Armed deputy OK'd for elementary school "Without that person being...
Spotsylvania County this week rejected a state grant that would have helped pay for unarmed security guards at two elementary schools.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Drowning Tragedy: Family Raising Money for Funeral Costs
Two online fundraising campaigns have been created to support the family of a 7-year-old girl who drowned Friday.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Tempers flaring on city's streets Fredericksburg police are...
Fredericksburg police are investigating two more road-rage incidents reported over the the holiday weekend, adding to a string of recent incidents involving angry drivers.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Miles-long delays clog beach routes after holiday getaway
The WTOP traffic team is tracking the most significant Sunday volume delays of the season on the traditionally slow summer routes: Interstate 95 in Virginia and U.S. Route 50 in Maryland.
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Veterans supporting one another
Brad Largent, a retired member of the Navy living in Falmouth, is not the first service member to echo this sentiment about recounting hardships to a civilian.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Drowning victim identified The 7-year-old girl who drowned in a...
The 7-year-old girl who drowned in a Spotsylvania County lake Friday evening has been identified by her father as Makayla Carter.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Girl Drowns in Spotsylvania Lake Friday Evening
Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office and officials are investigating, after a seven-year-old girl drowned in a lake just before a 4th of July fireworks show.
Fire damages auto repair shop An early-morning fire damaged the AAMCO ...
A call came in to Spotsylvania 911 operators at 4:35 a.m. reporting a fire at 98 Industrial Drive, the location of the local vehicle repair shop, said Spotsylvania Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief of Operations Joe Sposa.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Overcrowding eroding Spotsylvania's charm
This letter is to express disappointment about the building of apartments that will be created in the Southpoint area by the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors' agreement with a building company.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Anti-theft system leads to arrest Spotsylvania authorities were able...
Spotsylvania County authorities were able to locate a stolen car and arrest the woman accused of stealing it with help from an anti-theft system.
Man, 77, charged after traffic dispute A Spotsylvania man is accused...
A 77-year-old Spotsylvania County man is accused of pointing a gun at a car stopped at a Fredericksburg intersection Tuesday after one of the car's occupants gave the man a finger gesture, police said.
NOVA Legal Beat: Overtime for Off-the-Clock Work?
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Tue Jul 01, 2014
Mounted Equestrian Unit Introduced in Spotsylvania
The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office has a new tool to fight crime, and it comes with hooves.
Joseph D. Morrissey, Va. lawmaker, indicted for improper sexual relationship with teen girl
A Virginia legislator was indicted Monday on charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenage girl, accusations the Democratic lawmaker denied and pledged to fight.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Spotsy's proffers should be consistent and fair
As a resident of Spotsylvania County , I certainly agree with the June 19 op-ed titled "A call for proffer equality in new construction."
Delegate Morrissey Indicted on Charges of Indecent Liberties with a Minor
Morrisey is being brought up on charges which include: supervisory indecent liberties with a minor, electronic solicitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
BB gun attacks reported in Fredericksburg A bicyclist and a sign...
A bicyclist and a sign being carried by a woman protesting President Obama were both shot with either a BB gun or a pellet gun over the weekend in Fredericksburg, police said.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Thelma Nelson Byrd
Thelma Nelson Byrd, 82, of Milford peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Sgt. Bryner went above and beyond in crisis
Recently, my daughter was involved in a significant auto accident through no fault of her own.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Two Spotsylvania teens guilty in slaying Two Spotsylvania County...
Two Spotsylvania County teenagers, charged as adults in the shooting death of another teen, pleaded guilty to felony charges in the slaying this week.