White graduates from Army basic training Army Pvt. Briana C. White has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tact...
Showing support for military spouses Support Military Spouses has a lofty goal of someday distributing more than a million shoebox gifts to U.S. military spouses around the world.
The Apex-based organization still has a long way to go but they are getting closer all the time.
More than 30 volunteers recently helped assemble 3,000 shoebox gifts that will be distributed to military spouses at Ft. Bragg, Camp Lejuene and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
The event was held in r...
Shawn Daley Apex Herald EditorFuquay Varina Independent
Starnes earns Army ROTC scholarship to VMI Andrew T. Starnes has received an Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) scholarship to Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in areas such as academic achievement, extracurricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities and personal interviews. Scholarship recipients are enrolled as members of the ROTC Corps of Cadets.
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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...