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Family Medical Practice, Dominion Internal Medicine, Expands to Serve More Patients

Family Medical Practice, Dominion Internal Medicine, Expands to Serve More Patients

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Lisa Springer has practiced medicine in Fauquier since 1988. She recently joined a local primary care, Dominion Internal Medicine.

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Teen, Formerly of Bristow, Missing, Endangered

Teen, Formerly of Bristow, Missing, Endangered

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The mother of Amanda Oppedisano, 17, Burke, Virginia, is putting out a social media alert to help find her daughter. The girl formerly lived in Bristow.

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Shawn Brann Announces Campaign for Brentsville School Board Rep

Shawn Brann Announces Campaign for Brentsville School Board Rep

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Today, Shawn L. Brann proudly announces his candidacy for the 2019 elections for the Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) School Board in the Brentsville District.

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Light Snow Could Hamper Evening Commute

Light Snow Could Hamper Evening Commute

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather advisory warning residents of evening precipitation that could impact commuters Thursday evening.

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Trenum Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection for Brentsville School Board Representative

Trenum Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection for Brentsville School Board Representative

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Gil Trenum, Brentsville District representative on the Prince William County School Board has announced he will not be running for reelection in November.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

— A bill to designate Election Day as a state holiday in Virginia is dead for this legislative session. On a 5-7 vote Monday, the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology defeated SB 1291, which also would have removed Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday so that the number of holidays would stay the same.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Immigrant rights groups were outraged after a Senate committee advanced a bill to prohibit localities from inhibiting federal enforcement of immigration laws.

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VDOT: Railroad Crossing Closures in Manassas Begin Wednesday

VDOT: Railroad Crossing Closures in Manassas Begin Wednesday

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Traffic will be detoured around three Norfolk Southern Railroad crossings in Manassas on Jan. 16, 17 and 18.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Legislators Introduce Journalist Protections

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Legislators Introduce Journalist Protections

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Two delegates, both former journalists, introduced legislation Monday to protect student journalists from censorship and shield reporters from having to disclose confidential sources.

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How the Fed Government Shutdown Has Affected 3 Prince William Families

How the Fed Government Shutdown Has Affected 3 Prince William Families

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

While the media is primary talking about the closing of agencies, national parks and political standoffs, local people are trying to grapple with how to budget for their families when they have no idea when they will be paid.

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PWC Superintendent Tweets Update on Schools Operating Status for Tuesday

PWC Superintendent Tweets Update on Schools Operating Status for Tuesday

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

While parents, students and teachers await a decision on whether or not schools will be open on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Prince William County Superintendent of Schools Steven L. Walts tweeted a status report Monday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Police Searching for Missing Endangered Teen

UPDATE: Police Searching for Missing Endangered Teen

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are asking residents for help in locating Ada Margarita Hernandez-Pineda, a 15-year-old female teen who has been missing since Sunday night.

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Forecasters Watching for Potential Storm Next Weekend; Wintry Mix Thursday

Forecasters Watching for Potential Storm Next Weekend; Wintry Mix Thursday

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

This weekend’s storm is barely over and National Weather Service forecasters are monitoring new active weather systems in the coming week.

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Out of the Blue Participates in DC Restaurant Week

Out of the Blue Participates in DC Restaurant Week

January is another busy month for Out of the Blue Crabs & Seafood in Gainesville, and it all begins with D.C.’s Restaurant Week.

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UPDATED: Heavier Snow than Forecast Possible, PWC Says 8-12″

UPDATED: Heavier Snow than Forecast Possible, PWC Says 8-12″

| January 12, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

Initially the National Weather Service forecast 2-4 inches of snowfall in the region; however, the discussion suggests that residents may see more.

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UPDATE: Haymarket Missing Endangered, Female Teen Found Deceased

UPDATE: Haymarket Missing Endangered, Female Teen Found Deceased

| January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Karissa Banker, 16, who had been missing from Haymarket since Thursday afternoon has been found.

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Weather Service Calls Weekend Snowfall “Light to Occasionally Moderate”

Weather Service Calls Weekend Snowfall “Light to Occasionally Moderate”

| January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

Most weather models call for snow Saturday afternoon through Sunday; however south and west of Northern Virginia will see higher accumulations.

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House of Mercy Assisting Employees Affected by Shutdown

House of Mercy Assisting Employees Affected by Shutdown

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

As the government shutdown continues, House of Mercy in Manassas is opening its doors to all government employees in need of food during this time.

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PWCS Supports Families Impacted by Government Shutdown

PWCS Supports Families Impacted by Government Shutdown

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Students will continue to be fed. Parents are invited to apply for temporary work with the school system.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Teachers Highlight School Funding as Priority for Legislators

RICHMOND BEAT: Teachers Highlight School Funding as Priority for Legislators

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — On highway overpasses on Interstates 95 and 64, more than a dozen teachers signaled to members of the Virginia General Assembly their top priority by holding up 14 foam boards with Christmas lights spelling out “fund our schools.”

