Travel blog names city as historical destination

Virginia’s department of tourism travel blog “Virginia is For Lovers” has named the Fredericksburg region one of the best historical gems to visit this spring in the commonwealth. In a list published March 18 called “Spring Itineraries For Five Historical Places In Virginia,” Fredericksburg is hailed...

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New food truck opens in Fredericksburg area

A new food truck, Waffle Squared, has opened in the Fredericksburg region. Owner Ilene Terrell said the truck is “operated by three friends,” and offers waffle sandwiches with unique flavor combinations and locally-sourced products. Among the trucks offerings are savory sandwiches on bacon cheddar waffles, corn and...

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Local unemployment falls

The local unemployment rate fell seven-tenths of a point in January from the same time last year, according to data released by the Virginia Employment Commission Friday. In the Fredericksburg-area, 4.5 percent of the workforce reported being unemployed, down from 5.2 percent in January 2015. All...

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6 Kitchen Renovations That Really Pay Off

  It’s impossible to own a home without pondering the occasional (or hey, a whole lot of) home improvements. And the great thing is that a lot of the time, creative energy, and yes, cash you spend on such renovations don’t just translate into a space you love, but also into a...

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7 Life-Changing Hacks to Use Around the House

No doubt about it, running a home is a handful—way more than a handful if you’re ambitious enough to dabble in home improvement. But whether you’re aiming to repaint the living room or just take out the trash, there are plenty of household hacks that can streamline your...

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Duck Donuts to open in Eagle Village

Duck Donuts, a popular donut chain founded in North Carolina, will open a location in Fredericksburg’s Eagle Village this summer. Franchisees Larry Scherer and Ryan Sloper leased the space under S&P Investment Group LLC. Scherer said Eagle Village will be the 13th location in Virginia, and...

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New restaurant opens in Culpeper

Grill 309, a new restaurant in Culpeper serving craft cocktails, beer, wine and American fare, opened this month at 309 South Main Street. Owners James and Brittany Laughorn owned a bar and grill in Florida. The couple moved here to be closer to family and wanted...

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