“Food Network Star” kicks off its 12th season next month, but first, Falmouth resident and series alum Chris Kyler will try his luck on the preceding mini-series, “Food Network Star: Comeback Kitchen.”
With so many games taking place at this part of the spring season, it’s hard to not find great individual performances and outstanding finishes. Last week had a little of both. Here are some of the highlights.
The Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program and The Early Head Start Program are continuing to accept applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Call Head Start at (540) 368-2559 or Early Head Start at (540) 373-2072 for more information.
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg celebrates its 60th anniversary the weekend of April 30/May 1 at 25 Chalice Circle in Falmouth. All the festivities for the liberal religious congregation fall under the theme “Sharing Our Light for 60 Years,” according to a news release.
Residents in the immediate vicinity of Marine Corps Base Quantico may experience an increase in noise as an effect from ground/aircraft training/range clearance operations during the week of Apr. 25-May 1.
Team Power Kix of North Stafford is hosting a golf tournament at the Gauntlet Golf Club to support the more than 35 athletes who will compete in the Amateur Athletic Union team. Registration for the June 3 match is $100 per golfer and includes lunch.
This Mother’s Day the Friends of the Library are raffling a vintage quilt to benefit the Donna Cote Memorial Fund, which was established in honor of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s longtime director.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recent shooting into a dwelling near the intersection of Truslow Road and Lyons Boulevard, Stafford County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman M.C. Morris Moncure said.
Job security in the wake of a pending merger between the parent companies of Giant Foods and Food Lion brought out some 60 Giant workers and their supporters to a meeting in North Stafford on Wednesday.
The quest to keep the Giant Food grocery store open in North Stafford and other locations in the area prompted employees to launch the “Save My Store” campaign after the news that the Ahold/Delhaize merger could close local stores. The new firm would own three stores in North Stafford, a unionized Giant and two Food Lions.
The warmer weather this past week indicated that spring is here to stay. The same is true of the spring high school sports season…at least for the next month or so. Here is a recap of the most recent highlights.
Students attending kindergarten at Hampton Oaks Elementary in the fall will tour the school April 18 at 10 a.m. Students attending kindergarten at Barrett Elementary in the fall will tour that school Tuesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. Parents are invited to attend these tours, but must meet the students at the elementary schools.
The Stafford County School Board has released results from an interim forensic financial audit report for fiscal 2013 that outlines irregularities in how the school system processed budget adjustments.
The drama department at Stafford High School will present “The Jungle Book” on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16 at 7 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, April 21 – 23, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 16, and Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m.; at the Stafford High School auditorium, 63 Stafford Indians Lane.