February may be short on days, but it’s long on importance to winter sports. This month started out with critical regular-season contests in boys and girls basketball as well, as tournaments that will determine the conference championships in wrestling and track.
When asked to name a standout for this year’s team, it’s easy to forgive Bill Swink for naming nearly every wrestler on his roster. After all, this year’s Colonial Forge squad now includes 10 district champions and 13 regional qualifiers.
Archaeological digs on Marine Corps Base Quantico have turned up 5,000-year-old Native American spear points, a 124-pound cannonball from Civil War encampments and long-forgotten family cemeteries from the late 1800s.
In anticipation of the inclement weather forcast for Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Stafford County school board is announcing a possible change to their meeting schedule for next week. Should inclement weather on Tuesday cause a change in school operations, the school board work session and regular meeting that evening will be rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The advertised budget public hearing also scheduled for Tuesday will move to Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Chancellor Tolliver was taken into custody this evening without incident after turning himself in to authorities in Stafford County. Tolliver is currently being held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
Ricardo Cordero Torres, 43, of Stafford, was sentenced Feb. 5 to 87 months in prison for attempting to coerce an individual to engage in unlawful sexual activity, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Virginia.
A Stafford County youngster is the youngest member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), a national nonprofit dedicated to championing the efforts of research work in environmental toxicology and chemistry.
After Jonas forced the closing of Stafford County schools last week, the district has no banked days for inclement weather closures, according to Valerie S. Cottongim, of Stafford County Public Schools.
The recent recalibration of the minimum passing score on the GED high-school equivalency examination resulted in good news for hundreds of Virginia adult learners who took the test from early 2014 to early 2016.
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized area business leaders for their business successes, entrepreneurial spirit and community commitment during its Jan. 29 annual awards banquet and gala, according to a news release.
The Republican Party of Virginia's State Central Committee voted unanimously by acclimation Jan. 30 to rescind the Statement of Affiliation tied to the voting in the Republican Primary on March 1, according to a news release.
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce honored area business leaders for their business successes, entrepreneurial spirit and community commitment during its Jan. 29 annual awards banquet and gala, according to a news release.
Winter Storm Jonas wrecked havoc on the region – causing, among other things, just about all of the high school sporting events over the weekend to be postponed. However, there was some action that occurred just prior to this monster snow event.