Tag: Spotsylvania County

Cole has a dream: Squash King’s dream

January 19, 2013 — Today’s Freelance Star includes a story on the dual roles of that great multi-tasker, Virginia House Del./Spotsylvania County deputy administrator Mark Cole.  Among the many humorous items in the story is Cole’s assertion that he can handle both jobs by working

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Did Timothy McLaughlin Break the Law?

LeavingMyMarc.com has attained “publicly available information” that raises some pretty serious issues about Timothy “Tim” McLaughlin’s, candidate for Spotsylvania Supervisor in the Chancellor District, actions leading up to his run for Board of Supervisors. Based on publicly available information, we

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Hap Connors for Chancellor Supervisor, Spotsylvania County

During this election season, I’ve had my hands full with trying to cover the many races in Stafford County; however, I believe that Hap Connors deserves everyone’s attention. I’ve known Hap for some time and I can tell you that

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Cord “Not So” Sterling and Mudslide Mark vs. StaffordCo Schools

I think it’s fairly well documented on how Mudslide Mark Dudenhefer has voted to cut millions in funding for Stafford County Public Schools and in 2011 he voted against increasing funds to the school board by $1 million. We’ve previously

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Sheriff Jett’s 6-Year “Glitch”

It seems that Sheriff Jett wasn’t a big fan of our recent post about crime being up big in Stafford County. So instead of fighting crime Sheriff Jett did what any reasonable person would do: he set out to slice

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Stafford County Crime Soars 60% Over Last 5 Years

According to the Virginia State Police, crime was up in Stafford County for the fifth straight year. It wasn’t just up, but has soared by 60% since 2005. Worse yet, when strictly looking at violent crimes, crime has soared a whopping

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Shenk: Barbrow challenges status quo

Barbrow is what Stafford County NEEDS in a commonwealth’s attorney. He’s seen “too many examples in the current administration where the lack of prosecutorial discretion has resulted in unjust convictions or sentences.” For him it’s about “fundamental fairness.” “As a prosecutor, I

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