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Eastern Wake News
Robbery suspect arrested in Knightdale
Jimmy Seth Perry, 62, of 200 Stone Path Drive, Fuquay-Varina, is charged with common law robbery.
Fri May 17, 2013
Single-family permits up 65 percent in Wake through April
New single-family building permits were up 65 percent in Wake County through the first four months of the year, according to data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County.
Thu May 16, 2013
Man's cab ride gets him only as far as arrest in Raleigh bank robbery
The man, who police say is Jimmy Seth Perry of 200 Stone Path Circle in Fuquay-Varina, handed a teller a note, an arrest warrant says, "putting her in fear of bodily harm." Raleigh police were told that the robber left the bank in a taxi that headed east on New Bern Avenue.
Wed May 15, 2013
Liles, Lassiter to wed in June
Mr. and Mrs. Marky Liles of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jamie Alanna Liles, to Mr.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Cotton Gains as U.S. Output Shrinks; Orange Juice, Cocoa Rise
Cotton futures rose the most in a week amid declining output in the U.S., the world's biggest exporter.
The Cary News
School-construction needs list includes western Wake
Two schools in western Wake County would see renovations, and the area would gain about half a dozen new schools in the coming years under a proposed list of school construction projects.
Mon May 13, 2013
Mayor John Byrne, left, and Mayor ProTem Charlie Adcock helped the Chamber celebrate the grand opening of KB Homes in Lakestone Village on April 18.
Mayor John Byrne, left, and Chamber Executive Director Tommy Broadwell, right, helped staff cut the ribbon at the Wake Radiology ribbon cutting event on April 23 at their new facility at 7636 Purfoy Road.
Changing the cost of the Fuquay-Varina High School renovations.
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Fri May 10, 2013
What's happening at the Fuquay-Varina Community Library?
Are you ready for a puzzling who-dun-it? You can match your wits with these sleuths while relaxing in your favorite chair.
Anita Weekes | Fuquay-Varina Independent The true shortcake is basically a big, sweet biscuit.
Trying to decide what to make for dessert? With the strawberry season upon us, the answer is the one and only strawberry shortcake.
Fuquay-Varina, WakeMed team up to get healthy
Fuquay-Varina Independent Vanna Fox , Riley Gower, Julia Kearney, Katie Kessler and Promotion Director of 101.5 Jenny Clement are the first back from the walk.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tour brings historic Fuquay to life
Fuquay-Varina Independent Tim and Ashley Ruffin loved the J.E. Howard House because of the front porch, but inside, they said it is a solid home from 1923.
Teen Day drives home important message
Town of Fuquay-Varina Teens from the Beta Club at Fuquay-Varina Middle School and from the Key Club at Fuquay-Varina High School volunteered for the third year in a row at Teen Day Fuquay.
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.
Tue May 07, 2013
2-town triathlon to raise funds for Polio Plus
The Rotary Club of Fuquay-Varina and the Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club have collaborated to organize and offer the inaugural "Two-Town Triathlon" on June 9 at the Kraft Family YMCA.
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.
Mon May 06, 2013
Carolina Brewery speeds across more state lines
The Triangle's microbrewing industry has busted through a new set of state lines with a series of distribution deals.
Zager gives Senior Service Council estate planning guidelines
The speaker this month was Elizabeth A. Zager, attorney at law at Senter, Stephen, Johnson, PA located at 114 Raleigh Street in Fuquay-Varina. Her presentation focused on estate planning and highlighted that the last will and testament is only one of several documents that need to be considered when creating an estate plan.
Sun May 05, 2013
Town engineer graduates municipal administration course
Tracy Stephenson, town engineer with the Town of Fuquay-Varina, has successfully graduated from the 2012-2013 Municipal Administration Course of the School of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.