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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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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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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.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

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].


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.


Related Topix: Drugs

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.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Sun Aug 17, 2014

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.


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.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

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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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.


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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Johnny F. Cochran

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


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)


Sun Aug 10, 2014

Priority plan raises worries A fledgling state effort to make...

A fledgling state effort to make transportation planning more effective and transparent has run into opposition from some Fredericksburg-area officials.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Stafford doesn't need advice from FLS

Readers should know that our landfill is among the best-managed in the state, operating without a subsidy for the last 14 years.


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Fri Aug 08, 2014


Stafford County Virginia Sheriff Jett Betrays Gun Owners

On Tuesday August 5th 2014, just a few hours before the start of National Night Out, the Target in Stafford called and did a flipflop, denying Virginia Citizens Defense League a booth.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Woman faces probation violation after Dui a woman who killed a...

A woman who killed a Stafford County man in 2010 while driving under the influence on U.S. 17 has been accused of drunken driving again.


Related Topix: Haymarket, VA, Stafford, VA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Washington Post

McCartney: Confederate battle flag, like Nazi swastika, is offensive emblem of hateful cause

Hubert Wayne Cash, 65, a Navy veteran and retired phone company worker, spent an hour at his home Tuesday explaining why he allowed the recent erection of a giant Confederate battle flag in his wooded back yard north of Fredericksburg overlooking busy Interstate 95. Lights are being installed so the provocative banner will be visible at night.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Fredericksburg, VA

Engineering Times

Director of Public Works, Stafford County, Virginia

Springsted Incorporated has been providing organizational management and human resources assistance for more than a quarter century.


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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fredericksburg schools seeking IB program High school students in...

James Monroe High School will be a candidate for the IB program for the next two years and by the fall of 2016, students will be able to start taking the courses, if the school is approved for the program.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Education Etc., Spotsylvania, VA