Fuquay-Varina Theater Patrons present ‘Once Upon A Mattress’ The Fuquay-Varina Theater Program has been hard at work preparing another wonderful piece of theater for all. “Once Upon A Mattress” is a comedic musical that sheds new light on the fairytale “The Princess and The Pea.”
The story takes place in medieval times, and is the tale of a Prince looking for his Princess while his Queen Mother, along with her wizard assistant, does everything to prevent it. The cast has been in rehearsals since Dece...
Samuel Jones Contributing WriterFuquay Varina Independent
McConnell set to retire this month It’s the end of an era for Fuquay-Varina Community Library members. After 33 years in the Wake County Library System, head librarian Cindy McConnell will retire at the end of March.
Originally hired as a clerk in April 1980 by Rachel W. Lewter, McConnell was tasked with handling circulation, creating displays and shelving books at the Apex library, occasionally using fax forms from other library locations.
“That was cutting edge technolog...
Fuquay-Varina PD investigates shootings Fuquay-Varina Police continue their investigation of a shooting that took place around 9:50 p.m. at Bay Tree apartments on Tuesday, March 5. The ongoing investigation indicates that there are four victims that sustained injuries in last night’s incident. The victims sought treatment from local hospitals and their condition is unknown. Investigators have spoken with several of the victims, but there has been little cooperation to let investi...
Arrests made in credit union robbery The Fuquay-Varina Police are continuing their investigation of a robbery that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. The robbery was at 404 Old Honeycutt Road (N.C. State Employees Credit Union) in Fuquay-Varina.
According to the Fuquay-Varina Public Information Officer, Susan Weis, on March 2, at approximately 1:25 a.m., law enforcement officers located Brandon Phillip Williams and Bryce Bonilla at the Econolodge on Mechanical Drive i...
Stephanie Eaton Harvie Staff WriterFuquay 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...