Shed fire spreads to mobile home No injuries were reported this...
No injuries were reported this afternoon after a fire that started in a shed spread to a nearby mobile home on Murray Court in Spotsylvania County.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Closing/Delay Information for Fredericksburg Area Schools
The snow may have moved out, but icy conditions may still impact roadways Wednesday morning.
Police: K-9 Helps Locate Gas Station Burglary Suspect
K-9s with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office helped locate a suspect in a gas station burglary early Tuesday morning.
New Owner Plans To Upgrade Shannon Airport
A Fredericksburg-area businessman plans to refurbish Shannon Airport and eventually build a manufacturing plant for his companies on or near the property March 04--A Fredericksburg-area businessman plans to refurbish Shannon Airport and eventually build a manufacturing plant for his companies on or near the property.
Businessman buys airport in Spotsylvania County
Luke Curtas tells The Free Lance-Star that he plans to refurbish the property and continue to operate it as an airport.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Snow Day Decisions for Fredericksburg Area Schools
The National Weather Service is expecting 6 inches to up to 10 inches of snow in Fredericksburg thru Monday.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Abduction suspect held after pursuit Police say man disregarded a...
A Spotsylvania County man who police say abducted and abused his ex-girlfriend before leading police on a car and foot chase is now in custody.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Spotsy supervisors take issue with FAMPO voting rule Spotsylvania...
The Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved a resolution asking the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to reconsider a new restriction in the group's bylaws.
Spotsylvania Pair Arrested in String of Break-Ins
A pair of Spotsylvania County 25-year-olds has been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins in several Central Virginia counties.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Parking deck sought at VRE station Owners of the 25 acres that...
Owners of the 25 acres that Spotsylvania County wants to buy for a Virginia Railway Express station parking lot say they have a better idea for land in Crossroads Business Park off U.S. 17. The property owners, George Lester and Fitz Johnson, say they have a vision for the development that would include parking decks for VRE commuters instead of a ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Spotsy to try teens as adults Two Spotsylvania County teenagers will...
Two Spotsylvania County teenagers will be tried as adults on murder charges in the shooting death of a third teen.
Faith Baptist School & Extended Care Status: Late opening Start time: Two hour delay Notes: Will reassess at 8:30 AM Fredericksburg Christian Schools Status: Late opening Notes: School is opening two hours late, this will be reassessed at 7:00am.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Major development planned in Stafford Group wants to build up to...
A development group wants approval to build as many as 2,900 homes and 1.8 million square feet of commercial space off Stafford's Courthouse Road in what would be the county's largest mixed-use development.
Hearing in dog attack case postponed Hearing on whether a...
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Spotsy schools add back time Spotsylvania elementary and middle...
Spotsylvania County elementary and middle school students will attend school for full days on March 7 and April 4, which were originally scheduled as half days, to make up for some of the time lost to inclement weather.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Details emerge in Spotsylvania slaying by Portsia Smith / the Free...
The man charged in the December slaying of a mechanic at a truck sales company in Spotsylvania County was released just last year from federal prison.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Phyllis P. Johnson
Phyllis Page Johnson, 80, of Fredericksburg went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.
Couple Returns Spotsylvania Man's Missing Class Ring
Chris Collis never dreamed he'd wear his missing class ring again. The Spotsylvania County man lost it 15 years ago.
Arrests Made in Multi-County Residential Break-Ins
HANOVER Police have arrested two people in connection with a series of residential break-ins that have occurred in Hanover, Caroline, Louisa and Spotsylvania counties since August 2013.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Few questions on Massaponax development Group gathers to hear about...
A small, subdued crowd attended a meeting Thursday night on a proposed mixed-use development in Spotsylvania County that would have about 2,000 town houses, apartments and condos.