Marine Corps 240th Birthday

The Marine Corps is celebrating its 240th birthday today. Here are things to know about one of America's most elite fighting forces: Marine Corps birthday Nov. 10 is the official birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. The Marine Corps traces its roots back to the Second Continental Congress...

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Fredericksburg gearing up for holidays

  Finding Santa as he strolls the streets of downtown Fredericksburg will be easier this holiday season. Shawn Kolodgie, a local software engineer who created the free Fred Map app for the Fredericksburg Visitor Center last summer, will add a Santa Tracker feature by the middle of...

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Election Day 2015

THERE ARE MORE THAN 100 CANDIDATES RUNNING IN 44 CONTESTED RACES THROUGHOUT REGION. WHERE CAN I FIND MY POLLING LOCATION? http://elections.virginia.gov/ WHAT TIME DO THE POLLS OPEN AND CLOSE? Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...

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New yoga studio planned for Fredericksburg

A new yoga studio is planned for downtown Fredericksburg. The 1,200-square-foot building at 1403 Franklin St., the longtime Aggie’s Beauty Shop, was recently purchased by local interior designer Jackie Payne who is remodeling the property and asking the city to change its conditional use permit.  The change...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers...

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VRE to open new Spotsylvania station on November 16th

On Monday, November 16th, at 4:57 a.m. is the slot scheduled for the first train to leave the new Spotsylvania Virginia Railway Express Station, which is the first extension of the VRE rail line since service started in 1992. The station, in the Crossroads Station development off...

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First Place Blue Ribbon for the 2015 Parade of Homes

MacDoc Realty is so proud of Foundation Homes, Inc. for receiving the First Place Blue Ribbon for the 2015 Parade of Homes. Foundation Homes, Inc. was awarded for their beautiful model in River Crossing. River Crossing is an Active Adult Community located in Fredericksburg. ...

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Fredericksburg is getting a new welcome sign

[caption id="attachment_19092" align="alignleft" width="486"] SUZANNE CARR ROSSI/THE FREE LANCE–STAR[/caption] Fredericksburg is getting a new welcome sign — and it is taking up the entire side of a building. Mirinda Reynolds, who painted the colorful mural of the city’s skyline that greets drivers as they cross the Chatham...

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Spotsylvania schools seek help aiding homeless students

Here's a wonderful opportunity to pay it forward! Please join us in helping area homeless students. Donation of items will be collected at the MacDoc Realty office located at 1809 William St in Fredericksburg, Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. ‪#‎give‬ ‪#‎payitforward‬ ‪#‎FXBG‬ ...

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