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Feb 12, 2013
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Earlier shopping draws a crowd
While most stores stayed dark on Thanksgiving, resting up for the big Black Friday rush, some welcomed hundreds of shoppers itching for the perfect deal.
Spotsylvania surplus will pay health benefits
Spotsylvania County school officials are earmarking a year-end surplus for a health benefits program and school buses for special education students, among other expenses.
Race's return downtown seen as reunion for many
At this year’s Rappahannock YMCA Turkey Trot, most people agreed: Downtown is where the event belongs.
National Bank building sale delayed until 2015
The National Bank building on Princess Anne Street won’t be listed for sale until after Jan. 1 to allow time to package the historic items inside.
Tougher cigarette sale laws are urged
Virginia officials are considering tightening regulation of tobacco retailers as a new approach to combating illegal cigarette trafficking.
Colonial Beach considers uses for burned out former high school
Town officials are considering several options for the property, including saving much of the brick building and attached gym.
Seasons Meanings: Zahoor Nadeem, living the dream
What I learned: Hard work, honesty and if you have a dream and are focused, it makes difference.
Local housing still recovering
Bowman's master distiller dies
BUSINESS BRIEFS: BobbyPins & Blush has opened in city
Local and national business news.
EDA will help fund city's Main Street Initiative