Honest Abe's visit to area recalled On Tuesday, a sign was unveiled...
Stafford County's 350th anniversary will only last a year, but the county wants the celebration of Stafford's history to leave a lasting mark.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Stafford planners look at Austin Ridge request The Stafford County...
The Stafford County Planning Commission wants to take another look at a rezoning request for part of the Austin Ridge development that would make way for two retail shops.
R-Board expected to toss alternative trash ideas The search for...
The search for alternative ways of disposing of trash at the regional landfill will likely be cut short before the effort ever truly started again.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Stafford to weigh airport proposal Oakenwold could bring up to 650...
The Stafford County Board of Supervisors will finally get to decide on Tuesday what kind of development should sprout up around the Stafford Regional Airport.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Man accused of beating child A Stafford County man is facing two...
A Stafford County man is facing two felony charges after being accused of beating a 6-year-old boy so badly with a belt that the child ended up in a hospital.
Sun Aug 10, 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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Stafford doesn't need advice from FLS
Readers should know that our landfill is among the best-managed in the state, operating without a subsidy for the last 14 years.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Woman faces probation violation after Dui a woman who killed a...
A woman who killed a Stafford County man in 2010 while driving under the influence on U.S. 17 has been accused of drunken driving again.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Iselle to give Hawaii first hurricane in 22 years
Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Permit delays bother builders An association representing the local...
An association representing the local building industry has voiced concern to Stafford County leaders over longer-than-usual waits for building permits.
Stafford Virginia National Night Out - Open Carry NOT Welcome
The Stafford County Virginia Sheriff's Department is not allowing Virginia Citizens Defense League to have a booth at Tuesday's National Night Out event UNLESS we agree not to open carry! While the second condition would have been acceptable, Virginia Citizens Defense League will NOT accept infringements on ANY legal means of carry and the ... (more)
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Confederate flag along I-95 divides a Virginia community, leads to threats
"It was a provocation," said Sanchez, who teaches at a community college. "It just bothered me that someone would go to all that trouble to put up a flagpole that high and a flag that big.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Moncure case properties going on market Eleven properties involved in ...
Eleven properties involved in the James Moncure bankruptcy case will be listed for sale as early as Monday, including his two million-dollar downtown homes.
Help Stafford students get ready for school "Collect for Kids" will...
Stafford Schools, IAFF Local 4012, Stafford County Fire and Rescue, Walmart and Apple Federal Credit Union are going to "Collect for Kids" Aug. 2 at the Village Parkway Walmart in Stafford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1. Be respectful.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Virginia swimmer fights bacteria eating away at his leg
Doctors say a Stafford, Virginia man will be able to keep his leg after contracting dangerous bacteria while swimming in the Potomac River.
Fires heavily damage two area homes Two fires ravaged homes in both...
At 11:28 p.m., Stafford County Fire and Rescue units responded to a fire at 215 Sleepy Hollow Trail, a two-story, single family residence of about 3,000-square feet, said Mark Doyle, assistant chief in Stafford.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Forgery sentence nearly 5 years A Stafford County woman who used her...
A Stafford County woman who used her position as a caretaker to rip off defenseless victims was ordered Monday to serve just under five years in prison.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Stafford program helping preserve rural land Program dedicated to...
More than 200 acres have been preserved in Stafford County thanks to a program dedicated to conserving the rural and open spaces in the county.
Stafford sets priorities for school chief New Stafford superintendent ...
School Superintendent Bruce Benson got his official marching orders from the Stafford County School Board at a work session last week.
Stafford teacher pay scale is 'bogus'
I am a product of Stafford County schools. After spending years away, my family and I have moved back to the area.