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Police Investigate Residential Burglary in Nokesville

Police Investigate Residential Burglary in Nokesville

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a residence in the 13000 block of Nokesville Road in Nokesville.

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PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

PWEA Education Town Hall Addressed Closing Achievement Gap

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia attended an ESSA town hall hosted by the Prince William Education Association (PWEA), discussing ways to close the achievement gap among students

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Stan Lee Scheduled to Appear at Awesome Con

Stan Lee Scheduled to Appear at Awesome Con

When Awesome Con returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., June 16-18, it will feature a rare local appearance by Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee.

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PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

PWEA Pres. Encourages DeVos to Learn More about Public Education

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William Education Association was both pleased and concerned when U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School this week.

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Patriot HS Ranked 15th Best School in Va by US News

Patriot HS Ranked 15th Best School in Va by US News

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Patriot High School in Nokesville was ranked the 15th Best High School in Virginia according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools Rankings 2017.

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DeVos Praises Culture at PWCS’s Ashland Elementary School

DeVos Praises Culture at PWCS’s Ashland Elementary School

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Newly appointed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School, Tuesday morning, where she met with students, educators and military parents, and learned about all the school does for its military children.

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Tractor Trailer Accident Kills Man on Prince William Parkway

Tractor Trailer Accident Kills Man on Prince William Parkway

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A man has been pronounced dead as the result of a tractor-trailer colliding with a car on the Prince William Parkway early Tuesday morning.

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Betsy DeVos Will Visit Prince William Elementary School

Betsy DeVos Will Visit Prince William Elementary School

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A spokesperson for Prince William County Schools has confirmed that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will be visiting Ashland Elementary School in Manassas Tuesday, arriving around 9:30 a.m.

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SCC Chooses Two Routes for Haymarket Power Lines

SCC Chooses Two Routes for Haymarket Power Lines

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has chosen two possible routes for the Haymarket 230 kV double circuit transmission line and told the Prince William Board of County Supervisors to choose between them.

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Manassas Man Charged for Shooting Family Member

Manassas Man Charged for Shooting Family Member

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police charged a Manassas man with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony after shooting another man in the upper body, Friday.

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Citizens Challenge Wittman’s Views at 1st District Mock Town Hall

Citizens Challenge Wittman’s Views at 1st District Mock Town Hall

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Concerned citizens participated in a Virginia 1st District Mock Town Hall, Tuesday, at Patriot High School in Nokesville, to discuss Rob Wittman’s voting record.

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Fire Extinguishers Discharged in Gainesville Store Burglary

Fire Extinguishers Discharged in Gainesville Store Burglary

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Officers responded to the old Super Value store located at 7471 Somerset Crossing Drive in Gainesville to investigate a burglary, April 18 at 10 a.m.

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Prince William Police Present ‘Conversation with the Chief”

Prince William Police Present ‘Conversation with the Chief”

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Board of County Supervisor Ruth Anderson of the Occoquan District and Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief” in Lake Ridge.

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Bristow Smoothie King Hosts ‘Spring Fling’ Fitness Marketing Event

Bristow Smoothie King Hosts ‘Spring Fling’ Fitness Marketing Event

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

When Bristow Smoothie King owner Tim Smith held a “Spring Fling” event April 8, he had no difficulty finding local fitness related businesses that wanted to participate.

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Voters Elect Jacqueline Smith as Prince William’s Clerk of Court

Voters Elect Jacqueline Smith as Prince William’s Clerk of Court

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Jacqueline C. Smith won Tuesday’s special election and will go on to become Prince William County’s next Clerk of the Court.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Men Running for Virginia’s Governor

RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Men Running for Virginia’s Governor

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Meet Virginia’s six gubernatorial candidates, or take a quiz to see, which candidate’s platform and experience best matches your political views.

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U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Gainesville Stabbing

U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Gainesville Stabbing

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The man police have been searching for since he stabbed a man at at a gas station at 7600 Somerset Crossing in Gainesville on March 22, has been taken into custody, Thursday.

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How to Select the Right Camp for your Child

How to Select the Right Camp for your Child

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Zachary Mural, Ph.D., V.P. of Education at Minnieland Academy, advises parents on what they should consider when choosing a summer camp experience for their child.

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Miller Touts Leadership as Key Asset for Clerk of Court

Miller Touts Leadership as Key Asset for Clerk of Court

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Delegate Jackson Miller believes he is the better choice for Clerk of Court because of his ample leadership experience.

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Bristow Dunkin Donuts Recognizes Teachers this April

Bristow Dunkin Donuts Recognizes Teachers this April

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

During the second half of April, Mondays are “Teachers Appreciation Days” at Dunkin Donuts located in Braemar Village Plaza off Sudley Road in Bristow. This means all educators will receive a 10 percent discount on April 17 and 24 when they show their employee IDs.

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Smith Wants to Take Politics Out of the Clerk’s Office

Smith Wants to Take Politics Out of the Clerk’s Office

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Jacqueline Smith wants to get politics out of the clerk’s office. She is the Prince William attorney running for Clerk of Court in a special election to be held April 18.

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Gainesville Man Charged in Strangulation, Domestic Assault & Battery

Gainesville Man Charged in Strangulation, Domestic Assault & Battery

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

Prince William County Police charged Tor Chieng Vang, 36, of Gainesville with strangulation and domestic assault & battery following an incident, which 9000 block of Woodpecker Court in Gainesville April 7.

