Stafford County Newswire

Stafford County Newswire

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  1. Challenger sues Va. House speaker over absentee ballot issueRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Republican challenger to Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell on Wednesday sued the state over a change in absentee ballot rules that she says gives the speaker an unfair advantage ahead of next month's primary. Susan Stimpson, a former Stafford County supervisor and onetime Howell protege, filed suit in Stafford County Circuit Court against the state Board of Elections and Edgardo CortA s, commissioner of the state Department of Elections.

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  2. Man Charged With Killing Foster Son To Make Plea Today: Media ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    A Stafford County man charged with killing his foster son is expected to enter a plea to the charges today, a Washington TV station reported. David John Marcussen, 33, of 635 Village Parkway, has been indicted by a Stafford grand jury for murder, child neglect and other charges stemming from the death of Ka'ron Mason, a 12-month-old baby boy who died Feb. 1 in a Richmond hospital.

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  3. Va. House speaker and GOP challenger battle in first forum before primaryRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Washington Post

    Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell and his Republican challenger, Susan Stimpson, clashed Sunday over taxes, Medicaid and transportation in their first faceoff ahead of next month's primary. Stimpson is taking on Howell, her former political mentor and a 28-year incumbent, in a district 50 miles south of Washington that includes Stafford County and Fredericksburg.

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  4. VDOT still has a huge amount of catchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Potomac Local

    As the weather warms and summer nears, we are approaching the road mowing and paving season in Northern Virginia. Several paving projects are coming to eastern Prince William County and northern Stafford County in the 36th District.

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  5. Challenger to Va. House speaker accuses him of 'cheating' in ballot rulesRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    The Republican challenger to Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell has accused him of quietly seeking a change to absentee-voting policy that she says he has been using to his benefit in the closing weeks of the most-watched primary of the state's legislative contests this year. The race pits Howell, a 27-year incumbent and one of the most powerful Republicans in the state, against Susan Stimpson, his onetime protege, in a district that lies 50 miles south of Washington and includes Stafford County and Fredericksburg.

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  6. Parents arrested in infant deathRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Hanover Herald-Progress

    ... 22, of Partlow, Virginia, in relation to the death of their one-month-old daughter. Luna was arrested in Stafford County and is currently being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail. Newton was arrested in Ashland and is being held at the Pamunkey ...

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  7. AUDIO: Ashland Police Make Arrests In Death Of An InfantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... Highway. The 1-month old girl was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Luna was arrested in Stafford County, and Newton was arrested in Ashland. Police are releasing no other details on the case. Copyright 2015 iHeartMedia. ...

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  8. Medical Examiner Says Stafford Shooting Was Murder-Suicide: Media ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    A Stafford County man shot and killed his girlfriend last week before turning the gun on himself, the state medical examiner's office said Wednesday, according to a media report. Responding at 11:37 p.m. Friday to a report of shots fired, Stafford sheriff's deputies found the bodies of Ashley Deanna Hoffman, 32, and Ramon Deandre Williams, 34, at their home at 305 Garrison Woods Drive.

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  9. Stafford Police Investigating Apparent Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Patch.com

    In a shooting incident Friday night, a Stafford County couple died in what county police believe to be a murder-suicide. Responding at 11:37 p.m. to a report of shots fired, sheriff's deputies found the bodies of Ashley Deanna Hoffman, 32, and Ramon Deandre Williams, 34, at their home at 305 Garrison Woods Drive, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Make Your Voice Heard on Widening of I-66Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    ... A public-private partnership built the HOT lanes on the Beltway (I-495) and on I-95 from Springfield down to Stafford County. Layne said that no final decision has been made on how the I-66 project will be funded, but he emphasized that a ...

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  11. Make Your Voice Heard on the Widening of I-66Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    ... A public-private partnership built the HOT lanes on the Beltway (I-495) and on I-95 from the Beltway down to Stafford County. Layne said that no final decision has been made on how the I-66 project will be funded, but he emphasized that a ...

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  12. Moncure PTO president announces run for Stafford school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Potomac Local

    The president of the Anne E. Moncure Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization, Emily Fallon, has announced that she is running for the Stafford County School Board in the Griffis-Widewater district. Dana Reinboldt currently holds that position.

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  13. Couple Found Dead After Shots Fired in StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    The Stafford County Sheriff's Office says a couple was found dead after shots were fired in what they believe is a murder-suicide case. Police say deputies responded to a report of two people shot on the 300 block of Garrison Woods Drive just after 11 p.m. on Friday.

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  14. Investigators: Stafford couple killed in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WTVR Richmond

    Deputies found the bodies of 32-year-old Ashley Hoffman and 34-year-old Ramon Williams inside a home in the 300 block of Garrison Woods Drive. According to officials, a juvenile inside the home ran to a nearby relative's home after hearing gunfire at the house just before 11:40 p.m. "When deputies arrived on scene they found a male and female deceased from gunshot wounds," Stafford County Sheriff's Office spokesman Bill Kennedy said.

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  15. 2 dead in Stafford County in apparent murder/suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Multiple deputies responded to a report that two people were shot at 305 Garrison Woods Drive in Stafford County Friday night. At 11:37 Friday, Stafford County Police received a call that two individuals had been shot at 305 Garrison Woods Drive.

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  16. Why you should expect new apartments, food trucks at The Town Center at AquiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Potomac Local

    ... Beach has purchased the southeastern portion of the shopping center where it plans to build apartments. Stafford County Supervisor Jack Cavalier (I-Griffis-Widewater) said the residential component is likely to happen before the commercial ...

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  17. Why you should expect new apartments, food trucks at Aquia Town CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Potomac Local

    ... Beach has purchased the southeastern portion of the shopping center where it plans to build apartments. Stafford County Supervisor Jack Cavalier (I-Griffis-Widewater) said the residential component is likely to happen before the commercial ...

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  18. Fredericksburg Woman Turns to Internet To Protest E-ZPass Fines: Media ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Patch.com

    A paralegal from Fredericksburg has helped launch a website that demands changes in how fines and penalties are collected by the operator of the Beltway's E-ZPass express lanes. The company, Transurban, also operates the E-ZPass lanes that run down the middle of Interstate 95 from Springfield to Route 610 in Stafford County.

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  19. Colonial Forge High on U.S. News 'Best High Schools' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    A high school in Stafford County has been ranked among the 2015 "Best High Schools in Nation," according to new rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Released Tuesday, the 2015 rankings include data on more than 21,150 public high schools across the country.

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  20. Aquia Towne Center to finally be redevelopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Potomac Local

    ... subdivision that sits directly behind the shopping center, have been downright angry about the matter. The Stafford County Board of Supervisors changed the zoning to mixed-use years ago so Ramco could build a totally new town center with offices, ...

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