In recent weeks, there has been an uptick in calls to Stafford Animal Control and posts on social media about animal babies that appear to be orphaned. In 75 percent of these cases, the animals should just be left alone. Wildlife parents are surprisingly dedicated and often do things that hu…

The Fredericksburg Nationals’ Gus visited Chancellor’s Village to hand out popcorn to residents. He went down the halls, knocking on doors; “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” played on a loud speaker. Residents enjoyed the surprise and look forward to attending some games in the future.

With all that is going on due to coronavirus, Alexis Sheehan was not able to walk the stage at UVA–Wise to get her diploma. Sheehan, a King George High School alumna, attended UVA–Wise on scholarship all four years to play softball. Her family wanted to turn the situation into something posi…

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On Sunday, Sunset Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill Cemetery and Laurel Hill Memorial Park held their annual Mother’s Day butterfly release. As families entered the parks, they were given an envelope containing a Painted Lady butterfly in honor of their mother or loved ones. Families could then tak…

On May 2, Purrs & Whiskers, a nonprofit 501(c) organization, celebrated the adoption of its 500th feline. The lucky gray tabby, Lilliput, was adopted by Kimberleigh Crissy and Nicholas Bridge. To celebrate the milestone, executive board members Cathie McCall, and Karen and Mike Fasser pr…

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