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Prince William Health District Provides Updates on Vaccine Appointments, Waitlists, Limited Supply

Prince William Health District Provides Updates on Vaccine Appointments, Waitlists, Limited Supply

Unfortunately, the Virginia Department of Health was notified Friday, Jan. 15, that their order for more vaccines from the federal government would not be filled at this time.

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Bristow Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

Bristow Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

| January 17, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Nicole Alloua Gnangni Felix, 58, of Bristow, was pronounced as a result of a vehicle crash Sunday morning.

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Prince William School Board Member Suggests Schools Close to Vaccinate Teachers

Prince William School Board Member Suggests Schools Close to Vaccinate Teachers

| January 16, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William School Board member Lillie Jessie is advocating that the Superintendent close schools until nurses can vaccinate the staff of PWCS.

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Prince William Courthouse Will Close Tues, Wed for Security Reasons

Prince William Courthouse Will Close Tues, Wed for Security Reasons

The Prince William County Circuit Court will close on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and Wednesday, Jan. 20 due to a “credible threat.”

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Prince William Health Dept. Director Updates Supervisors on Vaccination Rollout

Prince William Health Dept. Director Updates Supervisors on Vaccination Rollout

| January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Teachers may be able to get vaccinated by end of the month as the Prince William Health Department works with Inova Fairfax Hospital and other partners to vaccine its residents and workers.

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PWCS Announces Tentative Return to Building Dates for Older Students

PWCS Announces Tentative Return to Building Dates for Older Students

| January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Students whose families choose in-person instruction will return to school via a hybrid model between Feb. 25 and Mar. 3.

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Prince William School Board Passes Return to In-Person Learning Plan with Goal of March Return

Prince William School Board Passes Return to In-Person Learning Plan with Goal of March Return

| January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted 5-3 to postpone start dates for students in grades 4-12 by at least one month with the aim of a March return.

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Man Assaults Chipotle Customer for Not Wearing Mask

Man Assaults Chipotle Customer for Not Wearing Mask

| January 12, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a man who was providing security at the Sudley Road Chipotle for striking a customer who was not wearing a mask.

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Prince William Democratic Women’s Caucus Calls for Removal of President Trump

Prince William Democratic Women’s Caucus Calls for Removal of President Trump

The Prince William County Democratic Women’s Caucus calls for the immediate removal of Donald J. Trump from the office of the President of the United States of America by any legal means possible.

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Virginia Health District to Open COVID-19 Vaccinations to More People, Essential Workers

Virginia Health District to Open COVID-19 Vaccinations to More People, Essential Workers

| January 11, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Soon essential workers such as police, firefighters, teachers and grocery workers will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Free COVID-19 Testing in Prince William Week of Jan. 11

Free COVID-19 Testing in Prince William Week of Jan. 11

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Check out locations and times for free COVID-19 testing for people who live or work in Prince William County, Manassas or Manassas Park.

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Congressman Wittman Votes Against Certifying Pennsylvania Electors

Congressman Wittman Votes Against Certifying Pennsylvania Electors

Virginia’s 1st-District Congressman Rob Wittman announces he voted against certifying electoral votes from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Prince William Schools Superintendent Proposes April Return to In Person Learning

Prince William Schools Superintendent Proposes April Return to In Person Learning

| January 7, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools’ Superintendent proposed a new Phase in Return to Building Plan that would have most students not return to school until after spring break.

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UPDATED: Police Investigate Murders in Manassas, Delaplane

UPDATED: Police Investigate Murders in Manassas, Delaplane

One man is dead and three others were transported to the hospital after a domestic shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in Signal Hill area of Prince William County.

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Prince William School Board Asks Governor to Prioritize Teachers for COVID-19 Vaccine

Prince William School Board Asks Governor to Prioritize Teachers for COVID-19 Vaccine

| January 6, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County School Board passed a resolution asking Governor Ralph Northam to prioritize school personnel for vaccinations.

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Prince William School Board Will Discuss Renaming New Gainesville High School

Prince William School Board Will Discuss Renaming New Gainesville High School

| January 6, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Occoquan School Board member Lillie Jessie has requested the Prince William County School Board to reconsider the name Gainesville High School for the county’s 13th high school.

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PWCS Sends More Students, Health-Compromised Teachers Back into Buildings

PWCS Sends More Students, Health-Compromised Teachers Back into Buildings

| January 5, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County students will return to school on Jan. 5 even as Prince William County has reached a 20% positivity rate for COVID-19.

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UPDATE: 15-Year-Old Gainesville Girl Found Safe

UPDATE: 15-Year-Old Gainesville Girl Found Safe

| January 3, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Police report that Sadie Suydam, 15, has been located safe.

