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Body found in port-a-potty near Courtland High School

The body of a man was found in a portable toilet at a construction site next to Courtland High School in Spotsylvania County on Monday.

Spotsylvania to hold information sessions about high school redistricting

The families of Spotsylvania County students will have the opportunity to hear more about two plans for redistricting four of the county's five high schools at a ...

High school boys basketball: In game of runs, Massaponax's final one helps defeat Courtland

Massaponax junior point guard Khai Seargeant quietly endured heckling from the crowd Friday night during the Panthers' nondistrict trip to Spotsylvania County ...

Courtland German club students win national first-place prize for gingerbread art

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 ...

Photos: Massaponax vs Courtland boys basketball | Gallery

The Massaponax Panthers overcame a halftime deficit to defeat the Cougars 51-49 at Courtland High School on Dec. 7, 2018.

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 ...

High school football: Courtland continues its rebound with decisive win over Stafford

The Courtland football team that put up little resistance in its season opener against Louisa is no longer recognizable.

Area businesses can check out Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center at open house

For 22 years, Stafford County business Childress Heating & A/C, Inc. has sponsored employees in the Virginia apprenticeship program. One of them is ...

Spotsylvania police arrest two former students in Courtland High vandalism

Two young Spotsylvania County men have been arrested in connection with vandalism at Courtland High School over the weekend, police said.

Vandalism spree inside Courtland High caught on camera, court records show

Spotsylvania County authorities didn't have to dig too deep in their bag of tricks to develop suspects in a recent vandalism at Courtland High School.

GINGERBREAD>> Courtland construction wins at national competition | Communities

The Courtland High School German Club won first place in the teen category of the 2018 National Gingerbread House Competition for its “Old Towne Trolley ...

A look at changes that await students in Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania

Students in the public school systems in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties and the city of Fredericksburg start classes Tuesday, joining counterparts in ...

DECA: Two Spotsylvania County teams place top 10 in the world

Two teams from the same school district placed top ten in the world at an International DECA Competition held in Atlanta, Ga., in April. This conference, for high ...

PHOTOS: Caroline boys beat Courtland 59-57 at the buzzer

Caroline's Devin Coleman pushed Caroline to a 59-57 victory over Courtland with a last-second basket at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania.

The Lancies: The best in 2018 high school football | Sports

Last week, I found myself in poultry purgatory. My wife and I are hosting Thanksgiving for the first time, so naturally I planned ahead to secure the centerpiece ...

Teenager who was fatally shot in officer-involved shooting in Spotsylvania moved around a lot

The teenager who was shot and killed March 8 after allegedly pulling a gun on Spotsylvania County deputies appears to have moved frequently in recent years.

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 roundup: Allinder ignores the boos, leads Louisa over Courtland

When Louisa senior quarterback Rob Allinder walked onto the field at Courtland Friday night, he was taken aback.

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 ...

PHOTOS: Courtland boys defeat Caroline 67-64 in Region 4B

The Courtland Cougars overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to earn a 67-64 win over Caroline to advance to the Region 4B semifinal game.

Battlefield District track meet: Courtland sweeps boys, girls titles

The approach Abigail Howes took in her first Battlefield District outdoor track and field meet was simple.

Boys basketball, Region 4B quarterfinal: Courtland keeps its poise, battles back to beat Caroline

Eric Davis had a sense of calm about the state of his Courtland boys basketball team entering halftime Thursday night at Caroline.

Spotsylvania football players have a constutitional right to kneel during national anthem, School Board says

Spotsylvania County School Board members agreed Monday night that the Constitution protects the Courtland High School football players who knelt in protest ...

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.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

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

High school girls soccer: Courtland's Reid finally finds the net against Chancellor

Sophomore Kylie Reid has been a reliable performer for Courtland's girls soccer team this season.

Rogers, Erin | Obituaries |

Erin Lacy Rogers of Spotsylvania County, Va., passed away peacefully at home on the early morning of Thursday, June 28, 2018 with her family by her side.

Battlefield golf tournament: Spotsylvania's Detore continues her dominance, Courtland shocks district foes

A double bogey on her final hole denied Rachel Detore of Spotsylvania a chance to match her previous best score at the Meadows Farms Golf Course ...

