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Bible Study on the Book of John W...
Award-winning poet rock star performs at Stars Theater Poetry readings rock. That is, if the featured reader is the rollicking vocalist Keith Flynn. Flynn will read from his work at Stars Theater on May 16 at 6 p.m.
Flynn has a rack full of honors, nominated for a Pulitzer and a Pushcart Prize, he won the Sandburg Prize and was twice named the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for North Carolina. He also is a musician, previously the lead singer and lyricist for The Crystal Zoo, now touring w...
Nancy Young Contributing WriterFuquay Varina Independent
No tax increase proposed for 12th consecutive year During the May 6 budget meeting, Fuquay-Varina Town Manager Jon Barlow proposed no increase in taxes for residents in the 2013-14 fiscal year. It’s the 12th year taxes would stay at the same rate of 38.5 cents per $100 valuation.
The town expects to spend less than $200,000 more in 2013-14 than in the current budget with $18.3 million in expenditures. And no fund balance would be necessary. No new debt is being proposed either.
In fact, t...
Fuquay-Varina welcomes KB Homes Lynanne Fowle | Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce
Mayor John Byrne, left, and Mayor ProTem Charlie Adcock helped the Chamber celebrate the grand opening of KB Homes in Lakestone Village (behind Kohls) on April 18. Located at 1507 Old Bramble Lane in Fuquay-Varina, KB Homes is building quality single-family homes in the Lakestone tradition of craftsman bungalows and colonials. Drop in soon for a walkthrough of their gorgeous model home.
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...