Ole Agerhom, head chef at The Crossings at Fall Run, a local independent and assisted living facility, was surprised when he arrived for work on March 7 as he was greeted by cheers, patriotic music and a sea of red, white and blue balloons and banners. The 54-year-old Denmark native received…
After months of intense discussion about Stafford County’s plans to redistrict the county’s 17 elementary schools, public hearings on the final two options held this week felt muted.
Workers operating backhoes, dump trucks and other heavy equipment have begun work near the Historic Port of Falmouth Park to clear away fallen trees and debris left behind from after last year’s heavy rainfall and flooding.
The Stafford County School Board has selected two plans for redistricting the county’s 17 elementary schools to bring to the community for public hearings next week.
Morgan Burnley’s duties as an employee at a North Stafford Papa John’s restaurant include everything from making pizza to the routine task of taking out the trash.
Getting a high school class ring is a rite of passage—one of those memorable experiences on the road to adulthood.
Stafford County’s proposed $618.8 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 includes new money for education, employee salaries, public safety and social services.
The Stafford County School Board is scrapping one of three new plans for redistricting the division's 17 elementary schools and asking for changes to the remaining two.
The Stafford County School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a $308 million operating budget for fiscal year 2020 that includes a 5 percent raise for all division employees, including administrators.
The Stafford School Board will consider three new plans for redistricting the county’s 17 elementary schools for the 2019–20 school year.
Ferry Farm Elementary will get a renovated basement as well as updates to its original 1955 wing under a resolution approved Tuesday by the Stafford County Board of Supervisors.
The lane changes as part of the Interstate 95 overpass work on U.S. 17 in Stafford County have been postponed because of the expected winter weather.
Adjustments are coming to the U.S. 17 lanes in Stafford County so crews can work on the Interstate 95 overpasses as part of the southbound Rappahannock River crossing project, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Stafford County will continue to work for the next two months with the owner of Aquia Town Center to “improve performance” on a memorandum of understanding that provided tax incentives to develop the 25-acre property.
Stafford supervisors unanimously approved a new ordinance and map Tuesday night that outlines where cluster subdivisions can be built in the county.
The Stafford Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing Tuesday on a new ordinance and map outlining where cluster subdivisions can be built in the county.
Matt Sutton brought 30 handmade signs to Tuesday evening’s town hall meeting on the proposed redistricting of Stafford County’s 17 elementary schools.
Stafford County Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner said recently that principals and student groups have expressed support for his proposed policy on the treatment of transgender students.
Winding Creek and Rocky Run elementary schools could lose nearly a quarter of their student populations next school year under large-scale redistricting proposals being considered by the Stafford County School Board.
Stafford County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner recently struck some of the more controversial language in his proposed policy on the treatment of transgender students.
One day this past summer, Cesar Casiano, 11, was riding his bike with two friends in the Rappahnanock Landing neighborhood in Stafford.
The constant rumble of an outdated heating system can be heard in Ferry Farm Elementary School’s third-grade hallway.
A Muslim nonprofit organization is formally asking Stafford County to waive an ordinance that effectively blocked the group’s proposed cemetery and led to a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into accusations of religious discrimination.
Stafford County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner offered to share his “initial thoughts” on a question about his proposed policy to let transgender students use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
Some Stafford County School Board members want to put the brakes on a proposed policy that would let transgender students use the bathroom and locker room of their choice.
Transgender students in Stafford County Public Schools could use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identities under a proposed policy that would be the first of its kind in Virginia.
The fate of a proposed 120-home subdivision next to Hartwood’s Stafford Lakes Village could be decided on Tuesday.
When Isabella Dickey, 5, got on the bus at the end of one school day in September, her blood sugar level was 200 mg/dl and rising.
The company hired to propose new attendance zones for Stafford County’s elementary schools is a month away from making recommendations.
A 485,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center for e-commerce companies is scheduled to be built next to Stafford Regional Airport in what county leaders hailed as a game-changing project.
Decades-old ramblers and split-foyer homes sit along Stafford County’s Ramoth Church Road—a two-lane, winding stretch of asphalt with no shoulders.
Since 2016, 3-year-old Finn Blumenthal and his mom, Kelly, have helped local schools raise funds for the American Heart Association through the Jump Rope for Heart challenge.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam couldn’t suppress a grin Thursday morning joining Stafford County residents and officials and a gaggle of state legislators to officially open Widewater State Park.
Three-time political candidate Tom Coen picked up his first election victory Tuesday, defeating Stafford County native Gordon Silver for the George Washington District seat on the Stafford Board of Supervisors.
A high school teacher and a finance manager will square off Nov. 6 for the George Washington District seat on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors.
Several Stafford County schools recently won a total of $2,825 from a new nonprofit that supports cooking classes for students with autism and other special needs.
A Stafford County developer can move forward with three applications for higher-density “cluster subdivisions” that would add 95 homes to Hartwood, according to a recent court order.
North Stafford resident Mike Dunavant got in touch to share some news about his son, Drew Dunavant, who along with lifelong pal James Earhart, grew up “climbing trees together behind James’ home in in southeast Stafford, not far from the King George County line,” according to Mike.
The transgender girl sat alone in a hallway, facing a wall, as her classmates huddled in the girls’ and boys’ locker room during an emergency drill at a Stafford County middle school.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Officials at a Virginia middle school are facing criticism after allegedly barring a transgender student from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill.
Thousands of southern Stafford County residents are encouraged to boil their tap water because of a risk of contamination from a main break Tuesday.
Stafford, Va. – Stafford County issued a boil water alert early this morning for areas in the southern part of the county due to complications from a water main break yesterday. Water main breaks typically result in shifts of water pressure which could lead to contamination in the system. Ou…
A Stafford County leader decried Tuesday what he called last month’s “sham of a meeting” at which the Board of Supervisors voted to maintain an ordinance that critics say effectively blocked a proposed Muslim cemetery.
Stafford County School Board Chairwoman Patricia Healy this week publicly refuted suggestions that her partnership in a local real estate law firm has improperly influenced her decisions as an elected official.