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King George Parks and Recreation

Parent/child dances: Enjoy a sit down dinner, DJ and dancing. Price includes picture, games and many more fun activities. Semi-formal attire is required. Tickets available in advance at King George Citizens Center. Tickets will not be sold at the door.Mother/Son Snowflake Ball for children age 5 and


A short Tuesday update for the Fredericksburg region on the upcoming snow

Fredericksburg and vicinity is still on track to see 1-2 inches of snow tonight into Wednesday morning courtesy of another Alberta clipper. Precipitation will begin near midnight with temperatures dropping into the upper 20s by dawn. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-01-16 17:38:00

10 Best Coffee Shops In Fredericksburg According To Yelp

FREDERICKSBURG, VA - Need to clutch a hot mug of java to thaw out on a bitterly cold day? Or maybe that jolt of caffeine will help you power through work and chores. Regardless, get yourself a great cup of coffee at places around town that come recommended. Here are 10 of the best coffee shops in th

PATCH - 2018-01-15 22:21:13

'Sit down and shut up': The best of Chris Christie's 8 years

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you are a current 2-day or more subscriber to the Free Lance


Gala to benefit Colonial Beach free clinic

Tickets are on sale through Jan. 27 for the third annual "Roses of Castile Gala" to benefit the Guadalupe Free Clinic in Colonial Beach. The gala will be held at Old Hickory Golf Club, a turn-of-the-century style facility in Lake Ridge on Feb. 3. The evening includes dinner with an open wine and bee


Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who led the civil rights movement to free us from racism and segregations. As a leader of this movement, his most famous address was the "I Have a Dream" speech. He opened people's eyes in a good way and removed the darkness prevailing at that time. His work is inspi

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:28:08

Virginia, DC WOW Houses: Trendy City Condo, Grand Country Estate

Inasmuch that a so-called WOW house means different things to different people in Northern Virginia and the rest of the DC area, here's a veritable buffet line from which to pick and choose - and maybe wish or simply imagine. Realtor.com, in conjunction with Patch, offers up the best of the best, as


AARP offers free tax preparation across area

Beginning at the end of January, AARP will provide free tax preparation in Stafford, Spotsylvania, Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Caroline and Essex counties. Call your nearest location beginning Monday for appointments. The primary purpose of the AARP Tax Aide program is to provide free tax preparation


One arrested in North Port murder investigation

NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - Homicide detectives have arrested Dontae Lamar Stanley, 21, in connection with a home invasion murder. Police say they first responded to the a call of shots fired at 1:29 a.m. at a home on Porto Chico Avenue on January 10th. The victim was identified as 19-year-old Trent Ba

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-01-16 17:38:00

21-year-old man arrested in connecton with North Port murder

NORTH PORT - An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a 19-year-old man in North Port last week. Dontae Lamar Stanley Jr., 21, has been arrested by the North Port Police Department and charged with murder, armed home invasion robbery, two counts of aggravated battery and three counts

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 21:54:11

Two women seriously hurt in crash

Two women were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash Monday afternoon crash on Englewood Road in Sarasota County. A 79-year-old Venice woman, driving a 2012 Buick Regal, was eastbound on Loyola Road near the intersection of Englewood Road around 5 p.m. Monday, where she stopped

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-01-16 15:33:00

161 complaints filed against travel agency that abruptly closed

The Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into a travel agency that we told you abruptly closed its doors in November. It's a story we've followed for two months after Legendary Journeys shut down leaving customers out of thousands of dollars with no vacations. The AG's Office said i

NBC 2 - 2018-01-16 01:20:00

Lee County sees alarming increase in opioid overdoses

FORT MYERS Health officials are calling attention to an alarming increase in opioid overdoses and deaths in southwest Florida. Lee County saw 955 overdose cases in 2017, eight times more than the 171 overdoses reported in 2013, according to medical provider Lee Health. The News-Press reported that

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2018-01-14 20:45:00

Administrator contract up for vote

Commission to decide on approval of contract for county administrator SARASOTA - The Sarasota County Commission will decide whether to approve a contract that would pay Jonathan Lewis $195,000 a year as the new county administrator. The promotion comes less than a year after he left his job as North

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 00:08:24

Bomb threat reported at Punta Gorda Airport

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Multiple agencies are investigating after a potential bomb threat was reported at the Punta Gorda Airport, Saturday. Officials say a conversation pertaining to a bomb threat was overheard. Charlotte County Deputies arrived on scene along with a K-9 unit from the Lee County Sherif


'All clear' given at Punta Gorda Airport after threat

A threat caused an increase in security Saturday at Punta Gorda Airport. Officials said that someone overheard a threat "we are taking very seriously." The nature of that threat wasn't disclosed, and officials said Sunday they determined the potential threat was found not to be credible. Charlotte C


City Pier work unearths old hunk of Fall River granite

FALL RIVER - There were those moments when the workers had to stop, to make time for admiration, Ken Fiola said. Tradesmen working on the City Pier were unearthing a granite culvert, 150 years old, that ran under the pier to an opening in the Mount Hope Bay. It was made of Fall River granite, shaped

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-15 17:49:00

Fall River Fitness Challenge gives participants a healthy outlook

It's not just about losing weight. It's good to lose weight if you need to lose, but the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge is about fitness, as the name suggests. "We don't want it to be totally weight-focused," said Annemarie Holly, program director for Greater Fall River Re-Creation, which has


Letter to the Editor: Fall River can't afford paying for a new Durfee

I applaud Steven Camara's stand on obtaining hard numbers for the cost of the new high school prior to holding a vote to override Proposition 2 to pay for that school. I wrote the city councilors on Tuesday expressing my dismay at this ill-advised idea. I do not agree with the proponents of the new


Police: Driver passed out in cab in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Police responded to a cab driver passed out Saturday afternoon in his cab on Durfee Court, according to a spokesman. An officer on scene suspected the driver had taken a narcotic and had a medic check the driver, according to Lt. Ricard Rezendes, spokesman for the New Bedford Police De

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-15 16:11:11