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Basketball player dies following game in Stafford | News  Inside NoVA

A King George High School student died after a varsity basketball game at Brooke Point High School on Tuesday evening.

Traffic moves to new pavement on Courthouse Road in Stafford  Inside NoVA

All traffic on Stafford County's Courthouse Road is on new pavement between Colonial Forge High School and Snowbird Lane, according to VDOT.

The Adoptables: Pets of the week (11/28/18) | News

A weekly look at cats and dogs available for adoption at the Fredericksburg SPCA and the county animal shelters in Spotsylvania and Stafford.

King George player who died after collapsing at basketball game was cheerful, popular

Anthony “A.J.” Gibson had the type of gregarious personality that made it difficult for coaches to stay upset with him for long.

Weekender Calendar Dec. 6-13 | Weekcals |

Presentation: “The Top Christmas Movies of All-Time,” Fredericksburg Branch Library Theater, 1201 Caroline St. Author Gary Olsen has compiled hundreds of ...

College notebook: Jennings' big day not enough for WVU

After scoring just once on 97 receptions last season, West Virginia's Gary Jennings made it a priority to reach the end zone more often in 2018. And the senior ...

High school volleyball: New coach aims to restore Colonial Forge tradition

The banner that hangs in their gym reminds Colonial Forge's volleyball players of the legacy and expectations that hover over their program.

High school football preview: Colonial Forge | Footballtab

This season, we decided to let you hear it straight from the source. Our staff hands off the mic as some of the area's top football players tackle interviewing each ...

High school football: As Colonial Forge tops Mountain View, it keeps tabs of rival Manchester

Even as they steamroll their Commonwealth District rivals, the Colonial Forge Eagles have one eye trained elsewhere.

High school football: Colonial Forge shuts out Brooke Point, awaits showdown with Massaponax

There will be a little more spring in Josh Sarratt's step next week, and with good reason. His Colonial Forge Eagles have taken care of business through their first ...

High school football: Choice quotes spark Colonial Forge to roll over Massaponax

Ernesto Bowen is an avid reader. Colonial Forge's senior running back pored over The Free Lance–Star preview of Friday's game against Massaponax ...

High school girls lacrosse: Colonial Forge nips North Stafford 11-10, earns playoff bye

While most North Stafford fans elected to sit in the Colonial Forge home stands, three hearty souls took possession of the visitors' stands, choosing the ...

High school teacher Tom Coen wins seat on Stafford Board of Supervisors

Three-time political candidate Tom Coen picked up his first election victory Tuesday, defeating Stafford County native Gordon Silver for the George Washington ...

Stafford County teachers receive active shooter training  WJLA

Stafford County teachers received active shooter training during a school assembly Monday at Colonial Forge High School.The county is training teachers on ...

VDOT activates new traffic signal at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford

The Virginia Department of Transportation activated a new traffic signal Wednesday at one of the entrances to Colonial Forge High School as part of its upgrade ...

Hylton graduate John Brown succeeds his father Bill as Colonial Forge's head football coach  Inside NoVA

John Brown will take over for his father Bill as Colonial Forge High School's head football coach. The Stafford County School Board approved the hire Tuesday ...

High school soccer: Colonial Forge makes good use of free kicks to best Mountain View

Jadon Redding estimates that he and his Colonial Forge teammates devoted two full practices this week to the choreography of set pieces.

College notebook: Harrigan helps Christopher Newport reach national soccer semifinals

Abby Harrigan picked an opportune time to score her first college goal.

Survey shows Stafford residents want superintendent who will put down roots

The next leader of Stafford County Public Schools should be someone who shows emotion—and even gets angry when appropriate.

Martin returns as key wideout for VMI football  Inside NoVA

The VMI football team has a new wide receiver coach this season and Rohan Martin, a former Colonial Forge High standout, said he will be a strong addition to ...

Stafford County gymnastics: Stafford, Colonial Forge share title | FLS Varsity

A new beginning, an unusual finish. Freshman Breana Spain was mobbed by Colonial Forge teammates and coaches after posting a meet-high 9.775 score on ...

Seven Spotsylvania and Stafford high schools appealing VHSL alignments

When four of the five Stafford County high schools competed in the Region 5D swim meet last February in Roanoke, it was a marathon affair.

