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PW School Board Names Imon Deputy Superintendent

PW School Board Names Imon Deputy Superintendent

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted Wednesday to promote Keith Imon, currently Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services, to Deputy Superintendent.

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Three Manassas Teens Arrested on Route to Beach

Three Manassas Teens Arrested on Route to Beach

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Three Manassas 18-year-olds were arrested in North Carolina on their way down to Myrtle Beach, Saturday, to celebrate their high school graduation.

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UPDATE: Missing Endangered Adult Male of Manassas Located

UPDATE: Missing Endangered Adult Male of Manassas Located

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered adult, Bradley Mark Haynes.

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Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued for Thursday

Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued for Thursday

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

Avoid strenuous activity or exercise outdoors Thursday as the National Weather Service issues a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the area.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 15 Violations at Famous Dave’s

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Health District Finds 15 Violations at Famous Dave’s

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Health District inspected Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que, located at 7390 Atlas Walk Way in Gainesville, and found 15 violations of the health code.

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Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Delegate Bob Marshall (R-13) has announced that he obtained text messages from Prince William School Board Chair Ryan Sawyers, ]showing that Sawyers “hand-picked speakers,” to speak first at Citizens’ Time for the June 21 school board meeting.

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PRTC Announces New Fares, Schedules, Routes

PRTC Announces New Fares, Schedules, Routes

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

PRTC will implement a fare increase on Monday, June 26, and many bus schedules will change on Monday, July 3, including a mid-day OmniRide route to serve Gainesville commuters.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Nine months ago, the Prince William County School Board considered updating the PWCS Nondiscrimination Policy, otherwise known as 060. The update in question would have added four words to the policy: “gender identity, sexual orientation” and would have made clear that Prince William County Schools do not tolerate discrimination against anyone on these bases.

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School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

With the vote on the revision to Prince William County School’s non-discrimination policy to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” Wednesday evening, two school board members share their opinions on the matter.

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Prince William Police Search for Police Impersonator

Prince William Police Search for Police Impersonator

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police are searching for a man who stole a vehicle and proceed to impersonated a police officer, Sunday in Woodbridge, by flashing the vehicles lights.

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State Farm Agent Sadlack Sponsors Car Show for Fallen Officers

State Farm Agent Sadlack Sponsors Car Show for Fallen Officers

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

State Farm Agent Anita Sadlack is head-sponsor of the Fallen Officers Car Show, June 24, in conjunction with the Haymarket Police Department and Shawn Landry, Founder of QBE. The show will benefit the families of fallen or wounded local police officers.

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Police Investigate Shooting in Woodbridge

Police Investigate Shooting in Woodbridge

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Officers responded to a residence located in the 12000 block of Cinnamon Street in Woodbridge to investigate a shooting, June 17 at approximately 11:17 p.m.

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NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Monday

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Monday

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the area Monday from 3 p.m. through the evening.

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Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Friday, Democratic elected leaders from Prince William County sent a letter to the school board, throwing their weight behind the revision of Prince William County’s Non-Discrimination policy [Policy 060].

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UPDATE: Gainesville Man Located Safe

UPDATE: Gainesville Man Located Safe

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered adult, Kurtis Patrick Murphy.

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Community Discussion Addresses Opioid Epidemic in Prince William

Community Discussion Addresses Opioid Epidemic in Prince William

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

There’s a nationwide opioid epidemic that’s killing people, and Prince William County is not immune to the problem.

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UPDATE: Whooping Cough Identified at Bristow-Area Schools

UPDATE: Whooping Cough Identified at Bristow-Area Schools

| June 15, 2017 | 1 Comment | News

Last week, Patriot High School in Nokesville announced it had at least one case of whooping cough. This week, Marsteller Middle School in Bristow, has announced a student attending there also has a confirmed case of whooping cough.

