Sofia Pineda, an 18-year-old senior at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg with Down syndrome, was the star of a recent “Art & Activism” event hosted by Germanna Community College’s Student Activities department that was part of a voter registration drive.
The University of Mary Washington held a STEM event in the newly renovated Seacobeck Hall for a group of eighth graders from Stafford County’s Drew Middle School in September.
Remote Area Medical will hold a two-day clinic, Nov. 12–13, in collaboration with Virginia Area Health Education Centers Rappahannock Region and Rappahannock Community College.
More than 600 participants hit downtown Fredericksburg for the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event.
This month begins a yearlong celebration of 100 years of service by Kiwanis of Fredericksburg.
Beginning this fall, the Virginia Bankers Association Education Foundation and seven Virginia banks will sponsor the new Virginia Banking Fellows Program in partnership with the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.
Constructionman Oscar Gonzalez, a 2016 Brooke Point High School graduate, currently serves with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One at the headquarters for naval construction forces in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Mountain View High School Wildcat Battalion Cyberpatriot teams second, third and sixth place in the state after first round of competition.
Five King George High School graduates are midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
Kevin Dillard, president and CEO of LifeCare Medical Transports, was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow recognition for his life’s work and volunteer efforts that exemplify a commitment to Rotary’s goals of caring for others through Service Above Self.
Many people believe that turkey is the cause of that tired feeling everyone gets after eating a big holiday meal. However, it turns out that turkey is not the main cause of this fatigue.
The number of Americans who identify as vegetarian or vegan is at an all-time high.
Whether it surprises you or not, many of the worst-ranked beers are also the most frequently purchased nationwide.
These are some of the most luxurious homes on the Fredericksburg market.
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Q: I had a new will done and it was supposed to include everything I own, including my home, investments and other property. I now need to put my assets into the trust. I have three institutions that need to change my accounts to trusts.
Aquia District BSA Scouts in Stafford County will collect donations of non-perishables from doorsteps and driveways during the annual Scouting for Food event on Nov. 12.
NSWCDD officials donated nearly $30,000 worth of STEM equipment to the University of Mary Washington to support the state’s STEM education goals.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has presented its most prestigious award, the Thomas J. Faulkner Jr. Award, to Dr. Thomas Falkenberg and Heather Hagerman in recognition of outstanding long-term contributions to Big Brothers Big Sisters and the children of our community as Partners in Defending Potential.
Early Childhood Centers
A woman died and a man was rescued and treated for hypothermia after they were caught in extreme cold weather while hiking in Utah’s Zion National Park. The National Park Service says the married couple were on a permitted, 16-mile hike through an known as the Narrows on Tuesday and Wednesday. The woman, 31, and the man, 33, were not identified. The park's rescue team responded Wednesday morning and found the man on a trail being helped by other hikers and transported him to the Zion Emergency Operations Center for treatment. Rescuers administered emergency aid to the woman but determined she had died.
Adolescent mental health has become a topic of growing concern. Crisis episodes related to mental illness can feel incredibly overwhelming, especially for youth. A mental health crisis can look different for everyone and some may experience no warning signs of a crisis.
A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.5 million in restitution for bilking the government out of millions of dollars in federal loans and COVID-relief funds during the pandemic two years ago. Federal prosecutors say 40-year-old Jorge Abramovs participated in a scheme to defraud multiple financial institutions out of more than $1.9 million in loans and collecting more than $350,000 from employees as income that he failed to pay taxes due. Prosecutors say he spent the money on purchases for himself, including luxury condominiums, a Bentley and a Tesla passenger vehicle.
A Georgia hospital authority wants its local government to start sharing local property tax collections to help pay for indigent care. The Macon-Bibb County Hospital Authority discussed its plans earlier this month. The authority oversees Atrium Health Navicent, the largest hospital in middle Georgia and one of four top-level trauma centers in the state. If the Macon-Bibb County Commission approves the request, Macon-Bibb would become at least the 14th county statewide to use property taxes to pay for hospital care or physical improvements, according to the state Revenue Department and Associated Press reporting. Bibb County helped pay for indigent care for decades, but cut off funding in 2018 amid budget troubles.
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