Stafford School Board formally commits to redrawing elementary school attendance zones

The Stafford County School Board formally committed this week to the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Former Brooke Point High School football player sues over alleged locker room choking incident

A former Brooke Point High School football player who says he was choked unconscious by a teammate is suing current and past coaches and school ...

LoK Fashion Institute in Stafford County to offer vocational education certificate in fashion design, marketing

The tailoring skills Natalie Fitz learned under Marie King's critical eye helped the Colonial Forge High School student earn admission into one of the world's top ...

High school football: This week's games, LIVE Scoreboard and more

Schedules reflect the changes that we've been made aware of as of this post due to the impending weather for the rest of the week. Schedules are subject to ...

High school football: Sarratt gets it in gear, driving Colonial Forge by Manchester for 6B region title

After watching him for nearly three years, Colonial Forge coach Bill Brown tends to forget that Josh Sarratt is human. But a rare reminder of the junior's mortality ...

High school football: Preseason All-Area | Footballtab

QB Matt Lowry. Eastern View Sr. As a first-year starter last season, Lowry completed 67 percent of his passes for 1,811 yards, 27 touchdowns and just two ...

Potomac graduate Anthony Mills named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach  Inside NoVA

Potomac High School graduate Anthony Mills has been named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach.

UPDATED: Stafford County Issues Boil Water Alert For Areas in South Stafford

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 ...

Stafford superintendent apologizes to transgender student amid national outcry

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 ...

Two Stafford residents vie for George Washington District supervisors seat

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.

Private screening at Paragon features movie made by Stafford County middle school students

Netflix shows such as “Stranger Things” have ushered in a new era of talented young actors, and that youth movement extends to students at A.G. Wright Middle ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: In luring North Stafford's Ford and Louisa's Smith, Penn State did the Lions' share of recruiting

As a fifth-grader in Louisa County, Brandon Smith started signing autographs because he had designs on becoming a major college football player and ...

area schools set policies on proposed gun violence walkouts

Colonial Forge High School senior Katie Loose noticed a disturbing trend after school shootings.

Region 6B volleyball final: Colonial Forge's skill, will tested in title win

As she tiptoed toward the net, rose up and coiled her wrist, Elyssia Smith was pulsing with energy.

High school football: Friday night capsules | Sports

Last meeting: Colonial Forge scored five unanswered touchdowns in a 36–7 victory last year. Last week: The Panthers blanked Riverbend, 19–0. The Eagles ...

Stafford narrows Colonial Forge redistricting options | Education

Six of the seven options for redistricting Colonial Forge High School developed by the Stafford County School Board at a work session this week include shifting ...

Colonial Forge's Carter proves his doubters wrong with ODU football  Inside NoVA

Sean Carter has gone from a walk-on to a preseason all-conference football player at Old Dominion University.

Parents pour into Forge auditorium to speak on redistricting

Dozens of residents spoke up at the rescheduled public hearing on the redistricting of Colonial Forge High School Thursday night at the school, addressing ...

Class 6 boys lacrosse quarterfinal: Slow start dooms Colonial Forge against South County

No first-quarter jitters for the South County Stallions.

Stafford lifts boil water advisory | Stafford |

Stafford lifted its boil water advisory for the southern part of the county on Friday afternoon after tests showed no evidence of contamination.

Volunteer to cheer at Special Olympics basketball championships

March madness is starting early this year as nearly 800 Special Olympics Virginia athletes shoot for gold at the annual Special Olympics Virginia Basketball ...

Stafford schools search for new leadership is underway

Stafford County Public Schools spent this week seeking public input at a slew of meetings and with an online survey regarding the qualifications that should be ...

SENIORS: Colonial Forge High School students receive ROTC scholarships

Three seniors were honored with ROTC Scholarships at Senior Scholarship Night at Colonial Forge High School. Eric Zimmerman won an Army ROTC ...

High school football: Boyd passes test as North Stafford tops Stafford

Two of Jamir Boyd's pass attempts on Friday night revealed how far he still has to go as North Stafford's starting quarterback.

Burgess, Lewis bring Stafford ties to Shepherd University  Inside NoVA

Junior forward Winston Burgess is one of the top scorers and rebounders for the men's basketball team at Shepherd, a Division II program in West Virginia.