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Local Narcotics Task Force Obtains Warrants for 43 Individuals for Heroin Use, Distribution

Local Narcotics Task Force Obtains Warrants for 43 Individuals for Heroin Use, Distribution

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Prince William County-Manassas City-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force joined law enforcement agencies from across the region, June 14, in a continued campaign sought to combat heroin use and distribution in our area. In doing so, they obtained warrants for 43 individuals.

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Residents Report Incidents of Vandalism in Kingsbrooke

Residents Report Incidents of Vandalism in Kingsbrooke

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Two acts of vandalism were perpetrated in the Bristow community of Kingsbrooke over the weekend.

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Prince William Police Host Neighborhood Watch Training

Prince William Police Host Neighborhood Watch Training

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Crime Prevention Unit of the Prince William County Police Department reminds residents that it is hosting a Neighborhood Watch training on Monday, June 19, at 7 p.m.

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PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

PWEA Supports Prince William Schools Proposed Revision Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

At its June 21 meeting, the Prince William County School Board will discuss proposed revisions to Prince William County Public Schools’ Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Equity Policy (Policy 060).

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Stewart Says Republican Gubernatorial Primary ‘Too Close to Call’

Stewart Says Republican Gubernatorial Primary ‘Too Close to Call’

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Ed Gillespie has declared victory in the Republican Gubernatorial Primary, but Corey Stewart says it is still too close to call.

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Large Animal Spotted at Chris Yung Elementary

Large Animal Spotted at Chris Yung Elementary

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A large animal has been sighted in vicinity of Chris Yung Elementary School, Tuesday morning.

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ALERT: Bear Wandering in Heritage Hunt Neighborhood, Golf Course

ALERT: Bear Wandering in Heritage Hunt Neighborhood, Golf Course

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police have issued an advisory for Western PWC residents, concerning a bear sighting in the Heritage Hunt community in Gainesville, Tuesday around 11 a.m.

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Chantilly Man Assaulted by Mob in Haymarket

Chantilly Man Assaulted by Mob in Haymarket

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Officers responded to investigate a fight at a residence in the 3400 block of James Madison Highway in Haymarket, June 10 at 3 a.m.

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Prince William Democrats Run Diverse Candidate Pool in Delegate Primary

Prince William Democrats Run Diverse Candidate Pool in Delegate Primary

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Primary Day is Tuesday, and the Prince William Democrats are running a diverse group of candidates to challenge Republican incumbents in delegate seats in districts around the county.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Men Running to Be Virginia’s Next Governor

RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Men Running to Be Virginia’s Next Governor

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

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

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Two Wounded in Shooting at Woodbridge Hotel

Two Wounded in Shooting at Woodbridge Hotel

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Officers responded to the Quality Inn located at 1109 Horner Road in Woodbridge to investigate a shooting, June 12 at 8:49 a.m.

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Police Arrest NoVa Man for Strangulation, Abduction of Gainesville Woman

Police Arrest NoVa Man for Strangulation, Abduction of Gainesville Woman

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police have apprehended the man who was wanted in connection with a strangulation and abduction incident in Gainesville reported on May 19.

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Hubble Space Telescope Topic at Freedom Museum

Hubble Space Telescope Topic at Freedom Museum

As part of the Freedom Museum Speaker Series, Steven J. Leete, a NASA Engineer, will make a graphic presentation about the Hubble Space Telescope and discuss its future, Tuesday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m.

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Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Adelle Settle, new to Gainesville, has set up a Go-Fund-Me page to help pay down the debt on school lunches at Prince William County Schools, especially for kids in need.

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Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

Transgender Bathroom Use Becomes Focus During School Board Citizens’ Time

| June 8, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

Although the vote adding LGBTQ students and staff to Prince William County Schools nondiscrimination policy [Policy 060] is not up for a vote until June 21, many residents got an early start on speaking out against it at the most recent school board meeting.

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Police Notice of Endangered Man Missing from Manassas

Police Notice of Endangered Man Missing from Manassas

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Joon Young Park.

