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About The Free Lance-Star

The Free Lance-Star, in Fredericksburg, Va., includes The Free Lance-Star daily newspaper;; and a commercial printing facility, Print Innovators. For more than 140 years, the company has developed a reputation for integrity, credibility and innovation in this region and throughout the media industry.

1340 Central Park Blvd., Suite 100

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Main switchboard: 540/374-5000

Office hours: At this time, our lobby is closed to the public.


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Newspaper Circulation Services:

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Contact us by phone

The Free Lance-Star main switchboard: 540/374-5000

For digital subscriptions: 844/466-1455

Newspaper Circulation Services: 540/374-5002

     Hours: 6:30-4:30 M-F, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturday, 7-10 a.m. Sunday

Classified Advertising: 540/374-5001

Display Advertising: 540/374-5460

Newsroom main switchboard: 540/374-5400 

Newsroom Directory


Phil Jenkins 540/374-5422   


Jonas Beals 540/368-5036   

Local News Editor, Sounds Editor

Gail Choochan 540/374-5430   

Weekender Editor, Religion Editor

Tara Lee 540/374-5400

Communities Editor

Andi Russell 540/374-5408   

Local News Editor, Town & County Editor 

Barbara Hollingsworth 540/374-5416

Editorial Page Editor



Jim Baron 540/368-5438   

Covers Stafford County community and government 

Cathy Dyson 540/374-5425   

Covers health, King George, features and is a local columnist

Keith Epps 540/374-5404   

Covers crime for Fredericksburg region

Rob Hedelt 540/374-5415   

Covers general assignments, business, history, environment and is a local columnist and movie reviewer

Donnie Johnston   


Scott Shenk 540/374-5436   

Covers transportation and Spotsylvania County government and schools

Adele Uphaus-Conner 540/735-1973

Covers Caroline County, University of Mary Washington and general assignments



Peter Cihelka 540/374-5678   


Mike Morones, 540/368-5053

Director of Photography



Steve DeShazo 540/374-5443   

Sports Editor, columnist, covers DC sports

Jeff Schultze 540/374-5446   

Night Sports Editor

Taft Coghill 540/374-5526   

Covers prep sports

Joey LoMonaco 540/368-5045   

Covers prep sports



Barbara Hollingsworth 540/374-5416

Editorial Page Editor







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