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Manassas Cancels Civil War Weekend

Manassas Cancels Civil War Weekend

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The City of Manassas has canceled Civil War Weekend, scheduled for next weekend, for safety reasons.

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OPINION: Stonewall Jackson Name Change Puts Students at Risk

OPINION: Stonewall Jackson Name Change Puts Students at Risk

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Opinion

While I strongly applaud denouncing racism (as I do believe proponents of the plan intend), I cannot stress enough how much danger such a movement puts our schools, community and children in, and for so little gain.

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Dominion Power Argues Against Reconsideration of Carver Line Route

Dominion Power Argues Against Reconsideration of Carver Line Route

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Dominion Power has argued to the State Corporation Commission that a reconsideration of the Carver Line Route for the proposed high-voltage power lines in unnecessary.

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PWCS Responds to Stonewall Jackson GoFundMe Renaming Efforts

PWCS Responds to Stonewall Jackson GoFundMe Renaming Efforts

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has received several questions concerning a Go Fund Me campaign raising money to pay possible costs associated with a citizen’s suggestion to change the names of two division schools.

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Business HeartBeat: Step to a Different Business Beat

Business HeartBeat: Step to a Different Business Beat

Business owners and professionals, there’s something you should know how to do – outside of budgeting, marketing, promoting, managing and 403 other things.

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School Board Chairman Proposes Renaming Stonewall Jackson Schools

School Board Chairman Proposes Renaming Stonewall Jackson Schools

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers announced his proposal to rename Stonewall Jackson High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School in Manassas after the fallen heroes at Charlottesville.

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Police Search for Missing Bristow Girl

Police Search for Missing Bristow Girl

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered juvenile, Tomisha Arlisha Johnson.

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Bristow Residents Hold Vigil for Charlottesville Victims

Bristow Residents Hold Vigil for Charlottesville Victims

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

A group of Bristow residents held a vigil, Monday, honoring those who died in Charlottesville: Heather Heyer, who was run over by an alleged white supremacist, and Virginia Police Officers H. Jay Cullen and M.M. Bates, who died in a helicopter crash while responding to the violence.

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Hobby Lobby Opening Gainesville Location

Hobby Lobby Opening Gainesville Location

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Hobby Lobby will open a new location in Virginia Gateway in Gainesville.

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Discover Prince William County Fair, Local End of Summer Events

Discover Prince William County Fair, Local End of Summer Events

The summer is not over yet. Discover Prince William & Manassas invites Northern Virginia residents to take a stay-cation and enjoy the late summer events going on in the area.

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Chairman Stewart Blames Left for Charlottesville Violence

Chairman Stewart Blames Left for Charlottesville Violence

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Prince William Board of Supervisors, said the left bears equal blame in the tragic events that unfolded in Charlottesville, over the weekend.

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Haymarket Police, Dominion Energy Deal with Storm Damage

Haymarket Police, Dominion Energy Deal with Storm Damage

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Following the thunderstorm that swept through the area Friday evening, the Haymarket Police Department reported property damages and power outages in town.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Western PWC

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Western PWC

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for West central Prince William County until 7 p.m. Friday.

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Parents Need to Register for PWCS SACC, Next Generation by Aug. 22

Parents Need to Register for PWCS SACC, Next Generation by Aug. 22

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced parents need to register their children for SACC and Next Generation after/before school programs by Aug. 22 in order for them to attend during the first week of school.

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D.C. Man Arrested for Assault & Battery on LEO at Jiffy Lube Live

D.C. Man Arrested for Assault & Battery on LEO at Jiffy Lube Live

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police arrested Matthew Scoot Cunningham, 31, of Washington, D.C., Sunday, following an incident the night before at the Florida Georgia Line concert at Jiffy Lube Live.

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Errand Works Helps Busy Professionals, Families Save Time

Errand Works Helps Busy Professionals, Families Save Time

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Errand Works provides a service that can help working professionals and busy families run their lives more smoothly.

