Bringing Black history home As the Fuquay-Varina Chamber Choir belted out “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” the African American National Anthem, on stage last Wednesday, the celebration of Black history filled the auditorium.
The Inspiring a New Generation step team performed as well as the Chosen Generation Gospel Choir.
Wake County School Board Chairmamn Keith Sutton gave the key note speech, highlighting the success of well-known African Americans as well as the grou...
Teens ‘act out’ against dating violence Fuquay-Varina High School Interact Club members have written, directed and produced a short film to call attention to the role of friends and bystanders in dating violence. The film encourages individuals to speak out when they see dating violence.
The club’s film initiative was prompted by an invitation from InterAct of Wake County to participate in their film initiative. InterAct is a private, non-profit, United Way agency that provides s...
Town gives Checkers chance to mitigate nuisance The Board of Commissioners voted last week to set aside a nuisance ordinance against the Checkers company in January for two more weeks.
The extension comes after a Jan. 19 vote to make Duffy Development demolish an accessory building on the property in front of Home Depot on East Broad Street. The building was found not to be in compliance with the town’s code since the main building no longer is situated on the property.
“We feel that t...
Temporary changes in drinking water begin March 1 Each year during the month of March, the Town of Fuquay-Varina temporarily changes the water treatment process by suspending the use of ammonia. This disinfection process is a state-mandated practice to ensure safe drinking water.
Customers who use kidney dialysis machines and have fish aquariums should be aware that water may contain chlorine, ammonia or a mixture of the two from March 1 to April 1, 2013.
The Town also will conduct flush...
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...