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Bank Robber Caught

From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office & Fredericksburg City Police: A joint investigation by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office and Fredericksburg Police Department led to the arrest of a suspect on Wednesday for robbing a PNC bank in

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Man Charged In City For Soliciting Money

(Fredericksburg)- Fredericksburg Police have identified and charged a man who was going door to door in the city asking for money. He was telling people his car had been towed. 34-year old Robert Cushing is charged with

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Road Work Around The Area This Week

VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT April 15, 2018 – April 21, 2018 All work has been scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia. Interstate 95 (Exit 140/Courthouse

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Area Road Work This Week…

VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT April 1, 2018 – April 7, 2018 All work has been scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia. Interstate 95 (Exit 140/Courthouse

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Hearings Set For Proposed Spotsy Solar Facility

(Richmond)- The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled two local public hearings in Spotsylvania County in May regarding an application by Pleinmont Solar LLC to build a 500-megawatt solar-generating facility in Spotsylvania County. For the convenience of

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Fatal Fire In Southern Maryland

(Loveville, MD)- Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a deadly house fire in Saint Mary’s County. It broke out shortly after 4:30 this morning at a home on Point Lookout Road in the Loveville

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I-95 Express Lane Changes This Weekend

(Richmond)- Motorists who travel I-95 this weekend will notice a change in the Express Lanes reversal schedule. The schedule is being adjusted to accommodate traffic headed into DC for the March For Our Lives tomorrow. The lanes

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Friday Morning House Fire In Spotsy

(Spotsylvania)- From Spotsylvania Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management: On Friday, March 9 at just after 9:30 am, a neighbor contacted the Spotsylvania County Emergency Communications Center to report that a home was on fire in the 11800

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Man Dies In Officer-Involved Shooting In Spotsy

(Spotsylvania)- From the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office. An officer-involved shooting in Salem Fields where a suspect died: Our Investigation into the officer involved shooting, which will be described below is in its preliminary stages as we are in

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Charges Coming In Hartwood Accident

(Stafford)- Charges are pending against the driver of a private ambulance after a crash with a tanker truck in Stafford County. Authorities say around 7 a.m. yesterday, the ambulance struck the back of the tanker carrying cranberry

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Road Work Around The Area This Week

From VDOT: VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT Feb. 25, 2018 – March 3, 2018 All work has been scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia. Districtwide Flashing

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Budget Honor For Spotsylvania County

(Spotsylvania)- From Spotsylvania County: Spotsylvania joins Leesburg and Prince William County as being the only Virginia localities recognized for outstanding work in the capital projects category of their budgets. Based on examination of the county’s FY 2018

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Soap Box Derby Could Be Headed To Spotsy

(Spotsylvania)- Spotsylvania Supervisors could vote tomorrow on a plan to bring the Soap Box Derby to the county. Supervisors are being asked to use 15-thousand dollars from a Tourism Reserve fund. No contract has been signed, but

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Coen Named Interim Supervisor

(Stafford)- Stafford Supervisors appointed Tom Coen as the Interim George Washington District Supervisor. The seat was held by now Delegate Bob Thomas. A special election for the seat will take place in November. Seven people applied. The

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Flu: Code Red At Area Hospitals

High flu levels in the area have forced Mary Washington Hospital, Stafford Hospital and Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center to restrict visitors and require health care workers who did not get a flu shot to wear a mask.

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Fire Destroys Spotsy Home

(Spotsylvania)- From Spotsylvania Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management: Just after 2am this morning, an occupant of a home in the 13600 block of Fox Chase Lane contacted the Spotsylvania County Emergency Communications Center to report that their

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