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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Statewide Face Mask Requirement

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Governor Northam issued Executive Order #63 May 26. It requires patrons aged ten and over to wear face coverings while inside public settings beginning Friday, May 29, 2020. This order includes required face mask use by visitors obtaining public ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

RPI 2020 Best Workplaces

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RPI Group, Inc. (RPI) has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Hitting newsstands May 12 in the May/June 2020 issue, and as part of a prominent Inc.com feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and c...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

FY 2021 Adopted Budget

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FY 2021 Adopted Budget, as adopted by the Board of Supervisors 4/28/20, is available for viewing on the county website in link below. Available for review after 7/13 at Budget Office in Marshall Ctr or Holbert Bldg. Reach Budget Office at 540-507-7590.

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Tax Relief Program

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Did you know? Spotsylvania County provides an exemption of taxes on real property for the elderly and/or totally disabled persons. Click link below to learn more.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

United States Census 2020

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The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Sign up for our newsletter and view past issues

Spotsylvania County’s Economic Development Department has created a bi-weekly newsletter to update our community on new and exciting things happening for our businesses. Each issue we feature a local business in our "Business Spotlight"...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Artisan Soap Business Wins Towne Centre's Shop Small Business Showdown

"A homegrown venture crafting bath and body products with a whimsical flair, creative packaging and a positive message beat out more than two dozen local entrepreneurs to win the Shop Small Showdown at Spotsylvania Towne Centre.

Spotsylvania County re...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Volunteer with Us

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As one of the nation's fastest-growing counties, Spotsylvania needs dedicated volunteers to serve as firefighters, EMS providers, and support personnel.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Product Recalls

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Find a listing of products that have had recalls issued due to safety concerns.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Health & Safety Resources

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Learn how to spot the warning signs of a heart attack, the symptoms of high blood pressure, and more.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Emergency Notifications

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Places from the Past

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Beverley Stanard built “Roxbury” around 1743.  Stanard owned 2,000 acres between the Ni and Po rivers. 

The home (photo circa 1880) burned in 1920. The home site and cemetery near Thornburgh Elementary School is now ow...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

A Changing Landscape

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From the Museum Archives.  In 1880, the area in Spotsylvania Court House village started to change.  It began with subdividing part of the land associated with the historic "Spotswood Inn".  Originally a 1,000 acre tra...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

County Museum Moving

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The Spotsylvania County Museum, located at 9019 Old Battlefield Blvd Suite 110, Spotsylvania, VA 22553, will permanently close Wednesday January 29, at 5:00 p.m., so staff can continue the process of moving the museum collections to their new home at Firs...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Make a Donation

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When you give to the museum, you are helping to preserve, protect, and display our county's history. Every gift is tax-deductible and the impact reaches not only our county residents but also those from all over who visit.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Become a Member

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Consider becoming a member of the Spotsylvania Historical Association to help preserve and promote our county's history.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Modified Operations

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Parks and Recreation Covid-19 Update as of Friday, June 5, 2020

  • Loriella Park Office – Open to the public as of Monday, June 8, 2020                    &...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

COUNTY BUILDINGS REOPEN 5/18 WITH LIMITED ACCESS

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Spotsylvania County buildings and offices reopen to the public Monday, May 18, with limited access and social distancing, after being closed to visitors since March 20, due to COVID-19. Phase One of the Governor’s Forward Virginia reopening plan...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 OUTBREAK REPORTED IN SPOTSYLVANIA STORE

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The Rappahannock Area Health District confirms that several employees of the Aldi grocery store in the Four Mile Fork area of Spotsylvania have tested positive for COVID-19. This the first COVID-19 outbreak reported in the localities covered by the health...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

COUNTY ASKS FOR PUBLIC'S HELP FIGHTING COVID-19

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Spotsylvania County asks for help and cooperation from businesses and residents as a critical period in the fight against the spread of novel coronavirus approaches. Experts now predict an earlier peak in COVID-19 cases in Virginia than previously project...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

COUNTY MOURNS SECOND COVID-19-RELATED DEATH

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The Rappahannock Area Health District is reporting its second COVID-19-related death. The announcement was made late yesterday. The death is that of a male Spotsylvania County resident in his 50’s.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COUNTY MOURNS FIRST COVID-19-RELATED DEATH

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Today, the Rappahannock Area Health District is reporting its first COVID-19-related death. Though not yet reported on the Virginia Department of Health website, this appears to be the 35th death in the Commonwealth of Virginia due to COVID-19.

