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  1. Anti-abortion club approved at Courtland High Courtland High School's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Courtland High School's principal on Thursday approved a proposal for an anti-abortion club, just two days after being threatened with a lawsuit for initially denying a student's request to form the group. That's because the Spotsylvania County school will not officially recognize the Students for Life club until next school year - a decision that doesn't sit well with the group's supporters or Maddie Sutherland, the senior who proposed the club. 1 comment

  2. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas - here's where to find...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... local spots throughout the area-with many more to come-will be spreading the Christmas cheer this weekend. At Spotsylvania Towne Centre, music and lights come together in a festive display to the delight of shoppers. Over in Dalhgren, a German ...

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  3. Spotsylvania Student Fights for Pro-Life Club, School ApprovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A high school senior in Spotsylvania won a fight to start a pro-life club at her school, after saying the school's administration slowed down the process because the club deals with abortion. Maddie Sutherland is the founder of the Pro-Life Club she's trying to establish at Courtland High School.

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  4. Disaster in Spostylvania averted by smoke detector A smoke detector...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A smoke detector alerted a Spotsylvania County homeowner to a fire in the back of the house Wednesday morning, fire officials said. Deputy Fire Chief Joe Sposa said 911 dispatchers received a call around 9 a.m. about a house fire in the 15000 block of Spotswood Furnace Road.

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  5. Wedding/EngagementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Farmville Herald

    ... The marriage took place at Fairfield estate in Fauquier County. Ruthann is the daughter of Philip Dorn, of Spotsylvania, and Noreen Sibre, of West Palm Beach, Florida. Thomas is the son of Woodfin and Ann Ligon who reside near Farmville at ...

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  6. Spotsy Board should say no to admissions feeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Today, the Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors will hold a meeting at 3 p.m. to determine if the board will send to the General Assembly, as a 2015 legislative priority, a new tax to impose an admissions fee on events to the tune of 10 percent in Spotsylvania County . Are these members nuts? They just received an approval on the bond referendum to borrow millions, which will, in the end, increase our taxes, and now this.

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  7. Highway 19 likely to be rededicated to Peninsula's Medal of Honor recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Olympic Peninsula. Bishop was awarded the Medal of Honor for capturing the Confederate flag in the Battle of Spotsylvania, Va., and Smith for his heroics at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. In 1944, during World War II, Marine Pfc. Richard B. ...

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  8. Firehouse Subs Gives Grant to Spotsylvania County Fire Department Training DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    National sub-sandwich chain, Firehouse Subs, awarded a grant worth $10,953 to the Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management's Training Division, Monday, Nov. 10. "This donation will enable our Training Division to continue our mission in seeking to provide the best possible fire and rescue training to the first responders of Spotsylvania, in order to protect the people, property, and the environment of our community," Spotsylvania County Chief Monty Willaford said in a press release. Without the donation, new hires would have to train with outdated equipment that firefighters no longer use in the field.

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  9. Joan H. FoggRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... memorial service to celebrate Joan's life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Craigs Baptist Church in Spotsylvania.

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  10. Join Spotsylvania County's Sheriff for a Cup of CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Patch.com

    Spotsylvania residents who have questions or concerns about county laws and issues in their neighborhood, or who just want to hang out with the sheriff will get their chance Wednesday morning, Nov. 12. Spotsylvania County's sheriff, Roger L. Harris, will meet with residents at Panera Bread in Cosner's Corner, 10059 Jefferson Davis Highway near Fredericksburg.

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  11. Veterans Upward Bound Helping Veterans See the LightRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | DC Military

    ... centers, TAPs and VSOs on bases in our target area that stretch from Baltimore County all the way down to Spotsylvania, Virginia," Anderson said. Anderson said the program has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Regiment on Fort Belvoir. "We offer ...

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  12. Mild interest in Spotsylvania schools retirement incentive plan Some...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Some Spotsylvania County educators aren't happy with a possible one-time retirement incentive that would be equal to 20 percent of their salaries, according to results of a recent survey. Fifty-seven percent of the 310 survey respondents said they would not be interested in retiring by June 30, 2015, if the school system offered such an incentive, which one educator called "an insult."

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  13. Gladys L. BrooksRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    She was a native of Spotsylvania and a daughter of the late Charles W. and Elizabeth Goodman McWhirt. Mrs. Brooks was one of six graduates of Marye High School in Spotsylvania County in 1938.

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  14. Collected items going to troops The Blue Star Mothers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... amount of goods." Through Nov. 19, residents can drop off items at nine Starbucks locations in Culpeper, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties, as well as Fredericksburg. Items also can be taken to the Berea Fire and Rescue Station in Stafford County, ...

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  15. Suspect in Two Fredericksburg Area Robberies Arrested in Florida, FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    Wayne Maurice Byrd, who was identified as a suspect in two Fredericksburg area bank robberies on Friday, Nov. 7, was arrested the same day in Florida , according to the Free-Lance Star. Byrd, 61 of Georgia, was wanted for two bank robberies in the Fredericksburg area, one in Spotsylvania and one in Stafford, that happened Monday, Nov 3. He is also a person of interest in two other bank robberies and one attempt in Spotsylvania and Stafford.

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  16. Veteran's Day FreebieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... military members will be accepted at Belle Isle in Lancaster, First Landing in Virginia Beach, Lake Anna in Spotsylvania and Powhatan State Park. Special programs also will be offered at other state parks. A list of programs can be accessed online ...

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  17. Va. State Parks Offers Free Veterans Day AdmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WCAV

    ... military members will be accepted at Belle Isle in Lancaster, First Landing in Virginia Beach, Lake Anna in Spotsylvania and Powhatan State Park. Special programs also will be offered at other state parks. A list of programs can be accessed online ...

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  18. Civil War re-enactment a no-go in Spotsy County officials have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... to taxpayers and limited time to prepare for the event influenced the decision not to host what would've been Spotsylvania's third Civil War re-enactment in three years, officials said. Plus, the ceremony would've overlapped commemorative events in ...

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  19. Woman dies after being hit by pickup in Spotsylvania A pedestrian was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Capt. Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office said a Ford pickup truck was traveling westbound in the right lane of Courthouse Road around 10:50 p.m. when it struck a woman who was attempting to cross the highway from the median. The victim, 33-year-old Amanda Ewing, was transported to Mary Washington Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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  20. E. Ruth BonannoRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Fla., and Kathryn Bonanno Patrizzi of New York City/Flumet, France; five grandchildren, Dawn Leonard of Spotsylvania County, Gregory Duncan of Leesburg, Christopher Duncan of Marshall, Michael Ford of Rangeley, Maine, and Jeffrey Ford of State ...

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