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REDSKINS NOTEBOOK: Gruden’s ‘intent’ is to start Griffin - Fredicksburg
ASHBURN—Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has fully recovered from his previously dislocated left ankle and has “a great chance to start” this week in Minnesota, coach Jay Gruden said Thursday afternoon. Gruden said Griffin has been medically ...
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday’s LIVE Scoreboard - Fredicksburg
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Plenty of pets are available at local shelters and eager for forever homes - Fredicksburg
540/658-7387; co.Stafford.va.us; look for link to Animal Control Department. From there, click on Adopting an Animal. Amber, hound mix, female, tan and white Shih Tzu, 1 year old, male, white with brown and black on ears Shih Tzu, 1 year old, spayed, white ...
PRO FOOTBALL: A rough start for new coaches - Fredicksburg
ASHBURN—Mike Zimmer arrived in Minneapolis in mid-January and immediately made wholesale changes. The Vikings’ new coach didn’t just hire several new assistants and change the weekly practice schedule. Zimmer rearranged the Vikings’ weight room ...
Fraud involving cereal sales lands Fredericksburg man in jail - Fredicksburg
A Fredericksburg man will spend one year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud conspiracy that resulted in a $1.8 million loss to cereal giant Kellogg Co. John Morrell Palmer III, 55, pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to commit wire ...
Little library project opens doors to books - Fredicksburg
Nothing makes Elanor Kindred and Jackie Reader happier than when neighbors walk into their front yard and take something. Well, not everything is fair game, but the books in the “castle” certainly are. The Fredericksburg residents are part of an ...
Stafford man found guilty of robbery - Fredicksburg
Wesley Carlton Smith was cleared of a first-degree murder charge Thursday in Fredericksburg Circuit Court, but is still facing a 25-year prison sentence on other convictions. Smith, 23, of Stafford County was charged with multiple offenses in connection ...
TRANSPORTATION: New signs ready on express lanes - Fredicksburg
Drivers on the Interstate 95 High Occupancy Vehicle lanes can expect to see new express lane signs being unveiled over the coming weeks. The first of some 300 signs will be uncovered on Saturday on the HOV lanes from the Dumfries area north to Washington ...
Redskins’ Gruden: ‘every intent’ of starting RG3 - Fredicksburg
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says he has “every intent” of starting Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. Gruden said Thursday that the Redskins feel Griffin is 100 percent recovered from a dislocated ...
ARTLIST: Oct. 30 to Nov. 6 - Fredicksburg
Venues are in Fredericksburg unless otherwise noted. Contact gallery for hours. 810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St. Works displayed in the entrance gallery. Watercolors by Beverley Coates, plus a variety of art mediums and photography by regional artists ...
Saturday deadline for absentee voting - Fredicksburg
Saturday is the last day for absentee voting. The King George Registrar’s Office will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for absentee voting. On Tuesday, Election Day, polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registrar Lorrie Gump reminds residents that ...
Shiloh has Harvest Festival Saturday - Fredicksburg
Shiloh Baptist Church will hold its annual Harvest Festival from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The whole family is invited for an evening of fun-filled activities that include hay rides, cake walks, carnival games, crafts, a moon bounce, face painting, free food ...
FredBiz wants to hear from you - Fredicksburg
As members of the Fredericksburg business community, you’re well informed on the issues facing the region and FredBiz wants to hear your opinions. So, starting Thursday we’re launching a FredBiz group through local messaging mobile app Reacht.
Feeling oooooold - Free Lance-Star
This year is the first year I'm debating whether or not to do the TOT thing. Spawn #1 is working, Spawn #2 is off at college, and we don't get a lot of kids in the neighborhood. Damn dog tries to escape everytime the door is opened, so he'd have to be on ...
Lisle G. Sherman - Free Lance-Star
Lisle Getz Sherman, 84, of Bowling Green passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital. Mr. Sherman was a retired automotive mechanic and had served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was of the ...