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‘Get Told. Not Towed,’ Prince William Entrepreneur Develops Parking Messaging System

‘Get Told. Not Towed,’ Prince William Entrepreneur Develops Parking Messaging System

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Prince William entrepreneur Keyana Bowie created Oopseez to conveniently relay an issue to you if you are not around your vehicle.

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OmniRide Receives TSA Gold Standard Award

OmniRide Receives TSA Gold Standard Award

, | September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) honored OmniRide with the prestigious BASE Gold Standard Award at a ceremony on Friday, September 25 at the OmniRide Transit Center.

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Virginia Gateway’s Thank a Teacher Give-Away!!

Virginia Gateway’s Thank a Teacher Give-Away!!

| September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Education

Nominate your favorite teacher to win an experience at Virginia Gateway.

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Prince William School Superintendent Shares 2nd Marking Period Update

Prince William School Superintendent Shares 2nd Marking Period Update

PWCS Superintendent of Schools sent an email to parents and staff, Friday, outlining more information regarding returning to school for the second marking period.

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Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19

Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19

The Governor and First Lady both tested positive.

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Statement of Senate Intel Vice Chair on the Integrity of Our Elections

Statement of Senate Intel Vice Chair on the Integrity of Our Elections

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

STATEMENT OF SENATE INTEL VICE CHAIR

SEN. MARK R. WARNER

~ On the integrity of our elections ~

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PWCS Provides More Info on Its 50% Hybrid Plan for Fall

PWCS Provides More Info on Its 50% Hybrid Plan for Fall

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools has released updated information as to what its return to school plan would most likely look like.

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Northern Virginia Districts Will Return More Students to In-Person Learning this Fall

Northern Virginia Districts Will Return More Students to In-Person Learning this Fall

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Three school districts neighboring Prince William County have adopted return-to-learning plans for the fall that will place more of their students in classrooms.

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PWCS Presents Three Options for Learning in the 2nd Marking Period.

PWCS Presents Three Options for Learning in the 2nd Marking Period.

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The school division presented three options for the second marking period, but details on what 50/50 learning would look like remain vague.

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Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

~ Eligibility criteria expanded to include businesses that received federal CARES Act funds, supply chain partners affected by closures ~

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Qasim Rashid-D to Debate VA-1st District Incumbent Congressman Rob Wittman-R

Qasim Rashid-D to Debate VA-1st District Incumbent Congressman Rob Wittman-R

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Candidates will participate via Zoom. Members of the audience will be able to view the event via live broadcasts on Facebook and Twitter.

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Early Voting Begins Today in Virginia

Early Voting Begins Today in Virginia

This year, due to COVID-19, many American’s are choosing to have their voices heard in many ways, including through an absentee ballot. Absentee Balloting is safe and effective; your voice will be heard.

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PWCS Serves More Than 320,000 Free Meals During First Week of School

PWCS Serves More Than 320,000 Free Meals During First Week of School

During the first week of school, PWCS served 13,000 students on September 8, and 21,000 students on September 10.

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Virginia Dept. of Elections Launches Absentee Voting Campaign

Virginia Dept. of Elections Launches Absentee Voting Campaign

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Elections wants Virginia voters to know that they are free to be absentee!

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Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Possession of Child Pornography

Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Possession of Child Pornography

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

During the execution of the search warrant at the residence, multiple images of suspected child pornography were located.

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Police Investigate Attempted Break in to Bristow Post Office

Police Investigate Attempted Break in to Bristow Post Office

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Officers responded to the United States Post Office located at 11151 Valley View Drive in Bristow, Monday morning, to investigate an attempted burglary.

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RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Have Professionals Accompany Police on Mental Health Crisis Calls

RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Have Professionals Accompany Police on Mental Health Crisis Calls

RICHMOND, Va. — The House of Delegates approved a bill Thursday that would create teams of mental health service providers and peer recovery specialists to accompany police officers responding to individual crises.

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Patriot High School Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Patriot High School Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

A Patriot High School teacher has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last in building on Sept. 10.

