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Thursday | Fredericksburg.com

Fiber cable project advances with land purchase SummitIG closed on a...

The Northern Virginia-based firm that augments and installs network infrastructure and provides connectivity, is laying dark fiber cables along the Interstate 95 corridor, making high-speed Internet more accessible from Stafford County to Caroline County.

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Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Quantico, VA, Stafford, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Robbers beat man at store in Stafford A 51-year-old North Carolina...

A 51-year-old North Carolina man was beaten and robbed at gunpoint outside a Stafford County convenience store late Tuesday, police said.

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Related Topix: Garrisonville, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford board defers decision on Crucible Company challenging...

A development company is challenging whether an anti-terrorism training center in Stafford has been out of compliance with Stafford County code for a number of years.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Terrorism, Guns

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Patient charged in nurse assault A Stafford County man has been...

A Stafford County man has been accused of sexually molesting a certified nursing assistant who came to his home earlier this month to provide medical support services.

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford superintendent has positive outlook Stafford County School...

Before an auditorium packed with teachers and administrators gearing up for the start of school next week, Stafford County School Superintendent Bruce Benson flashed a picture of the Andrea Gail fishing boat from the movie "The Perfect Storm."

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Education Etc.

Fredericksburg.com

N.Stafford man shot twice in stomach Stafford County detectives are...

Stafford County detectives are investigating an incident early Saturday in which a 26-year-old man was shot twice in the abdomen.

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Stars and Stripes

When War of 1812 arrived in Stafford

But the war's 300 military engagements in Virginia-which happened two centuries ago right now-are also significant, local historians say.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Lancaster County, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, US Military, US Navy, White Stone, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Potomac Local

Aquia Harbour Rescue Squad Station 9 Building, Land to be Conveyed to Stafford County

A deal brokered between the gated community's Aquia Harbour Property Owners Association and local government officials will lead to the 22-year-old building, known as Station 9, being upgraded within the next 10 years, according to county documents.

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Related Topix: Aquia Harbour, VA

Fauquier.com

Scammers pose as NOVEC reps

From a NOVEC release: MANASSAS, Va. - Scam artists are deceiving homeowners, renters, and businesses in Virginia and across the nation.

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA, Fairfax County, VA

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Virginia man sentenced in tax fraud case

A Stafford County man has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for a $600,000 tax fraud scheme.

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Related Topix: Tax, Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Man, 75, to serve 5 years in child porn case A 75-year-old Stafford...

A 75-year-old Stafford County man was ordered Thursday to serve five years in prison for looking at child pornography.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Computers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Honest Abe's visit to area recalled On Tuesday, a sign was unveiled...

Stafford County's 350th anniversary will only last a year, but the county wants the celebration of Stafford's history to leave a lasting mark.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Man accused of going on $2,240 spree at Walmart by Keith Epps / the...

A Maryland man is accused of walking out of a Walmart in Stafford County early Wednesday with more than $2,240 worth of items that he didn't pay for, police said.

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The Southside Sentinel

'Explorer' featured in Stafford County film

Just this month, the museum's "floating ambassadors" - the "F.D. Crockett" and "Explorer" - have been seriously on the move! The F.D. Crockett just returned to her homeport at the Deltaville Maritime Museum following a two-week tour of the North Bay and up the Potomac River all the way to Washington, D.C.

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Fredericksburg.com

R-Board expected to toss alternative trash ideas The search for...

The search for alternative ways of disposing of trash at the regional landfill will likely be cut short before the effort ever truly started again.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Figuring out the yardstick in Stafford

This is in response to the July 28 article titled "Stafford schools to receive review," which raises my first question: How many of the recommendations or measures cited during the last efficiency review were incorporated or closed out? Second, a comparative analysis among other districts provides a dashboard of student populations and salaries, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford planners look at Austin Ridge request The Stafford County...

The Stafford County Planning Commission wants to take another look at a rezoning request for part of the Austin Ridge development that would make way for two retail shops.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Hit-and-run account being investigated Fredericksburg police are...

Fredericksburg police are investigating a man's claim that a Jeep plowed into him Monday afternoon, leaving the him with two broken legs.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

WTVR Richmond

Tom Hanks in town working on a Ithaca,a eating great food

The Italian restaurant in Oregon Hill has long played host to visiting stars - and locals - who crave delicious, homemade meals.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Development and airport can co-exist

Oakenwold, a proposed 232-acre development south of the Stafford Regional Airport and west of I-95, has elicited considerable discussion in recent months ["Is Oakenwold right for airport land use?" Aug. 11].

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