Despite appearances, Spotsylvania VRE station remains on scheduleThe area of Spotsylvania County’s future Virginia Railway Express station and a 1,500-space parking lot is still nothing more than a flat expanse of dirt.
Residents get revved up for Dominion RacewaySpotsylvania’s Dominion Raceway saw its first action Saturday. Dozens of souped-up rides were there. Some with engines revving. There was live music and food.
Seasons Meanings: 'I choose to remain focused on what makes me happy''Seasons Meanings' is an occasional series about different aspects of the holidays. Stories are told in first person.
10 things to do in Fredericksburg this weekendIt will be a chilly weekend, but there are some fun things to do in town this weekend. Here are some staff picks.
FLS Varsity: High school football playoff scoreboardStories, stats, photos and schedules for all Fredericksburg area schools in the VHSL playoffs.
Obama begins tour to push immigration proposalPresident Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.
Brisben homeless shelter keeps on servingThe shelter is facing a different tempest these days, a perfect storm of rising demand and shrinking dollars.
Caroline mine petition under reviewLaw enforcement officials are looking into the authenticity of at least 100 names of Caroline County residents that appear on a petition in support of a proposed sand and gravel mine off U.S. 17.
There's an app for that: VRE close to mobile ticketing appThe launch date is within sight for a new mobile app that will allow Virginia Railway Express riders to handle all their ticket needs in the palm of their hand.
Obama's immigration plan generates mixed reaction in VirginiaPresident Barack Obama’s decision to exempt more than 5 million illegal immigrants living in the United States from deportation has sparked both celebration and outrage.
Former Virginia senator takes steps toward White House runFormer Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016.
Orange hopes to pick superintendent MondayThe Orange County School Board may be ready to make and announce its choice for the next schools superintendent early next week.
Security increased at North Stafford High School on FridayLaw enforcement presence was ramped up at North Stafford High School Friday after a “non-specific comment” was made about the school on a social media site
Shotgun blast through ceiling leads to Fredericksburg man's arrestA Fredericksburg man has been charged with a felony for accidentally firing a shot through his downstairs neighbor's ceiling, police said.
Marine's humor, devotion rememberedA recently-married Marine was killed by a drunken driver in California, according to his obituary.
King George woman dies in crashA woman was killed Thursday morning after the car she was driving struck a tree in King George County.
Spotsylvania residents hit by utilities scamLocal authorities want to cut the cord on a scam involving unsolicited phone calls from people posing as Dominion Virginia Power representatives.
How will new regional landfill fees work? Board still debatingThose that oversee the Rappahannock regional landfill are eyeing different ways to begin residential trash drop-off fees in order to make the fee system fair.
Students at UMW debate Greek lifeStudents and administrators at the University of Mary Washington crowded into the campus' Lee Hall for a town hall discussing the possibility of institutionalizing Greek life at the school.