University of Mary Washington to accept Germanna students

Germanna Community College and the University of Mary Washington have entered an agreement that allows community college students to take classes at the four-year school, and to be admitted if they earn an associate's degree and meet grade-point average requirements.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 09:16am EDT

Live WWII-era grenade found in Fredericksburg home

Fredericksburg's deputy fire chief says a state police bomb technician safely removed a live World War Two-era grenade from a house in the city.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 06:35am EDT

Va. Guard preparing site for Civil War Park

The Virginia National Guard is welcoming members of the General Assembly to a Stafford County site where 80 engineering and bridge-building troops are doing prep work for a Civil War park.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 03:46am EDT

Boy's body recovered from ocean at Virginia Beach

Searchers have recovered the body of a 10-year- old boy who disappeared in the ocean after stepping off a sandbar at Virginia Beach.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 10:41am EDT

Va Beach lifts ban on swimming in part of bay

Virginia Beach health officials have lifted a ban on swimming and wading in a section of the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 03:31pm EDT

Battle rages over battlefield road in Fredericksburg

Lee Drive inside Fredericksburg National Battlefield Park is 4.5 miles long. It's hallowed ground, a popular bike path and a commuter shortcut. And, it's one of the most dangerous roads in the National Park system.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 06:23am EDT

Va. baby sitter charged after 3 children wander off

A Stafford County baby sitter has been charged after police said three small children under her care wandered about a mile from home.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:38am EDT

Va police officer attacked, suspect arrested

A Suffolk police spokeswoman says a man suspected of attacking an officer after a traffic stop has been arrested.

Saturday - 05/19/2012, 07:09pm EDT

Man flees police, wades through Rappahannock, turns in self

A deputy had already stopped Michael Bryan Sager for defective equipment on his vehicle and was explaining the citation when the 29 year old bolted from his truck and took off running on Friday morning, authorities say.

Saturday - 05/05/2012, 11:01am EDT

Bomb threat forces evacuation at Va. middle school

A bomb threat forced an evacuation at a middle school in Stafford County Tuesday.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 01:38pm EDT

Working out gives busy couples time together

In a day and age when so many couples struggle to find time together, some choose to multitask by joining forces at the gym, on a running trail or even on skis.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:27am EDT

Teenager arrested for setting fire to Stafford Co. bus

A teenage boy has been arrested for setting a school bus on fire.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 08:54am EDT

Va. schools get about $22M from Mega Millions sales

No one in Virginia may have won the Mega Millions jackpot, but lottery officials say the state's public schools were big winners.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 06:34am EDT

Judge: Quantico's DWI policy violates constitution

A get-tough policy on drunken drivers at the Quantico Marine Corps base backfired, and a federal judge has tossed out five DWI cases against Marines after ruling that their constitutional rights were violated.

Sunday - 04/01/2012, 07:53am EDT

Va. museum buys document signed by Monroe in 1778

The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library has acquired a document bearing what's considered the earliest known official document bearing Monroe's signature.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 09:39am EST

Financing approval anticipated for I-95/395 express lanes

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is expected to approve a $1 billion financing plan for I-95/395 express lanes that would run from Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to about Edsall Road in Fairfax County.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 04:03am EST

Justice Department OKs Fredericksburg election map

The U.S. Justice Department has approved redrawn City Council districts in Fredericksburg.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 09:59am EST

Va. State Fair scholarships could be jeopardized

State Fair of Virginia officials say that more than $1 million in scholarships awarded to high school students could be in jeopardy.

Monday - 01/23/2012, 09:27am EST

Burglary spree strikes Stafford County churches

Stafford County sheriff's officials are asking for help to solve a spate of burglaries at three county churches.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 11:23am EST

Va. police officer arrested after taking teen to Motel 6

A local police officer has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after bringing a 17-year-old boy to a Stafford County motel.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 03:43pm EST
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