Stafford schools consider redistricting Colonial Forge | Education

The Stafford County School Board is considering redistricting for Colonial Forge High School as the district faces tough choices to handle increasing ...

Stafford School Board announces redistricting plan for Colonial Forge

On Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board faced the daunting task of making the final decision on which neighborhoods will be subject to the ...

Colonial Forge boys win national title in 1600 relay

As Colonial Forge junior Zack Kindel was rounding the final curve of the 1600-meter relay at New Balance Nationals Outdoor on Sunday, he had one thought in ...

Weis Markets to close its Stafford grocery store

A Weis Markets store in Stafford County will close, with a target date of Nov. 1.

Stafford works to forge school redistricting plan | Education

Stafford County sixth-grader Cael Perry spends plenty of time working on merit badges with his Boy Scout troop. But on a Thursday evening in late January, the ...

High school boys basketball: Riverbend uses true 'grit' to turn back Colonial Forge

The Riverbend Bears built a 12-point third-quarter lead, then held off Colonial Forge for a 52–45 win in the quarterfinals of the Commonwealth District boys ...

VHSL punts realignment plan for Class 5 and Class 6 | Sports

CHARLOTTESVILLE—After the Virginia High School League Executive Committee voted 19–13 to approve the appeals of Colonial Forge, Massaponax and ...

High school football player of the week: Stafford's Kharliq Richardson shows patience pays off

Kharliq Richardson is not what you'd call an emotive individual.

Video of Stafford High School student's gift to janitor goes viral

Angel Echevarria, 31, was homeless for four years.

Stafford Sheriff's Office continues to investigate crash that killed Mountain View High student

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office says it is still investigating a March 29 car crash that killed a Mountain View High School student.

New Stafford superintendent visits schools on opening day

A little after sunrise Tuesday, North Stafford High School cheerleaders waved pom-poms near the school's front entrance, the marching band pounded on drums ...

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

Storm knocks out power to thousands in Stafford

A powerful thunderstorm that knocked down trees and power lines left more than 12000 homes and businesses without electricity in Stafford County Sunday ...

FLS Varsity Student Section Challenge: First Round in the books, Round of 16 underway

Be sure to read the bottom of this post if you missed the original post so you can see how this year's event is working.

Family and friends hold vigil for Stafford High student killed last week

LaQuana Curmon wanted to hear the happy memories of her fun-loving son.

High school football: LIVE SCOREBOARD | Sports

We'll do he best we can to keep you as update as possible on each game. If you're at a game, feel free to tag us on Twitter (@FLSVarsity) with.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Photo: Colonial Forge High School group hosts Red Cross blood drive

Colonial Forge High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group sponsored an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Nov. 16. This was ...

Fredericksburg eyes earlier start to school year while some oppose it in Stafford

Deciding whether to send students back to school before or after Labor Day is a hot issue in Fredericksburg and Stafford—and not just due to a scarcity of ...

Sex offender settles lawsuit over access to Stafford School Board meetings

A registered sex offender recently settled his lawsuit over a no-trespassing notice that effectively prohibited him from attending Stafford County School Board ...

Man gets 6 years plus for child pornography habit in Stafford

A man who claims he was downloading child pornography for the benefit of his girlfriend was ordered Monday to serve six and a half years in prison.

Rain has done a number on area roads

Heavy rain has wreaked havoc on Fredericksburg-area roads in the past several months, leading to emergency repairs, closed roads and a lot of extra work for ...

Get a haircut at Mountain View High's Wildcat Salon, help students train for a career

Brianna Anderson, a senior at Colonial Forge High School, will end the school year not just with her diploma, but something that will provide her with an ...

Stafford woman indicted on first-degree murder charge in connection with husband's death last year

A Stafford County woman accused of burning her husband to death last year was indicted by a county grand jury Monday on a first-degree murder charge, court ...

Man accused of killing brother deemed ready to stand trial in Stafford

A man accused of killing his brother earlier this year in Stafford County has been deemed competent to stand trial.

21-year-old Prince William man drowns in Rappahannock

Just a foot separated Malik Euzebe from the fallen tree that may have saved his life.

Some Stafford residents may notice discolored water

Some North Stafford residents may notice discolored drinking water in their homes, according to a county press release.

VHSL releases its 2018 football schedule | Sports |

We're still more than a month out from kicking off high school football season, and the sports doldrums of summer are in full effect. Fortunately for *content* ...

