Teacher for the day Town Hall became Teacher for the Day recently.
How does that work? That’s what 80 second graders from Willow Spring Elementary School asked at a recent visit to the Fuquay-Varina Town Hall. Representatives from public utilities, police and the public works department explained how the town provides services to more than 19,000 citizens.
The kids were fascinated, inquisitive and courteous.
“School visits are a favorite thing here at Town...
Local roasters boogie to the beans It wasn’t long ago that owners of Stick Boy Bread Company in Fuquay-Varina Katie and Josh Dies remember trying to break into the business. Wholesalers took a chance on the couple and business took off.
When a regular customer, Dave McCreery, brought up locally roasted Boogie Bean Coffee Roasters and Katie got to meet the owners and husband and wife team, Kevin and Ali Littlewood, it was a great match.
“If we’re in a spot where we can help...
Natural health fair to be held Saturday Free, fun, informative.
On April 27, The Vine Health and Nutrition Shoppe will hold a natural health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more about natural health and resources. Many small, local businesses will gather to showcase different services, products and opportunities available to meet a variety of healthy living needs.
There will be free health screenings, free kids haircuts, demonstrations, chair massages, raffles and free sample...
Civitas Media helps connect businesses, consumers with MyOwn Apps The Fuquay-Varina Independent is opening new doors to its advertisers, their current customers and a whole world of new ones, all with the stroke of a fingertip.
And it’s been done through MyOwn Apps, a new high-tech advertising venue that offers advertisers a way to reach on-the-go consumers looking for information fast and in the palm of their hand.
With the help of mobile experts at Civitas Media, the Independent’s parent company, a bu...
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...