Wake tops state in health for 4th consecutive year A study released last week reported what many locals already see in their daily lives – Wake County is healthy.
The University of Wisconsin Populatin Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation worked together through the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program to report that Wake is the healthiest county in the state for the fourth year running.
Nationwide, the program ranks the health of more than 3,000 counties.
Downtown Rotary accepting book donations Contributed
The Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club is collecting Children books, Kindergarden through fifth grade. The club asks the public to help in its donation efforts. Please help by donating new or slightly used books on or before April 11. A Drop Box is located at the Robin WellingsLotfus’ Edward Jones office located on Broad Street in Historic Downtown Varina.
Weis chosen as 2012-13 ‘Spotlight on Student’ Fuquay-Varina Middle School has selected Morgan Weis as the “Spotlight on Student” for 2012-2013.
She is an extremely hard working student whose effort is depicted by earning straight A’s on her report cards for every quarter she has attended FVMS. Weis is a member of the FVMS Beta Club, Yearbook staff and also a member of the Bengal Pals (a group that works with students in the Special Education Community at FVMS).
Outside of school, she...
Above Fashions becomes ‘Orange Crush Central’ When Fuquay Sports Shop closed at the end of February, Fuquay-Varina High School students feared it was the end of the Orange Crush t-shirts so loved by the Bengals.
But Orange Crush fans can rest easy. The Fuquay Sports Shop’s heat press was sold to Juanita Lee at Above Fashions on March 11.
Lee said she was looking to offer another custom item in her shop and always wanted a heat press. The timing wasn’t right until now.
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...