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PW Commonwealth Attorney Says Officers ‘Were Justified’ in Laurel Street Shooting

PW Commonwealth Attorney Says Officers ‘Were Justified’ in Laurel Street Shooting

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The criminal investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred on November 4, 2018 on Laurel Street in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County has been completed.

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UPDATED: Rain Expected After Noon

UPDATED: Rain Expected After Noon

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Weather

Forecasters are expecting the current precipitation to change over to rain by noon and continue through Friday morning.

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UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Extended until 1 p.m.

UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Extended until 1 p.m.

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service extended the Winter Weather Advisory until 1 p.m. Thursday.

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Winter Weather Arrives Thursday Morning; Delays, Cancellations Possible

Winter Weather Arrives Thursday Morning; Delays, Cancellations Possible

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A low pressure system heading into Northern Virginia Thursday Morning will mean driving hazards for residents during the morning commute.

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Fun Run Racing Hosts Prince William ‘Turkey Trot 5K,’ 1 Mile Thanksgiving Run

Fun Run Racing Hosts Prince William ‘Turkey Trot 5K,’ 1 Mile Thanksgiving Run

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William Turkey Trot 5k and 1 Mile Run/Walk is a fun, family friendly event in celebration of Thanksgiving day!

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Prince William Chairman Congratulates Arlington County on New Amazon Headquarters

Prince William Chairman Congratulates Arlington County on New Amazon Headquarters

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

he Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to congratulate Amazon and Arlington, Virginia on today’s news announcement that one of the new Amazon headquarters will be in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Out of the Blue Hosts Nov. Events to Support Community Causes

Out of the Blue Hosts Nov. Events to Support Community Causes

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Out of the Blue, Crabs & Seafood, in Gainesville is holding more special events this November including a local food drive, tap-takeover, drive to support local school children and Thanksgiving Eve Party. Plus, they are planning ahead for December’s Military Appreciation Monday.

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Virginia Gov. Welcomes Amazon Headquarters, 25,000 New High-Paying Jobs

Virginia Gov. Welcomes Amazon Headquarters, 25,000 New High-Paying Jobs

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Amazon’s headquarters will be housed in a collection of new and renovated buildings located in National Landing, which includes portions of Pentagon City, Crystal City in Arlington and Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

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AlphaBEST Employee Charged with Assaulting 9-Year-Old Bristow Boy

AlphaBEST Employee Charged with Assaulting 9-Year-Old Bristow Boy

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Christopher Aaron Dean, 28, of Manassas for allegedly assaulting a 9-year-old boy under his care Nov. 6 at the Victory Elementary School AlphaBEST program in Bristow.

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Satterwhite, Prince William Republican Women Call for Investigation into Misleading Election Signs

Satterwhite, Prince William Republican Women Call for Investigation into Misleading Election Signs

| November 7, 2018 | 1 Comment | Education, News

Alyson Satterwhite, candidate for Prince William School Board Chairman; Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson (R); and Occoquan Supervisor Ruth Anderson, ask the Virginia State Board of Elections to investigate “Republicans for Bender” PAC.

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Babur Lateef Wins Prince William School Board Race

Babur Lateef Wins Prince William School Board Race

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

The polls are showing that Babur Lateef is the winner in the Prince William School Board Special Election.

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Kaine, Wexton, Wittman Winners in Virginia Congressional Races

Kaine, Wexton, Wittman Winners in Virginia Congressional Races

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

It appears to be a wins for Senator Tim Kaine (D), Jennifer Wexton (D) in the 10th District House Race, and Rob Wittman (R) incumbent in the 1st District House Race.

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Record Number of Voters Turnout for Midterm Elections in Bristow

Record Number of Voters Turnout for Midterm Elections in Bristow

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

There has been record turnouts at the polls in Prince William County for the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

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GOP Claims ‘Republicans for Stanley Bender’ Signs Are Fraudulent

GOP Claims ‘Republicans for Stanley Bender’ Signs Are Fraudulent

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

The PAC behind the signs seem to have been created by former Prince William County Democratic Committee Chair Harry Wiggins, according to documents filed with the Virginia State Board of Elections.

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UPDATE: 2 Killed in Woodbridge in Car, Bus Crash

UPDATE: 2 Killed in Woodbridge in Car, Bus Crash

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Two passengers of a sedan have died in an automobile crash in Woodbridge, Friday night, and one has been flown to the hospital after a sedan and a PRTC bus collided.