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PWEA Invites Public to Every Student Succeeds Act Town Hall

PWEA Invites Public to Every Student Succeeds Act Town Hall

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A new federal law has given teachers and other educators an unprecedented opportunity to provide input into the way their public schools are run; as such, the Prince William Education Association wants to hear from its community member about improvements they would like to see.

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UPDATED: Group Looks to Develop New Shopping Plaza in Bristow

UPDATED: Group Looks to Develop New Shopping Plaza in Bristow

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Morgan Property Group of North Carolina announced that it has acquired more than four acres of land at the northwest corner of Sudley Manor Drive and Vint Hill Road in Bristow to develop a new shopping plaza with a 7-Eleven gas and convenience store as its anchor.

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Wegmans Denies Bad Chicken Sold at Gainesville Store

Wegmans Denies Bad Chicken Sold at Gainesville Store

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Despite a Facebook post warning residents of unrefrigerated chicken that was delivered to the Gainesville Wegmans store, the chain denies the claim.

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Suspect Identified in Gainesville Gas Station Stabbing

Suspect Identified in Gainesville Gas Station Stabbing

| April 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have identified the suspect in a malicious wounding that happened outside the gas station at Somerset Crossing in Gainesville. The suspect is still at large.

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Nat’l Weather Service Issues Thunderstorm Watch for D.C. Metro Area

Nat’l Weather Service Issues Thunderstorm Watch for D.C. Metro Area

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

According to the National Weather Service, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 5 p.m., Thursday afternoon, for the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metropolitan areas.

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Debate Distinguishes Prince William Clerk of Court Candidates

Debate Distinguishes Prince William Clerk of Court Candidates

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Candidates for Clerk of Court Attorney Jacqueline Smith and Del. Jackson Miller went head to head in a Candidates Forum, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Dar Al Noor in Manassas.

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Police Investigate Residential Burglary in Haymarket

Police Investigate Residential Burglary in Haymarket

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to a report of a residential burglary in the greater Haymarket area, Monday evening, but found no signs of forced entry.

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Glenkirk Elementary’s 3rd Annual Talent Show Wows Parents

Glenkirk Elementary’s 3rd Annual Talent Show Wows Parents

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Glenkirk Elementary School students wowed an auditorium full of friends, family and teachers with a wide array of acts Tuesday, March 29, at the school’s third annual talent show, sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

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OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

It can be hard to keep up with this wave of legislation, but there is one amendment that sticks out and has a far greater impact on the lives of working Virginians than any other: authorizing the Governor to expand Medicaid in Virginia.

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Gainesville Supervisor Will Hold Two Town Halls on County Budget

Gainesville Supervisor Will Hold Two Town Halls on County Budget

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland has planned two public community meetings this week, ahead of the vote on the county tax rate.

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Man Charged with Sexual Assault of 10-Year-Old in Haymarket

Man Charged with Sexual Assault of 10-Year-Old in Haymarket

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Brian David Luttrell, 48, of the Plains with two counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of indecent liberties with a

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Prince William School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers Announces Run For Congress in Va. 1st District

Prince William School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers Announces Run For Congress in Va. 1st District

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Ryan Sawyers, of Gainesville, pledges to fight for the middle class, affordable health care, LGBTQ and women’s rights.

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Computer Stolen from Nokesville Business

Computer Stolen from Nokesville Business

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police are investigating a commercial burglary, which occurred at business located at 3471 Herring Lane in Nokesville.

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Transportation Department Announces Roads Affected by Route 28 Paving

Transportation Department Announces Roads Affected by Route 28 Paving

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

To accommodate milling and paving operations as well as shoulder widening along Route 28, the Prince William County Transportation Department announced lane closures on Linton Hall Road and Vint Hill Road the week of April 2-7.

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PWCS Budget Maintains Current Programs; Looks Toward Progress

PWCS Budget Maintains Current Programs; Looks Toward Progress

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board presented a realistic Fiscal Year 18 budget at the Board of County Supervisors’ meeting, Tuesday evening, with an eye towards improvements.

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UPDATE: Sosa Rivas Murder Suspect Surrenders to Police

UPDATE: Sosa Rivas Murder Suspect Surrenders to Police

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Prince William County Homicide Unit have identified two additional suspects wanted in connection to the murder of Christian Alexander Sosa Rivas whose body was located along the shoreline of the Potomac River on January 12, 2017.

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Mix Colors Art Studio Celebrates Grand Opening

Mix Colors Art Studio Celebrates Grand Opening

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Mix Colors Art Studio in Bristow Commons held its grand opening last weekend providing visitors the opportunity to visit the studio and try out ceramic painting on the house.

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Virginia National Ballet Premieres Snow White at Hylton PAC

Virginia National Ballet Premieres Snow White at Hylton PAC

Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Virginia National Ballet is excited to present the premiere of Artistic Director Rafik Hegab’s new Snow White, Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas for one night only!

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Attempted Commercial Burglary Reported at Pier 1 Imports

Attempted Commercial Burglary Reported at Pier 1 Imports

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the Pier 1 Imports located at 13261 Gateway Center Drive in Gainesville to investigate an attempted burglary, Mar. 25 at 2:25 p.m.

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UPDATE: Police Identify Deceased Victim Found in Bull Run Creek

UPDATE: Police Identify Deceased Victim Found in Bull Run Creek

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers located human remains while conducting a canvass along the creek bed of Bull Run near the 7500 block of Ben Lomond Park Drive in Manassas, Mar. 27 around 11:30 a.m.

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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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