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Comfort Case Competes for DSW’s ‘Leave Your Mark’ Philanthropic Donation

Comfort Case Competes for DSW’s ‘Leave Your Mark’ Philanthropic Donation

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Comfort Cases has officially been selected as a finalist for DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse’s Shoe Lovers Care ‘Leave Your Mark’ contest.

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UPDATED: Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Assault

UPDATED: Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Assault

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police took Mason Ebron Greene,19, of Manassas, into custody Aug. 3 on charges of strangulation, aggravated sexual battery and assault & battery following a June 19 incident.

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Giant Supermarket Evacuated for Fire

Giant Supermarket Evacuated for Fire

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Fire & Rescue crews evacuated customers from Giant Food Supermarket, located at 7575 Linton Hall Rd in Gainesville, for a reported kitchen fire 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 25 Violations at Afghan Famous Kabob

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 25 Violations at Afghan Famous Kabob

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Health District inspected Afghan Famous Kabob, located at 14702 Lee Highway, Gainesville, and found 25 violations of the health code, including temperature and sanitary issues.

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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday this Weekend

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday this Weekend

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, Aug. 4 and continues until Sunday, Aug. 6 at midnight.

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Teen Nightclub Opens in Gainesville

Teen Nightclub Opens in Gainesville

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Club Eclipse under 21 nightclub on 5615 Wellington Road in Gainesville held its grand opening last Friday night.

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Man Arrested for Impersonating Police Officer in Manassas

Man Arrested for Impersonating Police Officer in Manassas

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested an Alexandria man, Tuesday, for impersonating a law enforcement officer during a traffic incident Monday in the Manassas area.

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Haymarket Man Charged Following Shooting Incident

Haymarket Man Charged Following Shooting Incident

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Michael Donovan Wine, 43, of Haymarket with attempted malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm following a July 28 incident.

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Speeding Driver Causes Seven Car Pileup on I-66 at Route 234 Business

Speeding Driver Causes Seven Car Pileup on I-66 at Route 234 Business

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Driver who refused to stop for trooper, caused a seven-car pileup at the I-66 exit onto Route 234 Business in Manassas, Monday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police.

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UPDATED: Endangered Bristow Man Located

UPDATED: Endangered Bristow Man Located

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

ISSING ENDANGERED ADULT: The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered adult, Robert Bruce Graham II.

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Hayes Brothers Brings Live Antiques, Collectibles Auctions to Nokesville

Hayes Brothers Brings Live Antiques, Collectibles Auctions to Nokesville

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Hayes Brothers Auctions will hold monthly live auctions of antiques and collectibles at the Renaissance Montessori School on Fitzwater Drive.

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Prince William Celebrates National Night Out Aug. 1

Prince William Celebrates National Night Out Aug. 1

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William Police Department requests that county citizens participate in the 34th annual National Night Out celebration, Tuesday.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Giuseppe’s Ristorante Italiano Cited for 22 Health Code Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Giuseppe’s Ristorante Italiano Cited for 22 Health Code Violations

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Health District inspected Giuseppe’s Ristorante Italiano, located at15120 Washington Street in Haymarket, and found 22 violations of the health code.

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Comics and Gaming, CBSI Announce Local Comic Book Swap Meet

Comics and Gaming, CBSI Announce Local Comic Book Swap Meet

A Gainesville comic book store and an Internet comic book investment group are teaming up to sponsor a comic book swap meet for collectors Aug. 19.

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NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Friday

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Friday

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the area Friday from 2 p.m. through Saturday afternoon.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 23 Violations at El Tio Tex Mex Grill

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 23 Violations at El Tio Tex Mex Grill

| July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Health District inspected El Tio Tex Mex Grill, located at 7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, in Gainesville, and found 23 violations of the health code.

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UPDATED: Anonymous Tip Leads to Capture of Nokesville Fugitive

UPDATED: Anonymous Tip Leads to Capture of Nokesville Fugitive

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are on the lookout for Michael Kelly Puckett, 48, of Nokesville, for abduction of and assault and battery on a relative.

