The Spotsylvania School Board’s vote on Monday to initiate the removal of “sexually explicit” books from its libraries was unconstitutional, according to its attorney.
Ten years ago, Spotsylvania County Public Schools held its first Rock Out, Knock Out Homelessness event to raise funds and gather donations for homeless students and their families.
The Stafford County School Board on Tuesday approved three additional holidays for all division staff and students.
Fredericksburg-area school divisions are using millions of dollars in federal relief funding in different ways, with some making significant investments in personnel and technology and others in HVAC and facility upgrades.
The first day of Germanna Community College’s fall semester and first day of in-person classes there since the spring of 2020 was the first day of college ever for Kameron Williams (top right). Williams is being helped by Shashuna Gray, Germanna’s new vice president of academic affairs and w…
All students and staff of Stafford County Public Schools will be required to wear a mask for at least the first 30 days of the school year, which begins Monday.
The Stafford School Board will host three community forums next week to gather public input on desired leadership qualities for a superintendent.
School divisions and colleges and universities in the Fredericksburg region are grappling with whether to require students and staff to wear masks when they return next month.
The School Board on Monday approved a recommendation from Superintendent Scott Baker to expand in-person learning opportunities from two days a week to four days, starting April 12.
The superintendents of Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania public schools have presented their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2022, which begins July 1. Here’s an overview of each:
Students at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg are partnering with Harvard University to document their experiences of living through the COVID-19 pandemic and its disproportionate effect on people of color.
BECAUSE OF America’s response to the COVID-19 virus, kids are not getting a good education.
Is it legal for colleges to mandate COVID testing among its students? While some schools have required it, VCU has made testing optional.
Read through the obituaries published today in Fredericksburg Free Lance Star.
A man got away with an undisclosed amount of money following an armed robbery Wednesday evening at a Fredericksburg business, police said.
Sometime in the near future, Spotsylvania deputies will be able to swipe a person’s driver’s license “like a credit card.”
Preservation effort by Central Virginia Battlefield Trust and American Battlefield Trust looks to thwart development threats on State Route 3 in Spotsylvania County.
A Virginia sheriff says a 69-year-old woman who went missing last week has been found alive in a dense pine forest less than a mile from her home.
A hand surgeon has testified that Johnny Depp could not have lost the tip of his middle finger the way he told jurors it happened in his civil lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.
Nature lovers hoping for a spot on Grandfather Mountain's inaugural synchronous firefly tours were disappointed Monday morning.
A man whose elaborate scheme to spy on women ended when he fell through the ceiling of a Stafford County locker room last year was ordered Thursday to serve 19 years in prison.
The Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old county boy who died earlier this month with a large amount of THC in his system, court records show.
A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday after someone reported that he was hanging around a school bus stop in Stafford County, police said.
Torri Robinson unintentionally killed in 2020 following an argument at a cookout on Vantage Place between her friend and her brother over Donald Trump; alcohol was involved.
Neighbors of Amazon’s data-centers site in Culpeper are suing the county supervisors to nullify their recent rezoning of a Stevensburg tract for the development.
More than 200 people gathered at the Montana State Capitol in Helena Tuesday to rally for abortion access after a draft opinion was released suggesting the U.S. Supreme Court will vote to overturn its landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
Montana has its own state Supreme Court opinion ensuring the access to pre-viability abortions — the 1999 Armstrong ruling.
Montana’s congressional Republicans praised the likely end of abortion rights under the 14th Amendment on Tuesday following a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion.