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Louisa will cut ribbon on post-quake school - Fredicksburg
Louisa County Public Schools will close a chapter of its post-earthquake recovery Monday with the unveiling of the new Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new building, which was constructed on the original school’s site ...
Spotsy to mull Jackson Village - Fredicksburg
Spotsylvania County has received a proposal for what could be its largest development ever. Jackson Village, which would be on the east side of U.S. 1 just south of Cosner’s Corner, would include up to 2,270 apartments, townhouses, condos and assisted ...
“Lucy” a neat thriller while “Hercules” dumb on arrival - Fredicksburg
If you’re trying to plan a weekend at the movies, know this: “Lucy” is a well-crafted thrill ride, while “Hercules” is tedious, even in 3-D. “Lucy” is mind-exploding, quite literally, as a young woman named Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is forced ...
10 things to do in Fredericksburg this weekend - Fredicksburg
1. The Fredericksburg Fair starts tonight. It’s a summer tradition in Fredericksburg. Farm animals, carnival rides and mud-covered trucks will be among the attractions. It runs through Aug. 3. Cost: $8 for ages 4–54 and $6 for ages 55 and up.
WTF is this excrement? - Free Lance-Star
Yesterday I woke up with an awful headache. As the day went on, it got worse - my sinuses were throbbing. By the time I got home, I had a fever and ached all over. By bedtime, I had a sore throat, which kept waking me up all night. Today, I dragged myself ...
A dry introduction to the weekend but not particularly cool - Fredicksburg
Yesterday’s wild weather over southern portions of the Old Dominion was triggered by the approach and passage of another strong July cold front. The result for Fredericksburg is a much dryer airmass today as shown by the brown shading in this water vapor ...
Hot Seat bingo - Free Lance-Star
While reading the bickering and squabbling in the hot seat threads, I came up with an idea for a game. Take a piece of paper and draw 25 squares (5 up, 5 across] like a bingo board. Next, fill in phrases or words that pop up there on a regular basis.
Morning Tennis - Fredicksburg
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GO: See a magic place — Aquia Landing, tonight - Fredicksburg
Yesterday in The Free Lance-Star’s Weekender section, I had hoped there would be a little story advancing a public event tonight that’s part of Stafford County’s ongoing 350th anniversary. But newsprint space was at a premium, so no go. And now, I ...
Which of you fugger menzes.. - Free Lance-Star
I'm calling BS on this one. "did not recall the precise date of the incident but believed it occurred in June" ???? Normally, the only reason a man that age would be having a circumcision would be for a disease or some type of medical condition. The doctor ...