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PWC Girls Softball Little League Majors All Stars Return from State Tournament

PWC Girls Softball Little League Majors All Stars Return from State Tournament

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Sports

The Prince William County Girls Softball Little League Majors All Stars team returned home stronger after competing in the 2017 Virginia State Softball Little League Tournament.

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Police Investigate Shots Fired in Bristow

Police Investigate Shots Fired in Bristow

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded Saturday to reports of shots fired in the area of Hopper Lane and Spindle Foot Court in Bristow.

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Residents Deliver Water to Homeless Camps in Manassas

Residents Deliver Water to Homeless Camps in Manassas

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

After a call on social media, Wednesday, local residents met to provide water and ice to homeless people in Manassas trying to help beat the heat on a 95-degree day.

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Nokesville Man Wanted for Abduction, Assault & Battery

Nokesville Man Wanted for Abduction, Assault & Battery

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are on the lookout for Michael Kelly Puckett, 48, of Nokesville, for abduction of and assault and battery on a relative.

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Fire and Rescue Battle Bristow Fires

Fire and Rescue Battle Bristow Fires

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Fire and Rescue units responded to two fires in Bristow Friday.

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Prince William Can Now Text ‘911’

Prince William Can Now Text ‘911’

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William County Office of Public Safety Communications can now accept text-to-911 emergency messages from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers who find themselves needing assistance in Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.

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Man Charged in Assault of Gainesville Woman, Boy

Man Charged in Assault of Gainesville Woman, Boy

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Larry Darnell Spears, 52, of Manassas with one count of strangulation and two counts of assault & battery following an incident in Gainesville July 20.

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YOU GOT THIS!: Forget the Weight Goals, Exercise for Health

YOU GOT THIS!: Forget the Weight Goals, Exercise for Health

While many equate exercise with weight loss, there are many other healthy reasons to exercise daily.

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Twisted Cork Grille Closes Its Doors

Twisted Cork Grille Closes Its Doors

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Nancy Skipper, owner of Twisted Cork Grille in Bristow Commons, is saddened to announce that after five months, the restaurant will be closing its doors

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County Responds to 300+ Illegal Fireworks Complaints July 4th

County Responds to 300+ Illegal Fireworks Complaints July 4th

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Fire Marshall’s Office and Police Department responded to over 300 complaints for illegal fireworks during the Independence Day holiday.

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Smoothie King Opens New Haymarket Location

Smoothie King Opens New Haymarket Location

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Local Smoothie King owners/operators Jamie and Tim Smith opened their third store, July 13.

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Police Seek 2 Men in Haymarket Burglary

Police Seek 2 Men in Haymarket Burglary

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are looking for two men following a burglary at a residence in the 2600 block of Logmill Road in Haymarket, July 14.

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Board of Supervisors Mosque Vote Violated Procedure, Says Parliamentarian

Board of Supervisors Mosque Vote Violated Procedure, Says Parliamentarian

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A parliamentarian found nine instances in which the Prince William Board of County Supervisors improperly conducted its vote on the Special Use Permit [SUP] for the ADAMS Mosque

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Man Robbed, Assaulted at Nokesville Party

Man Robbed, Assaulted at Nokesville Party

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to a reported robbery at a residence in the 2100 block of Misty Creek Court in Nokesville July 9.

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Corey Stewart Announces ‘Vicious, Ruthless Campaign’ for Senate

Corey Stewart Announces ‘Vicious, Ruthless Campaign’ for Senate

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Corey Stewart announced his run for senate, July 13, at his Prince William home, saying “I’m going to run the most vicious, ruthless campaign against Tim Kaine.”

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Police Charge Man with Attempted Murder in Haymarket

Police Charge Man with Attempted Murder in Haymarket

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a man, Alec Michael Shrauder, 21, of Warrenton, Tuesday, on charges of attempted murder for an incident that occurred at a residence in Haymarket.

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Gainesville Man Charged with Strangulation Following Domestic Dispute

Gainesville Man Charged with Strangulation Following Domestic Dispute

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Justin James Griffin, 27, with strangulation following an incident the evening of July 9.

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