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  1. Splash pad to open this summer in Fuquay-VarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The 6,000-square-foot splash pad will feature more than 35 water features, according to the town's website . The spot, which will be shaped like a pentagon measuring 93 feet by 89 feet, will include flowing, jetting and misting water structures with zones for different age groups.

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  2. John Deere Produces Its 500,000 Product In Its No. Carolina Turf Care PlantRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    JOHN DEERE PRODUCES ITS 500,000 PRODUCT IN ITS NO. CAROLINA TURF CARE PLANT Mar. 31, 2015 Compact Equipment magazine reports: John Deere recently marked a manufacturing milestone with the completion of the 500,000th unit built at the Turf Care factory in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. The unit, a John Deere ZTrak Mower, was celebrated by the entire factory and will be on display at several upcoming local events.

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  3. Court-Martial Set at Vandenberg for Driver in Fatal CrashRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    An enlisted airman will face a general court-martial at Vandenberg Air Force Base in June on involuntary manslaughter and two other charges stemming from a crash that killed a colleague last summer. Senior Airman Donald Cox has been charged in connection with the July 13 crash that killed Nicholas DiBona , 21, of Fuquay-Varina, N.C. DiBona was one of two passengers in the car driven by Cox when the vehicle overturned off Highway 1 near Santa Lucia Canyon Road.

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  4. Operation: Coming Home and Royal Oaks Homes Host Key Ceremony for U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan WightmanRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | PR.com

    Operation: Coming Home, a joint volunteer project by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County , the U.S. Veterans Corps, Royal Oaks Homes and various area nonprofits and businesses, presented the keys to its ninth Hero Home to U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Wightman and his wife, Melissa.

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  5. Four Oaks board member now owns almost half the bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Journal

    Lehman, an angel investor who entered into a stock purchase agreement to buy $16 million worth of stock in an offering in 2014, just snagged a board seat, along with former VantageSouth exec and newly tapped COO David Rupp . Lehman's opinion will likely hold weight, as he now owns 47.89 percent of the company.

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  6. Wounded warrior, family to receive keys to new home ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WRAL.com

    Cpl. Ryan Wightman, 24, was injured in May 2012 while trying to help a fallen Marine in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. After two years of multiple surgeries to try to save his lower leg, doctors removed it in September.

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  7. Thursday, March 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Dispatch

    Charles Glenn Parrott, age 76, a resident of 1380 Horseshoe Bend Road, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Franklin Manor in Youngsville. Born on October 5, 1938 in Vance County, he was the son of the late Ulysses Jones Parrott and Hazel White Parrott.

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  8. Tragedy as boy, 7, dies after his 11-year-old brother shot him in the throat with arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Mail

    A 7-year-old boy from North Caronia has died after his 11-year-old brother accidentally shot him in the neck with an arrow. The incident happened March 15 at the family's home in Wake County.

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  9. Good beer and comfortable confines at Draft LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    DRAFT LINE BREWING CO. 341 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina 919-557-7121 www.draftlinebrewing.com Monday-Thursday, 410 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m.midnight; Saturday, noonmidnight; Sunday, 18 p.m. o one yelled "Norm!" as I walked into Draft Line Brewing on a recent evening, but when I left a few hours later the 1980s TV theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" was running through my mind.

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  10. Shearon Harris bass anglers should key on grass for early spring successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Prespawn on Shearon Harris Lake is possibly the best time and place to catch a trophy bass in North Carolina, but only if you're fishing where the bass are headed. During the spring, bass are on the move, and that can lead fishermen to monumental days followed by dire lows.

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  11. Four Oaks Bank Welcomes New Chief Credit OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Business Wire

    Mr. Herring was the Chief Credit Officer at Premier Commercial Bank in Greensboro, prior to its recent acquisition. He brings over 20 years experience in the financial and credit industry to his new position at Four Oaks Bank.

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  12. Wake 7-year-old hit by arrow fights for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | WRAL.com

    Wake County Sheriff's Office deputies said Daniel Velazquez's 11-year-old brother shot the arrow that hit him outside their home at 1110 Swift Creek Lane at about 12:45 p.m. Sunday. Daniel, a second-grader at Ballentine Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina, was in the pediatric intensive care unit at WakeMed in Raleigh.

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  13. Wake students, teachers may miss school due to changes in makeup daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WRAL.com

    The decision by school system leaders to take a portion of spring break came after the announcement that students would attend school on Good Friday and two Saturdays, one in April and one in May, to make up the lost time. "The families I have heard from, they are adjusting their schedule," said Steve Moore, principal of Fuquay-Varina Elementary School.

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  14. Peter Millar sportswear founder and lead designer retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Business Journal

    Peter Millar sportswear founder Chris Knott, left, and CEO Scott Mahoney helped build the Peter Millar brand to international status. Knott, a 48-year-old native of Fuquay-Varina, founded the Raleigh-based company in 2001 and helped grow it into a sought-after line of men's and women's sportswear now sold in specialty stores and department stores across the country, including select Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stores worldwide.

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  15. Eggciting Savings in Fuquay-VarinaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 12, 2015 - FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. -- Ten local downtown businesses have joined together to provide a variety of savings in their shops. Stop in and pick out an Easter egg, which may contain a coupon at their shop or at another participating business.

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  16. Big second half lifts Pirates past Stallions 3-0 in soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Jacksonville Daily News

    That was coach Doug Kidd's assessment after his Pirates tallied a trio of second-half goals en route to a 3-0 nonconference win over the Stallions.

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  17. SeHealth, Army prep for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Lera Flynn, Southeastern Health's Emergency Services Director, right, shows members of the Army's 97th Civil Affairs Battalion around the hospital's Emergency Department during a humanitarian assessment exercise on Monday. The Robesonian Lera Flynn, Southeastern Health's Emergency Services Director, right, shows members of the Army's 97th Civil Affairs Battalion around the hospital's Emergency Department during a humanitarian assessment exercise on Monday.

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  18. Starbucks is coming to MebaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Burlington Times News

    ... Oaks Road and Brundage Lane. "It's a vacant lot right now," said Don Curry, of Curry Engineering Group in Fuquay Varina. "A former gas station has been demolished. It's ready to be developed at this time." Curry spoke at Monday's city council ...

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  19. HSM treats 75 drivers to breakfast for Love the BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | School Bus Fleet

    School bus seating supplier HSM treated 75 school bus drivers to breakfast on Feb. 11 as part of North Carolina's Love the Bus celebration. Love the Bus events were held nationwide in February in celebration of school bus drivers and the benefits of school bus transportation.

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  20. 'It's just dangerous': Wake parents share bus stop safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WRAL.com

    In the past 15 years, North Carolina has had the third highest number of bus stop fatalities in the country, according to data WRAL News analyzed from a national loading and unloading survey from the Kansas State Department of Education . Thirteen students have died, and an unknown number of students have been injured.

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