Surrounded by Marvel action figures and posters on the bedroom wall behind him, all while sitting in the comfort of his own home, Del. Josh Cole (D-28, Fredericksburg, Stafford) hosted a virtual town hall Wednesday evening with Stafford County Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner and Fredericksburg City Public Schools Superintendent Marceline Catlett.
With supplies running short and localities searching for any amidst the coronavirus outbreak, Stafford County is working to provide these supplies to their community, with the help of volunteers and donors.
Sitting six feet apart in an empty board chamber, Superintendent Scott Kizner and School Board Chair Holly Hazard broadcasted to a thousand concerned parents, students, staff, and community members viewing from a distance, behind the safety of their screens, about the impacts of the coronavirus on the Stafford County Public School System.
Despite schools across Virginia being closed for at least two weeks, school divisions in our area are doing what they can to keep up with the demand of providing meals for economically disadvantaged children.
Fredericksburg City officials have taken their first public health action since declaring a state of emergency: The city will limit the number of customers in a restaurant or bar to just 10 people per establishment.