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12 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Fires heavily damage two area homes Two fires ravaged homes in both...

At 11:28 p.m., Stafford County Fire and Rescue units responded to a fire at 215 Sleepy Hollow Trail, a two-story, single family residence of about 3,000-square feet, said Mark Doyle, assistant chief in Stafford.

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Related Topix: Fire, Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Education Etc.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Bike in place to help fallen Marine's family Fundraiser for family of ...

The Dove Project, a group of volunteer college students, is organizing a fundraiser for the family of Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Forgery sentence nearly 5 years A Stafford County woman who used her...

A Stafford County woman who used her position as a caretaker to rip off defenseless victims was ordered Monday to serve just under five years in prison.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford program helping preserve rural land Program dedicated to...

More than 200 acres have been preserved in Stafford County thanks to a program dedicated to conserving the rural and open spaces in the county.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Agriculture, Science

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford sets priorities for school chief New Stafford superintendent ...

School Superintendent Bruce Benson got his official marching orders from the Stafford County School Board at a work session last week.

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford teacher pay scale is 'bogus'

I am a product of Stafford County schools. After spending years away, my family and I have moved back to the area.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Market is a tasty part of Quantico health push Quantico farmer's...

When he wants to prolong his bedtime routine, 3-year-old Blake Pfeffer doesn't ask for a drink or a book-he requests carrots.

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Related Topix: Quantico, VA, Life, Food, Vegetables, US Military, Marine Corps Base Quantico, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is taking a job in Stafford County.

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Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Potomac Local

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Drugs

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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Fauquier.com

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.

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Related Topix: Culpeper, VA, West Virginia University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Stafford, VA

Fredericksburg.com

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.

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