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Prince William Officer Fires Shots at Man in Response to ‘Ambush’

Prince William Officer Fires Shots at Man in Response to ‘Ambush’

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A Prince William Police office shot a man, Sunday, who fired at officers who were responding to a call. The incident remains under further investigation.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Gainesville Daycare Center Cited for Staff Cell Phone Use While Supervising Students

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Gainesville Daycare Center Cited for Staff Cell Phone Use While Supervising Students

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Following the Oct. 2-3 investigation of a complaint, The Virginia Department of Social Services cited Lake Manassas Academy, located at 14930 Holly Knoll Lane in Gainesville, for several violations regarding staff use of cell phones and social media while supervising children.

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Brother Proposes ‘Vans for Zan’ to Honor Memory of Artist Zan Hailey

Brother Proposes ‘Vans for Zan’ to Honor Memory of Artist Zan Hailey

After his sister Alexandra “Zan” Hailey died in a tragic car accident, this week, Neil Hailey has decided to memorialize her through combining her art and her love of skateboarding.

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Alexandra Hailey, former Prince William Poet Laureate, Dies at 26

Alexandra Hailey, former Prince William Poet Laureate, Dies at 26

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Alexandra Hailey, born Jan. 30, 1992, died in a tragic automobile accident in Kentucky, the afternoon of Oct. 31

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Gainesville Boy Scout Troop 581 Organizes Annual Disaster Day

Gainesville Boy Scout Troop 581 Organizes Annual Disaster Day

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

Boy Scout Troop 581 out of Methodist Church in Gainesville held its annual Disaster Day, Monday evening, in which the boys practice disaster training with the aid of the Prince William County fire department.

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Prince William MS Student Charged with Sexual Battery

Prince William MS Student Charged with Sexual Battery

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

School Resource Officer (SRO) at Rippon Middle School was notified by school staff regarding a 12-year-old male student inappropriately touching female students.

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Prince William Humane Society Receives Grant to Help Companion Animals

Prince William Humane Society Receives Grant to Help Companion Animals

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William Humane Society has received a grant to help keep more companion pets out of shelters and adopted into their furever families.

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Police Seek Suspect in Manassas Exxon Robbery

Police Seek Suspect in Manassas Exxon Robbery

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Police responded to the Exxon service station located on Sudley Road in Manassas (20109), Oct. 25 to investigate a strong-arm robbery.

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Quantico Releases Blasting Schedule for Oct-Nov 2018

Quantico Releases Blasting Schedule for Oct-Nov 2018

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Residents in the vicinity of the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, you may be experiencing the “sounds of freedom,” over the next 10 days.

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Enjoy November 2018 Events in Prince William County Region

Enjoy November 2018 Events in Prince William County Region

| October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

November brings beautiful crisp weather, fireside dining, delicious hand crafted cocktails and a variety ways to salute our military veterans.

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Art Council Elects Firefighter as New Prince William Poet Laureate

Art Council Elects Firefighter as New Prince William Poet Laureate

| October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Prince William County Arts Council hereby announces Natalie J. Potell is the next Prince William Poet Laureate for 2018-2020.

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Bristow 4th Grade Teacher Creates Board-Game Themed Classroom

Bristow 4th Grade Teacher Creates Board-Game Themed Classroom

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

While teachers are dealing with reduced benefits and pay increase freezes, that doesn’t stop super-teachers like Charlene Manning of Bristow Run Elementary School from ensuring that her students benefit from a creative and engaging learning environment.

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UVA President Announces Economic-Based Free Tuition

UVA President Announces Economic-Based Free Tuition

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Interim School Board Chair Babur Lateef  joined his University of Virginia Board of Visitors Members in Charlottesville to announce a new initiative to make it possible for more students to attend.

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POLICE UPDATE: Missing Woodbridge Woman Found

POLICE UPDATE: Missing Woodbridge Woman Found

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Cecilia Bono Beach, who was reported as missing and endangered on October 22, has been located and is safe.

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Out of The Blue Hosts Dinners to Benefit Local Veterans’ Organizations

Out of The Blue Hosts Dinners to Benefit Local Veterans’ Organizations

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In addition to serving great crabs, seafood and drinks, Out of the Blue in Gainesville is dedicating itself to helping the community of military veterans and families.

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Police Arrest Manassas City Teen for Social Media Threat Against Schools

Police Arrest Manassas City Teen for Social Media Threat Against Schools

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Manassas City Police arrested a Osbourn High School student after he posted a social media threat to two Manassas City Public Schools on Instagram.

