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Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

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

Patch.com

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.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

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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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Stars and Stripes

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.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

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.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Spotsylvania, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Caroline County, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

ARLnow.com

NOVA Legal Beat: Overtime for Off-the-Clock Work?

Editor's Note: This sponsored column is written by Mathew B. Tully of Tully Rinckey PLLC , an Arlington firm that specializes in federal employment and labor law, security clearance proceedings, and military law.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Patch.com

Mounted Equestrian Unit Introduced in Spotsylvania

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office has a new tool to fight crime, and it comes with hooves.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

TBD.com

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.

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Related Topix: Henrico County, VA, Richmond, VA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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."

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

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.

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Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford County, VA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Thelma Nelson Byrd

Thelma Nelson Byrd, 82, of Milford peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Milford, VA, Bowling Green, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Sgt. Bryner went above and beyond in crisis

Recently, my daughter was involved in a significant auto accident through no fault of her own.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Spotsylvania, VA, Family, Teenagers

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