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Encounter with a homeless man touches a Virginia Starbucks manager

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/encounter-with-a-homeless-man-touches-a-virginia-starbucks-manager/2012/06/18/gJQAxUDVlV_story.html

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Not Many Texting While Driving Tickets

Syndicated From: Andrew Flusche

Last year Virginia law was changed to make texting while driving a primary offense, which means an officer can pull you over solely because thinks you’re texting. But are tickets being written for texting? Not really. According to the Free Lance-Star, a total of 109 people were charged with texting while driving last year in […]


Shooty Car Accoutrements

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

These came by way of a Kickstarter project. Figured I’d put them on the car for the drive to last weekend’s match..40 S&W.  And now my vehicle is illegal in D.C.
[ This content originated at Musings Over a Pint ]


Old Ox Brewery

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

We headed to Ashburn Sunday afternoon, our targeted destination was Old Ox Brewery. Opened just three weeks now, I’ve been seeing many references the brewery on various social media and wanted to check them out. We made our way to Ashburn, the “back wa…


Old Ox Brewery

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

We headed to Ashburn Sunday afternoon, our targeted destination was Old Ox Brewery. Opened just three weeks now, I’ve been seeing many references the brewery on various social media and wanted to check them out. We made our way to Ashburn, the “back wa…


Old Ox Brewery

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

We headed to Ashburn Sunday afternoon, our targeted destination was Old Ox Brewery. Opened just three weeks now, I’ve been seeing many references the brewery on various social media and wanted to check them out. We made our way to Ashburn, the “back wa…


Cadets PT in tent city in Jacks Valley during Basic Cadet Training at the US Air Force Academy

Syndicated From: It Beats Working For A LivingIt Beats Working For A Living


Basic Cadet Training at the US Air Force Academy

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Cavalier USPSA Match

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

For the second weekend in a row, I headed off to a new (to me) USPSA match. On Saturday I shot the monthly match put on by the Greater Richmond Blasters, at the Cavalier Rifle and Pistol Club in Montpelier, VA. The trip to the range took…


Pike’s Peak

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Pike’s Peak

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Events

April Fredericksburg Business Forum Event: How to Write and Publish a Book!

Who: If you are a business owner, business development professional, or just interested in what it takes to write and publish a book, this event is for you! What: I have written two books which have generated substantial returns for my business. This session will detail the process that I used to get those books […]

 

Fredericksburg Business Forum

The Fredericksburg Business Forum is a group of business owners in the Fredericksburg area who want to take their business from good to spectacular. Its purpose is to give business owners the opportunity to network with their peers in order to form relationships and gain knowledge that will allow them to grow their businesses. Each month, […]

 

Hardywood Park Arrives in Fredericksburg

“Finally.” That was the common refrain heard at Tuesday’s Hardywood Park Brewery release party and Steal the Glass event at Capital Ale House. The Richmond brewery’s beers have been available around the Richmond area, and I even saw them a couple weeks…

 

Fredericksburg Brew Fest

The first Fredericksburg Brew Fest took place this past Saturday at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds. I picked up a couple friends early and we arrived to claim our place near the start of the line before the gates opened. Once in, we picked up our shake…

 

Blue & Gray Oktoberfest

Colleen was out of town this weekend catching up with friends from college, and our son was spending Saturday with friends doing airsoft. So what’s a guy to do when left to his own devices? The 11th Annual Fredericksburg Oktoberfest at Blue & Gray …

 

News.Local

Rappahannock Political Forum 09

Local bloggers are coming to the rescue of local politics again this year in the form of the Bloggers Forum 09. Yours truly is one of several panel members participating in this event to showcase those running for Stafford and Spotsylvania VA superrvisor positions. For more info, click the banner to the right of the [...]

 

Local Bloggers Pass 4,000 Posts!

Today marks a milestone of sorts. Actually it’s more of a surprise. I was checking some stats and FBurgNews.com has logged more than 4000 posts from local Fredericksburg, VA area bloggers. Way to go team!
As we grow together, I’m working on changes to the website to group blogs.  You’ll all still end up in the [...]

 

City Taxes Going UP-UP-UP

For those of you that vote in Fredericksburg VA, here’s who you can thank for higher real estate taxes.
Councilwoman Greenlaw made the final motion to raise the rate to $0.705 of every $100. That’s almost 26% percent. It was seconded by Vice-Mayor Devine.
Councilman Kelly put forward an alternative $.68 of every $100. It was seconded [...]

 

A few blog changes

First, a new addition.  http://roadsdivergedwood.blogspot.com/ is a photographic view of Fredericksburg, with a bit of history about those places appearing in the shots.
Death of a blog, that’s what happens when things start getting out of hand when ‘friends’ take posts in a direction not intended.  Of course I’m talking about the Fred Vegas Chronicles.  Fredericksburg’s very own [...]

 

Kindle Mania! Fredericksburg Hits the Big Time

Now get the area’s hottest news delivered direct to your Amazon Kindle!   FburgNews.com tries to bring together a diverse set of blogging content, and it is now available in more formats than ever.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0029U2X8Q
Hopefully they will drop the price to make getting the local inside story more affordable.