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Fredericksburg Crime Report, 12/18/18
500 block Greystone Court, 12/17, 12:15 p.m. A property manager reported that an unknown person forced entry into a vacant apartment. No suspects or witnesses at this time. 700 block Prince Edward Street, 12/17, 1:30 p.m. A City resident reported that Christmas décor was stolen from her front porch.
Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: 48 Violations At One Place
FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Rappahannock Area Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the Fredericksburg area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can
Fredericksburg man unpacks memories, reflections in book on 'Vietnam: Our Noble Failure'
The old printer paper box labeled “Vietnam” held a year of Wayne Colton’s life that for decades he did not want to dwell on. There were scrapbooks his first wife, Diana, had filled with the Saigon newspaper clippings he’d mailed to her and the palm-sized notebooks he’d scrawled the details of his da
Richmond man arrested for DUI wanted for not paying child support
STAFFORD COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond man wanted in Henrico County for not paying child support was arrested in Stafford County for driving under the influence. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a disturbance outside Yak-A-Doo’s restaurant around 2:12 a.m. on Sunday.
Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (12/18/18)
Quality Inn, 28 Greenspring Drive, 12/17, 8:19 p.m. Larceny of license plate from vehicle in hotel parking lot. The investigation is ongoing. Feldspar Way, 12/17, 4:35 p.m. Tools stolen from garage. The investigation is ongoing.
Fredericksburg's controversial slave auction block stirs differing emotions
Standing on the slave auction block in downtown Fredericksburg at 5 a.m. more than a half-century ago, Laura Montgomery could catch a glimpse of the Rappahannock River, hear the cry of a crow flying above her and smell the sweet scent of honeysuckle.
Fredericksburg veteran remembers when Bob Hope brought Christmas to Vietnam
Christmas would be spent in a war zone, devoid of all but a glimmer of the holiday season. Air Force Capt. Wayne Colton, an intelligence advisor to the Vietnamese Air Force, knew that Christmas was more of a frame of mind, anyway. That was where he’d celebrate it.
Fredericksburg baseball passes 1,000 season tickets
FREDERICKSBURG — (Press Release) Fredericksburg Baseball kicked off sales of season tickets on December 1 with its “Founders Club” event held in historic Market Square. That day, more than 185 individuals and groups joined the Founders Club representing more than 600 reservations for full season tic
Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (12/17/18)
Charlie’s Crab House, 633 White Oak Road, 12/16, 10:00 a.m. Library drop-off box damaged. There are no suspects at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Landmark Drive, 12/15, 3:00 p.m. Vehicle window smashed. There are no suspects at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Fredericksburg Area
FREDERICKSBURG, VA — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Not to worry! To save you some time, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Suspect arrested in Spotsylvania after wild chase in which two state trooper cars were rammed
Charges were pending Monday afternoon against a man who led police on a chase on northbound Interstate 95 and struck two state trooper cruisers before running off the road in the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania, authorities said.
Coalition hopes to teach Brisben Center residents healthy cooking and eating skills
For upwards of four years, Christian Zammas and his family were homeless, living in hotels across the country. Zammas, who owns Katora Coffee in downtown Fredericksburg, is a professional chef and cooked in restaurants in St. Louis, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Manhattan and Raleigh, N.C.
Dry weather and sunshine will dominate the early part of Fredericksburg's work week
Sunshine and dry weather will dominate the first half of Fredericksburg’s work week. The weekend deluge that followed last week’s snowmelt pushed soil saturation to the limit and resulted in river flooding from the run off. The graphic shows the Rappahannock River at City Dock having crested at over
Students of the Month: November
The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for November:. Daniel Alvarenga, the son of Jesus and Cecilia Alvarenga, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Daniel is a member of National Honor Society and has served as vice president. He is a Hud
A lot has changed in Fredericksburg area and transportation over the past 25 years
THE Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Area Planning Organization marked its 25th anniversary last week. MPOs are federally mandated organizations that handle transportation planning for specific regions. Virginia has 15 MPOs, according to the federal database.
Va. News: Studying Ferry Service out of Prince William County, Digitizing Public Records in Suffolk
One of the last cities in Virginia to fully digitize public records is finally taking the plunge. And people in Virginia's I-95 corridor north of Fredericksburg may soon have a faster way to get into D-C.
Final days for residents of the Fredericksburg Trailer Park
As children, when snow fell on the Fredericksburg Trailer Park, Austin Luck and Brandi Abbott would sled down the road that passed their homes. Abbott remembers how fast they were going by the time they reached the creek bed, the chill on her face in the winter air. She remembers the community aroun
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Virginia man convicted on 37 counts of dogfighting, animal cruelty
RICHMOND, Va. - A 44-year-old Dinwiddie County man has been convicted of 37 counts of animal cruelty and dogfighting involving 26 dogs. Eldridge Freeman Jr.'s conviction follows a prosecution by the Animal Law Unit.
Deputies: Man admits to firing gun into backyard grill after domestic dispute
STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. – A Fredericksburg man has been arrested after deputies say he fired a gun during a domestic incident early Saturday morning. Deputies responded to a home in the 100 block of Colebrook Road after several callers reported hearing shots fired in the area.