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School Board Leadership Will Not Entertain County Grant for Overcrowded Schools

School Board Leadership Will Not Entertain County Grant for Overcrowded Schools

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

According to Gainesville school board member, Alyson Satterwhite, the Prince William School Board Chairman has denied accepting a $21 grant from the board of county supervisors to help alleviate overcrowding in county schools.

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PWCSA Cancels Water Boil Advisory

PWCSA Cancels Water Boil Advisory

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Service Authority announced Thursday evening that no bacterial contamination was found in water samples in the Gainesville and Haymarket area and residents may resume normal water use.

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YOU GOT THIS: Healthy Hints to Avoid the Party Pounds

YOU GOT THIS: Healthy Hints to Avoid the Party Pounds

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Health & Wellness

Cocktails, cookies and huge meals with family and friends make us feel like it’s useless to stay on track during the holidays.

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Supervisors Approve Additional Funds for PRICE Model, Eastern Elementary Schools

Supervisors Approve Additional Funds for PRICE Model, Eastern Elementary Schools

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

he Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved a resolution, Tuesday, to present the Prince William County School Board with $10.675 million to help fund the PRICE model prototype for the county’s 13th high school to be built in Bristow.

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PWCSA Clarifies Boil Water Advisory Area; Bristow Not Affected

PWCSA Clarifies Boil Water Advisory Area; Bristow Not Affected

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Despite telephone calls that many residents have received from the Prince William County Service Authority, the agency has confirmed that Bristow residents are not included in the boil water advisory that is affecting parts of Gainesville and Haymarket.

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UPDATED: Gainesville/Haymarket Area Residents Warned to Boil Water

UPDATED: Gainesville/Haymarket Area Residents Warned to Boil Water

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Schools announced that all schools north of Route 29 will be open Wednesday, despite the water main break that prompted the Prince William County to issue a Water Boil Notice.

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5th Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade Scheduled for this Weekend

5th Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade Scheduled for this Weekend

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Fifth Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade, Dec. 10 , starts at 4 p.m. It will be followed by a live nativity at the Nokesville Church of the Brethren.

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New Aden Bridge Opens Wedensday

New Aden Bridge Opens Wedensday

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced a new Aden Road bridge, over the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Nokesville, will open to one-lane traffic Dec. 7.

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Freedom Museum Speakers Will Commemorate Pearl Harbor

Freedom Museum Speakers Will Commemorate Pearl Harbor

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

December 7, as part of the Freedom Museum’s Pearl Harbor commemoration, LTC Ruth Anderson, USAF, (Ret) and Mr. Steve Krawczyk, a Pearl Harbor survivor, will speak about the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.

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WEATHER BEAT: Average Temps, Near Average Snow this Winter

WEATHER BEAT: Average Temps, Near Average Snow this Winter

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

“I believe that December will be the transition month from mild weather to much cooler weather in January through March.”

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Haymarket Legislators: No Carver Road Route for Haymarket Transmission Line

Haymarket Legislators: No Carver Road Route for Haymarket Transmission Line

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Local state elected officials oppose Carver Road Road for Haymarket high-voltage transmission power lines.

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Arrest Made in Food Lion Homicide

Arrest Made in Food Lion Homicide

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police have announced that the woman suspected in the killing Cordrey Douglas Jackson at the Hoadly Road Food Lion in Manassas, November 29, has been taken into custody.

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EDITORIAL: East, West Should Work Together for 13th HS, Other Needs

EDITORIAL: East, West Should Work Together for 13th HS, Other Needs

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Some Prince William eastern end school board members essentially told Western Prince William residents they will get nothing from them in coming years, but working together would be more beneficial for all.

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Masked Man Steals Cigarettes from Gainesville Market

Masked Man Steals Cigarettes from Gainesville Market

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are investigating a break-in at Miller’s Neighborhood Market, located at 7601 Somerset Crossing Drive in Gainesville, by an individual reportedly wearing a white mask.

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Gainesville Daycare Director Arrested for Child Neglect

Gainesville Daycare Director Arrested for Child Neglect

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville daycare worker was arrested, Wednesday, when a child wandered off from their daycare into a business on Estate Manor Drive, Nov. 19 at 8:35 p.m.

