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5 min ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Fredericksburg.com

Wanted Georgia man arrested in Stafford A man wanted on armed...

A man wanted on armed robbery-related charges in Georgia was apprehended in Stafford County early Sunday after he and others were found in a vehicle full of marijuana smoke, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fredericksburg.com

Parents of kids with asthma, take note

As your preparations for the school year are in full swing, there are a few additional steps you should take if your child has asthma.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford to weigh airport proposal Oakenwold could bring up to 650...

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors will finally get to decide on Tuesday what kind of development should sprout up around the Stafford Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA, Prince William County, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Stony Point Elementary Gets Interim Principal

A 20-year employee of the Albemarle schools has become the interim principal of Stony Point Elementary.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Dressing Days outfits 1,147 by Amy Flowers Umble / the Free...

More than 1,000 area students will have new outfits for the first day of school, thanks to the annual School Dressing Days event.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Fredericksburg.com

Man accused of beating child A Stafford County man is facing two...

A Stafford County man is facing two felony charges after being accused of beating a 6-year-old boy so badly with a belt that the child ended up in a hospital.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Johnny F. Cochran

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Johnny Floyd Cochran, 58, of Stafford County died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Stafford Hospital.

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Fredericksburg.com

Is Oakenwold right for airport land use? When it comes to future...

When it comes to future development around the Stafford Regional Airport, county and airport officials are still asking themselves one main question: How restrictive should we be? That question first arose with a proposal for a development that could bring up to 650 residential units and up to 250,000 square feet of commercial space southwest of ... (more)

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