20 hrs ago
Candidate Dave Brat thanks supporters Congressional candidate Dave...
Congressional candidate Dave Brat met with supporters at his campaign office in Spotsylvania County for a volunteer appreciation open house, shaking hands and speaking one-on-one in preparation for the "second half" of his campaign.
20 hrs ago
10 things to do around town this weekend
The approach of Labor Day weekend signals the winding down of summer, but there is still plenty going on around town.
Artificial turf fields not a good use of money
Thanks for bringing to light the enormous amount of money that the Spotsylvania School Board is considering to pay for artificial turf for high school football fields ["Artificial turf beginning to grow on local schools," Aug. 24].
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Local unemployment level in July The Fredericksburg-area jobless rate ...
The Fredericksburg-area jobless rate remained a steady 5.2 percent in July, according to numbers released by the Virginia Employment Commission Wednesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police: Unknown Man Punches Woman in Parking Lot
Investigators are looking for an unknown subject responsible for assaulting a woman in a gas station parking lot Sunday night, according to the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Homeowners lost out to Civil War Trust
The [Spotsylvania] Planning Commission did not/would not listen to the concerns of those who would be directly affected by the 218-home development on part of the Chancellorsville Battlefield off State Route 3. Ten individuals spoke against it.
3 People Shot At "Go-Go" Party In Spotsylvania
At approximately 2:20am, Sunday morning, Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 10600 block of Spotsylvania Avenue, , on a report of shots fired.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Douglas P. Crain
Douglas P. Crain, 84, of Locust Grove passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital, with family by his side.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
K.G. School Board explains pay hike King George School Board members...
King George School Board members came to a work session this week to defend their decision to give school employees a 2 percent pay raise when other county workers got half that much.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Fire damages Spotsylvania business A Spotsylvania County business...
A 911 dispatcher received a call at 3:19 a.m. from an employee of Clean Slate Powerwashing reporting heavy smoke coming from his workplace at 4751 Ewell Drive.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Program looks at foods and healthy skin Crystal Wellman, the skin...
Crystal Wellman, the skin care expert behind Ladyburg in downtown Fredericksburg, is teaming up with the local nonprofit Doctor Yum Project to educate teenagers and adults about what foods create healthy skin.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Spotsy to save millions in refinancing Spotsylvania County officials...
Spotsylvania County officials say they will save $10.8 million in taxpayer dollars over the next 17 years by refinancing a previous bond issue.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Former Stafford School Board member dies Doreen Phillips served as...
Phillips served as Hartwood District representative from 2006 until her resignation in 2012.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Culpeper man held in Spotsy robbery Culpeper man charged with armed...
A Culpeper man has been arrested and charged with the armed robbery Wednesday of a Dollar General Store in Spotsylvania County.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Spotsy may fill in for Appomattox in re-enactment Re-enactors propose ...
Two experienced re-enactors have proposed an event in Spotsylvania commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Appomattox Station and Confederate Gen.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
John L. Garnett
John Louie Garnett, 74, of Bowling Green was called to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
All downhill from 1960 for civilized society
In his Aug. 7 letter titled "Highway civility seems to be thing of the past," Bob Buchanan's last sentence asked the question: "Is this the beginning of the end for civilized society?" Several years ago, a Spotsylvanian named John Lawson told me that he and his college friends had discussed this very topic at some length, and their conclusion was ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Spotsy, Italian town to form partnership A chance meeting two years...
While working as an optician, Spotsylvania County resident Eric Martin said he asked a customer about her daily activities so that he would know what kind of eyeglasses to recommend.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
ARB denies bid to raze former Masonic lodge Fredericksburg's...
Fredericksburg's Architectural Review Board Monday denied the city's request to demolish a 1920s-era building on Sophia Street that once served as a Masonic lodge for AfricanAmericans.
Judge warns parents after kids seen on roof Spotsy couple receives...
A Spotsylvania County couple pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from a January morning incident in which two of their three young children were seen wandering on the roof of their townhouse.