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Local GOP Leaders Blast Corey Stewart for Reddit Comment

Local GOP Leaders Blast Corey Stewart for Reddit Comment

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Coles District School Board member Willie Deutsch calls for Corey Stewart to resign as Chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors after alleged racial slur.

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Man Stabbed at Somerset Crossing Gas Station

Man Stabbed at Somerset Crossing Gas Station

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Mar. 22 at 9:10 p.m., officers responded to investigate a stabbing that may have occurred in the 7600 block of Somerset Crossing Drive in Gainesville sometime earlier that evening.

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Citizens Plan Va. 1st District Town Hall

Citizens Plan Va. 1st District Town Hall

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A citizen’s group has announced that they will hold a grassroots District One Town Hall, April 18 at 7 p.m., at Patriot High School with or without their representative.

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Prince William County Grants $100K to Gaming Institute Startup

Prince William County Grants $100K to Gaming Institute Startup

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Prince William County Grants $100,000 to Virginia Serious Game Institute-based Startup, Scriyb to Pioneer a Cloud-based Teaching Platform that will Revolutionize Online Education.

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Sen. Kaine Talks Politics with Kettle Run Students

Sen. Kaine Talks Politics with Kettle Run Students

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) visited Fauquier County’s Kettle Run High School in Nokesville, Monday, to talk to students about the three branches of government.

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Man Arrested in Gainesville for Carnal Knowledge of a Child

Man Arrested in Gainesville for Carnal Knowledge of a Child

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a man in Gainesville, Thursday, on two counts of carnal knowledge of a child.

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Cooking Fire Displaces Nokesville Family

Cooking Fire Displaces Nokesville Family

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Fire and Rescue Units were dispatched to a structure fire in a one story single-family home on Bluegrass Court in Nokesville, Thursday.

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Rep. Wittman Does Not Support GOP’s Health Care Legislation

Rep. Wittman Does Not Support GOP’s Health Care Legislation

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Congressman Rob Wittman (R-Va. 1st district) announced, Monday, he views the Republican’s American Health Care Act unfavorably and will not be supporting the legislation in its current form.

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Prince William Budget Ensures PRICE Model for 13th High School

Prince William Budget Ensures PRICE Model for 13th High School

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County School Board passed an $1.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018, assuring the PRICE model for the new high school.

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PWCS Facilities Working With Reduced Staff to Clear Schools

PWCS Facilities Working With Reduced Staff to Clear Schools

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

An update on the Prince William County Schools Snow Removal webpage might give students and faculty hope that the classes will not resume until Thursday, March 16 at the earliest.

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Snow Expectations Reduced; Travel Still Treacherous

Snow Expectations Reduced; Travel Still Treacherous

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

Residents were prepping for 12 inches of snow to fall in the region’ however, as of Tuesday morning they received only 1-2 inches of an icy mix.

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VDOT Warns Residents to Avoid Travel Tuesday Morning

VDOT Warns Residents to Avoid Travel Tuesday Morning

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

The slick conditions from the mix of sleet and snow has prompted the Virginia Department of Transportation to issue a travel advisory for the region until the storm ends in the afternoon.

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Bristow Woman Charged with Assault on Police Officer

Bristow Woman Charged with Assault on Police Officer

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Cherie Stephanie Penaloza, 43, of Bristow, with assault and battery on a LEO and driving under the influence, following a single vehicle accident, which occurred Saturday morning in the area of Schaeffer Lane in Nokesville.

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WEATHER BEAT: Heavy Snow Likely Beginning Monday Evening; NWS Issues Storm Warning

WEATHER BEAT: Heavy Snow Likely Beginning Monday Evening; NWS Issues Storm Warning

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News, Weather

The National Weather Service in Sterling has officially placed our entire region under a Winter Storm Warning, which means that severe winter weather conditions are expected soon.

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VDOT, Residents Prepare for Winter Storm

VDOT, Residents Prepare for Winter Storm

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

Prior to the impending winter storm that will impact the area beginning tomorrow evening, Virginia Department of Transportation road crews are pre-treating interstates and high-volume roads with brine Sunday.

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for Monday Through Tuesday

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for Monday Through Tuesday

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Monday night through Tuesday afternoon.

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WEATHER BEAT: Snowstorm Expected to Impact Region Late Monday

WEATHER BEAT: Snowstorm Expected to Impact Region Late Monday

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | News, Weather

In case you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, I’d like to let you know that there is a snowstorm on the way. In today’s Weather Beat, I’ll discuss snow totals, but I’ll mostly discuss why I think this is our snowstorm.

