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Teacher pay in line with other area localities

My opinion is that the teachers who wrote the op-ed should look at the surrounding counties' average salary for teachers before writing a letter to the editor.


Related Topix: Colonial Beach, VA, Westmoreland County, VA, King George County, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Jury selection to begin in ex-Virginia governor's corruption case

The long-awaited public corruption trial for former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell kicks off Monday, when lawyers for both sides will try to pick the 12 Virginians they believe are best suited to decide the governor's fate.


Related Topix: Virginia

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Spotsy elementary school gets deputy Courtland Elementary School in...

Courtland Elementary School in Spotsylvania County will be the first primary school in the immediate Fredericksburg area, and among a small number statewide, with its own sheriff's deputy.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Education Etc., Spotsylvania, VA

Stars and Stripes

Deal will save Civil War land

The Civil War Trust and the Silver Cos., a Fredericksburg developer, have agreed to save a crucial part of the Chancellorsville battlefield.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, US National Parks, Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania National Military Park

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Learning from mental illness Recovery In Motion offers programs for...

Treatment of mental illness has come a long way since the 1960s, the former state senator said Thursday night at an event launching a new mental health service.


Spotsy to mull Jackson Village Spotsylvania County has received a...

Jackson Village, which would be on the east side of U.S. 1 just south of Cosner's Corner, would include up to 2,270 apartments, townhouses, condos and assisted-living units.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Spotsy fugitive caught in Stafford A man who eluded the Spotsylvania...

A man who eluded the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning was captured around 7:50 p.m. and is in custody.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Apartments going up at Courthouse Village Project will feature 36...

W.J. Vakos Cos. has broken ground on the newest phase of its Spotsylvania Courthouse Village project: a 66-unit apartment complex called Merchants Square.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Woman avoids prison term Woman who ran an unlicensed day care center...

A Spotsylvania County woman who ran an unlicensed day care center in her home has pleaded guilty to felony child neglect after a toddler in her care became covered with human bite marks.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Avoid Four Mile Fork area from noon to 5 today Drivers may want to...

Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burneter W. Fisher

Burneter Ware Fisher, 85, of Fredericksburg passed peacefully into the hands of God on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Reston Hospital Center, with her loving family at her side.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Partlow, VA

WTVR Richmond

Police say what this man did during womana s job interview was criminal

A man was arrested for taking video or pictures of a 21-year-old woman undressing during a job interview.


Related Topix: Prison, Fredericksburg, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Washington

Traffic-Related Fatalities, Shootings of Police Officers Rise: Report

Craig W. Floyd, the chairman and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, discusses the increase in police deaths this year.


Related Topix: Emporia, VA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Gratitude expressed to Spotsy Fire and Rescue

We would like to extend our gratitude to Spotsylvania County Fire and Rescue for their timely response, as well as their compassion and professionalism during this unfortunate event.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Del. Morrissey Pleads Not Guilty

Del. Joe Morrissey pleaded not guilty to all five charges he faces on Friday morning related to accusations he had an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year old girl, according to the WRIC-TV in Richmond.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Henrico County, VA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Man gets 30 years in stabbing death A Spotsylvania County man will...

David Edward Sealock, Jr., 25, was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison, with 10 years suspended, for stabbing 26-year-old Robert Jones at least 11 times.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford County, VA

Gunshots fired into Spotswood homes Spotsylvania County authorities...

Deputies responded to the 500 block of Butternut Drive at 6:30 a.m. Sunday to find a home with several bullet holes, said Capt.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Crash claims Caroline man, injures woman A late night crash in...

A late night crash in Spotsylvania County left one man dead and a woman fighting for her life, police said.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Woodford, VA, Caroline County, VA

Getting There: Virginia road maps are available for 2014-16 by Scott...

The Virginia Department of Transportation's 2014-2016 map of state roads celebrates the centennial of the Virginia Department of Forestry.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Prosthetics firm's move runs into a snag A Spotsylvania County...

A Spotsylvania County prosthetics company's plan to build a new, 5,000-square-foot office near the intersection of U.S. 1 and Harrison Road has been at a standstill because of parking issues.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA