At a recent North Stafford Rotary meeting, Bob Sollom was presented his fourth level Paul Harris pin by T.J. Walding, the president of the club. This means that he has donated $1,000 to the Rotary Paul Harris Foundation four times. The North Stafford Rotary is pleased to congratulate him as …

The Mountain View High School Wildcat Battalion’s first-year drill team cadets competed at Snow Hill High School in Maryland in December. The first-year armed squad led by Cadet Dallas Bowling took second place. The unarmed squad led by Cadet Kassandra Williams and the first-year inspection …

The 2019 Partners in Aging Dr. Wayland Marks Gratitude Award has been presented to Margaret Kenerly, a home health care social worker of many years in the Fredericksburg community. Kenerly’s professionalism and work ethic is well respected throughout the aging community. In addition to one-o…

Troop 197, based at The Lake of the Woods in Locust Grove, recently held a Court of Honor ceremony for two new Eagle Scouts. Latham Browning and Daniel Lauber became Boy Scouts by crossing over from Cub Scout Pack 19, where each earned his Arrow of Light.

16th District, American Legion Department of Virginia Historian Edward Thompson has created a book to assist post historians and honor the organization’s centennial celebration. The book organizes the Legion’s history, post records and reporting forms. Thompson is pictured with Department Co…

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Thirty-seven members of James Monroe High School’s Advanced Choirs auditioned and were selected to sing in the Walt Disney World Epcot Candlelight Processional in December. Neil Patrick Harris was the guest narrator. Under the direction of Heidi Ribel, choir director at James Monroe, these s…

The Washington Capitals recently featured Fredericksburg during a Caps game at the Capital One Arena. As part of Fredericksburg Spirit Day, Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw was interviewed in a pre-game feature about Fredericksburg on the Jumbotron. Also pictured in the interview are Jane Shelh…

Welcome to 2020! Over the past 365 ¼ days, Earth completed another orbit around the sun. Our planet, like all planets in the solar system, is constantly in motion, and it’s these astronomical motions which make the measurement of time possible for calculating our ages, marking special occasi…

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