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  1. Longtime captain exits postRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    After 24 years of blazing trails in the Rocky Mount Police Department, Captain Laura Fahnestock will be doing the same with the Fuquay-Varina Police Department as the first female chief. The selection of Fahnestock was announced Thursday as officials in the Wake County town declared she was selected from a pool of 83 candidates following a national search to replace Chief Larry Smith, who retired in March.


  2. Ethics panel calls for DA to investigate sheriff, staff members; seeks permission to hire attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Murfreesboro Post

    The Rutherford County Ethics Committee is asking the District Attorney General's Office to launch an investigation into potential conflicts of interest and misconduct by Sheriff Robert Arnold involving questionable contracts, purchases and vendor services at the county jail linked to him, his family and top administrator. The five-member committee chaired by County Trustee Teb Batey called for the DA to look into the sheriff's dealings with JailCigs, JailSnacks, Keefe Commissary and a subsidiary's $15,000 purchase of stun guns, a contract with Telmate for computer tablets enabling inmates to communicate with family and friends and any other contracts not authorized through the county's purchasing process.


  3. Fuquay-Varina chooses new police chief, a captain from Rocky Mount squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Laura Fahnestock, who is replacing the retiring Larry Smith, is expected to begin working for Fuquay-Varina on June 1. Town officials said she was selected from a pool of 83 candidates. "I am very excited and proud that Laura Fahnestock has accepted my offer to be Fuquay-Varina's next police chief.


  4. The Rocky Mount TelegramRead the original story

    Thursday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Laura Fahnestock has been with the Rocky Mount Police Department for 24 years, working her way up through the ranks to become the first female lieutenant and captain of the department. She currently is captain over patrol services, supervising more than 100 sworn officers.


  5. JailCigs co-owner bought prison bags for inmates without county approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Murfreesboro Post

    Sheriff Robert Arnold's uncle, the co-owner of an e-cigarette company selling smokes to county inmates, bought nearly $8,000 worth of prison bags for the county jail in February without the purchase receiving county approval. John Vanderveer, a co-owner of JailCigs, LLC, along with Joe Russell, chief deputy administrator of the sheriff's office, ordered 1,000 bags for inmate clothing at $7.99 each, a total of $7,990, according to a document obtained by The Post through an open records request with the Rutherford County Finance Department.


  6. JACOB "JACK" A. SILVERRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Times Herald-Record

    ... away in 2011. Survivors include his daughter Dana Asher of Tuxedo, NY; son, Ted Silver and his wife, Kay of Fuquay Varina, NC; his sister, Helen Epstein of New City, NY; his two grandchildren: Jeremy and Rachel Asher; nieces and nephews. Jack was ...


  7. Jordan Allen called up for Us U-20s for first time since season-ending injuryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | RSL Sopabox

    For the first time in a year, Jordan Allen has been called up for international duty, marking his return after a long injury layoff. Allen is one of 20 players called up by US U-20 coach Tab Ramos, joining nine players from MLS teams.


  8. KnB's Marketplace in Fuquay-Varina is hosting a Book Signing for Two Local AuthorsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 17, 2015 - FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. -- Kim Draper, with KnB's Marketplace, at 120 Raleigh Street in downtown Fuquay-Varina will be hosting a book signing for local business author Anna Campbell and children's author Bobbie Asad on Friday, May 8th from 6pm-7pm at KnB's Marketplace during the towns Art after Dark community event. Anna Campbell who recently had her business book, 12 Healthy Habits of Business Leadership , published is an active member of her community with the local Fuquay-Varina Woman's Club and Fuquay-Varina Downtown Revitalization Association.


  9. Marion A. MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Marion A. Murphy, 84, passed Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at a Millinocket hospital. She was born January 23, 1931, in East Millinocket, the daughter of Walter W. and Leah M. Bartlett.


  10. North Carolina veterans benefits centers changing lives by the thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | American Legion Magazine

    Department of North Carolina Assistant Service Officer Larry Fowler checks a veteran in at the department's Veterans Benefits Action Center in Asheville. Nearly 800 veterans poured into an American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center last summer in Fayetteville, N.C., where firsthand help was provided to those who had been waiting for long-delayed VA benefits decisions and access to health-care facilities.


  11. SH Chamber, STEP share vision with townRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    By KEN RIPLEY Representatives of the Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce and the Small Town Economic Prosperity Committee last week presented the town board of commissioners with a vision of the town in 2020 and urged commissioners to help them make that vision a reality. Reading from one of the vision statements initially developed by STEP , Chamber president Tracey Jackson said the way to make the vision a reality is for all groups involved in town to be supportive and involved.


  12. Call prompts lockdown at Fuquay-Varina ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    A Wake County Public Schools System spokeswoman said a number of police cars were on scene while an investigation was underway.


  13. Cherryville flashes back to 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    The Cherryville High School baseball team that gave former coach Henry Jones his first of six state championships will have a night in the spotlight Friday. The school will honor the 1980 state championship team that night before and during the Ironmen's home against Lincoln Charter.


  14. Hats Off to You: Get Ready for This Year's Kentucky Derby Party in StyleRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 12, 2015 - FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. -- Known as the most exciting two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby is an exhilarating display of man and beast coming together in an attempt at victory. However outside of the track and in the stands, the real competition is who has the best hat to display.


  15. Sybil T. Ryder, 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 |

    ... Survivors include her children, John D. Ryder of Lakeville, Martha C. Payne of Fayette, ME, Thomas S. Ryder of Fuquay Varina, NC, and Donald B. Ryder of Lattes, France, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held on ...


  16. Bauguess-StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Burlington Times News

    ... groom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Hayden William Bauguess of Raleigh, Troy Barnwell Brooks of Fuquay Varina, Cole David Crowder of Colfax, Joseph Landon Newsom of Advance, and James Read Plott of Mocksville. Ring bearer was Kevin ...


  17. Weekend Best Bets: World Beer Fest, Rock 'n' Roll MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 |

    We are your headquarters for training, routes and road closures. Here's a breakdown of events: Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon - The race starts at 7 a.m. in downtown Raleigh and will wrap up with a post-race concert featuring Smash Mouth at Red Hat Amphitheatre.


  18. Man dies in fire at Fuquay-Varina homeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WBTV

    The Harnett County Sheriff's Office says a man has died in a fire at his mobile home in Fuquay-Varina.


  19. Man dies in fire at Fuquay-Varina homeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WLOS

    The Harnett County Sheriff's Office says a man has died in a fire at his mobile home in Fuquay-Varina. Community members walked along downtown Main Street taking turns carrying a six-foot wooden cross.


  20. New law could make Republican majority in Wake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Burlington Times News

    State legislators rewrote the rules for electing Wake County's governing board on Wednesday, enacting a law that promises to shift the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans. After a short debate, the changes for electing Wake commissioners passed by a 66-47 margin and, because it is a local bill, became law.


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