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  1. Politics claimed in cuts to road projects A new transportation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A new transportation funding program continues to draw the ire of local officials who believe political games are stripping millions from area road projects. Mark Dudenhefer, former Stafford supervisor and Virginia delegate, lambasted state transportation officials before and during a public hearing Thursday in Spotsylvania.

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  2. Spotsy planners back townhomes A proposed 98-townhouse development...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A proposed 98-townhouse development near the Fredericksburg Rod and Gun Club in Spotsylvania County is a step closer to being approved. The Planning Commission on Wednesday voted 52 to recommend approval of the 10.5-acre Wheatland Townes subdivision, which would be at the intersection of Jim Morris Road and the U.S. 17 Bypass.

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  3. Jobless rate increases to 5.5 percent in region King George had the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... rate in the region at 6.6 percent. Caroline's rate was 6.4 percent, and Fredericksburg's was 6 percent. In Spotsylvania and Stafford, the unemployment rate was 5.4 percent and 5.2 percent, respectively. Virginians experienced a 5.7 percent jobless ...

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  4. Police Add Drones To Search for Hannah GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... as the search effort to bring Hannah Graham home continues. Today, dozens of officers from Charlottesville, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Fairfax Counties joined Virginia State Police in scouring areas on the outskirts of town. To date, they have ...

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  5. Robert A. AlmondRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Robert Alton "Al" Almond, 93, a lifelong resident of Spotsylvania County, went to his heavenly home on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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  6. 2 bank robberies, 1 attempt in Va.; 1 suspectRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Police in the Fredericksburg area say they believe the same man robbed or attempted to rob three banks in less than an hour. The incidents occurred in rapid fire in Stafford and Spotsylvania, according to The Free Lance-Star .

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  7. Robbers Hit Banks in Stafford, Spotsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office investigators are actively searching for the men who they believe robbed a bank in the county just after 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to law enforcement, a man walked into the PNC Bank in the 5400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway in the county and demanded money from a teller inside.

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  8. 17 Job Openings in Fredericksburg: BAE Systems, Spotsylvania Regional ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    Take a look at some of the special properties on the market in Northern Virginia and DC, recently featured on our Patch sites. Alisa Massaro was not called to testify against the man with whom she had sex atop two freshly killed dead bodies.

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  9. Del W. HarrRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Delmar Wayne 'Del' Harr, 66, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Del was a retired member of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, a member of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 15 and Moss Neck Hunt Club, and a volunteer for American Legion Post 290.

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  10. Thanks to Skinner for bringing VRE to SpotsyRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    I would like to thank Spotsylvania County Supervisor Gary Skinner for spearheading the effort to build a VRE station in Spotsylvania. Skinner and his allies on the county board know that this commuter rail service is a real asset for the community.

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  11. Local missionaries part of effort in IraqRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Missionaries from the Fredericksburg Prayer Furnace Missions Base are now in the Kurdish city of Erbil, Iraq, responding to a call for help from Kurdish and Arab Christian leaders there. The Spotsylvania-based team will serve for a week in a prayer, training and relief initiative and help establish a day-and-night house of prayer similar to the one at 5116 Southpoint Parkway.

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  12. Monroe death: A history of Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Around noon on May 31, Robert and Pamela Walker were making a U-turn in a Friendly's parking lot in Spotsylvania, Va. That's when they saw a man standing on the passenger side of a white 2009 Dodge Durango with his hands wrapped around a woman's neck.

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  13. Carl M. DickinsonRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Carl Mason "Skeeter" Dickinson, 67, of Spotsylvania County died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond.

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  14. Tracker takes bite out of Apple iPad theft A tracking device on a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A tracking device on a stolen Apple iPad has led to the arrest of a Fredericksburg man, charges against a second man, and the recovery of the computer tablet and other stolen items, police said. City police spokeswoman Natatia Bledsoe said Officer Dan Finn went to Pawnee Drive in the Altoona subdivision about 7:20 a.m. Thursday after a Spotsylvania County resident reported that his stolen iPad was at the city address.

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  15. Major Stolen Property Arrest Thanks to 'Find My iPad' AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Patch.com

    As you turn on that new iPhone and get a message asking if you want to enable "Find my iPhone," it may be the a decision that helps find your stolen phone in the future. A Spotsylvania resident reported the theft of his iPad Thursday morning in the county, but noted that the GPS locator enabled on the device pointed to Pawnee Drive in Fredericksburg.

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  16. Carl 'Skeeter' Dickinson, 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Guard and later retired from McLean Mid-Atlantic after 37 years. Mr. Dickinson was a life member of the Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department where he served as a Captain and Safety Officer. He was a member of Goshen Baptist Church. Mr. Dickinson ...

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  17. She's thankful for treasures of our areaRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... fieldstones from the area as it was transitioning from farmland to a subdivision. Stones from an old farm in Spotsylvania were also used. Building stone walls is an art form and a rare skill. Even in Great Britain, people who can make and repair ...

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  18. Andra NelsonRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Andra is survived by her son, Michael Antonio Nelson of Fredericksburg; six sisters, Annette Ward and Frances Brown, both of Spotsylvania County, Felissa Brown of Arlington, Crystal Madden Green of Waynesboro and Ernestine Harris and Melvina A. Nelson, both of Spotsylvania; two brothers, Paul Nelson and Bobby Madden, both of Harrisonburg; her mother, Hazel Gerldine Nelson; her father, Robert Bobby Nelson Sr.; her stepmother, Emma Nelson; two uncles, Frankie Nelson and Phillip Pope; and a host of nephews, nieces, friends and family. Andra's family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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  19. Slaying charges advance in nurse case A judge advanced charges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A judge advanced charges against a couple accused of conspiracy in the slaying of a Spotsylvania County nurse, who was the mother of one of the defendants. Alaina Mercer, who turned 26 yesterday, and Christina Brown, 25, are charged with felony conspiracy to commit murder in the killing of 60-year-old Nancy "Lynne" Mercer.

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  20. Rio Car Wash Charity Event Nets $7,620.00 to benefit Empower HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | PR Log

    ... providing confidential domestic violence assistance in the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline since 1978. These services include a free and confidential 24-hour hotline, a temporary emergency ...

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