Consultant 'with no dog in the fight' may come up with proposals to redistrict Stafford schools

The Stafford County School Board may turn to outside help when it takes up the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Stafford residents graduate from Air Force basic training  Inside NoVA

The following graduates of Stafford County high schools are now U.S. Air Force airmen and recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...

High school football countdown: No. 3 North Stafford looks to get defensive

After surrendering 49 points in a loss to Massaponax last season, the North Stafford defense allowed just 16.1 points per game over the final seven contests.

Section of Brooke Road to close until January

A section of Brooke Road in Stafford County will be closed for four months while crews work on a safety project starting on September 17.

Colonial Forge student to perform at Carnegie Hall

Teah Snively isn't a household name—at least not yet—but she will be performing at Carnegie Hall this Sunday.

Cause of Tuesday's massive I-95 pile-up not yet known

Virginia State Police continue to investigate as transportation officials totaled the damage from multiple crashes on Interstate 95 on Tuesday in Stafford County ...

Stafford man accused of breaking into woman's home and assaulting her

A Stafford County man was charged with several serious felony offenses after being accused of breaking into his former girlfriend's home and assaulting her, ...

Students of the Month: September | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for September:

Two women charged in Stafford meth seizure | Crime/Courts

Two women were arrested in Stafford County after an estimated $26000 worth of methamphetamine was found in a car they were riding in, authorities said.

Stafford's Barker adjusts to Division I baseball at Liberty  Inside NoVA

Colonial Forge High School graduate Logan Barker got a quick introduction to Division I baseball when he arrived at Liberty University last year.

Stafford's Courthouse Road and I-95 interchange have reopened after crash

Update: Courthouse Road and the interchange had reopened as of 8 p.m. Saturday.

High school boys basketball: Colonial Forge finally finds closing argument

As a general rule, basketball timeouts are for finding answers, adjustments derived from the minutes—and miscues—preceding them.

Man convicted for illegally receiving welfare benefits in Stafford

A man who worked under one Social Security number while receiving welfare benefits under another pleaded guilty to two felony charges Tuesday in Stafford ...

North Stafford running back Devyn Ford commits to Penn State

When Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente was hired by the Hokies in 2016 and began to navigate the recruiting landscape in the Commonwealth, ...

Germanna will host open house at new Stafford facility Saturday

Germanna Community College is ready to show off its new facility near the Stafford County Courthouse and Stafford Hospital.

Former Stafford teacher admits sex with students | Crime/Courts

A former Stafford County teacher who admitted having sex with four high school students pleaded guilty to four charges Friday.

Woman gets three years for revenge stabbing in Stafford

A woman who stabbed three men during a marijuana-related dispute early this year was ordered Friday to serve three years in prison.

High school sports roundup: James Monroe slips past Chancellor

James Monroe goalie Corbin Poyer saved three of five of Chancellor shootout strokes to lift the Yellow Jackets to a 2–1 Battlefield District field hockey victory ...

Stafford's Osborne likely winding down hoops career at Denver  Inside NoVA

Stafford resident Jahla Osborne began her college basketball career at Army West Point, a Division I member of the Patriot League.

Stafford supervisors appoint teacher to vacant seat

A Colonial Forge High School government teacher and veteran political candidate is the newest member of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors.

Woman pleads guilty to taking indecent liberties with 12-year-old boy

A woman who sent sexually explicit messages and had sexual contact with her former friend's 12-year-old son pleaded guilty to two charges Thursday in ...

Hendrie returns as all-CAA player for JMU  Inside NoVA

Defender/midfielder Stephanie Hendrie earned all-Colonial Athletic Association honors last season as a junior for the women's soccer team at James Madison ...

Gun Found in Student's Backpack at Stafford County High School  NBC4 Washington

A 17-year-old high school student has been arrested in Stafford County, Virginia, Friday after police say a handgun was found in the student's backpack.

New population numbers provide context for Stafford County growth debate

A Stafford County leader cited “runaway growth” as one of the reasons for restrictions on higher-density housing approved Tuesday.

Stafford's Gavin relishes first season at Lynchburg College  Inside NoVA

SPORTS GAVIN.JPG. Brigid Gavin was visiting with her father in Lynchburg when she met the Lynchburg College coaches and found the program was exactly ...

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