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Overgrown vegetation cleared from scene of crash that killed Stafford student

Crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation's Fredericksburg District spent Wednesday clearing trees, brush and vegetation along Stafford's Kellogg ...

Classmates Honor Stafford Teen Killed in Crash on Her 17th Birthday  NBC4 Washington

High school students in Stafford County are mourning the loss of a classmate who died in a car crash on her 17th birthday.

Colonial Forge High School mourns student killed in crash

STAFFORD COUNTY — A 17-year-old girl was killed after she was involved in a crash in Stafford County. The crash occurred Thursday, May 16 at 4:48 p.m. on ...

Colonial Forge interim track coach accused of soliciting prostitution from a minor

The interim track coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on charges that he solicited prostitution from a boy who attends the school.

Colonial Forge High School senior turns trash into art

Elena Ahwee–Marrah believes that one person's trash is another person's art.

More accusers come forward against Colonial Forge coach

Two more people have come forward with allegations against a high school track coach in Stafford County who was arrested Wednesday on charges involving a ...

Colonial Forge Track Coach Arrested For Soliciting Minor  MileSplit

An interim track and field coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on charges that he solicited prostitution from a boy under the age of 16.

Colonial Forge graduate Gary Jennings drafted in fourth round by Seattle Seahawks  Inside NoVA

By selecting Gary Jennings in the fourth round of the NFL Draft April 27, the Seattle Seahawks will reunite the Colonial Forge High School graduate with Russell ...

More charges filed against former Colonial Forge track coach

The legal situation for the former Colonial Forge High School track coach got worse Monday, as a prosecutor added three new felony charges to the three he ...

Photos: Colonial Forge wins Region 6B volleyball title

The Colonial Forge volleyball team hosted Franklin County for the Region 6B championship match. Forge defeated Franklin County 3-2 to win the trophy.

Former coach in Stafford picks up charges involving two more students

The former Colonial Forge High School track coach who was arrested in February for making indecent propositions to a student has picked up new charges ...

Court records provide details on allegations against Colonial Forge track coach

The alleged behavior that led to charges against the Colonial Forge High School track coach took place throughout the previous school year, according to court ...

Photos: Colonial Forge vs Mountain View football | Gallery

Colonial Forge plays Mountain View at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Va. on Oct. 25, 2018. Forge defeated Mountain View 41-6.

Colonial Forge coach accused of soliciting a minor for prostitution may get out on bond.

The Colonial Forge High School track coach accused of soliciting prostitution from a student was given a bond Wednesday that he won't be allowed to post until ...

Track coach accused of soliciting minors | Stafford  Inside NoVA

A track coach and security officer at Colonial Forge High School was charged with soliciting a minor for prostitution, according to Stafford County Sheriff's Office ...

Region 6B boys basketball semifinal: 'New Eagles' pace Colonial Forge past Manchester, into Class 6 states

Two recent boys basketball state championship banners already hang on the gym wall at Colonial Forge High School. If the Eagles win another, Josh Sarratt ...

Coach Charged With Soliciting Minor In Stafford: Police UPDATE  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

Coach Charged With Soliciting Minor In Stafford - Fredericksburg, VA - UPDATE: A track coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on ...

Judge blocks bond for Colonial Forge track coach accused of soliciting prostitution from student

A bond tentatively granted last week to a high school track coach in Stafford County accused of soliciting prostitution from a male student was abruptly snatched ...

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, 6B final: Manchester halts Colonial Forge in red zone twice, advances to states

The emotional distance between Colonial Forge and Manchester seemed almost incalculable.

Students of the Month: March | News |

Nikki Thomas, the daughter of Alexis and Rodney Thomas, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Nikki is a member of Spanish Club and Spanish National ...

High school track and field coach accused of soliciting a minor for prostitution  FOX 5 DC

A track and field coach at a Stafford County high school is facing charges for soliciting a minor for prostitution.

Stafford Public Schools offers preview of elementary school redistricting process

The company hired to propose new attendance zones for Stafford County's elementary schools is a month away from making recommendations.

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 ...

Stafford County sets advertised tax rates, plans for pay raises

Entering board chambers on Tuesday, Stafford County supervisors expected to advertise a proposed fiscal year 2020 budget with a 99 cent real estate tax ...

Students of the Month: December | News |

Guinevere Unterbrink, the daughter of Kimberly Carrol and Kevin Unterbrink, is a senior at Caroline High School. Guinevere has maintained an exceptional ...

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 ...

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.

Stafford County's Class of 2018 turns the page | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The five high schools in Stafford County hosted graduation ceremonies on a perfect morning June 16.

Students of the Month: November | News |

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Ryan David Green

Ryan David Green, age 18, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. He was born on June 3, 2000 in ...

Colonial Forge's White holds down second base for Davis & Elkins  Inside NoVA

Steven White recognized the difference right away when he began to face pitchers at the Division II college level.

Students of the Month: January | Education |

Jason Kaiser, the son of Jason Kaiser Sr., and Larizza Kaiser, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Jason is a member of National Honor Society and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

College notebook: Colonial Forge grad Jennings off to another strong start at WVU

For a second straight season, Gary Jennings opened with a big receiving game that included a touchdown. This time, he'll try to get acquainted with the end ...

Stafford County gymnastics: Stafford, Colonial Forge share title | High School

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 ...

Erica Mesa, Colonial Forge High School teacher, arrested for alleged sexual relationship with a student  WJLA

STAFFORD, Va. (WJLA) – A Stafford County high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Erica Lynn Mesa ...

