The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.

The News Desk archives:

Drug deal led to shooting, court records say

Ex-Culpeper deputy charged with assaulting inmate

Beach ponders middle-school options

Police uncover suspected meth labs

Man imprisoned for molesting autistic girl, 11

Some damaged roads still closed, VDOT says

Most area schools get full state accreditation

Quake damage tops $90 million

Police investigate school bus fight

Gas leak on Liberty Street

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