Cleopatra Kay Coleman was a 5-year-old playing outdoors with her dolls when she heard a voice announce what would become her life’s mission.
The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors got its first public look at the proposed fiscal year 2020 county and schools budgets during Tuesday evening’s meeting.
When a publisher first got in touch with Spotsylvania County resident Tee Marie Hanible about writing a book about her experiences, she balked.
The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors is expected to schedule a public hearing for a solar facility proposal at its Tuesday meeting.
Spotsylvania is struggling to keep and recruit deputies and firefighters, according to both the sheriff and emergency management chief. That’s why they’re asking county supervisors to improve pay for their workers.
A proposed 500-megawatt solar farm took a hit Wednesday night as the Spotsylvania County Planning Commission instituted strict conditions before giving a thumbs-down on two of the three special-use permits a Utah-based company seeks.
The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission meeting lasted well into Wednesday evening as members dissected the plans and conditions for a massive solar facility’s special-use permit request.
The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission on Wednesday evening will address for the third time a special-use permit for a proposed solar power facility that has drawn opposition from nearby residents.
On a recent Friday, a young Fredericksburg couple and a handful of family members gathered downtown in Market Square for a wedding.
The company proposing a massive solar farm in rural Spotsylvania County is touting a recent survey that it says shows widespread support for the project.
Sunday night, when most folks were inside nice and warm, Bill Ward was out in the cold holding a sheep by a leash near the steps of Wilderness Baptist Church.
December is when everyone else in the country is assembling gingerbread houses—but the students in Courtland High School’s German program are done with gingerbread by then.
People showed up early—some to find a seat and some to protest—for Wednesday night’s public hearing on a proposed solar plant in western Spotsylvania County.
A proposed 500-megawatt power facility that would pepper a 10-square-mile rural area in western Spotsylvania County with 1.8 million solar panels is the largest such proposal in the country.
Spotsylvania officials are moving forward on a $5.9 million upgrade of the county’s animal shelter, a nearly $2 million increase over the estimated price tag when planning began on the project three years ago.
IN 2010, Barack Obama was president, the iPad was introduced and “Snowmageddon” buried the East Coast, including the Fredericksburg area, with more than 3 feet of snow.
With a decision looming on whether to allow a massive solar farm to be built in the western part of the county, Spotsylvania supervisors have taken the first step toward repealing tax exemptions for that type of operation.
The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission is slated to hold public hearings on special-use permits for a large solar facility in the western part of the county.
A depressing saga drags on for a Spotsylvania County family as a sinkhole continues to gobble up their front yard. Their driveway in its path, and a solution to the problem remains elusive.
In 1868, a group of African–Americans separated from Massaponax Baptist Church, where—as was common in the post-Civil War era—they were accepted as members but were only allowed to worship from the gallery.
A consultants will be brought in to analyze the large proposed solar power facility in Spotsylvania County that has run up against criticism from residents.
On the back of the quilt, along with her signature and the date, Caroline Nihiser wrote something her granddaughter Amanda told her—“You’ve worked on this quilt my whole adult life.”
Spotsylvania County will spend a little more than $1 million to do repair work on the old courthouse and to demolish the adjoining former sheriff’s office.
Chancellor Elementary School second-grader Troy Pratt lounged on a legless plastic scoop chair as he typed a research paper about animal habitats.
A Spotsylvania County family that has battled the Department of Social Services for nearly two years to get their son back apparently has regained custody.
The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors responded at Tuesday’s meeting to several issues that came up during citizen comments concerning a proposed 500-megawatt solar plant.
In its effort to build a massive solar farm in western Spotsylvania County, a renewable energy company has made several changes to its proposal after hearing concerns and criticism from the county and residents who live near the site.
Spotsylvania and Caroline recently won state grants to help cover the cost of an armed school resource officer at one elementary school in each county.
The Central Virginia Battlefields Trust has acquired more than 73 acres where local men fought for control of a hill during the 1864 battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
The third annual Courthouse Village Food Truck Rodeo has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Spotsylvania Courthouse Village, 9019 Old Battlefield Blvd.
As it heads into its third month of operation, the new Central Rappahannock Regional Library branch in the Spotsylvania Towne Centre is exceeding expectations of both patrons and library staff.
The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors shelved a suggested special tax district as part of two proposed mixed-used developments, Alexander’s Crossing and Jackson Village.
An animal welfare group honored Del. Bobby Orrock Wednesday for successfully proposing legislation this year that it says cracks down on inhumane “puppy mills.”
Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David King’s sendoff was filled with patriotic tributes and flag-waving escorts, even though the Vietnam veteran’s last months on Earth were marred by battles with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The company that wants to build the state’s largest solar-generating facility in western Spotsylvania County has agreements to sell all of the energy the 500-megawatt plant would produce.
A popular fishing television show will be filming in Spotsylvania County in September, with a 2019 episode that will feature Lake Anna.
The Spotsylvania County School Board recently approved a $525,000 settlement payment to an ousted janitorial contractor that disputed the school system’s background check requirements for the company’s custodians.
With millions of dollars in balloon payments on the horizon, Spotsylvania County officials are looking into changing the retirement health care plan for employees.
Spotsylvania County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Baker signed a new, four-year contract this month that increases his annual compensation by $18,000.
A hit-and-run crash that damaged a nonprofit agency’s van early Saturday morning has left many area veterans without a way to get to Richmond for their appointments at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center.