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  1. Scott Surovell Running for Virginia Senate SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Last weekend, in an email to his supporters, state Del. Scott Surovell announced his candidacy for the Virginia Senate seat to be vacated by fellow Democrat Sen. Linda "Toddy" Puller .

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  2. Traffic Alert: Lane Closure on Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Patch.com

    Route 1 southbound in Falmouth, in Stafford County, will be reduced to one lane at midday on Thursday, Jan. 22, between the intersection with Route 17 Business/Route 218 and the Falmouth Bridge. The right lane will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for curb removal, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation .

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  3. Route 1 closing midday Thursday at Falmouth bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Potomac Local

    Route 1 southbound in Stafford County will be reduced to one lane at midday on Thursday, Jan. 22 between Route 17 Business/Route 218 and the Falmouth Bridge. The right lane will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for curb removal.

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  4. Routes 610, 17 & Stafford Courthouse all areas seen as bright spots for developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Potomac Local

    ... this county of more than 130,000 people. The population number is expected to grow by 3,000 each year, said Stafford County Administrator Anthony Romanello. Some retailers have been turned off by Stafford's proximity to Quantico Marine Corps Base ...

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  5. Routes 610, 17, and Stafford Courthouse all areas seen as bright spots for developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Potomac Local

    ... this county of more than 130,000 people. The population number is expected to grow by 3,000 each year, said Stafford County Administrator Anthony Romanello. Some retailers have been turned off due Stafford's proximity to Quantico Marine Corps Base ...

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  6. School Closing/Delay Info for Fredericksburg RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Patch.com

    Stafford County Schools will be closed today, Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Employees will be on Code 2. Liberal leave is in effect.

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  7. Warrenton hires economic development directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Fauquier.com

    ... of the county administrator in Loudoun County and previously worked on economic development matters for Stafford County, according to Mayor Powell Duggan. She has a degree in economics from George Mason University. Town council on Tuesday night ...

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  8. Yay or Nay? Design Public Hearing for Popular Intersection ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Patch.com

    A design public hearing in regards to Route 606 from Route 3 to Mount Vernon Avenue in Stafford County is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12. The public can come to the Fredericksburg Residency Office, 86 Deacon Road, to propose ideas, ask questions, and give comments.

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  9. New Brentsville Supervisor's office cost estimates rise to nearly $220,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Potomac Local

    Employees from the Commonwealth Attorney's Office moved from the Prince William County Judicial Center into the old Brentville District Supervisors office inside the Old Manassas Courthouse at 9248 Lee Avenue. Now county officials are shopping for new office space that will house newly Brentsville District Supervisor Jeanine Lawson and her staff.

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  10. Gov. McAuliffe announces $283,000 for Fauquier conservation easementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Fauquier.com

    Fauquier County will get $286,983 from the Commonwealth to fuel conservation easements, according to an announcement today from Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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  11. PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Potomac Local

    Buster is a 3 year old, orange, DSH male who likes to play a lot and gets along very well with the other cats. He is at a good age to introduce to dogs as well.

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  12. Cord Sterling takes D.C. job for John McCain, leaving Stafford Board of SupervisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Potomac Local

    After eight years serving on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors, Cord Sterling choked up, sat back in his seat and said something that was clearly difficult to get out. The Republican represented Stafford's rural Rock Hill District and took pride in representing the Fredericksburg region on the Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board in Richmond.

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  13. Goldvein house fire knocked down in sub-freezing temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Fauquier.com

    ... while another access point to the house for the other responding department was found across county lines in Stafford County. Firefighters from Fauquier and Stafford Counties made their way to the fire via a private road and then through a field ...

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  14. Pipe Bomb ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    A 27-year-old man serving a life sentence in Montana has been indicted on charges he detonated homemade explosives at the Virginia homes of his former fiance and law enforcement officers. Laurence Alan Stewart II was indicted this week on eight felony charges by a grand jury in Stafford County, The Free Lance-Star reported Friday.

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  15. Sonic coming to Stafford, on residents' "retail wish list"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Potomac Local

    ... residents spend their hard-earned dollars at many of their favorite establishments outside the county. Stafford County officials want to change this and asked residents to bring a "retail wish list" with them to a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, ...

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  16. POLICE: Inmate gets drunk on hand sanitizer, steals car, leads deputies on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WTVR Richmond

    According to the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Benjamin Wash is an inmate at the Virginia Department of Corrections Camp 21 facility in Stafford County. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office said that the inmate was working at a food bank on Lee Hill Drive as part of his work release when he ran across a nearby airport runway, stole a car and took off.

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  17. Tennessee Driver, Clocked at 100-MPH, Flees Hit and Run on I-395: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Patch.com

    ... 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, a Virginia State Police trooper was in the crossover at the 137-mile marker in Stafford County, monitoring northbound traffic, when a Toyota Camry came through radar at 94 mph. When the trooper pulled out to initiate a traffic ...

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  18. Sex offender arrested days after moving to Aquia HarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Potomac Local

    ... police said. He was apprehended by Lt. Nate Thompson of the Aquia Harbour police after a brief foot chase. Stafford County Sheriff's Office assisted the Aquia Harbour Police Department in the arrest. Frye, 50, pled guilty to rape and malicious ...

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  19. Gilbert Martin Howard, 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Patch.com

    Survivors include his three children, Greg Howard of Spotsylvania, Marjorie Ann Mankin of West Virginia, and Bill Howard of Stafford County; seven grandchildren, Gregory Howard , Christine Howard, Billy Howard , Shelly Ballard, Bobbie Sue Bishop , Cassie Howard and Charles Mankin ; and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm Friday, January 2, 2015 at Open Door Baptist Church in Fredericksburg.

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  20. Delays Tonight at Northbound Route 17 Exit Ramp in StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Patch.com

    The Virginia Department of Transportations is advising motorists to expect minor delays tonight when exiting Interstate 95 northbound at Exit 133 in Stafford County while merging onto northbound Route 17. Crews will be repairing emergency water mains at the base of the ramp from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31. The exit to northbound Route 17 will remain open, but traffic will shift slightly at the exit ramp's merge point with northbound Route 17. A single lane of Route 17 northbound will also be closed at the work zone. Motorists should be prepared to follow direction from law enforcement officials.

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