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Posted on: May 27, 2020

16th ANNUAL STARS & STRIPES SPECTACULAR CANCELLED

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Spotsylvania County announces cancellation of the 16th annual Stars & Stripes Spectacular planned June 27, 2020, at the Courthouse District. While we are aware that many will be disappointed by the decision to cancel this popular yearly tradition, the...

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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.

 “We are saddened by the news...

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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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