The death i...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS TAKEOUT WEEK 3/30-4/5

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Spotsylvania County, Virginia Restaurant/Lodging/Tourism Association (VRLTA), and Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) team up for this first-ever "Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Takeout Week,"  March 30 to April 5, 2020.  Vir...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC

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Spotsylvania announces the closures of all county buildings to the public, beginning 8 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, until further notice. The action is in response to continued concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. The closures...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION COVID-19

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Spotsylvania County declares a local state of emergency in response to growing concerns over the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). County Administrator Edward Petrovitch made the announcement Tuesday evening, March 17, 2020, during a special ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

SPOTSYLVANIA COVID-19 CASE

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announces that a Spotsylvania County resident has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), confirming the fifth "presumptive positive" case in the state. The positive result returned Monday...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

NEW SIGN POLICY IN EFFECT

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Spotsylvania adopts a revised policy, eliminating any exceptions to enforcement and removal of illegal signs located in the VDOT Right of Way. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the proposal during a meeting Tuesday, February 25, 2020. ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

COUNTY MUSEUM MOVING

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The Spotsylvania County Museum, located at 9019 Old Battlefield Blvd Suite 110, Spotsylvania, VA 22553, will permanently close Wednesday January 29, at 5:00 p.m., so staff can continue the process of moving the museum’s collection to its new hom...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

25 NEW IT JOBS IN SPOTSYLVANIA

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Governor Northam announces 25 new Information Technology jobs in Spotsylvania County. TES, a global provider of IT lifecycle services, will invest $1.29 million to establish an IT asset disposition center at the facility located at 3475 Lee Hill Drive.

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

USS CHANCELLORSVILLE BANNER CEREMONY

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November 2019 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the commissioning of USS Chancellorsville.

Spotsylvania County citizens and visitors had the opportunity to sign a banner thanking the crew for its service at various events and locations throughout the count...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

SPOTSYLVANIA EARNS AAA RATING FROM STANDARD & POOR’S

Spotsylvania, Va. – August 9, 2019 –Spotsylvania County is very pleased to announce that its General Obligationbond rating has been upgraded to AAA by Standard & Poor’s.This is the highest possible rating and comes after ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

2018 SPOTSY ARTS FESTIVAL WINS VIRGO AWARD

Spotsylvania, Va. – May 28, 2019 –Spotsylvania County’s Department of Economic Development & Tourism and The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (VADMO), an association supporting destination marke...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Recyclables

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Last year our county achieved an overall recycling rate of 33%. Find out what you can and cannot recycle.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Classroom Visits

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Each year the Solid Waste Division provides teachers an Environmental Education Guide that provides interesting, hands-on learning opportunities. Invite our staff to your classroom today!

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Spotsylvania Visitor Center Reopening

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The Spotsylvania Visitor Center reopens to the public Friday, June 12. Temporary hours are Monday- Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM. The Visitor Center has implemented changes to ensure a safe experience for guests. Only one promotional br...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Spotsylvania Museum Is Moving

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The Spotsylvania Museum will be located in the former Lick Run Community Center on Plank Road, Rt 3,

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

No Phones in Work Zones

Starting July 1, 2019, it is against Virginia law to hold a handheld personal communications device while driving through a highway work zone. Offenders will be fined $250.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Please Do Not Flush These

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We urge our citizens to be careful what you flush down your toilet. Learn more about what you can do to protect your sanitary sewer pipes and the community's infrastructure.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Water Quality Reports

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires all water utilities to produce annual water quality reports that convey important information and characteristics about the water they provide to their customers. We have dedicated ourselves to producing d...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Utilities Department Open By Appointment Only

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The Department of Utilities/Public Works located at 600 Hudgins Road is open by appointment only during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call 540-507-7300, Press Option 1, or email customerservice@spotsy...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Water Conservation Initiative

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Water conservation focuses on taking action to improve the effectiveness of water use through various means, either by changing our behaviors or by upgrading our fixtures and equipment. The ultimate goal of water conservation is not to prevent water use, ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Water Meter Upgrades

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Spotsylvania County Utilities is dedicated to providing its customers with the most efficient and safest water service possible. Over the past 24 months, our partnered installation contractor has installed over 31,000 automated smart meters throughout the...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Water Savings Tip

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Leaking toilets can waste 14,000 gallons of water per day and cost consumers hundreds of dollars a month on their water and sewer bills. To detect a slow leak, put food coloring in the toilet tank and wait up to 12 hours without flushing. If the water in ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Call Before You Dig

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The Virginia Underground Damage Protection Act requires excavators, contractors,
and property owners to call VA 811 (or 1-800-552-7001) before starting any outdoor construction, excavation, digging or demolition.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for eBilling

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Be more environmentally friendly by going paperless and sign up for eBilling.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Companies Providing In-Home Water Sampling

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It has recently come to our attention that some neighborhoods within the Spotsylvania County Utility service area are being offered free in-home water testing. Sample vials offering free water tests are dropped off to residences and businesses. These vial...

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