Battlefield District indoor track meet: Relay team's extra effort clinches boys' title for Courtland

Courtland track and field coach J.C. Hall is used to pulling out close victories as the Cougars' long-time football coach.

Collins, Christopher Michael | Obituaries |

Collins, Christopher Michael went home to the Lord on February 27, 2018. Michael was born in Monterey, Calif. on September 23, 2000. Michael was the kindest ...

Spotsylvania kneeling debate turns into a political football

On the morning of Nov. 14, Spotsylvania County School Board member Kirk Twigg sent an email linking protests by high school football players to upcoming ...

Courtland High gingerbread house team continues its sweet success

You can't catch me. I'm the Gingerbread Man!,” a cookie famously—but wrongly—declares in the fairy tale. But a group of Spotsylvania County students have ...

Spotsylvania deputy's 'grit is an inspiration to all' as she battles brain cancer

Deputy Heather Lloyd was visiting friends at the Fredericksburg Police Department when she saw the officer who provided her field training.

Students of the Month: November | News |

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

High school softball preview: It's all in the family for Courtland's Buzzell

When Cameron Buzzell was born, her grandmother made two predictions.

Spotsylvania deputy kills armed juvenile suspected in drive-by shootings  Roanoke Times

SPOTSYLVANIA — A juvenile listed as a runaway from New Jersey was killed Thursday in a gun battle with Spotsylvania County Sheriff's deputies investigating ...

Courtland High graduate returns home after accident that left her paralyzed

Vicki Varner decided on a purple, lace shirt and pink Hunter boots, and she left her light-brown hair hanging casually down her back.

Spotsylvania supervisors spar over child custody case

A row broke out between two Spotsylvania County supervisors during Tuesday night's board meeting.

Former Courtland football coach Ken Brown dies | FLS Varsity

Ken Brown, who coached Courtland High School to four state football titles in the 1980s, has died.

Christmas Eve accident leaves former Courtland High athlete paralyzed

They rode away in the fog, wearing flannel Christmas pajamas.

Difference Makers: Braswells fight youth violence in years since teen son's murder

Music played and hundreds of people milled about, enjoying the sunny morning at Courtland High School.

Check out the incredible gingerbread houses created at this year's national competition  KGO-TV

Each year, competitors at the National Gingerbread House Competition bring the idea of playing with your food to a whole new level.

Spotsylvania man in 51st year as part of Courtland's 'chain crew'-and won't accept a dime for his work

Spend some time with Leroy Delano and he'll tell ya all about the fun he has under the Friday night lights, even the time he got sacked on the sidelines.

Kay, Candace Howlin | Obituaries |

Candace Howlin Kay, 28, wife, mother, and dear friend to all she knew, died on June 17, 2018 after an extended battle with cancer. Candace will be tenderly ...

2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Recipients  Fredericksburg Today

From Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Roger L. Harris announces the 2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Program recipients. The selection ...

High school girls basketball roundup: Aguolu leads King George over James Monroe

Oma Aguolu led the way offensively with 15 points, while Aiyana Ellis led the defensive effort with seven steals for King George in a Battlefield District win.

Spotsylvania homicide victim was shot in the face, court records show

The man killed in Spotsylvania County early Wednesday was apparently shot multiple times, including at least once in the face, court records state.

Courtland High School basketball players “Team up to Give back” to local preschoolers at Cedar Forest Elementary

Courtland High School girls and boys varsity basketball players recently visited Virginia Preschool Initiative students at Cedar Forest Elementary. During their ...

Fredericksburg area has produced its share of celebrities, pt. I

Our area is where George Washington was born and grew up. Several other well-known historical figures also have connections here: John Paul Jones, James ...

Local artist's works on display in black history exhibit in Richmond

Freedom rings in different ways to different people, and the latest exhibit at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond explores how ...

Student of the Month: September | Local |

Mark Maire, the son of Mark and Phyllis Maire, has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for September at Brooke Point High ...

Spotsylvania County's own Danny McBride a featured guest at 2016 Virginia Film Festival

A young Danny McBride first stretched his imagination by writing plays as a student at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania County. This November, the ...

Study to re-examine long-range plans for Lafayette Boulevard

Long-range plans to add lanes to Lafayette Boulevard in Fredericksburg will be getting a second look.

