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The submission phase is open from now through March 6 and each Facebook...
5th grade teacher helps motivate FVES students to give back Contributed
During the month of January the Student Council at Fuquay-Varina Elementary School held a food drive to benefit the BackPack Buddy Program at their school. This program supplies nutritious food and snacks to children who may not have consistant food resources at home.
In all, more than 45 boxes of food were collected from students and teachers. Fifth grade teacher Jeremy Jahn motivated students by agreeing to allow the fifth g...
Efforts growing to help Fuquay area homeless ‘Audrey’ lost her job in 2008 when her arthritic hands no longer allowed her to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She quickly lost her apartment. Ever since then Audrey has bounced around staying with friends and family while her application for disability winds slowly through the courts.
Audrey is homeless and living in Fuquay.
While not technically living on the streets Audrey is described as a “couch surfer” by some service provid...
Pam Naugle Contributing WriterFuquay Varina Independent
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...
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...