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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Spotsy man killed in motorcycle accident A 52-year-old man died in a...
A 52-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident in Spotsylvania County on Friday, according to the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Priority plan raises worries A fledgling state effort to make...
A fledgling state effort to make transportation planning more effective and transparent has run into opposition from some Fredericksburg-area officials.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Women pummel Fredericksburg purse snatcher A purse snatcher ran into...
A purse snatcher ran into more resistance than he bargained for after taking purses from two woman in downtown Fredericksburg late Thursday, police said.
Construction of VRE Station in Spotsylvania About to Begin
A week after Gov. Terry McAuliffe broke ground for a new Virginia Railway Express station in Woodbridge, construction of another station is about to begin in Spotsylvania.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fitch Rates Spotsylvania County, VA's GOs 'AA+'/Rev Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stable
The bonds will be sold via competitive sale during the week of August 11. GO bond proceeds will be used to refund the series 2004A and 2006 GO bonds for level debt service savings and to fund various school, transportation and public safety projects.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Spotsy planners approve developments Spotsy Planning Commission...
The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission on Wednesday recommended approval of two proposed developments totaling 319 homes near National Park Service land.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Fredericksburg schools seeking IB program High school students in...
James Monroe High School will be a candidate for the IB program for the next two years and by the fall of 2016, students will be able to start taking the courses, if the school is approved for the program.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Lack of cooperation on VRE project costly
In response to the July 26 article titled "Spotsy to mull Jackson Village," I'd like to remind the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors that one of the partners of this proposed project was also involved in the zoning changes of the property around the future Spotsylvania VRE railroad station.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Spotsy planners eye development plans Spotsylvania County residents...
Spotsylvania County residents will have a chance this week to weigh in on two proposed developments near National Park Service land.