Students explore 304-year-old Germanna Colony during 3-week immersive German Academy

High school students from across Virginia interviewed staff members representing Germanna settlers and some of their descendants on Thursday at the site of ...

PAGEANT: Miss Spotsylvania Regency titles are awarded | Communities

The 17th annual benefit beauty pageant was held in November at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.

High school boys basketball: Courtland's frontcourt proves to be too much for Massaponax

Courtland center Nick Woods led a powerful inside game at both ends of the court Friday night as the Cougars mauled Massaponax, 63–36, to even their record ...

High school volleyball preview: Walshes serve up a family rivalry

No sooner does Bob Walsh enter the gymnasium at Courtland High School than he's confronted with a coaching conundrum and a parenting paradox.

Semipro basketball

The Fredericksburg Grizzlies qualified for the Mid-Atlantic Region playoffs in its first two years as an American Basketball Association franchise.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

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

Independence Day events and celebrations | Weekender

JUNE 29-30. Independence Fireworks, George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Enjoy an evening of family fun and ...

High school football, Region 4B playoffs: TD off desperation pass carries Eastern View over Louisa

MINERAL—They stammered. They shrugged. They shouted mild obscenities. Members of the Eastern View football team could not explain the final 20 seconds ...

High school field hockey: Opposites attract goals in Courtland's win over Riverbend

You'd be hard-pressed to confuse Courtland's Cameryn McLaurine with her field hockey teammate Caroline Slick. The former is a senior, a wiry forward who ...

Hedelt: Spotsylvania County's Danny McBride wows crowd at Virginia Film Festival

CHARLOTTESVILLE—Spotsylvania's own Danny McBride joined his longtime creative partner Jody Hill in front of a sellout crowd here at the Virginia Film ...

Two men charged in Fredericksburg shooting | Crime/Courts

Two men have been arrested in connection with an incident Wednesday evening in Fredericksburg in which another man was shot in the lower back, police ...

Trial begins in Spotsylvania for man accused of killing Heather Ciccone

Jonathan J. Vejarano's attorneys wasted no time Tuesday in attacking the credibility of felons who are expected to be key prosecution witnesses in his murder ...

Court records show that suspected killer in Stafford was tracked down by victim's stolen items

A man accused of killing his cousin Nov. 25 in Stafford County almost immediately started trying to make ATM withdrawals and purchases using cards from the ...

Pine Dentistry & Braces to open in Spotsylvania Crossing Shopping Center

Pine Dentistry & Braces, a kids-focused family dental practice, has opened in the former Kool Smiles Dentistry location at 3533 Plank Road in Spotsylvania ...

area schools grapple with rumors and unsubstantiated threats after Parkland shooting

The armed deputy with a bulletproof vest caught Jennifer Lushbaugh's eye as she drove up to Caroline Middle School on Monday morning.

All-Area girls soccer: Canada made her dad proud, leading Courtland to state semifinals

When Tim Canada learned he was going to become a father, he immediately had visions of a son who would carry on the football legacy he left behind at ...

Counselor combines education with life experiences to help others

Bridgette Williams got her high school diploma 11 years later than the rest of her class at Courtland High School, then made up for lost time in a big way.

Louisa County linebacker Brandon Smith named Gatorade state football player of the year

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound linebacker joins former St Anne's-Belfield standout Chris Long as the only Central Virginia player to win the prestigious award.

Spotsylvania Fourth Of July 2017: Fireworks, Stars & Stripes Spectacular

Fourth Of July 2017: Spotsylvania Goes Big - Fredericksburg, VA - The Spotsylvania Stars & Stripes Spectacular is 3-10 p.m. Saturday in the Spotsylvania ...

High school football, Class 3 semifinal: Culpeper can't slow quick-strike Phoebus

HAMPTON—The first two drives of the Class 3 state semifinal between Culpeper and Phoebus summed up the offensive philosophies of the two programs.

PART I: Coast Guard injury leads to painkillers and then Spotsylvania man's addiction

Brandon Renner's military photo shows a youthful innocence and the promise of things to come.

Courtland High's German Club wins national gingerbread house contest again

Students in Courtland High School's German Club have created a gingerbread house without a single gumdrop on the roof.

