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Dog Christmas Party Dec. 15 In Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, VA - He're a rare a holiday party at which dogs not only are allowed, they happen to be the guests of honor. It's the Parks and Recreation department's Dog Gone Christmas, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, 498 Canal Street. Food will be available for both dogs an

PATCH - 2017-11-24 20:35:22

Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: Hot N Fluffy, More

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 ca


'Time out'? Cox: Electoral law must be served

With three delegates' races still hanging fire - and control of the General Assembly's lower chamber hanging in the balance - Virginia's Board of Elections said it needed a "time out" Monday before it could certify two races in the Fredericksburg area, one of which remains too close to call. House S

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-24 01:57:14

Thanksgiving: A celebration everyday

Thanksgiving is celebrated around the country in a traditional way by getting together, having parties, and inviting friends and families. However, Islam advocates a unique view about "Thanksgiving". Every day of our lives is to be spent by thanking God for everything, paying gratitude to our fellow

PATCH - 2017-11-23 21:05:14

Clearing skies for Wednesday's travelers

Early showers will end and cloudy skies will clear by mid-morning today. The water vapor satellite view shows the torturous path of the jet stream - the magenta line - across the nation this Wednesday morning. The ridge in the West is pushing late November temperatures to record levels out that way


Voters file new court challenge in 28th District dispute

Three Fredericksburg voters are hoping to prevent state elections officials from declaring a winner in the controversial race for the House of Delegates' 28th District, alleging that they received the wrong ballots in the razor-close contest. House Democrats filed legal action in federal court Nov.


City Council discusses moving Visitor Center

Should Fredericksburg move its Visitor Center and several other city offices into Executive Plaza, or demolish the building nicknamed "The Big Ugly" so a more functional building can go in its site? Those were among the options City Council discussed during a work session Tuesday. A third would be t


Elections board refuses to certify districts' ballots

Virginia election officials aren't quite ready to formally declare a winner in the race for the House of Delegates' 28th District, as concerns over some voters receiving the wrong ballots have further complicated the hotly disputed contest. The State Board of Elections voted 2-1 on Nov. 20 to indefi


Three arrested in shooting incident

Three men were arrested earlier this month for firing weapons illegally in an incident that occurred in south Las Vegas. At about 1:30 a.m. Nov. 10, Las Vegas Police Dept. Sgt. David Trujillo heard five shots fired while on patrol in the 100 block of Independence and soon got a dispatch report abou

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-23 05:04:00

We've got spirit - yes, we do

In the week leading up to the West Las Vegas High School football team's Nov. 3 regular-season finale against St. Michael's, the school handily won KRQE-TV's online Spirit Stick contest. The Dons received more than 20,000 votes in the contest, easily outpacing St. Michaels and the other two schools


N.M. Dems mandate harassment training

SANTA FE - The Democratic Party of New Mexico says its political candidates will need to complete sexual harassment prevention training to receive campaign support from the party in 2018 elections. State Democratic Party Chairman Richard Ellenberg on Monday announced the training requirement in re


Permits available to cut your own Christmas tree

Permits to cut your own Christmas tree in the Santa Fe National Forest are for sale through Dec. 23. The nonrefundable permits, which are for personal use only, are available at the Santa Fe National Forest headquarters off N.M. 14, south of Santa Fe, as well as at ranger district offices and select

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

City Pays Double for Lawyers

Nearly five months after Espanola city councilors hired a law firm without comparing their fee to a competitor, they have agreed to pay double the original price, for legal representation and research in three separate water rights lawsuits, that have dragged on for decades. In June, the Espanola

RIO GRANDE SUN - 2017-11-23 17:15:00

Unofficial results coming in for city council seat runoff races in Mauldin, Simpsonville

The unofficial votes are coming in for multiple runoff races in the Upstate. Voters in Mauldin and Simpsonville took to the polls on Tuesday to decide who would win the city council seats. In Mauldin, Terry Merritt has received 650 votes so far for seat three for city council. James Kennedy has rece


Coroner identifies man who died a day after Greenville Co. crash

A man died on Thanksgiving after being hurt in a crash the day before, said the coroner's office. Coroner Parks Evans said 86-year-old Robert Carnes, Jr. of Mauldin succumbed to his injuries at Greenville Memorial Medical Center after treatment was unsuccessful following the crash. His officials cau

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 23:25:00

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

The new oxy? There's another popular prescription drug to watchThe new oxy? There's another popular prescription drug to watch Updated: Monday, November 20 2017 5:15 PM EST2017-11-20 22:15:29 GMT In the midst of a nationwide opioid addiction crisis, a different type of drug may be slipping in under

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-23 22:40:00

Texas authorities search for suspect in fatal shooting of state - FOX Carolina 21

(CNN) -- A trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety was shot and killed Thursday south of Dallas and officials are looking for the man they believe is responsible. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the TXDPS trooper shot and killed this afternoon in Freestone County," said a statement fro

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 03:35:00

Small businesses prep for Small Business Saturday

While Black Friday might be one of the busiest days of the year for big box retailers, what happens on Saturday sets the tone for holiday shopping for small businesses around the country. The movement was started in 2010 by American Express as a way to get more shoppers into local stores around the

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 23:39:00

Troopers: Pedestrian fatally struck by SUV in Greenville Co.

The Greenville County Coroner's Office said one person is dead following a crash in Greenville County Thursday evening. The call came in just before 7 p.m. Troopers said it happened at 2500 Poinsett Hwy near US 276. Injuries were initially reported in the crash. An investigator from the Coroner's Of

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 03:58:00

Man dies day after crash in hospital, coroner says

Updated: 3:37 PM EST Nov 24, 2017 A man died the day after a crash in Greenville County, according to Greenville County Coroner Kent Dill. The crash happened Wednesday on Locust Hill Road in Taylors, Dill said. Robert Carnes, Jr., 86, of Mauldin, died Thursday at Greenville Memorial Medical Cente

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 20:37:00