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Three Arrested in Manassas City Thanksgiving Homicide

Three Arrested in Manassas City Thanksgiving Homicide

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Manassas City Police Department has apprehended three suspects in the shooting death of Jose Tomas Velasquez.

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Locked Window Hinders Burglary in Bristow

Locked Window Hinders Burglary in Bristow

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Bristow woman reported to police that someone attempted to enter her home in the area of Scales Place in Bristow Tuesday afternoon.

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City Celebrates 71st Annual Manassas Christmas Parade

City Celebrates 71st Annual Manassas Christmas Parade

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

The City of Manassas will hold its 71st Annual Christmas Parade, Saturday, Dec. 3, beginning at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Believe!”

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Police Have Identified Suspect in Hoadly Road Murder

Police Have Identified Suspect in Hoadly Road Murder

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County detectives from the Homicide Unit identified the suspect involved in the murder of an adult man which occurred in front of the Food Lion grocery store located at 6306 Hoadly Road in Manassas, November 29.

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Shot fired into Nokesville Home on Thanksgiving

Shot fired into Nokesville Home on Thanksgiving

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating reports of a gunshot fired into a Nokesville residence Nov. 24.

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PWCS: Internet Outages Stem from ‘Critical Unmet Needs’

PWCS: Internet Outages Stem from ‘Critical Unmet Needs’

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

As parents, students and staff complained of another internet outage at Prince William County Schools Tuesday, a school official said that it was the result of a larger financial challenge.

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Velocity Wings Bristow Celebrates Grand Opening

Velocity Wings Bristow Celebrates Grand Opening

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Velocity Wings, which has become a popular neighborhood gathering place, will hold its official grand opening celebration Wednesday, 5-8 p.m., in its new home in Braemar Village Plaza.

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Police Investigate Burglary Attempt in Bristow

Police Investigate Burglary Attempt in Bristow

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to another burglary incident to a residence in the the 9200 block of Falling Water Drive in Bristow.

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UPDATE: Vehicle Crash Kills Two in Gainesville; Victims identified

UPDATE: Vehicle Crash Kills Two in Gainesville; Victims identified

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have reported that a vehicle crash on Lee Highway has killed a Gainesville man and toddler, Monday morning.

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City of Manassas Police Investigate Gun Homicide

City of Manassas Police Investigate Gun Homicide

| November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

City of Manassas Police Officers are investigating a gun homicide that occurred Friday near Grant Avenue.

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Police Charge Man for Murder in Manassas Stabbing

Police Charge Man for Murder in Manassas Stabbing

| November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Saturday, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit identified and arrested the suspect involved in the murder of Samuel Enrique Godoy-Figueroa, which occurred in the 8000 block of Stream Walk Lane in Manassas, November 24.

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BOCS Could Fund 13th HS PRICE Model

BOCS Could Fund 13th HS PRICE Model

| November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County may get the PRICE model after all for their 13th High School to be built in Bristow.

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Rural Prince William Roads Could Become Virginia Scenic Byways

Rural Prince William Roads Could Become Virginia Scenic Byways

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously, Tuesday afternoon, to request that several Prince William County roads be designated as official Virginia Byways, or “scenic byways.”

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Nokesville Vol Fire and Rescue Santa Run Returns Dec. 3-18

Nokesville Vol Fire and Rescue Santa Run Returns Dec. 3-18

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

It’s a sure sign that the holidays are approaching when the Nokesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and Santa ride through communities on the weekends in Bristow, Gainesville and Nokesville dispensing candy to children.

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Prince William Tech Companies Receive GovCon Awards

Prince William Tech Companies Receive GovCon Awards

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Prince William County congratulates MAG Aerospace and InCadence Strategic Solutions on receiving awards at the 14th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor or ‘GovCon’ Awards.

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Primrose School of Bristow Holds Student Election

Primrose School of Bristow Holds Student Election

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Pre-K and Explorer students at Primrose School of Bristow had the opportunity to vote for their school’s mascot on election day in order to learn about the democratic process.

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Domestic Assault, Reckless Driving Reported in Haymarket

Domestic Assault, Reckless Driving Reported in Haymarket

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Haymarket Police investigated two incidents last week.

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Man Snatches Video Game System from Gainesville GameStop

Man Snatches Video Game System from Gainesville GameStop

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

According to a witness, an individual stole a boxed game system from the GameStop located at 7336 Atlas Walk Way in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon.

