Fredericksburg City Beat

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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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Higgs apparent winner for Fredericksburg sheriff

UPDATE: Results online right now show the following:

Higgs captures 4,959 votes of 6,523 cast. Ron A. Swaney receives 1,536.

Write-in candidates received 28 votes.


The city registrar is currently checking the data but it appears incumbent Sheriff Paul W. Higgs has won reelection.

Results appear to be that Higgs received 67 percent of the votes.

Still awaiting results in the treasurer’s race.