Spotsylvania judge refuses to step down from trial of man charged with killing Heather Ciccone

The murder trial of the man accused of shooting Spotsylvania County resident Heather Ciccone will start next week as scheduled after a judge Thursday refused ...

High school football preview: Courtland | FLS Varsity

Year : Junior / Position: RB/OLB. Height: 5–8 / Weight: 135. What are some of the obstacles you've had to overcome because you're smaller? “At first when I ...

High school assistant coach arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’

Investigators said none of the crimes happened at school or during school hours.

Photos: Commonwealth District Cross Country | Gallery

The Colonial Forge girls and Stafford boys won the Commonwealth District team titles at Clift Farm in Stafford, Va. on Oct. 18, 2018.

Thinking through memorable Thanksgivings, it's family ties that stand out

With the Super Bowl of family gatherings nigh, I found myself thinking through a lifetime of Thanksgivings to see what made some memorable.

Fredericksburg pays tribute to beloved artist Johnny P. Johnson

The teenager felt angry and alone in the psychiatric ward of the hospital.

Bear sightings reported in Spotsylvania

Maybe it's a runaway cow, Mark and Olivia Fetch thought as the large animal trotted across a field in Spotsylvania County.

Taylor S. Wolfe | Obituaries |

Taylor S. Wolfe, 24, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Spotsylvania as a result of a car accident.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitute in Florida

Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have video of him paying for ...

Anderson to hold first Elite 50 camp and showcase at Courtland

When Justin Anderson was growing up in Westmoreland County, he had his share of prominent athletes to emulate.

Spotsylvania School Board chair faces challenger for Berkeley District seat

Spotsylvania County School Board Chairwoman Erin Grampp is facing first-time candidate April May Gillespie in her bid for re-election as the Berkeley District ...

Woman shot during apparent home invasion in Spotsylvania, police say

Spotsylvania detectives spent much of Tuesday investigating an incident in which a county woman was shot in the leg during a reported home-invasion robbery ...

Northern Neck chef sentenced to 6 months in wife's death

A Northern Neck man who entered an Alford plea to voluntary manslaughter in his wife's 2010 death will serve six months in jail.

Retro Reads: Stafford

It was the middle of October 1894, and the weather had just started to become comfortably cool. The Free Lance was filled with news of political stumping, which ...

'Fine Arts & Flowers' brings artwork to life at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

When a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibit lasts only four days—and occurs only every other year—you know it's got to be special. When it comes to *fresh* ...

Several scholarships available for local students | Local

CHORAL SOCIETY OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP. The Rappahannock Choral Society is once again offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from a ...

Artlist: Sept. 27 to Oct. 4 | Weekender |

810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St. New works by Beverley Coates (watercolors), Penny A. Parrish (photography) and Lynn Abbott (acrylics and oils).

Man charged in Fredericksburg sexual assault now being investigated for similar attack in Spotsylvania

A Spotsylvania County man who is already facing serious charges in connection with a sexual assault at a Fredericksburg store last year is now being ...

Students of the Month: March | Local |

Carter Alexander Boyd, the son of Matthew and Jennifer Boyd, was selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for March at James Monroe ...

Local delegates playing key roles in the new effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia moved a little closer Wednesday to becoming the 38th state to ratify the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment, and local delegates could play key roles in ...

Caroline man whose wife died of heroin overdose is charged with drug distribution

A Caroline County man who allegedly supplied his wife with the heroin that caused her overdose death last year has been charged with distribution of the drug.

NFL Legends Football Camp Comes to Spotsylvania County

Fredericksburg, VA - ​Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office will partner with NFL Super Bowl Champion Gary Clark to host the second annual youth camp.

10 best movies featuring Fredericksburg-area actors

10. Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Despite what many people remember, it was actually Fredericksburg's own (and University of Mary Washington alum) Judge ...

Officials hoping to calm unease at Riverbend High School

After an uneasy Monday, Tuesday at Riverbend High was more like a normal school day, officials said.

High school football: Courtland leaves Lafayette convinced | FLS Varsity

Lafayette High School football coach Andy Linn told his team following a 27–6 loss to Courtland in the 4A–East Region semifinals Friday night that the Rams ...

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