9 hrs ago
Why try Stewart back here in Virginia?
Regarding the bomber, Laurence Alan Stewart II: No doubt the young man's mind is out of order.
13 hrs ago
All Lanes of I-95 Southbound at Exit 133 Now Open
FREDERICKSBURG - Interstate 95 southbound has re-opened at Exit 133/Falmouth in Stafford County following an earlier crash, the Virginia Department of Transportation reported.
17 hrs ago
Stafford school budgets won't get any easier
"There is never enough money; that is the very definition of budget," said Nancy Collins, the Stafford County budget director, recently ["Budget options few for Stafford schools," May 10]. How insulting! The county budget process is broken.
17 hrs ago
Celebrate apartments good for Stafford
The only old horse that was beaten recently during the public hearing about a proposed 692-apartment development in Celebrate Virginia North was incumbent Hartwood Supervisor Gary Snellings, who is seeking a third term ["Celebrate North project alive," May 8]. As usual, his claims about low proffers are indicative of an overall lack of ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
A fourth lane on I-95 in Stafford? Study will look widening highway...
The Commonwealth Transportation Board laid out a six-year plan Wednesday that has an additional $4 billion in its overall budget and looks at adding another lane to congested Interstate 95 in Stafford County.
Stafford schools chief resigns School board members appeared shocked...
Stafford School Board members appeared shocked Tuesday night after Superintendent Randy Bridges announced his resignation, a year before his contract was slated to end.
Tue May 14, 2013
Woman Assaulted Outside 7-Eleven
ASSAULT: 7-Eleven, 905 Lafayette Blvd, 5/10 8:15 p.m. A city resident reported that an unknown female exchanged words with her in the parking lot and punched her several times in the face.
Long commute makes up for Spotsy's lower taxes
Recently, Russ Moulton wrote that Stafford families shouldn't be paying more local taxes than Spotsylvania residents ["Stafford taxes families too heavily!" April 23]. I don't know where he lives, but my commute to and from State Route 610 to State Route 3 can be 30-45 minutes.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman in doc's care died of OD Court records state that a King George ...
A Stafford County doctor facing 95 felony charges connected to an alleged misuse of pain medication prescriptions will be in jail at least until Thursday.
Police: Woman made up robbery story Quantico woman, 22, accused of...
A 22-year-old Quantico woman has been accused of fabricating a robbery that she said occurred at a Walmart in Stafford County last month, police said.
Sat May 11, 2013
Hospitals: New cost data is off Numbers show wide difference in...
Recently released pricing data for common procedures at hospitals across the country is meant to allow people to look up how much their local hospital would charge for a procedure and how much Medicare would reimburse that hospital.
Crash claims life of Stafford man A Stafford County man was killed in ...
Virginia State Police Trooper D.J. Jablonski is investigating the crash which occurred at 11:59 a.m. about 800 feet north of State Route 630 in Stafford.
Fri May 10, 2013
FBI agent from Stafford charged with second-degree murder in wife's...
A second degree murder charge was placed against a local FBI agent who told dispatchers he shot his estranged wife several times in Stafford County last month.
VA man charged in Raleigh with child sex offense
1, 2011, and Feb. 15 this year. Joseph Darin Jenkins of 1004 Santa Maria Drive in Stafford, Va., was being held Friday in lieu of $1 million bail for a court appearance.
Stafford talks teacher pay again County teachers could see a boost in ...
The School Board met Thursday night to hash out the details of the budget. The school division asked for $13 million from the county's Board of Supervisors for teacher raises but instead received $2.7 million.
Assault Leaves Man with Broken Nose, Fractured Eye Socket
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: D&B Auto Body, 1919 Princess Anne St, 5/8 5:00 p.m. A 29-year-old Stafford resident reported that he was outside the shop with another man who he described as a slight acquaintance.
Thu May 09, 2013
Police: Woman With Gun Robbed Va. Gas Station
Fairfax County Police say a Stafford, Va. woman robbed a Shell gas station in the Burke area on Wednesday night.
Wed May 08, 2013
How can we alleviate gridlock in our area?
Quality of life in the Stafford-Fredericksburg area is decreasing alarmingly. The reason? Lack of planning.
Bureau County Republican
Born June 7, 1922, in Stafford, Va., to William Strother and Rosa Shackleford, she married Donald E. Drake Feb.
Celebrate North project alive After almost dying Tuesday night, a...
After almost dying Tuesday night, a proposed 692-apartment development in the Celebrate Virginia North community could still come to fruition.