Fredericksburg City Beat

This blog includes news about City Hall, city schools and other 22401 news.

Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or

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It’s quiz time! How well do YOU know the 22401?

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the very last week of 2011.

This was a big year for the city of Fredericksburg and now it’s time to put your knowledge of the city and this year’s news to the test.

Take this quick five-question quiz to see how well you know the happenings of the 22401 this year.

The questions:

1. Who did James Monroe High School play in the Division 3 Final game?

2. Who won the election for Circuit Court Clerk?

3. Where will the new courthouse facilities be? (give the intersection)

4. Who is the Fredericksburg City Manager?

5. What major national retailer closed in August?

Send all answers to You have until 5 p.m. TODAY to enter. I will take the names of all the people who have all the correct answers and enter them into a random drawing. Then I’ll contact the winner and they will get a prize! Be sure to include your name and a way I can contact you to let you know if you’ve won.

Later in the week, I’ll post a blog with all the answers.

Hint: The answers are all based on news stories from The Free Lance-Star and