Rotary collection tops 50,000 books This month, Rotary District Conference (7710) concluded its annual Children’s Book Dive. In the past several months, all 45 clubs of Rotary District 7710 were challenged to collect children’s books for distribution.
More than 50,000 books were collected to be distributed through agencies like YMCA, Book Harvest, Community in Schools and Read and Feed.
Of that, the Fuquay-Varina Downtown Rotary donated almost 700 books.
Town swears in new police officers Contributed
Police Chief Larry Smith,far left, and Mayor John Byrne, far right, pose with new Fuquay-Varina Police Officers Zachary Seth Clay, Jose Ramon Figueroa Jr., and William Gray Hamilton at a swearing-in ceremony held at Town Hall on April 11.
Counselors raise awareness about profession in April It’s true, mental health professionals have a stigma surrounding their line of work. That’s one reason why April is Counseling Awareness Month.
It gives the public the opportunity to learn and understand the differences in the various mental health professions and offers people the proper avenues to seek help if it is needed.
Local counselor and life coach Rob Reinhardt said most people don’t know what they’re getting themselves into wh...
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 email@example.com. 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...
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...