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6 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com
According to Virginia State Police Sgt. Steven Vick, Senior Trooper D. Compton responded to the crash site at 4:45 p.m. Monday on Sunnyside Road, just west of Lewis Level Road in Essex County.
10 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com
The number of Fredericksburg-area schools that missed full accreditation almost tripled from last year, according to results released this morning by the Virginia Department of Education. Thirty-five of the region's 123 schools were accredited with warning, mostly because not enough students passed English or math Standards of Learning tests.
The appointees will focus on "finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth," according to a press release distributed Friday. G. Scott Walker, of Fredericksburg, a retired administrator with Stafford County Public Schools, was re-appointed to the James Monroe Law Office Museum and Memorial Library's Board of Regents.
The event brings a centuries-old tradition of large-scale pastel artworks to the streets of Fredericksburg, particularly Charlotte and Sophia streets, as well as Riverfront Park. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday.
The following information is provided by the Fredericksburg Police Department. Where an arrest is mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Rocking the Chair, a business that offers salvaged and repurposed furniture, is moving from Sophia Street to Bridgewater Street in downtown Fredericksburg. It former location, 915 Sophia, will house River Rock Outfitter this fall.
Mr. LaPlaca was a member of Lifepoint Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force as a firefighter and after retirement was a registered nurse who loved helping people.
I want to share a startling statistic with readers: More than 30,000 individuals in the Fredericksburg region are food insecure. On average, 6,250 people access our partner food pantries per month; more than 45 percent are children under 18. We can make a difference by supporting the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank, our region's largest and oldest food bank.
A Clinton, Maryland man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Thursday for transporting a 16-year-old runaway girl into Virginia for prostitution. Mustafa Muhammad, 36, of Clinton, Maryland , was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Richmond after a jury found him guilty of the charge in June, The Associated Press reports.
Owners Keith Peterson, his wife April Peterson and brother Connor Peterson have contracted Spaces to renovate the 4,000-square-foot space. Keith Peterson spent 12 years in the Marine Corps, and part of that time was spent in Fredericksburg.
Three people were arrested on charges involving the sale of heroin and cocaine following a raid at a home in southern Stafford Tuesday, police said. Sheriff's Office Maj.
A man who led a King George County deputy on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in downtown Fredericksburg was ordered Thursday to serve just over a year in prison. Michael William Parker II, 24, pleaded guilty to felony eluding and driving on a suspended license in King George Circuit Court.
Millions of men and women of all ages suffer from acne every day. While acne is physically present in the form of pimples and blackheads on the face, neck, back and shoulders, some effects of acne cannot be seen.
Former Fredericksburg real estate investor James Ashby Moncure was released from jail Wednesday following a detention hearing in U.S. District Court in Richmond. Moncure, who is facing federal criminal charges for mail fraud and wire fraud, was ordered by Judge David Novak to be placed on electronic monitoring.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:50 pm
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