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  1. Fredericksburg area teacher salaries lag behind state average Average ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Fredericksburg.com

    Ryan Bayne said his family of four had about $2.31 left over each month after all of the bills had been paid. That was when Ryan and his wife, Laura, taught in Stafford County.

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  2. Stafford man gets almost 13 years in Belle Plains slaying case A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Fredericksburg.com

    A Stafford County man who participated in the slaying and burial of a man whose remains were dug up in White Oak last year was ordered Monday to serve just under 13 years in prison. Stuart Lee Sullivan Jr., 50, had previously been convicted in Stafford Circuit Court of second-degree murder in the July 2007 slaying of Jason Shane Plaster.

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  3. Spotsylvania residents hit by utilities scam Local authorities want...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Fredericksburg.com

    Local authorities want to cut the cord on a scam involving unsolicited phone calls from people posing as Dominion Virginia Power representatives. Residents and businesses in the the city of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania and Stafford counties have recently reported receiving calls from the company threatening to have their electricity turned off because of past-due balances if they don't pay right away.

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  4. Stafford site gains data center certification Stafford officials have ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Fredericksburg.com

    Stafford officials have set the stage for a barrage of economic development now that Dominion Virginia Power has certified a data center site in the county, Virginia Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson said Thursday. Jackson was one of the speakers at Stafford's announcement of what's to come at Boswell's Corner and the Quantico Corporate Center.

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  5. Stafford man guilty in 6-year-old's beating A Stafford County man,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    A Stafford County man, who beat a 6-year-old boy with a belt so badly that the child ended up in a hospital, was convicted Wednesday of two felony charges. According to the evidence presented by prosecutor Ed Lustig, Ingrahman was working at home Aug. 7 when he got a call from the YMCA on Butler Road in southern Stafford.

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  6. Babysitter guilty in child's death in Stafford County A Stafford...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    A Stafford County man accepted responsibility Wednesday for the death of a 17-month-old boy he was babysitting last year. The charges stem from the July 15, 2013, death of Jordan Ly, who died from injuries suffered when he was in Chau's care a few days earlier.

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  7. How will new regional landfill fees work? Board still debating Those...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    Those that oversee the Rappahannock regional landfill are eyeing different ways to begin residential trash drop-off fees in order to make the fee system fair. The Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management Board, a six-member body that oversees the Stafford and Fredericksburg owned landfill, voted last month to charge a $4 single-visit trash drop-off charge with options for a $100 annual pass and $30 10-trip pass.

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  8. No charges filed in Brooke Point choking incident The Stafford...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    The Stafford Sheriff's Office decided not to charge the Brooke Point High School student who choked a teammate in the locker room after football practice, the Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. The Sheriff's Office said that while the student who initiated the choking could be charged with misdemeanor assault, no charges will be filed at this time.

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  9. Stafford supervisors back Mountain View turf Mountain View High...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Mountain View High School may be the next Stafford County school to get an artificial turf field amid questions of whether the surface was really necessary. The Board of Supervisors voted 52 Thursday to help the schools pay for the $850,000 field should they need it, according to a staff report.

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  10. Stafford man dies in car accident in White Oak A single-vehicle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A single-vehicle accident in southern Stafford County on Friday claimed the life of a 26-year-old county resident, according to Virginia State Police. Raphael Hughes, 26, was traveling eastbound on White Oak Road near Shauns Lane at 11:50 p.m. Friday when his 2008 Ford F150 ran off the right shoulder and struck some mailboxes. 1 comment

  11. Stafford woman celebrates 50 years as a nun When she was 18, Elaine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    When she was 18, Elaine Davia left home to become a nun with the Sisters of Bon Secours, a religious congregation of Roman Catholic women headquartered in Marriottsville, Md. Now 68, Davia is celebrating her 50th jubilee and will speak during Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church on Dec. 6 and 7. When she was in the second grade, Davia moved with her family from the Philippines, where her father was stationed with the U.S. Army, and began attending Montfort Academy, a Catholic school in Fredericksburg.

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  12. Susan Stimpson weighs run for Speaker Bill Howell's seat Former...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    The student could be challenging the teacher in a possible showdown next spring for the Republican nomination in the House of Delegates' 28th District. Former Stafford County Supervisor Susan Stimpson appears set for a run to take the seat held by Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell, RStafford, who has held the post without any serious challenge since 1987.

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  13. Stafford approves buying new firetrucks Two fire engines and a ladder ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Two fire engines and a ladder truck will soon be added to the Stafford Fire and Rescue Department's fleet. The Board of Supervisors unanimously the purchase all three vehicles Tuesday, with the total not to exceed $2.2 million.

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  14. Fredericksburg-area could lose portion of state road funding The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Fredericksburg District CTB representative Hap Connors pointed out that the budget is down from the 201419 plan of $14.4 billion. The CTB had to revise the current plan because of Virginia's new prioritization process that erased $412 million in funding for 60 projects.

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  15. After locker-room choking incident, Stafford coaches to get training...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Stafford school coaches will receive more training in bullying, hazing and locker-room behavior following a locker-room choking incident involving two Brooke Point High School football players. Stafford Schools Superintendent Bruce Benson said in an email that the central office administration is working with coaches on expanding an existing education program to include training and education on those three topics.

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  16. Shortfall leads to fight over road fund Statewide transportation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Statewide transportation funding continues to be a prickly issue, as legislators showed Monday in Richmond while reversing an earlier decision to divert nearly $50 million from the transportation budget to help erase a $2.4 billion budget shortfall. The change of heart in the special session came after concerns were raised about diverting the dedicated transportation funds to the general fund.

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  17. Moncure house sold at auction The "Duff Green House" at the corner of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    The "Duff Green House" at the corner of Hanover and Prince Edward streets in Fredericksburg changed hands Friday when Mike Bergerud, a retired Marine, outbid the roughly 50 other people assembled at the 408 Hanover St. home. Until recently, it was owned by former Fredericksburg real estate investor James Moncure, who is indicted on federal fraud charges.

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  18. Ex-Stafford School Board member pleads guilty in child-molestation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    A former Stafford School Board member agreed to a deal Tuesday in which he was convicted of five charges involving child molestation. Thomas F. Villacres, 53, whose most recent address was in Rockledge, Fla., entered pleas in Stafford Circuit Court to two counts of aggravated sexual battery and three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

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  19. Star Force Cadets tour the regional jail the Special Star Force...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Beyond that, the Special Star Force Cadets of the Stafford County Sheriff's Office weren't sure what to anticipate from their visit to the Rappahannock Regional Jail. So the cadets slowed their pace on a recent Friday as they took in a room they never expected to see in the large housing unit where minimum security inmates spend their time.

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  20. Stafford vows closer scrutiny of community programs Stafford County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Stafford County has added a layer of oversight to its process for hiring outside instructors for Parks and Recreation programs after an employee rehired a company that was to have been banned following the arrest of one of its owners. The county launched an internal investigation of the Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department's procedures on Oct. 13 after The Free LanceStar inquired about a listing in the fall activities brochure for the Young Adult Children's Theatre of Stafford, also known as YACTS.

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