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PWCS Presents Alternative Boundary Plan for 12th HS

PWCS Presents Alternative Boundary Plan for 12th HS

PWCS released their new boundary plan for the 12th high school created in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Justice.

T. Clay Wood Principal Stresses Importance of Communication Following Lockdown, Evacuation

T. Clay Wood Principal Stresses Importance of Communication Following Lockdown, Evacuation

T. Clay Wood Elementary School Principal Andrew Buchheit encourages parents to discuss the Oct. 20 incident with their children as well as join the Prince William County Schools E-News site: https://pwcsalerts.bbcportal.com.

Education

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Minnieland Academy Day Centers at Gainesville and Bristow and cited the facilities for violations.

PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

Following an inquiry by the Department of Justice over a proposed boundary plan for the 12th high school in Prince William County, the school division will hold a public information session Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Hylton High School auditorium.

Arts & Entertainment

YFT Country Fair Offers Fast-Paced Fun for Families

YFT Country Fair Offers Fast-Paced Fun for Families

The Prince William community knows by now that Youth For Tomorrow puts on an entertaining Country Fair every October; however, it seems every year they manage to out-do themselves.

FALL FOR THE BOOK: Haute Cuisine Gathers Foodies, Literary Aficionados

FALL FOR THE BOOK: Haute Cuisine Gathers Foodies, Literary Aficionados

Literary aficionados and foodies alike gathered at Hylton Performing Arts Center the evening of September 18 to celebrate the last day of George Mason University’s Fall for the Book’s Festival with Haute Cuisine night

Business

Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande, Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar Come to Promenade at VA Gateway

Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande, Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar Come to Promenade at VA Gateway

Peterson Companies announced today that the next two tenants of the Promenade at Virginia Gateway will be Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar and Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande.

Gainesville Firebirds Previews Restaurant for Residents

Gainesville Firebirds Previews Restaurant for Residents

Residents who have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the newest restaurant at the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville will not have to wait much longer. Firebirds, the polished casual dining restaurant and bar, will open to the public Wednesday.

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PWCS Presents Alternative Boundary Plan for 12th HS

PWCS Presents Alternative Boundary Plan for 12th HS

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

PWCS released their new boundary plan for the 12th high school created in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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T. Clay Wood Principal Stresses Importance of Communication Following Lockdown, Evacuation

T. Clay Wood Principal Stresses Importance of Communication Following Lockdown, Evacuation

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

T. Clay Wood Elementary School Principal Andrew Buchheit encourages parents to discuss the Oct. 20 incident with their children as well as join the Prince William County Schools E-News site: https://pwcsalerts.bbcportal.com.

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Police Investigate Attempted Burglary in Bristow

Police Investigate Attempted Burglary in Bristow

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded Oct. 19 to reports of an attempted burglary at a residence located in the 9700 block of Faber Lane in Bristow

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Friends Gather at Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Slain Bristow Woman

Friends Gather at Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Slain Bristow Woman

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Friends and family of Jessica Wilson gathered at the practice field of Jeanie Dean Elementary School at 8 p.m. Monday, for a candlelight vigil to remember the woman who was murdered in Bristow Sunday morning.

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Bullet Strikes Gainesville Residence

Bullet Strikes Gainesville Residence

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police investigated reports of a bullet that struck a residence in the 8900 block of Kingbird Court in Gainesville Oct. 19.

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Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande, Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar Come to Promenade at VA Gateway

Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande, Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar Come to Promenade at VA Gateway

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Peterson Companies announced today that the next two tenants of the Promenade at Virginia Gateway will be Trummer’s Coffee & Wine Bar and Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande.

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UPDATED: Police Believe to Have Found Body of Bristow Murder Suspect

UPDATED: Police Believe to Have Found Body of Bristow Murder Suspect

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have announced that they have located the body of an adult male near the school baseball fields.

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UPDATED: Police Find Murder Suspect’s Car at T. Clay Wood E.S.

UPDATED: Police Find Murder Suspect’s Car at T. Clay Wood E.S.

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police reported that the car Edward Everett Hale used to flee the site of the murder of Jessica Wilson Sunday morning has been recovered in the parking lot of T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Bristow.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Minnieland Academy Day Centers at Gainesville and Bristow and cited the facilities for violations.

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UPDATED: Police Search for Suspect in Bristow Murder

UPDATED: Police Search for Suspect in Bristow Murder

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for Edward Everett Hale, 35, of Glen Burnie, MD in connection with the murder of Jessica Leigh Wilson, 31, of Bristow.

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Gainesville Firebirds Previews Restaurant for Residents

Gainesville Firebirds Previews Restaurant for Residents

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Residents who have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the newest restaurant at the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville will not have to wait much longer. Firebirds, the polished casual dining restaurant and bar, will open to the public Wednesday.

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VDOT Holds Public Info Meeting About Brentsville Road Bridge Rehabilitation

VDOT Holds Public Info Meeting About Brentsville Road Bridge Rehabilitation

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation invites the public to hear about the Route 649/Brentsville Road bridge rehabilitation that will close the bridge and detour traffic for six months.

