NOVA to host economist Stephen Fuller who will share his outlook on Northern Virginia economy — In March, Northern Virginia Community College’s (NOVA) Workforce Development Division will host its next installment of the Workforce Industry Building Learning Series titled, “Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges.” [Northern Virginia Community College]

4 p.m. burn law goes into effect — On Saturday, February 15th, the Commonwealth’s 4:00 p.m. burn law goes into effect. The law remains in effect until Wednesday, April 30th. Approved burning may take place between 4:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight only. [Prince William Department of Fire Rescue]

Va. legislators push flurry of bills at session’s halfway point –Virginia’s House and Senate will plow through hundreds of bills Tuesday to meet a crucial deadline as the legislature hits the midpoint of its 60-day session — one marked so far by broad consensus on ethics and mental health reform, but also sharp partisan divisions over Medicaid and social issues. [Washington Post]

Stafford Hospital to Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary -Stafford Hospital on Hospital Center Blvd. in Stafford is set to celebrate its fifth year of serving the local community on February 27, 2014. [StaffordLocal.com]

Residents to be impacted by Fredericksburg bypass construction speak out -The projects include the Rappahannock River Crossing, which would add collector–distributor roads and bridges along I–95 between the U.S. 17 and State Route 3 exits…They took aim at the proposed Rappahannock Parkway in Spotsylvania and the Berea Parkway in Stafford. [Fredericksburg.com]