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Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Flash Flood Watch, Tornado Possible Thursday

Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Flash Flood Watch, Tornado Possible Thursday

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service is warning residents of some severe weather that may impact the coverage area beginning Thursday afternoon.

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Haymarket Police Warn Residents of Telephone Scam

Haymarket Police Warn Residents of Telephone Scam

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Haymarket Police warns that someone is making fraudulent telephone calls soliciting donations, claiming to be from the department.

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UPDATED: Kingsbrooke Townhouse Fire Displaces Families

UPDATED: Kingsbrooke Townhouse Fire Displaces Families

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The community is coming together to help families affected by townhouse fire with a GoFundMe page and clothing drive.

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UPDATED: Police Release Additional Details of Smashburger Robbery

UPDATED: Police Release Additional Details of Smashburger Robbery

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police released a description of the individual who attacked a 22-year-old Gainesville Smashburger employee and stole a a bank deposit bag Monday.

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Bristow Man Charged in Fake Cancer Cure Investigation

Bristow Man Charged in Fake Cancer Cure Investigation

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force arrested Peter Bodunrin Adeniji, 67, of Bristow, July 25 on multiple charges following a two-month investigation into his medical practice, which offered patients an alleged cure for cancer.

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Gainesville Crash Victim Identified

Gainesville Crash Victim Identified

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police identified Eduardo Tremols, 52, of Gainesville as the driver of the car who died when he crashed into the garage of a Catharpin Valley Drive home Friday.

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Gainesville Smashburger Employee Assaulted, Robbed in Parking Lot

Gainesville Smashburger Employee Assaulted, Robbed in Parking Lot

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

An employee of Smashburger, located at the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville, told police an unknown individual assaulted her and stole a money bag after 9 a.m. Monday morning.

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1,143 Novec Customers without Power Sunday Night

1,143 Novec Customers without Power Sunday Night

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Residents in Linton Hall Road area were without power for just under two hours Sunday night due to equipment failure.

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Heat Advisory Issued for Monday; Heat Index to 109

Heat Advisory Issued for Monday; Heat Index to 109

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from noon to 8 p.m. Monday ahead of temperatures reaching 98 degrees and heat index values up to 109.

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Haymarket Woman Charged with DUI Following Domestic Dispute in Car

Haymarket Woman Charged with DUI Following Domestic Dispute in Car

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police arrested a Haymarket woman on charges of Driving Under the Influence, Unreasonable Refusal of a breath/blood test and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, after police stopped the vehicle for a reported domestic dispute in a moving vehicle.

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Jirani’s Holds Second Community Forum on Policing

Jirani’s Holds Second Community Forum on Policing

| July 24, 2016 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

A second community forum held last Monday at Jirani’s Coffeehouse in Old Town Manassas moved the conversation about race and community policing forward.

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Driver Dies as Car Crashes into Catharpin Garage

Driver Dies as Car Crashes into Catharpin Garage

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A vehicle crashed into a residential garage in the Catharpin area of Gainesville, Friday, killing the driver and the family’s dog.

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Gainesville Teen Slashed During Argument

Gainesville Teen Slashed During Argument

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Police charged a 17-year-old female of Woodbridge with malicious wounding for allegedly stabbing a male 16-year-old Gainesville teen July 18.

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Stewart Touts Trump’s Economic Platform at RNC

Stewart Touts Trump’s Economic Platform at RNC

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

In an interview from the RNC in Cleveland, Corey Stewart explains how Donald Trump would boost the economy and make the U.S. safer.

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Fire Investigators Suspect Arson in Gainesville Auto Repair Blaze

Fire Investigators Suspect Arson in Gainesville Auto Repair Blaze

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Fire and rescue units responded to a fire at Caliber Collision, an auto repair facility, located in the 7000 block of Progress Court in Gainesville 4 a.m. Wednesday.

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WEATHER BEAT: Mercury to Soar to 100 this Weekend

WEATHER BEAT: Mercury to Soar to 100 this Weekend

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

Is anybody sick of the heat yet?

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Money, Narcotics Stolen from Bristow Teen

Money, Narcotics Stolen from Bristow Teen

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Four individuals assaulted and stole drugs and money from a Bristow teen July 17 in the area of Tackhouse Court and Tackhouse Loop in Gainesville.

