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12 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Session aims to reduce child abuse Dealing with child abuse is tough...

Close your eyes and remember the most humiliating event of your life. Kristel DiGravioFerguson gives that instruction when she trains fellow law enforcement officers on handling child-abuse victims.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy approves tax rate increase Spotsylvania approves personal property tax rate increase

The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a 41-cent rate increase to the personal property tax on cars and other vehicles.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Senior Alert: Elderly Man Missing from Spotsylvania County

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an elderly man who has been missing from the area since Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), New Market, VA, Shenandoah County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

WTVR Richmond

Deputies searching for missing 81-year-old

Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a missing 81-year-old man with dementia who just moved to Virginia from Texas.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Ross' BOS and GOP roles are in conflict

I am opposed to Spotsylvania County Supervisor David Ross' dual county position ["Spotsy supervisors' chairman gets top GOP post," March 31].

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Fredericksburg.com

Caroline makes two spice arrests Detectives seized more than $13,000...

Caroline County narcotics detectives seized more than $13,000 worth of suspected synthetic marijuana, commonly known as spice, at two convenience stores.

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Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Woodford, VA, Prison

Virginia Business

Leases announced in Spotsylvania County

Jawaid Kotwal has leased 14,400 square feet of office/warehouse space at 4951 Quality Drive in Spotsylvania.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy man guilty in slaying of stepfather David Edward Sealock Jr.,...

A Spotsylvania County man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Friday in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather last year.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford County, VA

Potomac Local

Lower Pay, Student Funding Have Teachers Going Elsewhere for Work: Professor

Salary increases, to the tune of 3%, are a priority outlined in the Stafford County Public Schools proposed $273.8 million budget for fiscal year 2015, which takes effect July 1. To get there, the School Board is asking the Board of Supervisors for an additional $19.6 million to cover the costs of the raises, as well as other "unavoidable" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Stafford County, VA, Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Fire Levels Louisa Home; 2 Displaced

A deep fryer may be to blame for a fire which ripped through a Louisa home Thursday afternoon, leveling it within a few hours.

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Related Topix: Fire, Louisa, VA, Louisa County, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Waynesboro Police Arrest Man Connected to Multiple Thefts

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a significant arrest in a multi-state crime spree involving larcenies of thousands of dollars of property from vehicles in "smash & grab" thefts.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Augusta County, VA, Virginia

NBC29

Waynesboro Police Make Theft Arrest after Brief Chase

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a significant arrest in a multi-state crime spree involving larcenies of thousands of dollars of property from vehicles in "smash & grab" thefts.

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Related Topix: Augusta County, VA, Virginia, 9

Examiner.com

More trails of Spotsylvania County

Now that one of the harshest winters in recent memory is at long last behind us, the trails of the greater Fredericksburg area beckon.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford holds 3 more in heroin crackdown The Stafford Sheriff's...

The Stafford Sheriff's Office's ongoing crackdown on heroin trafficking in the area has resulted in three more arrests.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Stafford, VA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Police pursuit prompts school lockdown School was on a 49-minute...

Freedom Middle School was on a 49-minute lockdown while police chased a man who fled on foot, police said.

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Fredericksburg.com

William F. Mickelson

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, retired Air Force Col. William F. Mickelson went to be with our Lord.

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Related Topix: King George County, VA, Saint Olaf College

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy schools may get more Spotsylvania County's personal property...

Even so, tax bills will head in the opposite direction for many residents thanks to a decrease in the taxable value of vehicles, Supervisor Paul Trampe said Tuesday while making his case for a higher rate.

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Related Topix: Tax, Spotsylvania, VA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

NBC12

Community supports recovering clerk shot in the head

The heart wrenching moment when Kelly Wood was shot in the head and left for dead will forever live on in her memories.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Woman shot dead in Quebec was a wanted drug 'queen-pin' in U.S.

Elizabeth Barrer has been identified as the woman who was shot to death in the St. Pierre section of Lachine recently.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drugs, Spotsylvania, VA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsylvania hospital treated me like a king

I have been a proud resident of Spotsylvania County all my life. I was just released from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center on March 21 after having complete right knee replacement.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Nursing, Medicine

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