Stafford County Newswire

Stafford County Newswire

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  1. Some Virginians Rally For Confederate FlagsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... flags on the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Several dozen others rallied with Confederate flags outside the Stafford County courthouse, and attracted counter-protesters. At both events, flag supporters say their flags symbolize Southern history and ...

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  2. Va. pro-Confederate battle flag rally stirs debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fox News

    More than 70 people rallied with Confederate battle flags outside the courthouse in Stafford County, attracting a smaller number of counter-protesters. Rally co-organizers Jason Sulser of Stafford and Manny Vega of Midlothian organized Friday's rally.

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  3. Pro-Confederate Battle Flag Rallies held in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WCAV

    Rallies in the resort city of Virginia Beach and Stafford County attracted dozens of supporters of the Confederate battle flag. Under a pouring rain, nearly 150 people displayed their flags Friday night in Virginia Beach as visitors flocked to the popular oceanfront destination for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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  4. Group wants Confederate flag removed in Stafford Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WUSA-TV Washington

    STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. -- Calls to take down confederate flags across the country have been mounting ever since a fatal shooting at a South Group wants Confederate flag removed in Stafford Co.

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  5. NAACP petitions to remove a large Confederate flag flying over I-95Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    ... Americans in the U.S. post slavery," reads the petition on MoveOn.org , which is being circulated by the Stafford County chapter of the NAACP. "The large flag flying on I-95 in Stafford VA should be removed." McAuliffe announced earlier this week ...

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  6. NAACP Takes Aim at Confederate Flag in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    But the flag is on private property in Stafford County and the owner vows the flag will stay as a symbol of Southern heritage. The Stafford chapter of the NAACP tells the Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg that it has collected 200 signatures on a petition protesting the flag.

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  7. Opposition Growing To I-95 FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    But the flag is on private property in Stafford County and the owner vows the flag will stay as a symbol of Southern heritage. The Stafford chapter of the NAACP says that it has collected 200 signatures on a petition protesting the flag.

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  8. NAACP takes aim at Confederate flag over Va. interstateRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    But the flag is on private property in Stafford County and the owner vows the flag will stay as a symbol of Southern heritage. The Stafford chapter of the NAACP tells the Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg that it has collected 200 signatures on a petition protesting the flag.

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  9. NAACP Takes Aim at Confederate Flag Over Interstate 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WCAV

    But the flag is on private property in Stafford County and the owner vows the flag will stay as a symbol of Southern heritage. The Stafford chapter of the NAACP tells the Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg that it has collected 200 signatures on a petition protesting the flag. 3 comments

  10. Police ID Stafford Man as Shooter in Sunday IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Patch.com

    The Prince William County police have identified a Stafford County man as the suspect who shot a local teenager on Sunday afternoon at the Triangle Shopping Plaza in Dumfries, but he remains at large. Detectives with the police department's Violent Crimes Bureau have obtained arrest warrants for Robert Lee Shorts, 20, of the 100 block of Eaton Court in Stafford, the department announced Wednesday.

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  11. VA: State's New Transportation Prioritization Program ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Mass Transit

    ... a proposal to add collector-distributor roads and bridges parallel to Interstate 95 between U.S. 17 in Stafford County and State Route 3 in Fredericksburg. Those two interchanges also would be modified as part of the project. Signed into law last ...

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  12. Brother of teen charged in fatal stabbing arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... whether they will be tried as adults. A third man was also stabbed but survived. The unnamed man, 29, of Stafford County, was released from the hospital Wednesday morning. The survivor, along with Anthony J. Carter, 28, of Albany, Georgia, and Mac ...

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  13. Irene Kadshaw Heldt, 93, of Stafford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Patch.com

    Ms. Heldt was a member of the Church of the Nativity in Burke. She loved westerns.

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  14. River Road to Close to Traffic for Two Hours on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Patch.com

    The road will be closed between Route 3 and Gordon Street for park cleanup, road cleanup and road sign replacement. River Road in Stafford County will be closed to traffic between Route 3 Business and Gordon Street from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, according to an alert released by the Virginia Department of Transportation on Tuesday.

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  15. Historic Port of Falmouth Park in Stafford to be closed June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Potomac Local

    The Historic Port of Falmouth will be closed the entire day on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Stafford County personnel will complete several public safety and park initiatives.

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  16. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Extended to 7 PM for FredericksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Patch.com

    Fredericksburg is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning now extended to 7 p.m. The alert was issued by the National Weather Service at 5:57 p.m. Areas include: NORTH CENTRAL SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA... NORTHWESTERN KING GEORGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA... STAFFORD COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA... THE NORTHERN CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN FAUQUIER COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA... EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN CULPEPER COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA... Doppler Radar indicates the storm is capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 MPH.

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  17. 5 Most Expensive Homes in FredericksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Patch.com

    In Case You Missed It: Find out where the school in Stafford County landed in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Start your week off right with some of the more upbeat news recently featured on our Patch sites in Virginia and DC.

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  18. Colonial Forge High on U.S. News 'Best High Schools' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Patch.com

    In Case You Missed It: Find out where the school in Stafford County landed in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. A high school in Stafford County has been ranked among the 2015 "Best High Schools in Nation," according to new rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

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  19. Mall Roof Rescue, Pharmacy Robbery Arrest, Rabies Case Confirmed: Top PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Patch.com

    In Case You Missed It: Find out where the school in Stafford County landed in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Start your week off right with some of the more upbeat news recently featured on our Patch sites in Virginia and DC.

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  20. Accused Burglar Falls Asleep, Awakes to HandcuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Patch.com

    A Stafford County man was arrested Monday night after a Dumfries family found him sleeping under a bed in their house. Devante Anthony Solomon, 21, of 4 Niday Drive in Stafford, is being held without bond at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail on a burglary charge, according to a Prince William County police report.

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