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Witness Says Truck Driving Erratically Prior to Explosion

Witness Says Truck Driving Erratically Prior to Explosion

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A tractor trailer loaded with tomatoes exploded, stalling traffic on I-66 in Haymarket during the Monday morning commute; Ashley Sickels of Stephens City was driving the car immediately behind the truck when it hit the guardrail and burst into flames.

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Severe Storm Warning this Afternoon, Watch ends 8 p.m.

Severe Storm Warning this Afternoon, Watch ends 8 p.m.

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Prince William and Northern Virginia until 4:30 p.m. and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m.

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UPDATED: Truck Fire Causes I-66 Lane Closures in Haymarket

UPDATED: Truck Fire Causes I-66 Lane Closures in Haymarket

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

According to the PWC Department of Fire & Rescue, the 18-wheeler box truck that caught fire and stalled traffic on I-66 this morning was carrying tomatoes, not hazardous materials.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Chesterbrook Academy hit with 9 Compliance Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Chesterbrook Academy hit with 9 Compliance Violations

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected Chesterbrook Academy July 6 and cited the facility for nine filing and safety violations.

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Jirani’s Coffeehouse Hosts Community Forum on Race, Policing

Jirani’s Coffeehouse Hosts Community Forum on Race, Policing

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Jirani’s Coffeehouse in Old Town Manassas held a “community forum” Monday night, in which African Americans and community members of all ethnicities held an open dialogue about race and community policing.

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Wasabi Express Opens in Manassas Mall

Wasabi Express Opens in Manassas Mall

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Residents who enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi will have a new destination at the Manassas Mall; Wasabi Express has opened for businesses in the food court.

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I-66 Rest Stop Stabbing Suspect Dies by Train

I-66 Rest Stop Stabbing Suspect Dies by Train

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The investigation into an assault at a Prince William County Interstate 66 Rest Area, Wednesday, has led Virginia State Police to an individual who died by train in Warren County later that same morning.

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Haymarket Couple’s Culinary Tour Top Foodie Destination

Haymarket Couple’s Culinary Tour Top Foodie Destination

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

Cook in Tuscany, a Tuscan culinary tour, started by a local couple was recently named one of the top 15 Foodie Destinations by USA Today.

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Haymarket Police Patrol to Keep PokeStops Safe

Haymarket Police Patrol to Keep PokeStops Safe

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Local police are continuing to be vigilant of those participating in the Pokémon Go phenomenon.

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Haymarket Police Arrest Man for Public Intoxication, 3 Counts of Contributing

Haymarket Police Arrest Man for Public Intoxication, 3 Counts of Contributing

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Responding to Sheetz, located at 15315 Washington Street, for a report of a suspicious person, Haymarket Police arrested a male on one count of Drunk in Public and three counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

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NWS Issues Heat Advisory for Thursday

NWS Issues Heat Advisory for Thursday

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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Prince William Science Accelerator Welcomes New Biotech Co.

Prince William Science Accelerator Welcomes New Biotech Co.

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Adding to its growing portfolio of life sciences companies, the Prince William Science Accelerator is set to welcome yet another resident: Celetrix LLC.

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Virginia Board of Education Will Hold Public Meeting in Manassas

Virginia Board of Education Will Hold Public Meeting in Manassas

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Board of Education will hold a series of public hearings in July and August to gather feedback on student expectations, how schools are accredited and school resources.

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UPDATED: Sudley Sunoco Robber Gives False Name

UPDATED: Sudley Sunoco Robber Gives False Name

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police discovered the suspect in the July 11 robbery at the Sunoco station, located at 7203 Sudley Road, provided a false name and identification during the course of the investigation.

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PW Police Get into Pokémon Game

PW Police Get into Pokémon Game

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Residents are using their smart phones to hunt down Pokémon everywhere; Prince William County Police cautions players of the free Pokémon Go app to have fun, but be careful.

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Firefighters to Train in Haymarket this Week

Firefighters to Train in Haymarket this Week

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue announced that firefighters from battalion companies will train from Friday through Sunday in acquired structures located on James Madison Highway in Haymarket.

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Guns, Jewelry Stolen from Nokesville Home

Guns, Jewelry Stolen from Nokesville Home

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for the individual who stole guns and other valuables from a residence in the 14800 block of Glenkirk Road in Nokesville last week.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Quetzalteco Grill Cited for 3 Critical Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Quetzalteco Grill Cited for 3 Critical Violations

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In a recent risk factor inspection, the Prince William Health District cited Bristow restaurant Quetzalteco Grill for three critical violations of the health code July 6.

