Comedy, ‘Greater Tuna,’ performing at Stars Theater In a place where “everybody is welcome…even Catholics” and radio station OKKK provides the local news (if they remember to turn on the power), you will find an eclectic band of characters that make up the small town full of southern stereotypes known as Tuna, Texas.
Next Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m., come watch as the adult professional troupe at Stars Theater and Art Center in Fuquay-Varina takes on the well...
Community Calendar: March 13-19 Deadlines Thursday by 5 p.m. (7 days prior to publication date) 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.
Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the N.C. State University Club on Hillsborough S...
FVLAX heads into 2nd season In just its second year, Fuquay-Varina Lacrosse has exploded both in size and enthusiasm for the sport.
Coach Brad Wheeler admits he started the sporting group a little selfishly; he wanted his kids to play lacrosse close to home. But he had no idea the group would expand exponentially by its second spring.
“It keeps us busy,” Wheeler said of FVLAX.
Wheeler played lacrosse when he was in college and coached when his family lived in Texa...
Historic house gets facelift, new owners “I’ve found a house for you!” Jenny Woodward Burgess told her parents on the phone from Fuquay-Varina last year.
The parents, living in Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh, were eager to hear what Jenny had in mind.
It was a house on Broad Street, unoccupied and suffering from neglect in recent years. A part of its porch roof was falling in. Its paint was all but gone… a “For Sale” sign was planted in the front yard.
The parents, Mark and Nanc...
Shirley Hayes CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
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...