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
Relay for Life coming next week Relay for Life of South Wake, serving the towns of Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina, will be held on May 18-19 at Holly Grove Middle School, located at 1401 Avent Ferry Road in Holly Springs, beginning at noon.
All Cancer Survivors are invited to participate in the inaugural lap and to attend a special reception with a guest. Pre-register at www.southwakerelay.org.
Relay for Life of South Wake, an event sponsored by both towns, offers a fa...
Town faces setbacks on community projects, has to spend more Despite setbacks, the town board will go forward with two major projects in Fuquay-Varina. Town manager Jon Barlow requested additional funding for the dog park and the Falcon Park shelter renovation Monday night at the board meeting.
Originally, the town planned to have staff perform all of the work on the dog park, which will be located at 110 Woodland Drive. The budget was set for $32,000 to put up fencing, place benches and create a par...
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...