Historic house gets facelift, new owners “I’ve found a house for you!” Jenny Woodward Burgess told her parents on the phone from Fuquay-Varina last year.
The parents, living in Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh, were eager to hear what Jenny had in mind.
It was a house on Broad Street, unoccupied and suffering from neglect in recent years. A part of its porch roof was falling in. Its paint was all but gone… a “For Sale” sign was planted in the front yard.
The parents, Mark and Nanc...
Shirley Hayes CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
V Foundation, Jersey Mike’s teamming up The V Foundation for Cancer Research is joining forces with Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Triangle area for the 3rd Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign to help in the fight against cancer. The campaign will culminate in the nationwide event, Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 27.
During the month of March, customers can make a donation to The V Foundation at any area Jersey Mike’s restaurant. T...
Veterans non-profit highly decorated Mike Dorman has even more decorations for the Military Missions In Action office. During a reception for Dorman’s Presidential Citizens Medal on Sunday, the MMIA founder received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, a Senatorial statement and a flag flown over the Capitol Building, not to mention a $10,000 donation to the organization.
Dorman’s tireless volunteering was on display during the event at the First United Methodist Church in Fuquay-...
40 FVHS students inducted into National Achievers Society Fuquay-Varina High School’s auditorium bustled with excited students, families and supporters Feb. 26 as 40 students were inducted into the National Achievers Society.
The ceremony celebrated and recognized students from minority groups who have worked hard to achieve high standards in their “school, in their community and in their lives” and have maintained a 3.0 GPA. Since 1998, 10,000 American students have received recognition and membe...
Melodie Elaine Estes CorrespondentFuquay Varina 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...