Parker named Southern District high school PE teacher of the Year Fuquay-Varina High School’s Charla Tedder Parker will be honored as the Southern High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) at its national convention in Charlotte, April 23 – 27.
The Southern District represents 13 states from Virginia to Texas. The award is given in recognition of outstanding teaching performance at the high school level and the ability to motiva...
Fire Department honors 11 at pinning ceremony Recently, the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department hosted its first pinning ceremony at Wake Chapel Church. Proud family members and friends were on hand to recognize eight firefighters that received promotions.
Pinning ceremonies are a long-time tradition within the fire service to acknowledge accomplishments within the ranks of the fire department. Badges were pinned by wives and loved ones of the honorees.
Honorees included Dustin Stanley who...
Varina business celebrates sweet anniversary There’s something sweet happening in Fuquay-Varina. And it’s called the “frozen yogurt experience.”
Sweet Creations, the town’s resident frozen yogurt shop, will celebrate its one-year anniversary on April 13.
From day one, Sweet Creations saw tremendous support from the community, serving people from all walks of life.
“It’s really blown us away,” owner Andrea Bankert said. “God has definitely had His hand on it.”
While business slow...
Local residents named to Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design Local residents have been named to the Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean’s List.
Local residents include:
Amber Glock of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
Jaime Hawkins of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
Alyse Jones of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
The Savannah College o...
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...