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30-Year-Old Bristow Man Dies Due to Motorcycle Collision on Devlin Road

30-Year-Old Bristow Man Dies Due to Motorcycle Collision on Devlin Road

Investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit of the Prince William Police Department responded to the area of Devlin Road and Fog Light Way in Bristow to investigate a crash, Sept. 13 at 2:30 a.m.

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PWCS Offers Curbside Pickup for Grocery Kits

PWCS Offers Curbside Pickup for Grocery Kits

PWCS will continue to prepare and serve food throughout the first quarter at 56 feeding sites

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Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Awards $193K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Awards $193K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors awarded $193,000 for grants for 16 local arts organizations that serve the community.

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Labor Day Weekend Traffic Crashes Claim 17 Lives in Virginia

Labor Day Weekend Traffic Crashes Claim 17 Lives in Virginia

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Eight deaths occurred during evening or early morning hours

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Prince William BOCS Allocates $20 Million in CARES Act Funding to Schools

Prince William BOCS Allocates $20 Million in CARES Act Funding to Schools

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday evening to allocate $20 million in federal CARES Act funding to Prince William County Public Schools for expenditures resulting from COVID-19.

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One Dead, Haymarket Woman Seriously Injured in Gainesville Collision

One Dead, Haymarket Woman Seriously Injured in Gainesville Collision

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police request that those who witnessed the crash, which occurred in the area of James Madison Highway and Lee Highway, before 10 p.m., contact them to provide their account.

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Pizza NY Margherita, Gainesville Reopens After Fire

Pizza NY Margherita, Gainesville Reopens After Fire

| September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Hometown Italian restaurant Pizza NY Margherita in Gainesville reopened, Aug. 28, after shutting down following an electrical fire in June.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginians debate whether COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginians debate whether COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory

Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver said in a recent interview with ABC-8 (WRIC-TV), that if he is still Virginia’s acting Health Commissioner when a COVID-19 vaccine is made available, he will make immunization mandatory.

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Warrenton Man Dies in Bristow Single Vehicle Crash

Warrenton Man Dies in Bristow Single Vehicle Crash

| September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

James Scott Edwards, 36, of Warrenton died in a single-vehicle crash on Wellington Road in Bristow, Virginia.

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NWS Issues Tornado Watch for DMV, Thursday Evening

NWS Issues Tornado Watch for DMV, Thursday Evening

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather service has issued a tornado Watch, Sept. 3 at 3:40 p.m., for areas of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Southern Maryland.

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Police Search for Man Suspected of Manassas Carjacking

Police Search for Man Suspected of Manassas Carjacking

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect in a carjacking that took place in Manassas, Tuesday.

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Virginia Governor Keeps COVID-19 Restrictions Through Labor Day Weekend

Virginia Governor Keeps COVID-19 Restrictions Through Labor Day Weekend

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Governor Northam announced Tuesday that he would not be easing any COVID-19 restrictions before Labor Day so that the virus does not “surge” over the weekend.

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Prince William County Offers Affordable K-8 DayCare Programs

Prince William County Offers Affordable K-8 DayCare Programs

Now enrolling for weekly daycare for grades K-8 (2020-2021 school year) with online learning time.

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Two OmniRide Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Two OmniRide Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

OmniRide has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 among their nearly 300 employees.

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City of Manassas to Hold Brief Firework Show this Weekend

City of Manassas to Hold Brief Firework Show this Weekend

| August 31, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community

City restaurants and shops will be open with plenty of outdoor seating, but please don’t congregate, especially without face coverings.

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VDOT Announces Traffic Change at I-66/Monument Drive Beginning Sept 2

VDOT Announces Traffic Change at I-66/Monument Drive Beginning Sept 2

FAIRFAX – The Monument Drive ramps to I-66 East and from I-66 West will convert from alternating, one-way travel to full-time, two-way travel beginning on or about Wednesday, September 2, as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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UPDATE: Prince William Health District Offers Free COVID-19 Testing Aug 31-Sept 5

UPDATE: Prince William Health District Offers Free COVID-19 Testing Aug 31-Sept 5

| August 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community, News

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, the week of Aug. 31- Sept 5.