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Shaw Withdraws Name for Brentsville School Board Seat, Alleges Personal Info Leaked

Shaw Withdraws Name for Brentsville School Board Seat, Alleges Personal Info Leaked

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Don Shaw announced Friday he was withdrawing his name for consideration as a temporary replacement for Brentsville District School Board member Gil Trenum after a member of the School Board leaked his personal information to a conservative blog.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School Board Should Honor Brentsville Member, Voters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School Board Should Honor Brentsville Member, Voters

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Bristow resident argues that the school board should accept one of Gil Trenum’s nominees to act in his place while he is away on deployment.

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School Board to Ask Attorney General How to Replace Deployed Member

School Board to Ask Attorney General How to Replace Deployed Member

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board expects to soon send a letter to the Attorney General, asking for clarification on the process of temporarily replacing the Brentsville Representative Gil Trenum, who will be deployed to Africa in August.

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Manassas Man Robbed at Gunpoint Sunday Afternoon

Manassas Man Robbed at Gunpoint Sunday Afternoon

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery, which occurred Sunday in the area of Shallow Creek Loop and Democracy Lane in Manassas.

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Police Search for Suspect in Audio Buys Burglary

Police Search for Suspect in Audio Buys Burglary

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for an individual who stole audio equipment from Audio Buys located at 13525 Wellington Center Circle July 1.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Rainbow Station At Haymarket Cited for Safety Violation

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Rainbow Station At Haymarket Cited for Safety Violation

| July 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected Rainbow Station At Haymarket June 15 and cited the facility for safety and record-keeping violations.

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Restaurant Inspections: China Jade of Gainesville Cited for Multiple Sanitary Issues

Restaurant Inspections: China Jade of Gainesville Cited for Multiple Sanitary Issues

The Prince William Health District cited Gainesville restaurant China Jade for food storage and sanitary violations.

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BIRCH KITCHEN & BAR: Independence Day Rib Recipe

BIRCH KITCHEN & BAR: Independence Day Rib Recipe

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

Here is a recipe sure to wow your guests this Independence Day weekend.

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Holsters, Gun Magazine Stolen from Haymarket Home

Holsters, Gun Magazine Stolen from Haymarket Home

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police responded to a reported burglary in a residence located in the 5600 block of Olympia Fields Place in Haymarket.

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UPDATED: Gainesville I-66 Closures Cancelled for Tuesday

UPDATED: Gainesville I-66 Closures Cancelled for Tuesday

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday closures for eastbound I-66 tonight and westbound I-66 Wednesday and Thursday are being rescheduled to next week.

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VDOT Announces Overnight I-66 Closures in Gainesville

VDOT Announces Overnight I-66 Closures in Gainesville

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation will intermittently close lanes on I-66 between Route 15 and Route 29 in Gainesville on several nights this week to accommodate crews who will remove beams from the old Catharpin Road overpass.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS:  Jimbo’s Grill Cited for Sanitary Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Jimbo’s Grill Cited for Sanitary Violations

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In a recent risk factor inspection, the Prince William Health District cited Gainesville Restaurant Jimbo’s Grill for two critical violations of the health code June 1.

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Trenum Submits Names for Temporary Replacement

Trenum Submits Names for Temporary Replacement

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Brentsville District School Board Representative Gil Trenum, a Navy reservist who will be deployed in Dijbouti, Africa, has submitted to the Prince William County School Board the names of residents Shawn Brann, Christopher Park and Kim Simons to serve as his proxy.

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VDOT Warns of Aden Road Closure this Weekend

VDOT Warns of Aden Road Closure this Weekend

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced they will close Aden Road/Route 646 to through traffic between Joplin Road/Route 619 and the southern intersection of Parkgate Drive from 5 a.m. Saturday, June 25 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 26 for pipe replacement, weather permitting.

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Local Doctor Among First in Va. to Offer Innovative Spinal Cord Stimulator

Local Doctor Among First in Va. to Offer Innovative Spinal Cord Stimulator

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments | Health & Wellness

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr. Daniel Heller has become one of the first doctors in Virginia to utilize Nevro’s HF10 therapy, a spinal chord stimulator, which is designed to provide relief to chronic back pain, without certain side effects.

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