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.

MODERN-DAY SLAVERY: 'You are a dog, you're their product'

One was sold for sex against her will after getting involved with a well-mannered young man who turned out to be a gang member. Another needed money for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Colonial Forge High School receives $5000 Grant

Submitted By Valerie Cottongim Stafford County Public Schools. Stafford, Va. — Colonial Forge High School received a $5,000 Lowe's Toolbox for Education ...

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 ...

Stafford looking to fix most dangerous roads | Local

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.

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.

Don't Sweat the Technique: Colonial Forge lacrosse faceoff specialist Sam Sharps

Last summer, Sam Sharps ventured out to Lowe's, returning with a 6-foot-by-8-foot hunk of artificial turf. The Colonial Forge senior striped the surface with tape ...

Former Stafford teacher admits sex with students | Crime, Police & Fire |

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

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.

Fredericksburg-area youth organizing climate change conference | Local

The global youth-led climate awareness movement has found its way to Fredericksburg.

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.

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.

Penn State commit Devyn Ford receives UA jersey, focused on states  USA TODAY High School Sports

Penn State commit Devyn Ford is "excited" to receive his UA jersey and is laser-focused on winning a state title.

Head of the Class: Colonial Forge valedictorian wants to help combat poverty, economic problems

COLONIAL FORGE: Deirdre Pethokoukis. FAMILY: Mother Colette Moran, father James Pethokoukis and siblings Julia, Cassiel, Kiaran, Anya, Jane and Christos.

Students of the Month: February | News |

Andrew Sammel, the son of Thomas and Linda Sammel, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Andrew is a member of National Honor Society, The National ...

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

No first-quarter jitters for the South County Stallions.

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.

Bill Brown steps down as Colonial Forge's head football coach  Inside NoVA

Bill Brown informed his players Wednesday he is stepping down as Colonial Forge's head football coach after 11 seasons.

Students of the Month: September | News |

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

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.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

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

Stafford School Board Adopts High School Redistricting Plan  Fredericksburg Today

The Stafford County School Board has approved a high school redistricting plan to remedy anticipated overcrowding at Colonial Forge High School. The School ...

Stafford supervisors say there will be consequences if School Board does not redistrict elementary schools

The Stafford County School Board may need to commit to a politically painful process in return for $10 million-plus to purchase and renovate Fredericksburg ...

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 ...

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 scholars make the grade | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Rene Sanders recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He is a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hylton graduate David Colangelo finds right fit as Colonial Forge's new head baseball coach  Inside NoVA

The Colonial Forge High School head baseball job appealed to Hylton graduate David Colangelo for a number of reasons.

Stafford's Haskins also a scoring leader at new school Wingate  Inside NoVA

Last season as a sophomore, Marco Haskins was one of the top scorers for Chowan, a Division II college basketball program in North Carolina.

With six rings, Colonial Forge's Bill Swink decides it's time for a break

When Bill Swink first became a Stafford County wrestling coach in 1994, the Pennsylvania native already had a love and passion for the sport.

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 County business provides in-home care to pets, children, and seniors

When her mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 18 months ago, Dori Roberts was caught off guard.

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.

Principal of Stafford High School Who Suspended "Banana Man" Resigns  NBC Washington

About a week after coming under fire for a controversial decision - the principal at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford County resigned.

Mugshot: High school teacher admits to having sex with four students  WLS-TV

Colonial Forge High School teacher Erica Mesa had sexual relationships with four male students starting in 2012.

Randolph-Macon baseball aided by three Stafford brothers  Inside NoVA

The three Nickles brothers all played baseball together at Colonial Forge High School.

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 ...

Washington Redskins sign Colonial Forge graduate Tim Scott  Inside NoVA

Colonial Forge High School graduate Tim Scott signed Thursday with the Washington Redskins.

Special Olympics Virginia basketball championships held in Stafford  Inside NoVA

About 1000 athletes from across Virginia took part in the Special Olympics Virginia competition at numerous schools in Stafford County March 24-26.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

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

Stafford supervisors appoint teacher to vacant seat | Local

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

Colonial Forge students and teachers team up for 'High School Musical'

This weekend, families have an opportunity to view the ultimate immersive experience of “reality theater” as Colonial Forge presents “High School Musical.

Colonial Forge girls basketball team makes history by capturing 6A state title  Inside NoVA

The Colonial Forge Eagles made the absolute best of their first appearance in a state championship game.The girls high school basketball team (25-6) won the ...

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 ...

Riverside Theater Foundation spotlights local high school musical performers in first ever awards program

Theater is alive and well in high schools around the Fredericksburg region, and the Riverside Theater Foundation wants to celebrate that.

History Calendar: Updated April 22, 2019 | Lifestyles

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High school football: Blocked field goal in OT lifts Colonial Forge over Hylton

WOODBRIDGE—Hall of Fame Colonial Forge High School football coach Bill Brown is no stranger to big wins, but Friday's improbable come-from-behind win at ...

Teen pianist heading to Carnegie Hall for winter recital  Inside NoVA

Sixteen-year-old pianist Teah Snively, of Stafford, will head to Carnegie Hall in New York City to take part in the music venue's winter recital on Dec. 17.

Stafford residents ask School Board for LGBT protections

A sea of purple greeted members of the Stafford County School Board on Tuesday night.

Courthouse Rd. widening gets underway near I-95  WTOP

Ground was broken Thursday on a major project to widen Courthouse Road and build a new interchange at Interstate 95.

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

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 ...

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