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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Budget Public Hearing Notice

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Spotsylvania will hold its FY 2021 Budget Public Hearing Tues, 3/31 at Courtland High School, 6:30pm. For the safety of the community during the COVID-19 emergency, written public comments are STRONGLY advised. Click link below for more information.

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Spring Flushing Program Begins

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Beginning March 20, 2020, a slight change will be made in the water treatment process to facilitate an effective flushing program. The purpose of this temporary change in the process, which occurs annually in the spring, is to help ensure a high level of ...

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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: 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 18 months, our partnered installation contractor has installed over 26,000 automated smart meters thro...

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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: March 19, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Measures to Combat COVID-19 and Support Impacted Virginians

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced additional steps to help Virginians impacted by novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, stop the spread of the virus in the Commonwealth, and protect public health.

“Everyone must play a role to h...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: 8 Things Your Small Business Needs to Do

Here are the top CDC-recommended tips that small business owners can take to mitigate risk, protect employees and support customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Ther...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Versona to Open in Spotsylvania Towne Centre

"A new women’s fashion retailer is coming to The Village at Towne Centre in Spotsylvania County.

Versona will open across from Park Lane Tavern in late spring."

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Grants available for developing specialty crops in Virginia

"RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says it expects to administer nearly $540,000 in federal grants for the development of specialty crops.

The agency said in a news release that groups looking ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fredericksburg Region is #1 in Job Growth

"Here’s a statistic to celebrate: the Greater Fredericksburg Region has added more jobs than any other region of the commonwealth since 2016.

According to a recent study by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the number of new job...

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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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Stay up to date on the latest news and emergency information by signing up for SpotsyAlerts.

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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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Spotsylvania County Parks and Recreation has closed all community centers through Thursday, April 23, 2020. In addition, all programs, events and sports have been cancelled through Thursday, April 23, 2020. Parks and Reservoirs will remain open at this ti...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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

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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: December 18, 2019

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN ON BOS

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A swearing-in ceremony was held Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Historic Spotsylvania Courthouse.Spotsylvania Circuit Court Judge Ricardo Rigaul administered oaths to new members Salem Supervisor-Elect Deborah Frazier and Livingston Supervisor-...

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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: March 24, 2020

Virtual Visits

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Here is a quick list of things to do from your computer or phone to help take the edge off having to stay away from others.

1. Take a tour of the new location of the Spotsylvania Museum as it will be opening soon, here is the YouTube video by Ted ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Healthy Travel Tips and Restaurants with Curbside Service

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Check out our travel blog to learn healthy travel tips from Virginia Tourism, things you can do to enjoy time outside or at home while practicing social distancing. You will also find a list of restaurants that are open for curbside service. The list of r...

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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: November 22, 2016

Soap Box Derby Registration is now open!

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Registration before May 7, 2020, is $50, after May 7 $75. Registration must be dropped off or mailed to the Spotsylvania Visitor Center at 4704 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. Make Checks payable to Treasurer, Spotsylvania County. Registrati...

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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: March 30, 2020

Please Do Not Flush These

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During this time, when many people are staying in their homes as part of the efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, please only flush toilet paper.  

We urge our citizens to be careful what you flush down your toilet.  These it...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Spotsylvania County Utilities Coronavirus Information

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Spotsylvania County Utilities is continuously monitoring reports about the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Spotsylvania County and surrounding areas. We have also established an internal coronavirus task force to organize and respond to c...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Spring Flushing Program Begins

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Beginning March 20, 2020, a slight change will be made in the water treatment process to facilitate an effective flushing program. The purpose of this temporary change in the process, which occurs annually in the Spring, is to help ensure a high level of ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Utilities Customer Service Department has a New Fax Number

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Spotsylvania County Utilities Customer Service department has a new fax number:  (540) 486-5955

The voice telephone number remains the same:  (540) 507-7300, press Option 1.

Spotsylvania County Utilities Customer Service department is avai...

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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 18 months, our partnered installation contractor has installed over 26,000 automated smart meters thro...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Notifications

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Stay up to date on the latest utility news by signing up for our email or text notifications.

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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 Spotsylvania County Utilities (SCU) service district are being offered free in-home water testing.  Sample vials with literature are being dropped off offering free water tests....

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