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Minnieland Teachers Pilot UVA Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program

Minnieland Teachers Pilot UVA Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Minnieland Academy teachers recently participated in The University of Virginia (UVA) and the Curry School of Education first private pre-school assessment with the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP).

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Supervisor Lawson, PWC Announces Canine Care Carnival

Supervisor Lawson, PWC Announces Canine Care Carnival

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Dress up your pup for the Canine Care Carnival, Sunday, Oct. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. and bring them to at the Nokesville Community Park.

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Haymarket Regional Food Pantry in Need of Food Items

Haymarket Regional Food Pantry in Need of Food Items

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry is currently running low on food and is asking for the community to make donations.

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Police Investigate Theft of Firearms from Bristow Residence

Police Investigate Theft of Firearms from Bristow Residence

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are investigating a Bristow residential burglary in which the burglar stole firearms from a home located near Devlin Road.

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UPDATE: Missing Manassas Man Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Manassas Man Found Safe

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department say Rafael Antonio Ramos Marrero, age 45, of Manassas, has been found safe.

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VDOT: I-66 Outside the Beltway Project, Lane Closures, Traffic Changes Week of Oct. 14

VDOT: I-66 Outside the Beltway Project, Lane Closures, Traffic Changes Week of Oct. 14

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Crews will continue shifting travel lanes and setting up concrete barriers to create safe work zones along Interstate 66.

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PWCS School Board Chairman Candidate Babur Lateef Wants Less Drama, More Student Success

PWCS School Board Chairman Candidate Babur Lateef Wants Less Drama, More Student Success

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Dr. Babur Lateef does not expect to be in mentioned often the papers. He is not courting drama, but wants to remain focused on the classroom.

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Linton Hall School Hosts Annual Community Fun Fair

Linton Hall School Hosts Annual Community Fun Fair

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community, Education

You are invited to the Linton Hall School Community Fun Fair, Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Linton Hall School campus.

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UPDATED: Warrenton Missing Juvenile Found Safe

UPDATED: Warrenton Missing Juvenile Found Safe

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a missing endangered teen.

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Devlin Community May Be Delayed Until Applicant Submits Changes

Devlin Community May Be Delayed Until Applicant Submits Changes

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Planning Commission’s recommendation is contingent upon the applicant making substantial changes to neighborhood’s design.

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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man for Abduction, Sexual Assault of Woodbridge Girl

UPDATE: Police Arrest Man for Abduction, Sexual Assault of Woodbridge Girl

| October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have apprehended and arrested the man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting a juvenile girl, Tuesday morning in Woodbridge.

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Police Investigate Prince William Shooting

Police Investigate Prince William Shooting

| October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are looking for the community’s help in identifying the individual that shot a young man in Manassas, Prince William, Saturday.

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Police Respond to Bristow Burglary

Police Respond to Bristow Burglary

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to a burglary of a home in Bristow in which the intruder entered the home while the residents were asleep.

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Prince William Tourism Partners Receive Statewide Industry Awards

Prince William Tourism Partners Receive Statewide Industry Awards

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

At the event, several Prince William County tourism attraction and restaurant partners received numerous accolades and awards including:

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PWCS School Board Candidates Discuss Funding Class Size Reductions, Salaries

PWCS School Board Candidates Discuss Funding Class Size Reductions, Salaries

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

The forums highlighted their priorities, including teacher salaries, reducing class sizes and security, and the means to go about funding those goals.

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OmniRide to Hold Public Hearings on Haymarket, Manassas, Manassas Park Routes

OmniRide to Hold Public Hearings on Haymarket, Manassas, Manassas Park Routes

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

PRTC may be launching a new OmniRide Express bus route connecting Haymarket with Rosslyn/Ballston.

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UPDATE: Bristow Preschool Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

UPDATE: Bristow Preschool Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Taylor Boykin, former Bristow Minnieland daycare worker, pled guilty to 14 charges of sexually abusing children in his care.

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UPDATE: Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center Reschedules Bodies in Motion Charity Run

UPDATE: Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center Reschedules Bodies in Motion Charity Run

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center announces a date change to its Bodies in Motion 5K, 10k, and Fun Run – a race to give back to the community.

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Gainesville Area Residents Meet Cal Ripken, Jr. at Roy Rogers

Gainesville Area Residents Meet Cal Ripken, Jr. at Roy Rogers

| September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Over 100 families and individuals lined up to meet Cal Ripken, Jr., Thursday, at Roy Rogers® in Gainesville.

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