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Location of 13th High School Near Jiffy Lube Live Sparks Discussion

Location of 13th High School Near Jiffy Lube Live Sparks Discussion

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

At a presentation on the new location of the new 13th Prince William County high school, parents weighed pros and cons of the new location adjacent to Jiffy Lube Live, the outdoor concert venue in Bristow.

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Reckless Handling of Firearm Injures Haymarket Woman

Reckless Handling of Firearm Injures Haymarket Woman

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police arrested a Haymarket man, Tuesday, for reckless handing of a firearm that resulted in the wounding of his housemate.

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Town Hall Meeting Addresses 13th HS, Calendar, Salaries, Budget

Town Hall Meeting Addresses 13th HS, Calendar, Salaries, Budget

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William school board members addressed pressing issues such as the snow days, the 13th High School, teacher salaries and the school budget, at their Gainesville-Brentsville budget town hall meeting, Tuesday.

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Retro Fitness Hosts Community Nights

Retro Fitness Hosts Community Nights

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Retro Fitness on Sudley Manor Road in Manassas has been reaching out to HOA and apartment communities to host “community nights,” in which the heath and fitness club offers their residents free enrollment when they enroll that evening.

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Front Royal Man Dies in Bristow Road Crash

Front Royal Man Dies in Bristow Road Crash

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Investigators from the Prince William Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Bristow Road and Old Church Road in Bristow to investigate a two-vehicle crash, Mar. 4 at 8:44 a.m.

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Jackson Miller Becomes GOP Nominee for Clerk of Court

Jackson Miller Becomes GOP Nominee for Clerk of Court

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

At Saturday’s Prince William County Republican annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, Chairman Dottie Miller announced that Del. Jackson Miller is the Republican nominee for the April 18 Special Election for Clerk of Court of Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.

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Smoke Over Area Eminating from Quantico Control Burn

Smoke Over Area Eminating from Quantico Control Burn

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Many are asking – where is all that smoke over Manassas coming from? The answer is Marine Corp Quantico.

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Smith Clinches Democratic Nomination for Clerk Special Election

Smith Clinches Democratic Nomination for Clerk Special Election

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Friday afternoon, Jacqueline Smith officially became the Democratic nominee for the Clerk of the Circuit Court special election scheduled for April 18 in Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park.

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Prince William Superintendent of Schools Shows School Spirit

Prince William Superintendent of Schools Shows School Spirit

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

During superintendent’s time, Dr. Steven Walts donned yellow sunglasses and a brightly colored scarf to celebrate the Kilby Elementary School transition and other exciting events at Prince William County Schools.

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Haymarket Police Seek Suspect in Traffic Confrontation

Haymarket Police Seek Suspect in Traffic Confrontation

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Haymarket Police Department is looking for an individual who accosted a woman Saturday morning at a traffic light.

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All 9 Statewide Republican Candidates to Attend Prince William GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

All 9 Statewide Republican Candidates to Attend Prince William GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is the keynote speaker for the 28th Annual Prince William Republican Lincoln-Reagan Dinner this Saturday, March 4, 2017, and the Committee today announced that all nine Republican statewide candidates will attend. The sold-out Dinner will be held at the Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club in Gainesville.

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NoVA gets its own Comic-Con this Summer

NoVA gets its own Comic-Con this Summer

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Comic book and sci-fi fans in the region will soon have their own three-day convention: NovaCon.

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UPDATE: Police Have Located ‘Missing Endangered Adult’ Woman from Manassas

UPDATE: Police Have Located ‘Missing Endangered Adult’ Woman from Manassas

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Nora Shraf Elshiekh.

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Empowering Eve Holds Fashion Show Benefit for BARN Transitional Housing

Empowering Eve Holds Fashion Show Benefit for BARN Transitional Housing

The local chapter of Empowering Eve will hold a women’s fashion show, Sunday, March 12 at 3:30-6 p.m. at Bristow Manor Golf Club. All proceeds will go towards Transitional Housing BARN Inc. in Bristow.

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School Board Members Schedule Town Hall Meetings

School Board Members Schedule Town Hall Meetings

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools have announced school board members will hold several town-hall-style meetings this March.