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Prince William Police Search for Man for Impersonation of LEO, Shots Fired

Prince William Police Search for Man for Impersonation of LEO, Shots Fired

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police are looking for a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and recklessly handed a firearm in the Manassas area, Friday.

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Police Search for Suspect in Manassas Area Malicious Wounding

Police Search for Suspect in Manassas Area Malicious Wounding

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police are looking for a man who assaulted another man with a knife in the Manassas/Sudley area of the county.

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Gainesville Former Green Beret Charged with Russian Espionage

Gainesville Former Green Beret Charged with Russian Espionage

A former Army Green Beret was arrested today for allegedly conspiring with Russian intelligence operatives to provide them with United States national defense information.

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City of Manassas Announces New Fire & Rescue Chief

City of Manassas Announces New Fire & Rescue Chief

The City of Manassas has selected William A. Garrett to serve as Chief of Fire and Rescue services for the city.

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Prince William County Announces Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Prince William County Announces Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

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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Police Arrest Woman for Assault & Battery on LEO in Gainesville

Police Arrest Woman for Assault & Battery on LEO in Gainesville

| August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a Culpeper woman for assault on a law enforcement office, today, after pulling her vehicle over in Gainesville.

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PWCS Administration Discusses Precautions for Limited In-Person Learning

PWCS Administration Discusses Precautions for Limited In-Person Learning

| August 20, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools will offer in-person learning to nearly 1,900 of the county’s most “vulnerable” [learning] students out of its approximate 91,000 students.

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Prince William County Supports Local Charities with CARES Act Funding

Prince William County Supports Local Charities with CARES Act Funding

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community

The Human Services Alliance used federal CARE funds to provide financial support to 14 nonprofit organizations across Prince William County, who provide critical resources and services to the community.

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Family Shelter Services in Fauquier Expands Its Leadership

Family Shelter Services in Fauquier Expands Its Leadership

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community

With a mission to end the cycle of homelessness in our region, and a vision to create a culture of humanity and compassion where all people are valued, Family Shelter Services (FSS) has expanded its leadership team.

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VDH to Conduct Pediatric Coronavirus study in Northern Virginia

VDH to Conduct Pediatric Coronavirus study in Northern Virginia

Interim Adult Serology Study Findings show an Estimated 2.4% of Adult Virginians have Covid-19 Antibodies

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Prince William Police Searching for Man Who Allegedly Drove to Strike 3 Officers

Prince William Police Searching for Man Who Allegedly Drove to Strike 3 Officers

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers are asking for the public’s help in locating a Manassas man who allegedly attempted to strike at three police officers with his vehicle.

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Superintendent Steven Walts of PWCS Announces His Retirement

Superintendent Steven Walts of PWCS Announces His Retirement

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

In a letter to the community, Walts listed some of his accomplishments. During the first year of his tenure, he implementing full-day kindergarten. He expanded opportunities for PWCS students through Career Technology Education, new specialty and STEM programs.

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PWCS: Later Start Time for High Schools During 1st Quarter

PWCS: Later Start Time for High Schools During 1st Quarter

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools has moved up its high school start times to 8:30 a.m. during the first marking period.

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UPDATED: Prince William Schools Superintendent to Retire at end of 2020-21 School Year

UPDATED: Prince William Schools Superintendent to Retire at end of 2020-21 School Year

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education, News

Prince William School Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Walts will be retiring at the end of the 2020-21 School Year.

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Air Force Helicopter Shot, Makes Emergency Landing at Manassas Airport

Air Force Helicopter Shot, Makes Emergency Landing at Manassas Airport

| August 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

A U.S. Air Force helicopter from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland made an emergency landing at the Manassas Airport, after being shot, Monday afternoon.

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