Tour brings historic Fuquay to life As Historic Preservation Month began last week, Fuquay-Varina took the opportunity to look back and celebrate its treasured past. The Fuquay-Varina Museum Questers offered tours of 10 historic properties in the Fuquay Springs area.
Homes, like the Ballentine Spence House that J.D. “Squire” Ballentine built for his second wife on Spring Street, were open for the tour from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The property owners all have a love of the home...
National Day of Prayer brings encouragement, benediction Never has there been a more appropriate time to pray for the nation, according to speakers at the National Day of Prayer event in Fuquay last week.
On May 2, many Fuquay-Varinians gathered to share time in prayer for the nation, state and local community.
“This world needs your intervention,” Pastor Brad Talley of Grace Community Church prayed. “Lord, this nation needs your intervention.
“Forgive us, Lord, for failing to show who you ar...
Teen Day drives home important message More than 800 teens took the pledge “I will not drink and drive. I will be a wiser driver” last Saturday.
For the third year in a row, the Fuquay-Varina Police hosted Teen Day Fuquay, an alcohol and distracted driving awareness program made possible through a generous Wake County Alcoholic Control Board grant.
Teens were encouraged to take the Drive Wise Course Challenge, which included 10 activities to get the message across that drinkin...
Community mourns loss of Holly Springs town manager The community mourned the unexpected and sudden death of Holly Springs Town Manager Carl Dean last week after Dean died during a community golf tournament. He served Holly Springs for several years, his death was felt across Wake and Harnett Counties.
According to a statement released by the Town of Holly Springs, Dean, 56, died the afternoon of May 2. Dean died of an apparent heart attack and was pronounced dead at Rex Hospital in Raleigh....
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...