Showing latest news headlines from the Free Lance Star newspaper
Carlos O’Kelly’s at Gateway Village has closed - Fredicksburg
Carlos O’Kelly’s restaurant in the Gateway Village Shopping Center on Plank Road in Fredericksburg closed as of today, a sign on the eatery states. However, the chain’s site in the Aquia area of North Stafford remains open. Anyone with gift cards ...
A hot first week of September - Fredicksburg
I hope you are enjoying this Labor Day even though Fredericksburg is (a) hot, (b) sticky, and (c) on the receiving end of some scattered thunderstorm activity. Meteorological autumn – which begins today – won’t seem very autumn-like for a while under ...
GCC Educational Foundation adds ‘Taste of the South’ dinner to annual golf event - Fredicksburg
The Germanna Community College Educational Foundation has added a new twist to its Annual Golf Tournament with a “Taste of the South” cocktail hour and dinner following Thursday’s tourney at the Fredericksburg Country Club. “For those who don’t ...
HISTORY CALENDAR - Fredicksburg
Please enter information online at events.fredericksburg.com. You may also email tandc@freelances tar.com (subject: History Calendar), or fax 540/373-8455. Deadline: noon Thursday preceding publication. 540/374-5461. Vintage Route 1. Saturday, Sept.
Suicide grieving process is tricky - Fredicksburg
Psychologist Everett Worthington had just written a book on forgiveness when his elderly mother was murdered in 1996. After six years of studying the topic, Worthington knew how powerful forgiveness could be for getting rid of bitterness and anger.
Starbucks, more food choices likely along U.S. 17 - Fredicksburg
A drive-through Starbucks is expected to come to a 3-acre parcel off U.S. 17 in Stafford County, along with two restaurants. The Stafford Board of Supervisors recently approved the rezoning of the parcel from agricultural to urban commercial and approved a ...
How will jury judge McDonnell testimony? - Fredicksburg
RICHMOND—Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday in the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who could face decades in prison and millions of dollars in fines if convicted. They are charged with accepting more than ...
Crash kills woman in King George - Fredicksburg
Virginia State Police are investigating the third fatal crash in King George County in less than two weeks. According to state police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick, Trooper R.G. Garnett responded to a two-vehicle crash at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection ...
COLUMN: Use extra caution as schools resume - Fredicksburg
IN CASE YOU hadn’t heard, area schools will be open for business tomorrow. A few school districts have already opened, but as of Tuesday the floodgates will really open. Local roads will be a bit more congested in the mornings and afternoons, so be ...
Family farm venture now in full bloom - Fredicksburg
WEYERS CAVE—Adelaide Hall greets everyone who comes to her family’s farm with a smile. “Here, come with me,” she says as her braids bounce with each step of her bare feet. The 4-year-old girl works every day alongside her mother, Jessica, at ...