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Prince William School Board Adopts Code of Ethics

Prince William School Board Adopts Code of Ethics

| November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted unanimously, Tuesday evening, to adopt a Code of Ethic for their board.

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Police Search for Burglar of Manassas Business

Police Search for Burglar of Manassas Business

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to Super Check Cashing located at 10280 Festival Lane in Manassas to investigate an alarm activation, Nov. 11 at 10:11 p.m.

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Manassas City Police Investigate Shots Fired into Home

Manassas City Police Investigate Shots Fired into Home

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The City of Manassas Police Department is investigating an incident in which gun shots were fired into an occupied dwelling, Nov. 14.

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Corey Stewart Plans to Have Prince William’s Criminal Illegal Immigrants Deported

Corey Stewart Plans to Have Prince William’s Criminal Illegal Immigrants Deported

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Chairman At-large Corey Stewart advises illegal immigrants to leave, saying he intends to work with ICE to deport illegal aliens previously arrested in the county.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Smashburger Cited for Food Temperature, Sanitary Issues

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Smashburger Cited for Food Temperature, Sanitary Issues

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

During a routine inspection last week, the Prince William Health District found issues with the Gainesville location of Smashburger.

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Police Apprehend Additional Suspects in Edwin Chicas’ Murder

Police Apprehend Additional Suspects in Edwin Chicas’ Murder

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Police have arrested the two additional suspects in the Edwin Ivan Chicas murder, and charged them with accessory after the fact.

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GoFund Me Page Helps Family of Gainesville Shooting Victim

GoFund Me Page Helps Family of Gainesville Shooting Victim

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

For those who would like to get involved, there is a GoFundMe page to help the family of Linh Pham, the Bristow woman who was tragically shot down at Atlas Walk in Gainesville, last week.

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Police Make Multiple Arrests in Connection with Manassas Homicide

Police Make Multiple Arrests in Connection with Manassas Homicide

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Area police made eight arrests, Wednesday, in connection to the murder of Edwin Ivan Chicas

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Police Seek Suspects in 3rd Bristow Burglary of 2016

Police Seek Suspects in 3rd Bristow Burglary of 2016

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to a residence, located in the 9200 block of Falling Water Drive in Bristow Nov. 6, to investigate a residential burglary.

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Prince William Went Blue for Hillary: Results by Precinct

Prince William Went Blue for Hillary: Results by Precinct

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

Trump won the majority of Electoral Vote to become the 45th president of the United States. Prince William County, however, went solidly blue for Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Haymarket Police Arrest Teen for Tampering with Cars, Trepassing

Haymarket Police Arrest Teen for Tampering with Cars, Trepassing

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police took a male juvenile into custody 3:39 p.m. Nov. 1., after a resident observed him entering vehicles in the area of 15151 Washington Street.

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Western Prince William Residents Civil at Polls

Western Prince William Residents Civil at Polls

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

While the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election has been more heated than any of us have experienced in our lifetimes, voters in western Prince William County have been very civil, even friendly at the polls.

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Committee Petitions to Recall School Board Chairman

Committee Petitions to Recall School Board Chairman

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William residents heading to the polls may be faced with another choice they had not expected: whether they want to support a recall effort for School Board Chairman At-Large Ryan Sawyers.

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Police Arrest Teen on Narcotics Charges at Bristow Commons

Police Arrest Teen on Narcotics Charges at Bristow Commons

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police took a male teen into custody 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Bristow Commons Shopping Center reportedly for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: MAAZA 29 Cited for Food Temperature Issues

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: MAAZA 29 Cited for Food Temperature Issues

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In a recent inspection, the Prince William Health District cited Maaza 29 for food temperature and sanitation violations.

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Ashburn Man Charged in Slaying of Bristow Mother

Ashburn Man Charged in Slaying of Bristow Mother

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have identified a suspect in the murder of Linh Thi Pham, the 26-year-old Bristow mother who was shot in a parking lot in Virginia Gateway in Gainesville Sunday evening.

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Ballot Question Asks About Strengthening Right-to-Work Law

Ballot Question Asks About Strengthening Right-to-Work Law

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

At the polls this Nov. 8, Virginians will be asked if they would like to add a Right-to-Work Amendment to the Virginia Constitution or keep it as a state statute.

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