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Car Crashes into Gainesville Clothing Store

Car Crashes into Gainesville Clothing Store

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A person drove his or her car through a store front of Jos. A. Bank men’s clothing store at 7337 Atlas Walk Way in the Virginia Gateway Shopping Center in Gainesville.

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Prince William Police Prepare to Deploy Body Worn Camera Program

Prince William Police Prepare to Deploy Body Worn Camera Program

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department will deploy Body Worn Cameras this fall. The roll out of the Body-Worn Cameras (BWC) will begin in September and continue through the end of the year.

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NOVA Empowering Eve Presents Mother-Daughter Fashion Show Fundraiser

NOVA Empowering Eve Presents Mother-Daughter Fashion Show Fundraiser

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Empowering Eve of NOVA will hold a Mother-Daughter Fashion Show at Jirani Coffeehouse to benefit Carried to Full Term, a Haymarket nonprofit with a mission to provide housing for pregnant women in crisis. The event will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m.

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UPDATE: Missing Endangered Manassas Man Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Endangered Manassas Man Found Safe

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Joshua Michael Fleming.

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Police Arrest Man for Strangulation of Gainesville Woman

Police Arrest Man for Strangulation of Gainesville Woman

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to a residence located on Peggy’s Court in Gainesville to investigate a domestic assault, June 4 at 5:45 p.m.

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UPDATED: Missing Endangered Woodbridge Woman Found Safe

UPDATED: Missing Endangered Woodbridge Woman Found Safe

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

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

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Supervisor Lawson Addresses Opioid Crisis in Prince William

Supervisor Lawson Addresses Opioid Crisis in Prince William

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Thursday, June 8 from 5:30-9 p.m., the Community Healthcare Coalition of Greater PWC will host an event at Forest Park High School. This event will provide citizens with information and resources to fight the opioid crisis at the local level.

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Prince William Republican Leaders Offer Support to Gillespie During County Visit

Prince William Republican Leaders Offer Support to Gillespie During County Visit

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

In the final days of the June 13 Virginia primary campaign, Republican Ed Gillespie made several stops in Prince William County, Sunday.

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Gainesville Man Arrested for Domestic Assault & Battery

Gainesville Man Arrested for Domestic Assault & Battery

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

June 4 at 4 a.m., Prince William Police Officers responded to a residence located in Neale Sound Court in Gainesville to investigate a domestic assault.

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Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

In recognition of the Prince William Suicide Awareness Walk, Governor Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to be at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge Tuesday, June 6 at 1 p.m. to sign two bills enacted by the Virginia General Assembly and set to become law on July 1.

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Bryan Yu Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter of Bristow Woman

Bryan Yu Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter of Bristow Woman

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Bryan Christopher Yu, 33, of Ashburn was sentenced to 10 years for voluntary manslaughter, May 5, for the killing Linh Ti Pham, 26, at Gainesville’s Virginia Gateway Promenade, last autumn.

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Police Arrest Two for Burglarizing Bristow Home

Police Arrest Two for Burglarizing Bristow Home

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police arrested two suspects for a residential burglary on Hooe Road in Bristow, May 27.

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Nokesville 7th Grade Student Recognized for Outstanding ACT Scores

Nokesville 7th Grade Student Recognized for Outstanding ACT Scores

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Makayla Bowman, a 7th-grade student from The Nokesville School, was among the students nation-wide who honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT.

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Officers Investigate Indecent Exposure in Manassas, Prince William

Officers Investigate Indecent Exposure in Manassas, Prince William

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the 9700 block of Cheshire Ridge Circle in Manassas to investigate an indecent exposure, May 31 at 9:16 a.m.

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Prince William School Board Seeks Student Representative

Prince William School Board Seeks Student Representative

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board is currently seeking a student representative and two alternates to provide non-voting input and insight in the upcoming school year.

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Damaged Door Indicates Attempted Burglary in Nokesville

Damaged Door Indicates Attempted Burglary in Nokesville

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Returning home Monday night, Nokesville residents found that the rear door to their home on Middlebrooke Terrace had been damaged.

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