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Del. Lee Carter Announces Run for Governor

Del. Lee Carter Announces Run for Governor

| January 3, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Carter has introduced legislation to reform the workers’ compensation system, allow teachers to strike, repeal the anti-worker “right to work” law, legalize cannabis, end cash bail, and abolish the death penalty.

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Gov. Northam Commits Additional $20 Million to Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund

Gov. Northam Commits Additional $20 Million to Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Funding will fulfill pending grant awards for over 300 eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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Virginia, Prince William County Report Highest New COVID-19 Cases Over Christmas

Virginia, Prince William County Report Highest New COVID-19 Cases Over Christmas

| December 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County showed a 16.4% positivity rate over the last 14 days, much higher than the statewide rate.

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Police Search for Suspect in Bristow 7-Eleven Armed Robbery

Police Search for Suspect in Bristow 7-Eleven Armed Robbery

| December 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Police are still looking for the suspect fled on foot prior to police arriving at the location.

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Prince William Police Complete Investigation of Dumfries Officer-Involved Shooting

Prince William Police Complete Investigation of Dumfries Officer-Involved Shooting

Following an investigation reviewed by the Commonwealth Attorney, the five Prince William Officers who participated in a police-involved shooting of a Dumfries man were found to have acted reasonably.

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Commonwealth Attorney Declares Prince William Officers ‘Justified’ in Dec. 10 ‘Officer-Involved Shooting’

Commonwealth Attorney Declares Prince William Officers ‘Justified’ in Dec. 10 ‘Officer-Involved Shooting’

| December 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Commonwealth Attorney Amy Ashworth determined five Prince William County Officers were “justified” in firing rounds that killed Kurtis Kay Frevert, 79, of Dumfries on Dec. 10.

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NWS Issues Gale Warning, Flash Flood Watch for DMV, Dec. 24

NWS Issues Gale Warning, Flash Flood Watch for DMV, Dec. 24

| December 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Gale Warning, Flash Flood Watch and Wind Advisory, for the afternoon of Dec. 24

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Police Investigate Murder, Shootings at Tackett’s Mill

Police Investigate Murder, Shootings at Tackett’s Mill

| December 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

One man was killed and two more people injured, Tuesday night, in a shoot at Tackett’s Mill in the Occoquan/Lake Ridge area.

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Police Search for Manassas Man Wanted for Hit & Run, Wounding LEO

Police Search for Manassas Man Wanted for Hit & Run, Wounding LEO

| December 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Vincent Marcello Cortazzi is wanted for 1 count of attempted malicious wounding of LEO, 1 count of felony eluding, 2 counts of hit & run, reckless driving and 1 count of disregarding a traffic signal.

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‘5 Ways to Level Up Your Holiday Look’ by New You Med Spa

‘5 Ways to Level Up Your Holiday Look’ by New You Med Spa

| December 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Sure, Christmas parties might look a little different this year, but whether you’re having holiday fun via online video calls or socially distanced gatherings, you’re still going to want to sparkle as much as possible.

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Rt 50 E to I-66 E Ramp Will Close Nightly, Dec. 14-18

Rt 50 E to I-66 E Ramp Will Close Nightly, Dec. 14-18

FAIRFAX – The ramp from Route 50 East to I-66 East will be closed nightly Monday, December 14, through Friday, December 18, between midnight and 4 a.m. for overhead bridge work.

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Republican Supervisors Walk Out on Prince William Joint School Board Meeting Unconscious Bias Presentation

Republican Supervisors Walk Out on Prince William Joint School Board Meeting Unconscious Bias Presentation

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Before the presentation entitled “Raising Awareness of Unconscious Bias to Foster Inclusivity and Equity,” Supervisors Pete Candland (Gainesville), Jeanine Lawson (Brentsville) and Yesli Vega (Coles) walked out of Tuesday’s joint meeting in protest.

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Prince William Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting in Dumfries

Prince William Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting in Dumfries

| December 11, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The police first arrived at the home to prevent a suicide, but it became a search when the man took off into the community.

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VHSL Will Require Athletes to Wear Masks in Most Sports

VHSL Will Require Athletes to Wear Masks in Most Sports

| December 11, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia High School League [VHSL] announced Friday their athletes will be required to wear face masks while practicing and/or competing.

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Gov. Northam Announces New Mitigation Measures to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Gov. Northam Announces New Mitigation Measures to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Virginians should stay at home from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., wear masks in indoor and outdoor settings, limit social gatherings to 10.

