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Search to resume for Virgina teen missing since 2013 - Fredicksburg
LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities plan to resume a search for the remains of a Virginia teenager who disappeared last year. Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks tell media outlets that the search for 17-year-old Alexis Murphy isn’t connected to any ...
Southern Sky - Fredicksburg
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Homecoming comes to UMW this weekend - Fredicksburg
Homecoming weekend at the University of Mary Washington is upon us. Tailgating, which was revived by the department of athletics last year as a homecoming weekend event at the University of Mary Washington, is back for a second run Oct. 25. Students ...
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life - Fredicksburg
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet ...
Study reveals generational real estate habits - Fredicksburg
Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates, including local Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite, has released a survey that delves into the work habits of Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. The study was recently undertaken to show preferences for work place ...
New massage therapy business to open in November - Fredicksburg
The Medical Massage Team, a massage therapy practice focused on relieving long-term pain, is opening Nov. 1 at 2201 Charles St., Suite 102. Owned by local massage therapist Jewell McGill, The Massage Medical Team will feature three masseuses, one of whom ...
Fall Hill Avenue detour for bridge construction will end this week - Fredicksburg
The new Fall Hill Avenue bridge over the Rappahannock Canal will open by week’s end, Fredericksburg Public Works Director Doug Fawcett said today. I traveled out to the site and saw some workers adding finishing touches in the rain. There’s even ...
Trinity UMC plans Harvest Party - Fredicksburg
Trinity United Methodist Church on State Route 3 in the King George Courthouse area will hold its annual Harvest Party on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is invited. Activities include “Going on a Ghost Hunt,” “Steal the Pumpkin,” “Zombie ...
Veteran-focused store holding grand opening - Fredicksburg
Manarc, Born the Battle, a non-profit veteran-focused thrift shop in downtown Fredericksburg, is holding a grand opening Thursday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the grand opening will also be an opportunity ...
Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad - Fredicksburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Man’s best friend is taking a bite out of renters’ wallets. Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm ...
Fredericksburg’s Alum Spring and dog parks are closed today - Fredicksburg
I doubt many people are thinking of venturing out to one of the city’s parks in the rain but just in case, you should know that the Dog Park and Alum Spring Park are closed today. Maybe today is a good day to go to the library and read a good book.
Spencer Devon Brewing hires head brewer - Fredicksburg
When Arbor Brewing hired John Ritenour to be its head brewer, it was a pretty big leap of faith. Ritenour learned to brew on the brewery’s commercial system, which was no small task. Though he had volunteered on the bottling line, and helped with the ...
UPDATE: Accident cleared from Lafayette Boulevard in Fredericksburg - Fredicksburg
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Thursday nights in Blacksburg have been memorable - Fredicksburg
Virginia Tech has had its share of special moments over the years in Thursday night football games at Lane Stadium, but the contests themselves are only part of the allure. Game day atmosphere is taken up a notch when the Hokies play in the ESPN nationally ...
Adventure Brewing takes cues from Mary Washington - Fredicksburg
Stafford County’s Adventure Brewing and Washington Heritage Museums have teamed up for a new beer. The twist? It’s based on Mary Washington’s gingerbread recipe. You can try the gingerbread beer, which is a Belgian/brown at an event at the Mary ...