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VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

VDOT, DRPT and PRTC celebrated the opening of the new Haymarket Park & Ride Lot near the Route 15/ I-66 interchange.

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Gainesville Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Committing Larceny

Gainesville Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Committing Larceny

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville man shot himself in the leg, Saturday, while stealing property from an unlocked car.

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VDOT Announces I-66 Outside Beltway Project Lane Closures, Traffic Changes for Dec. 16-19

VDOT Announces I-66 Outside Beltway Project Lane Closures, Traffic Changes for Dec. 16-19

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Crews will continue shifting travel lanes and setting concrete barriers to create safe work zones along Interstate 66 in Gainesville, Manassas, Centreville, Fairfax and Vienna.

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UPDATE: 2 Prince William County Roads Remain Closed Sunday Evening

UPDATE: 2 Prince William County Roads Remain Closed Sunday Evening

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County has updated notice of its road closures.

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Community Celebrates Holidays with 7th Annual Hometown Nokesville Christmas Parade

Community Celebrates Holidays with 7th Annual Hometown Nokesville Christmas Parade

The community came out to celebrate the Christmas season with a holiday parade along Fitzwater Drive in Nokesville, Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Out of the Blue Hosts ‘Ugly Sweater’ Tap-Takeover, Fundraising Events

Out of the Blue Hosts ‘Ugly Sweater’ Tap-Takeover, Fundraising Events

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Out of the Blue crab and seafood restaurant in Gainesville, Virginia, is offering many ways to celebrate the holidays and support the community this season, including an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” Tap Takeover, Friday.

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Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

Governor’s proposed budget to feature increased teacher salaries, deposit to Literary Fund, and additional flexible funding

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Va State Police to Intensify HOV Enforcement on I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway

Va State Police to Intensify HOV Enforcement on I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police (VSP) will conduct a focused High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) enforcement on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway Thursday, Dec. 13, during morning and afternoon rush hour periods.

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Prince William Chamber, Leadership Announce Gourmet Guys Give Back 2018 Winners

Prince William Chamber, Leadership Announce Gourmet Guys Give Back 2018 Winners

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Leadership Prince William and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce co-hosted their 3rd Annual Gourmet Guys Give Back event at Linton Hall School.

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UPDATE: Missing Haymarket Man Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Haymarket Man Found Safe

| December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered adult, Antonio Jamaul Durham.

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Woman Calls Bomb Threat to Prince William DMV

Woman Calls Bomb Threat to Prince William DMV

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to the Prince William County Tax Administration Office located at 1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge (22192), December 4 at 2:30 p.m., to investigate a bomb threat made by phone.

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Experience Santa Sightings, Holiday Events & More in Prince William this December

Experience Santa Sightings, Holiday Events & More in Prince William this December

December brings holiday shopping, visits from Santa, festive music, seasonal brews, cocktails and menu items throughout Prince William, Virginia.

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Prince William Commonwealth Attorney Appoints Special Attorney to Investigate School Board Campaign Signs

Prince William Commonwealth Attorney Appoints Special Attorney to Investigate School Board Campaign Signs

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Commonwealth Attorney Paul Ebert announced last week that he has appointed a special attorney to investigate the “Republicans for Stanley Bender” signs and Political Action Committee that sponsored them.

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Nokesville Community Presents Christmas Parade, Santa Workshop, Live Nativity

Nokesville Community Presents Christmas Parade, Santa Workshop, Live Nativity

Come to Nokesville, Saturday, to attend Brentsville High School’s Santa’s Workshop, the Nokesville Hometown Christmas Parade, Church of the Brethren live nativity and other holiday festivities.

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Prince William Dance Academy Builds Character

Prince William Dance Academy Builds Character

There is so much going on at Prince William Dance Academy this holiday season with continued enrollment, various holiday and winter events, plus a new character-building curriculum.

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New OmniRide Express Route Between Haymarket, Rossyln/Ballston Starts Dec. 17

New OmniRide Express Route Between Haymarket, Rossyln/Ballston Starts Dec. 17

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

OmniRide will start a new Express bus service providing residents of Haymarket and western Prince William County a direct connection to the Rosslyn/Ballston corridor and an alternative for drivers who don’t want to pay tolls on I-66.

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Blue Ridge Orthopaedic ‘Bodies In Motion’ Run Raises $55K for Community Non-Profits

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic ‘Bodies In Motion’ Run Raises $55K for Community Non-Profits

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Bodies in Motion 10k/5k/Fun Run Race Held on November 4 is the Flagship Event for the Foundation.

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Tough Mudder Selects Prince William County for ‘Tough Mudder Classic’

Tough Mudder Selects Prince William County for ‘Tough Mudder Classic’

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Health and Fitness, Sports

Prince William County is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to host a Tough Mudder Classic Event at Silver Lake Regional Park in Haymarket.

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89-Year-Old Gainesville Woman Dies in Tractor Trailer Collision

89-Year-Old Gainesville Woman Dies in Tractor Trailer Collision

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

An 89-year-old Gainesville woman died in a car accident on Lee Highway in Gainesville when her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer.

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Prince William Leadership, Chamber Host Gourmet Guys Give Back Cook Off

Prince William Leadership, Chamber Host Gourmet Guys Give Back Cook Off

| November 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

This family-friendly event is open to the public and will feature 16 local amateur chefs who will compete for People’s Choice and Judges’ Awards for their tastiest dishes.

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Prince William Board of Supervisors Fails to Support Equal Rights Amendment

Prince William Board of Supervisors Fails to Support Equal Rights Amendment

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

It was around midnight, Tuesday, before the Prince William Board of County Supervisors decided to deny its support to the Virginia General Assembly regarding passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, otherwise known as the “ERA.”

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NVFD Announces 2018 Santa Run Dates

NVFD Announces 2018 Santa Run Dates

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Nokesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will once again circulate through local communities dispensing candy with Santa beginning Saturday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 16.

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Police Charge Triangle Man in Fatal Shooting

Police Charge Triangle Man in Fatal Shooting

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police have arrested a Prince William man for allegedly shooting and killing an acquaintance on Sunday in Woodbridge.

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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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