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Eric Young Shares Vision for More Financially Sound Brentsville

Eric Young Shares Vision for More Financially Sound Brentsville

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Eric Young, Democratic Candidate for Brentsville District Supervisor, shares his vision for growing commerce and diversifying the tax base in Brentsville.

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Bristow Sea Scouts Awarded Honor Medal for Heroism

Bristow Sea Scouts Awarded Honor Medal for Heroism

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Two local scouts, Aidan Wiecki and Zach Skiles, both of Bristow, were recently awarded the Boy Scouts of America Honor Medal for acts of heroism in saving a life in a joint ceremony at Battlefield High School.

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PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Following an inquiry by the Department of Justice over a proposed boundary plan for the 12th high school in Prince William County, the school division will hold a public information session Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Hylton High School auditorium.

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PWPD Promises Fair Treatment to LGBT Community

PWPD Promises Fair Treatment to LGBT Community

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

PFLAG Prince William held a crime prevention presentation Friday evening in which Prince William Police presented on safety for the LGBT community.

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VDOT Deems Gainesville I66 Overpass Safe Following Fatal Crash

VDOT Deems Gainesville I66 Overpass Safe Following Fatal Crash

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation reported that the Interstate 66 bridge over Route 29/Lee Highway in Gainesville was not significantly damaged following a fatal accident Tuesday night.

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Virginia Lawmakers Seek Ebola Travel Bans


Virginia Lawmakers Seek Ebola Travel Bans


| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Delegates Bob Marshall and Mark Berg and Senator Dick Black are requesting Governor Terry McAuliffe ban commercial flights from Ebola prevalent nations from flying into the Commonwealth.

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Gainesville Man Dies in Car Crash on Lee Highway Tuesday Night

Gainesville Man Dies in Car Crash on Lee Highway Tuesday Night

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Grant Austin Christensen, 39, of Gainesville died Tuesday night after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed it into a concrete pillar near the I-66 overpass.

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Young Announces Candidacy for Brentsville Supervisor; Pledges No Contributions from Developers

Young Announces Candidacy for Brentsville Supervisor; Pledges No Contributions from Developers

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Citing his wish to be “a responsible citizen, who gives back to the community that raised him,” long-time Nokesville resident Eric Young has announced his intention to run as a democrat for Brentsville District Supervisor in the Dec. 23 special election.

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Police Search for Suspects in Three Manassas Area Armed Robberies

Police Search for Suspects in Three Manassas Area Armed Robberies

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are searching for suspects in three armed robberies that occurred in the Manassas area between October 10 and 12.

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UPDATED: NWS Issues Flood Watch Until 8 p.m. Wednesday

UPDATED: NWS Issues Flood Watch Until 8 p.m. Wednesday

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch until 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

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Bristow Men Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Bristow Men Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Billy Scott McGhee, 47, and Aaron N. Landers, 36, of 13580 Dodsworth Drive in Bristow were arrested Oct. 8 on charges related to child pornography.

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Novant Moves to Centralized Approach to Ebola Treatment

Novant Moves to Centralized Approach to Ebola Treatment

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

Novant Medical centers prepare to provide safe treatment should the Ebola virus move into Northern Virginia.

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Restaurant Inspections: Gainesville IHOP Cited for 13 Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Gainesville IHOP Cited for 13 Health Code Violations

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

The Prince William Health District cited IHOP, located at 7495 Iron Bar Lane, for 13 violations, including several for food temperature issues.

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Gainesville Man Charged in Production, Soliciation of Child Pornography

Gainesville Man Charged in Production, Soliciation of Child Pornography

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit and members of the Internet Crimes against Children Task Force charged Justin Patrick Boniewicz, 29, of Gainesville, with production of child pornography, solicitation of child pornography and using a communications system to facilitate certain offenses with a minor.

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Kingsbrooke Resident Alleges Discrimination, Fraud in HOA Board Election

Kingsbrooke Resident Alleges Discrimination, Fraud in HOA Board Election

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

A resident is suing the Bristow Kingbrooke HOA and its management company FirstService Residential for allegedly holding an unfair HOA board election, in which he was discriminated against due to his nation of origin.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Weird’s Good Too

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Weird’s Good Too

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Mom hopes to swash her early indications of her young daughter’s goth side, but recognizes that perhaps it’s wiser to let her find herself- at least around Halloween.

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Sen. Warner Holds Town Hall Meeting for Educators in PWC

Sen. Warner Holds Town Hall Meeting for Educators in PWC

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Senator Mark Warner (D) held a Town Hall meeting at the McCoart Building in Woodbridge Thursday in which he listened to the concerns of Prince William Educators.

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Patriot Culinary Students Share Goals, Events, Food with Media

Patriot Culinary Students Share Goals, Events, Food with Media

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Patriot High School held a Café Synergy Media Day Oct. 2 in which their teacher invited representatives of local media outlets to taste their food and speak with students and recent alumni.

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