Community Calendar: April 24-30 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. The Independent asks that submissions are in sentence form, are 150 words or less and include contact information. Obituaries can be submitted by Monday at 10 a.m. directly from the funeral home.
Bible Study on the Book of John W...
Design workshops to benefit American Red Cross A wonderful combination is coming to Fuquay Varina this weekend. Defining Design is welcoming Pineville Rug Galleries fine oriental rug tent show complete with design workshops on both Friday and Saturday, exclusive rug designs, great food and partial proceeds are going to support the Triangle American Red Cross.
“We are banding together in the face of difficult times. It is just one great charateristic of our country. No organization does ...
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...
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...