Public Utilities Crew awarded Life Safety Award November 15, 2012 started out like any other day at the Terrible Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant but quickly changed when Dan Hackney, a supervisor at the plant, got his foot caught in a mechanical piece of equipment.
Four of his co-workers sprang into action and because of their quick action and caring response they prevented further injury.
Last week, the Mid-State Safety Council of North Carolina recognized Dan’s co-workers for their ...
Local magazine crazy for pets Holly Springs resident, Jan Raymondi, has devoted a large portion of her life to animals, most specifically dogs. So it was only natural that she would channel that love and interest into the development of a local pet magazine that focuses on animal issues and care.
Raymondi started the bi-monthly magazine in July of 2012. After years in academia, first at the University of Massachusetts and then North Carolina State University, she decide...
Acclaimed poet, editor Scott Owens to read at Lazy Lion Poetry isn’t religion. No one would die for it or of it. Poet, editor and educator Scott Owens knows these truths. Yet still he writes poetry, with more than 1,100 published poems, 10 poetry collections and nine Pushcart nominations. And he’s coming to the Lazy Lion bookstore in Fuquay-Varina this evening, March 21, to share his work.
Owens’ poetry is at once distressing and transforming.
“All of me is the monster here,” he attests in “Pe...
Nancy Young Contributing WriterFuquay Varina Independent
Officer Taylor receives certification Contributed
Fuquay-Varina Police Cpl. David Taylor recently received his Intermediate Certificate from the N.C. Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division.
Taylor, who joined the FVPD in January 2007, is a certified police instructor. He resides in Holly Springs with his wife and three sons, ages 6, 4 and 2 and coaches soccer for the Town of Fuquay-Varina Youth Sports program.
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...