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Orange Sheriffa s Office Charges Pair With Breaking Into Mailboxes

Two people have been arrested following a rash of mailbox break-ins and vandalisms in Orange County.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Lucille Nelson-Hill

The beautiful life of Lucille Francis Nelson-Hill, loving daughter of the late Carrie Payne and Thomas J. Payne, ended at Mary Washington Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Aging happens to all

When we said our wedding vows in Stafford County many years ago, I remember the phrase "for better or worse."

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford seeks input on taxes Public hearings set for proposed...

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors holds public hearings Tuesday for the proposed real estate tax rate and creation of a countywide stormwater district.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Environmental Law, Law

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 County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Teen reports attempted abduction The female victim, 17, told police...

"The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is reporting an attempted abduction that took place last night, Thursday, April 10 between 9:15 - 9:30 in the evening in the Stafford Lakes subdivision in southern Stafford County.

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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, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Patch.com

Three More Heroin Arrests in Crackdown in Stafford County

Deputies made three more arrests Wednesday in a crackdown on heroin dealing, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Jury unable to decide robber's sentence Jury can't agree on sentence...

A Stafford County jury Thursday night was unable to agree on a sentence for a man involved in a home-invasion robbery last year in which two men were shot.

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Patch.com

Fake Casino Chips, Airbag Thieves, FBI Search, Helicopter Egg Drop and Future NFL Stars Train Here

Top news from around our Patches in Virginia and D.C. Herndon Couple Charged With Passing Fake Chips at Maryland Live Fundraisers for Funeral Costs, Basketball Dreams, Fire Victims and More Thieves Steal Airbags From More Than a Dozen Cars in Arlington FBI, Police Search Water for Evidence in Connection with Three Alexandria Homicides NFL Hopefuls ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, Herndon, VA, Arlington, VA

WTVR Richmond

Bust at Howard Johnsona s yields heroin at $3,500 street value

Berry Solomon Evans, age 40, Allison Dawn Rice, age 26, and Quinn Marie Gold, age 19, were arrested in the early evening hours of Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Caregiver for elderly admits to five felonies Woman accused of...

A Stafford County woman accused of ripping off elderly people she was supposed to be caring for pleaded guilty to five felony charges Tuesday in Stafford County Circuit Court.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Cab driver reports robbery in Stafford One suspect reportedly said:...

A cab driver was robbed early Saturday - possibly at gunpoint - by two fares he drove to the England Run area of Stafford County, police said.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford, VA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford leaders don't value education

I am extremely disappointed in the Stafford County School Board and Board of Supervisors.

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

City's 'Cleanup Week' starts Monday Special containers will be placed ...

Special containers will be placed around the city to help residents and businesses spruce up their sites, yards and neighborhoods.

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford considers tax changes Adjustments would give the county...

The average Stafford County homeowner would pay an additional $74 in real estate taxes next year under the rate the Board of Supervisors decided to advertise this week.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Pool hall brawl settled without jail time Man receives suspended...

A man who sent another man to the hospital by hitting him with a pool stick earlier this year was given a suspended sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to a reduced charge.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

WTVR Richmond

Family opens up about fire that killed infant girl

Family members said the fire began outside on the porch, and was noticed by Eleanor's mom Naomi.

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Related Topix: Fire, Social Software, Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Recreation facility plans advance Stafford County is now taking bids...

Stafford County is now taking bids from companies interested in building the 76,350-square-foot indoor recreation facility at Embrey Mill.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fitness, Aerobics

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Is it time to censure Speaker Bill Howell?

In my Jan. 26 op-ed ["McAuliffe can bring morality, ethics to state"], I wrote about the decline of ethics and morality in Virginia government and the fact that the Center for Public Integrity gave Virginia and seven other states a grade of "F."

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