Local students reach new academic heights at Western Carolina Western Carolina University has announced its graduation and Dean’s List for fall semester 2012.
The university in December conferred degrees on 638 students who completed their studies during the fall semester. A total of 182 undergraduate students received academic honors, with 42 graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors), 68 graduating magna cum laude (with high honors) and 72 graduating cum laude (with honors).
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Barton announces President’s, Dean’s Lists for fall 2012 Barton College named 46 students to the President’s List and 306 students to the Dean’s List for fall semester 2012. President’s List students compiled a perfect 4.0 grade point average; Dean’s List students achieved a grade point average of 3.3 or better on a four-point scale.
President’s List Willow Springs — Kristin Elizabeth McCarrick
Dean’s List Fuquay Varina — Jonathon Michael Rembecki and Lindsay Marie Rembecki
Volunteer docents needed at State Capitol RALEIGH - The North Carolina State Capitol in downtown Raleigh is seeking volunteers interested in training as docents. Docents give tours to student and adult groups who travel to Raleigh from all over the state and country, and more volunteers are needed. The Capitol will host a two-part training and information session for new volunteers on Feb. 18 and 25, from 9 a.m.to noon. Docents will be trained to give tours of the 173-year-old Cap...
LDS church lowers missionary age The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed in 1830 by Joseph Smith Jr. in New York. Since its beginnings over 1.1 million Latter-day Saint men and women have served full-time missions in countries throughout the world.
In an effort to expand the opportunities for young members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve in full-time missions, church officials lowered the age of men and women serving in the mi...
Stephanie Eaton Harvie Staff WriterFuquay Varina Independent
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...