Fuquay says goodbye to Sunny Kelly Griffith | Fuquay-Varina Independent
The Fuquay-Varina Community Library staff says goodbye to longtime branch manager Cindy McConnell at a retirement party for her and Sunny the Bunny on March 28.
Kelly Griffith | Fuquay-Varina Independent
Youth services librarian Laura Harpham leads children in singing a song about Sunny the Bunny. Much like B-I-N-G-O, the children clap as Harpham replaces the letters of Sunny’s name with felt f...
Read and Feed program improves skills, strengthens families For 12 weeks, smiling, excited children (from Kindergarten through fifth grade), their families and a group of caring, dedicated volunteers come together at Willow Springs Elementary School.
The attending students are those deemed to be in need of extra support by their teachers. They come every Thursday from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. for individual attention to improve their reading skills.
The school’s program has been in progress since Jan. 24...
Melodie Elaine Estes CorrespondentFuquay Varina Independent
Fuquay man arrested following high speed chase A Fuquay-Varina man faces a long list of charges after he led several different law enforcement agencies on a 25 mile multi-county high speed chase. Brian Keith Jones Jr., 31, of Fuquay-Varina was arrested on March 24 after he led law enforcement officials on a high speed chase through Johnston, Harnett and Wake Counties. According to Wake County Sheriff’s Department Capt. James Stevens, Wake County deputies first attempted to pull o...
Stephanie Eaton Harvie Staff WriterFuquay Varina Independent
Law and Finance Committee ready to recommend funding for nonprofits The Law and Finance Committee met Monday night to finalize its suggestions to the town board on funding to nonprofit organizations. In all, the committee is ready to recommend $107,900 in funding.
The nonprofits went before the committee last week to request funding and make a case. Some fared better than others.
It was recommended that the Fuquay-Varina Downtown Revitalization Association receive the full amount requested, $53,800. While...
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...