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PWCS Reports Marsteller Incident is ‘Fake News’

PWCS Reports Marsteller Incident is ‘Fake News’

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

All Marsteller students, and staff are all safe, despite a fake news story that is circulating on social media, said the administration at Marsteller Middle School in Bristow.

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PWCS Announces New Location for 13th High School

PWCS Announces New Location for 13th High School

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County Schools Office of Facilities Services will hold a public meeting to share information on a new location for the 13th high school.

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Bristow Tobacco Shop Burglarized

Bristow Tobacco Shop Burglarized

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A tobacco store in Bristow Commons was burglarized last week.

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Man Arrested for Gainesville Burglary, Assaulting Two at Haymarket Convenient Stores

Man Arrested for Gainesville Burglary, Assaulting Two at Haymarket Convenient Stores

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville man was arrested for a local residential burglary, destruction of property and two counts of assault and battery, Sunday.

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Gainesville Man Foils Burglary

Gainesville Man Foils Burglary

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville resident reported to police that he heard someone attempting to break into his house, located in the 5600 block of Lick River Lane, Feb. 23.

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Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon Runs for Second Year

Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon Runs for Second Year

| February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The owners of Fun Run Racing are excited to announce that they will be holding their Second Annual Prince William Half Marathon, Oct. 1.

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Sixth Suspect Arrested in Sosa Rivas Murder

Sixth Suspect Arrested in Sosa Rivas Murder

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Feb. 23, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit obtained a murder warrant for a sixth suspect sought in connection to the murder of Christian Alexander Sosa Rivas whose body was found washed up on the shores of the Potomac River back, Jan. 12.

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Sixth Suspect Arrested in Sosa Rivas Murder

Sixth Suspect Arrested in Sosa Rivas Murder

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Feb. 23, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit obtained a murder warrant for a sixth suspect sought in connection to the murder of Christian Alexander Sosa Rivas whose body was found washed up on the shores of the Potomac River back, Jan. 12.

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County Executive Proposes FY18 Budget to Address Strategic Goals

County Executive Proposes FY18 Budget to Address Strategic Goals

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Fiscal 2018 addresses goals of increased funding for education, public safety, reducing homelessness, assisting in providing funds for new school construction and maintaining current levels of public transportation.

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Police Investigate Chili’s Burglary Attempt

Police Investigate Chili’s Burglary Attempt

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating an attempted burglary at the Chili’s restaurant located at 4995 Wellington Road in Gainesville.

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Citizens’ Groups Call for Congressional Representatives to Hold Town Halls

Citizens’ Groups Call for Congressional Representatives to Hold Town Halls

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Citizens’ groups have recently put increased pressure on lawmakers to hold public town hall meetings in Northern Virginia; they have even scheduled their own citizen-led town hall for Friday evening.

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School Board Chair Posts Snow Day Survey

School Board Chair Posts Snow Day Survey

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Investigating options for unused snow days this school year, Prince William County Schools Chairman At-Large Ryan Sawyers posted a survey to solicit opinions from county residents.

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Man Arrested for Malicious Wounding in Bristow

Man Arrested for Malicious Wounding in Bristow

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A northern Virginia man has been charged for malicious wounding of a Bristow man during a physical altercation, Tuesday.

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Cabela’s Celebrates Grand Opening of Gainesvilles Store

Cabela’s Celebrates Grand Opening of Gainesvilles Store

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Store to open at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 9; weekend-long celebration will follow.

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UPDATE: Fire & Rescue Crews Battle Blaze in Bristow

UPDATE: Fire & Rescue Crews Battle Blaze in Bristow

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Fire & Rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a two-story single family home located in the 13500 block of Dodsworth Drive in Bristow at 9:03 a.m.

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Police Charge 16-Year-Old Bristow Teen in Attack

Police Charge 16-Year-Old Bristow Teen in Attack

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged a 16-year-old female of Bristow for allegedly assaulting an 18-year-old woman at the Youth for Tomorrow facility Feb. 19.

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8-Year-Old Nokesville Boy Dies in ATV Crash

8-Year-Old Nokesville Boy Dies in ATV Crash

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Franklin Flores, an 8-year-old boy from Nokesville, died from his injuries Tuesday from an ATV crash Feb. 18.

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School Board Considers Options for Unused ‘Snow Days’

School Board Considers Options for Unused ‘Snow Days’

| February 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers announced in a Facebook video that the Prince William County School Board will explore the option of granting additional days off school to compensate for unused snow days this year.

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