7 hrs ago
Stafford doctor faces federal drug charges A doctor who practiced in...
Nibedita Mohanty, 56, the former chief of medicine at Stafford Hospital, is accused of illegally distributing a wide range of prescription drugs to more than 100 patients.
9 hrs ago
Hughes guilty of first-degree murder A Stafford County jury found...
A Stafford County jury Thursday convicted William Hughes of first-degree murder and recommended that he serve 27 years in prison.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County
The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is taking a job in Stafford County.
Road-rage charge placed against man City police spokeswoman Natatia...
A Unionville man was arrested Tuesday evening after being accused of displaying a handgun during a road-rage incident in Fredericksburg, police said.
Hughes denies role in 2007 Belle Plains slaying by Keith Epps / the...
William Hughes told a Stafford County jury Wednesday that he had nothing to do with the 2007 slaying of Jason Plaster and has no idea why two people he considered friends claimed that he did.
Effort to Add 1,000 Spaces to Commuter Lot Nears Completion
Work on an expanded commuter parking lot in North Stafford, next to the popular Stafford Marketplace shopping center, is nearly complete.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Stafford County man loses $26,500 in scam by Keith Epps / the Free...
A Stafford County man was recently conned out of $26,500 by a man who convinced him he had won a $2.5 million sweepstakes, police said.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
VRE stations in Stafford County to be expanded
The expansion moved forward Friday when the VRE Operations Board agreed to put out requests for preliminary engineering proposals and environmental assessments.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stafford man faces armed robbery charges Man arrested in connection...
A Stafford County man was arrested Thursday in connection with an attempted armed robbery last week at a home in the northern part of the county, police said.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Intuit to lay off more than 150 at Stafford branch
Intuit spokeswoman Elisabeth Gettelman tells The Free Lance-Star that the restructuring will allow the company to focus on its QuickBooks Online ecosystem.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Man gets 30 years in stabbing death A Spotsylvania County man will...
David Edward Sealock, Jr., 25, was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison, with 10 years suspended, for stabbing 26-year-old Robert Jones at least 11 times.
New gifted/advanced studies and fine arts supervisor selected for county schools
Ladona Gorham has been selected as the new supervisor of gifted/talented/advanced studies and fine arts for Fauquier County Public Schools, effective August 1. She has been the division coordinator for gifted education in Culpeper County Public Schools for the past eight years.
Patrolmen saved the day for stranded motorist
I read and hear so much of abuse of power and violations of the public trust. I simply have to share my story of gratitude with your readership.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Leesburg Police searching for a skimming suspecta
Leesburg Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who on July 12 placed a skimming device on a drive-thru ATM at the Sun Trust bank in the Battlefield Shopping Center in Leesburg.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Suspicious package shuts Stafford roads Stafford County Sheriff's...
At about 6 p.m. Sunday, Stafford County Sheriff's officers responded to the report of a suspicious package on the corner of Mine Road and High Point Boulevard.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Stafford landfill friction continues New proposal would patch the...
A new proposal that would patch the regional landfill's financial holes but end the litter program in Stafford County raised the eyebrows of some supervisors, who questioned whether there were other options.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Boy pulled from pool dies in hospital A 4-year-old boy has died after ...
A 4-year-old boy has died after being pulled last Sunday from a swimming pool in the Aquia Harbour subdivision in Stafford County.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
House, Senate: Virginia Medicaid debate in September
The Virginia General Assembly will go back into session this September to debate Medicaid expansion, legislative leaders said Wednesday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Protect the herons at Crow's Nest
On June 25, I appeared before the Stafford Planning Commission to object to an application to extend public sewer and water utilities to the undeveloped Crow's Nest Harbour.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Boy, 5, Pulled from Aquia Harbour Swimming Pool
A 5-year-old boy is clinging to life tonight after nearly drowning at a swimming pool inside the gated Aquia Harbour community.