Acclaimed poet, editor Scott Owens to read at Lazy Lion Poetry isn’t religion. No one would die for it or of it. Poet, editor and educator Scott Owens knows these truths. Yet still he writes poetry, with more than 1,100 published poems, 10 poetry collections and nine Pushcart nominations. And he’s coming to the Lazy Lion bookstore in Fuquay-Varina this evening, March 21, to share his work.
Owens’ poetry is at once distressing and transforming.
“All of me is the monster here,” he attests in “Pe...
Nancy Young Contributing WriterFuquay Varina Independent
Officer Taylor receives certification Contributed
Fuquay-Varina Police Cpl. David Taylor recently received his Intermediate Certificate from the N.C. Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division.
Taylor, who joined the FVPD in January 2007, is a certified police instructor. He resides in Holly Springs with his wife and three sons, ages 6, 4 and 2 and coaches soccer for the Town of Fuquay-Varina Youth Sports program.
FVPD’s Brown promoted to Corporal Contributed
Fuquay-Varina Police Officer David Brown has been promoted to Corporal and recently received his Intermediate Certificate from the N.C. Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division.
Cpl. Brown is currently working toward an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice at Wayne Community College. Brown, who is married with two children, is originally from Clinton, N.C., and moved to Fuquay-Varina in...
Bengals take pride in community While early release days at Fuquay-Varina Middle School usually are filled with celebrations and not much instruction, the students got a different lesson last Friday.
With the help of a $2,770 grant from Lowe’s and the generous help of Daniel’s Mulch, the Bengals got their hands dirty to help beautify the campus. As part of a community service day, the students planted new shrubbery and spread mulch.
“[Lowe’s] generously donated and it’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...