daniels, Molly Hatchet, David Allen Coe and The Marshal Tucker Band. Behind the scenes, he ran sou...
New dog park to open this summer Dog lovers should take note that the Town’s first off-leash dog park is now under construction at 110 Woodland Drive and is scheduled to open in mid-June.
The park will have two separate spaces; one for larger breeds and one for smaller breeds and park admission is free. Park amenities will include grassy areas, benches for relaxing and sanitary stations.
A grand opening event will be announced as construction concludes. The new dog park ...
Raise funds with concession stand leasing program The Town of Fuquay-Varina’s Parks and Recreation Department now is offering a fundraising opportunity through a concession stand lease program.
For the upcoming spring youth sports program, groups can lease concession stands at South Park, Falcon Park, Action Park, Ballentine School Park, Honeycutt Road Park and the Community Center.
Any local non-profit and/or for-profit entities which are community, civic, philanthropic or religious org...
Team Fuquay-Varina fundraisers help relay for a cure The Town of Fuquay-Varina has formed a Relay for Life Team called Team Fuquay-Varina. Each year, nearly four million people in more than 20 countries take part in Relay for Life and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer.
Last year with the public’s generous help, Team Fuquay-Varina raised $1,500 to fight cancer.
The team is comprised of town staff, elected officials, members of the Fuquay-Varina Chamber, Downtown...
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...