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New You Med Spa with UltraSlim® Body Sculpting & More, Opens in Gainesville

New You Med Spa with UltraSlim® Body Sculpting & More, Opens in Gainesville

| December 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Spa owner Paulina Connery is a highly trained Certified Medical Master Aesthetician and expert makeup artist who has worked with industry leaders and many recognizable faces.

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Virginia’s COVID-19 Cases Reach New Peak, Surpassing 4,000, Wed

Virginia’s COVID-19 Cases Reach New Peak, Surpassing 4,000, Wed

| December 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

On Dec. 9, the Virginia Department of Health reported a new record for COVID-19 in Virginia with 4,398 new confirmed and possible cases on that day.

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Prince William Education Association Requests School Board Discuss Return to Building Plan Before New Year

Prince William Education Association Requests School Board Discuss Return to Building Plan Before New Year

The Prince William Education Association sent an email today, requesting that the Prince William County School Board discuss the new COVID-19 numbers before the winter holiday.

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OmniRide Service Change Takes Effect Dec. 14

OmniRide Service Change Takes Effect Dec. 14

| December 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

OmniRide’s Fall Service Change will take effect on Monday, Dec. 14, and will include changes to most routes.

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Santa Visits Linton Hall Area with Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department

Santa Visits Linton Hall Area with Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department

| December 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community

The year just got a lot jollier! Santa Claus is coming to town again this December, escorted by the Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department!

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Prince William County Schools Makes No Changes to Return to Building Plan

Prince William County Schools Makes No Changes to Return to Building Plan

| December 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

At this juncture, Prince William County Schools intends to stick to its return to building plan despite being considered “Moderate-High” risk and a surging number of COVID-19 positive community cases in November.

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UPDATE: Prince William Supervisors to Consider Striking Language Regarding Defund Police from Strategic Plan

UPDATE: Prince William Supervisors to Consider Striking Language Regarding Defund Police from Strategic Plan

| December 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland believes the county should not consider defunding police nor reallocating any of its funding.

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Free COVID-19 Testing Sites in Prince William Health District for Week of Dec. 7

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites in Prince William Health District for Week of Dec. 7

Free COVID-19 testing is available for anyone who lives or works in Prince William County, the City of Manassas or the City of Manassas Park.

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Dry Needling Offers Relief for Overused Muscles

Dry Needling Offers Relief for Overused Muscles

It works by increasing blood flow to injured muscle tissue and loosening knots. Patients often don’t even feel the needle enter the body.

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Peterson Family Foundation to Give $500K to Local Families in Need

Peterson Family Foundation to Give $500K to Local Families in Need

The Peterson Family Foundation is donating $500,000 to organizations throughout Northern Virginia and Maryland that have mobilized to help those in need.

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PWCS to Open School Facilities to VHSL Student Athletes, Televise Games

PWCS to Open School Facilities to VHSL Student Athletes, Televise Games

Plans to return to VHSL competition are underway for Prince William County Public School (PWCS) high school athletes. However, PWCS will only be allowing remote viewing of its indoor competitions.

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Virginia Governor Releases Report on Impact of Legalizing Marijuana for Adult-use

Virginia Governor Releases Report on Impact of Legalizing Marijuana for Adult-use

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today released the administration’s report on the impact of legalizing adult-use marijuana in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Prince William County Hires D.C. Police Chief to Lead Police Department

Prince William County Hires D.C. Police Chief to Lead Police Department

The announcement comes following a nationwide search with a public survey and competitive hiring process.

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Police Investigate Deadly Shooting in Woodbridge

Police Investigate Deadly Shooting in Woodbridge

| November 30, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are investigating a shooting that killed one man on Westwind Drive in Woodbridge, Sunday morning.

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Two Arrested for Armed Robbery at Promenade in Gainesville

Two Arrested for Armed Robbery at Promenade in Gainesville

An investigation revealed that four men conspired to rob a 19-year-old man at the Promenade in Gainesville. Two suspects remain at large.

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Drivers on I-66 East Must Exit at Route 29 Gainesville to Reach Prince William Parkway through Dec. 4

Drivers on I-66 East Must Exit at Route 29 Gainesville to Reach Prince William Parkway through Dec. 4

I-66 East drivers headed to Route 234 Bypass/Prince William Parkway will be detoured to use Exit 43A-B Route 29 in Gainesville.

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Suspect Sentenced to Life for Gang-Related Murder of Fairfax Teen in Nokesville, 2017

Suspect Sentenced to Life for Gang-Related Murder of Fairfax Teen in Nokesville, 2017

Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney Amy Ashworth announces yesterday’s successful conviction of Hector Armando Gamez Amaya, 31, related to the death of Miguel Ruiz Carrillo, 18, of Mount Vernon.

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