Woman’s Club boasts 3 state arts festival winners The Fuquay-Varina Woman’s Club and GFWC Junior Club had three student winners for the State of North Carolina at the March State Arts Festival.
Tye Mikles, a senior at Harnett Central High School, won first place with his paper craft. Many similar pieces have been entered previously, but Mikles placed a frame around his three-way view called “Magician-Serpent.” The judges were quite impressed with this piece.
Arianna Pappas, a junior at S...
Sheldon will not seek reelection to town board With her second term nearing its close, Fuquay-Varina Commissioner Cindy Sheldon announced to fellow town board members last week that she will not seek reelection.
She cited family commitments, increased career demands and her involvement in other town and county areas of service in explaining her decision.
In an interview Sheldon said she thinks it is good for the board to have new members from time to time, bringing new ideas and new e...
Shirley Hayes CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
Community Calendar: March 27-April 2 Deadlines Friday by 5 p.m. is the deadline for submission of items to be submitted for the following week’s paper, and they can be faxed to 919-552-7564. E-mailed submissions go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breakfast Fundraiser Simon’z will hold a breakfast fundraiser March 30 from 7 to 10 a.m. Plates are $7 each for adults and $5 each for children ages 10 and younger. On the menu are pancake stacks, turkey sausage, southern grits, ...
Town comes together for new vision Fuquay-Varinians looked at the bigger picture last week. With the help of PlaceMakers, a consulting firm, the town developed a vision for a more market-responsive Fuquay-Varina with mixed-use properties along Broad Street and Judd Parkway.
While the ideas are simply that – ideas – for now, they offer a window into what Fuquay-Varina could be if the Land Development Ordinance is updated to reflect easy to understand and to apply zoning.
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...