Culpeper, VACulpeper Star Exponent

Culpeper PD seeking to ID woman suspected in Walmart larceny

Culpeper Police are attempting to identify a woman suspected in a larceny that took place around noon on June 5 at the local Walmart. She is described as a black female, possibly in her 40s or 50s, with gray hair parted to the side and a shaved portion on the side of her head. She was seen wearing a white t-shirt, jeans and black sneakers and was accompanied by two juveniles during the larceny incident, police said.
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Hellam Township, PAPosted by

Police still looking for truck driver who fled after causing crash that shut down York County road

The driver who caused a truck crash that shut down Route 30 for four hours Monday is still being sought by Hellam Township Police, according to Officer Barry Mills. Derek Billingsley, 40, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, was identified as the driver after witnesses participated in a photo lineup Tuesday. Police suspect he was under the influence at the time of the crash, which occurred at 12:09 p.m. Monday between the Hallam and Wrightsville exits, Mills said.
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Orange County, VANBC 29 News

Fair returns to Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Orange County Fair is back after a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Things are a little more spread this time out, but fair-goers can still expect to have lots of fun. “Last year was tough on us because we had no revenue...
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Spotsylvania County, VAFree Lance-Star

Spotsylvania supervisors approve new cigarette tax

Smoking is about to get more expensive in Spotsylvania County. The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday that establishes a new tax that will add 30 cents to the cost of a 20-cigarette pack. The county anticipates collecting $310,000 annually in revenue from the tax, which was included in the fiscal 2022 budget approved earlier this year by the board.
Stafford, VAThe Takeout

Crook breaks into bank, steals one soda in biggest heist ever

ABC News reports that a man in Stafford, Virginia, was arrested for breaking into a bank, though his heist pretty much only involved stealing loose change and drinking a soda. No report on what kind of soda it was. This happened on Monday morning, just after 9 a.m., when someone...
Prince William County, VAWashington Post

Prince William County crime report

The following information, provided by the Prince William County Police Department and formatted by The Post, shows selected incidents reported by police. Reported incidents did not necessarily occur and may be based on preliminary information that is subject to change after further investigation. You can reach the department directly at 703-792-5123.

Fredericksburg Police looking for man in Monday stabbing

Fredericksburg Police looking for man in Monday stabbing. Fredericksburg Police is attempting to locate 42 year old Jermaine Conway of no fixed address. Conway is wanted on a felony charge of aggravated malicious wounding for the stabbing that occurred on June 21st in the 100 block of Wellington Lakes Drive. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Huntly, VARappahannock News

Board of Zoning Appeals grants setback variance on Huntly property

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals granted a setback variance on Wednesday night to the owners of a 0.78-acre parcel in an agriculture zone on the corner of Zachary Taylor Highway and Jericho Road in Huntly. The applicants, sisters Sandra Hawkins, Charlotte Turnmeyer and Sharon Dodson, sought a five-foot...
Fredericksburg, VAFree Lance-Star

Woodford man convicted in death of tow-truck driver in Fredericksburg

A man who struck and killed a tow-truck driver on the Interstate 95 entrance ramp in Fredericksburg last year was convicted Tuesday of DUI-manslaughter. Christopher R. Minor, 29, of Woodford convicted by Judge Gordon Willis following a trial in Fredericksburg Circuit Court. Minor, who was acquitted of a drug possession charge, will be sentenced Sept. 9.
Madison County,

561 Happy Hills Lane

Just remodeled and ready to move in, all brick rambler on 3 acres in Madison County close to Town in Happy Hills subdivision. No HOA. Fresh paint, new luxury vinyl plank floors throughout main level, new appliances, remodeled bath with super nice gray tile walk in shower, reworked HVAC ducts, new 12'x16' deck, basement walls have new wrapped insulation, basement floor will be painted concrete, and so on. Large 30'x24' garage-shop with 16'x9' door and opener plus side service door and new LED lighting. High speed internet is available at the home. Lovely setting back off the road down a winding driveway with new gravel into your own private enclave. Come take a look for yourself.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Oh! International food festival, Manassas Bee Festival

Spark Golf: Washington, D.C.-Prince William Thursday League: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Play Spark Golf: a 9-hole, social golf league organized to be casual and fun. Joining the league is free. League rounds are available for purchase. For more information or to join for free, go to Prince William Golf Course, 14631 Vint Hill Road, Nokesville. Fee: Join for free; play for as little as $26 per round; cart included.
Dumfries, VAInside Nova

PHOTOS: A historic day for Dumfries

Prince William Potomac District Supervisor Andrea Bailey and Dumfries Mayor Derrick Wood were among speakers commemorating the renaming of Mine Road to Batestown Road during a ceremony at Merchant Park on Juneteenth, Saturday. The move honors one of the first African-American communities in Virginia established before the Civil War. The Dumfries Town Council and Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted to approve renaming the road earlier this year.
Rappahannock County, VARappahannock News

Courthouse Row for June 24

The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office June 12-17 Christopher Todd Page to Charles T. Akre, Jr., trustee of the Revocable Trust of Charles T. Akre, Jr., and Deanna Sanders Akre, trustee of the Revocable Trust agreement of Deanna Sanders Akre, ½ acres, $949,000, deed of bargain sale, general warranty, tax map 20A-1-61.
Culpeper, VACulpeper Star Exponent

Four Town Council candidates seeking Culpeper Republicans endorsement

Four candidates for Culpeper Town Council who are seeking the local Republican Party endorsement will participate in a 7 p.m. forum Thursday at Eastern View High School. Participants in the candidates’ forum, being hosted by Culpeper County GOP Committee, will be David Kulivan, Fred Sapp, Janie Schmidt and Joe Short.
Fredericksburg, VAFree Lance-Star

VDOT says refurbished Chatham Bridge on track to reopen in fall

The Chatham Bridge has been closed for a year now and will remain shuttered through the summer. But the opening of the rehabilitated span over the Rappahannock River is not far from happening, Stafford County and Fredericksburg officials learned during a tour of the bridge work zone earlier this week.