Spotsylvania County Newswire

Spotsylvania County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Spotsylvania County, VA.

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  1. Family of slain clerk speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... dozed off. About 4 a.m., he woke and tried phoning his dad while making breakfast preparations at the Spotsylvania County townhouse they shared with Saleh's wife and middle son. Saleh normally answered the phone right away, even to say he was too ...

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  2. Modest food truck packs a big, tasty punchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    It's easy to drive right past the plain, white food truck tucked into the front corner of the Gulf gas station parking lot near Four-Mile Fork in Spotsylvania County. The only sign advertising the eatery is simple lettering on the truck that says Tacos Y Tortas, but take note on your next trip past, because it's worth stopping.

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  3. Pansy S. MasseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

    She was a native of Spotsylvania County and the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Simms. Mrs. Massey was a member of Bethel Christian Church for 65 years.

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  4. Mysterious second weapon used in fatal attack on Spotsylvania clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... you are already a member. A second weapon was used in the brutal slaying of a convenience store clerk in Spotsylvania County early Saturday, court records show, but police Tuesday would not say what that weapon was. David Junior Washington, 50, is ...

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  5. Pair meets at a pick-up softball game--and scores a lifetime homerunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... grew up. He worked at the cellophane plant until it closed in 1978 as the FMC Corp. He then worked in Spotsylvania County as a water treatment operator for 16 years. Anita was the at-home homemaker, caring for the kids, the sort of woman who never ...

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  6. Football playing boy meets basketball playing girl--at a pick-up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... grew up. He worked at the cellophane plant until it closed in 1978 as the FMC Corp. He then worked in Spotsylvania County as a water treatment operator for 16 years. Anita was the at-home homemaker, caring for the kids, the sort of woman who never ...

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  7. James T. McLeodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... He had retired as the parts manager at Purvis Ford after 42 years and then drove a school bus for Spotsylvania County for many years following. Mr. McLeod was a member of Goshen Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Edith P. ...

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  8. Spotsylvania Christmas Parade announces winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. The Spotsylvania County Combined Bands, Unforgettable Moments Photography, Young Expressions Dance & Drill Team and the Spotsylvania Sheriff's ...

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  9. Grassroots group and Spotsylvania schools make progress on disciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. About a year ago, Spotsylvania County resident Bryn Pavek saw a startling headline. Virginia, she found, led the nation with the highest number of student referrals to ...

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  10. A year later, Spotsylvania authorities still looking for clues in woman's disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fredericksburg.com

    Exactly a year ago Monday, Katelin Akens was dropped off at her stepfather's house in Spotsylvania County to catch a ride to the airport. "It's as if she just vanished," Spotsylvania Sheriff's Capt.

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  11. Spotsylvania teen still missing 1 year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | NBC12

    ... is described as a white female, 5-feet-4-inches tall, 122 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office sent a release saying those responsible, or who have knowledge of her disappearance, may exhibit behavior ...

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  12. Spotsylvania teen Katelin Michelle Akens has disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | NBC12

    ... side of the road in an area of the county where she should not have been," Captain Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office says. The family says there was never any behavior to suggest Katelin would want to leave, no fight to trigger ...

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  13. Fredericksburg Christmas Parade has many winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Angels of America and Cheermeisters of Who-ville, third. High School Marching Band: Combined Bands of Spotsylvania County, first; James Monroe High School Marching Band, Stafford High School Marching Band and Brooke Point High School Marching Band, ...

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  14. Every day this week brings another type of weather to FredericksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Fredericksburg.com

    The University of Mary Washington weather station recorded just over three-tenths of an inch of welcome rainfall between yesterday and this morning . An upper level trough - purple dashed line on the graphic - that fostered the surface low pressure responsible for the wetness is exiting stage right this morning.

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  15. Police say Spotsylvania store clerk was beaten to death with piece of wood, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Powhatan Today

    Police have determined that a 2-inch-by-2-inch piece of wood was the weapon used to kill a store clerk early Saturday in Spotsylvania County. Saleh Yousef Abukhait, 54, was found dead at the Sunoco station in the 5300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway in the Massaponax area.

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  16. Spotsylvania man charged in killing at service stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    A suspect has been arrested and charged in the fatal beating Saturday morning of a clerk at a Sunoco station on Jefferson Davis Highway south of Fredericksburg, the Spotsylvania County sheriff's office said Sunday. It said David Junior Washington, 50 of Spotsylvania, was charged with murder in the death of Saleh Yousef Abukhait, 54. A pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Alexandria at Mount Vernon Avenue and West Glebe Road on Thursday has died of her injuries, the police said.

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  17. More moisture is on the horizon to help ease the droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Fredericksburg.com

    Today - Sunday - will be cloudy as an upper level short wave trough crosses the Great Lakes region. As the feature nears the East Coast Fredericksburg will see another wave of precipitation begin this evening.

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  18. Buying for a bookworm? Consider these gift ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... not-for you to consider. According to the Jumbo Minds website (and their mom, Nancy Thomas, who lives in Spotsylvania County), three sisters have combined their love of science and teaching with their entreprenural spirit to found a company that ...

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  19. Editorial: Redistricting mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and congressional districts are drawn has been erased by a bill proposed by Del. Mark Cole. The Spotsylvania County Republican wants the Virginia General Assembly to approve legislation next year to award the commonwealth's Electoral College votes ...

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  20. Puppy love: Stranger gives family chance to adopt the dog he had wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    Boxer puppy Carl has joined the Garecht family of Spotsylvania County. He's named for the man who made it possible.

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