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Stewart Touts County Progress Under his Leadership: ‘We are Now One of the Safest Communities in America’

Stewart Touts County Progress Under his Leadership: ‘We are Now One of the Safest Communities in America’

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Corey Stewart (R), the Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors, delivered his annual State of the County address on Tuesday, Jan. 8, to open the first meeting of the Board of County Supervisors for 2019. The Chairman noted that this will be his final address

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UPDATE: Corey Stewart Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection as Prince William Chairman

UPDATE: Corey Stewart Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection as Prince William Chairman

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Corey Stewart served as Chairman At-Large of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors since 2006. Today he announced that he will not be running for reelection.

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All Star Heating & Cooling Puts Relationships First

All Star Heating & Cooling Puts Relationships First

| January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

“When I sell you an HVAC system it’s kind of like a marriage. That’s the beginning of the relationship, not the end,” Baker said.

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I-66 Outside Beltway Project Closures to Affect Gainesville, Manassas, Fairfax County

I-66 Outside Beltway Project Closures to Affect Gainesville, Manassas, Fairfax County

| January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

VDOT announces lane closures and changes to I-66 Outside the Beltway for the week of January 7th.

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Rep. Rob Wittman Stands Behind Vote Not to Reopen Fed. Government

Rep. Rob Wittman Stands Behind Vote Not to Reopen Fed. Government

| January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

There was some confusion as to whether Republican Congressman Rob Wittman (Va-1st District) voted against the funding bill that would reopen the partially closed government

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Police Warn of Man on Nokesville Road Trying to Lure Women into his Vehicle

Police Warn of Man on Nokesville Road Trying to Lure Women into his Vehicle

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are warning residents of a suspicious man in the Manassas/Bristow/Nokesville area who had tried to lure two young women into his vehicle.

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Dick Black Announces Retirement from Va State Senate

Dick Black Announces Retirement from Va State Senate

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Senator Col. Richard “Dick” Black, (R-13th District), will not be seeking reelection this November, according to a recent announcement.

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Lucas Puzder of Bristow 1st Baby of 2019 Born at Haymarket Medical Center

Lucas Puzder of Bristow 1st Baby of 2019 Born at Haymarket Medical Center

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

A Bristow boy was the first baby born in 2019 at Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center.

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Police Arrest Man for Sexual Assault of Bristow 5-Year-Old

Police Arrest Man for Sexual Assault of Bristow 5-Year-Old

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police recently arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a Bristow 5-year-old on Christmas day.

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Police Respond to Strong-Arm Robbery in Kingsbrooke

Police Respond to Strong-Arm Robbery in Kingsbrooke

| December 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman outside of her Bristow home two days before Christmas.

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Manassas Man Dies, More Injured in Bristow Road Crash

Manassas Man Dies, More Injured in Bristow Road Crash

| December 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A young Manassas man died and four were seriously injured in a one-vehicle car crash on Bristow Road.

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VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

VDOT, DRPT and PRTC celebrated the opening of the new Haymarket Park & Ride Lot near the Route 15/ I-66 interchange.

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Gainesville Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Committing Larceny

Gainesville Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Committing Larceny

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville man shot himself in the leg, Saturday, while stealing property from an unlocked car.

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VDOT Announces I-66 Outside Beltway Project Lane Closures, Traffic Changes for Dec. 16-19

VDOT Announces I-66 Outside Beltway Project Lane Closures, Traffic Changes for Dec. 16-19

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Crews will continue shifting travel lanes and setting concrete barriers to create safe work zones along Interstate 66 in Gainesville, Manassas, Centreville, Fairfax and Vienna.

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UPDATE: 2 Prince William County Roads Remain Closed Sunday Evening

UPDATE: 2 Prince William County Roads Remain Closed Sunday Evening

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County has updated notice of its road closures.

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Community Celebrates Holidays with 7th Annual Hometown Nokesville Christmas Parade

Community Celebrates Holidays with 7th Annual Hometown Nokesville Christmas Parade

The community came out to celebrate the Christmas season with a holiday parade along Fitzwater Drive in Nokesville, Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Out of the Blue Hosts ‘Ugly Sweater’ Tap-Takeover, Fundraising Events

Out of the Blue Hosts ‘Ugly Sweater’ Tap-Takeover, Fundraising Events

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Out of the Blue crab and seafood restaurant in Gainesville, Virginia, is offering many ways to celebrate the holidays and support the community this season, including an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” Tap Takeover, Friday.

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Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest in K-12 Teachers, At-Risk Students

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education, News

Governor’s proposed budget to feature increased teacher salaries, deposit to Literary Fund, and additional flexible funding

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Va State Police to Intensify HOV Enforcement on I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway

Va State Police to Intensify HOV Enforcement on I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police (VSP) will conduct a focused High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) enforcement on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway Thursday, Dec. 13, during morning and afternoon rush hour periods.

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Prince William Chamber, Leadership Announce Gourmet Guys Give Back 2018 Winners

Prince William Chamber, Leadership Announce Gourmet Guys Give Back 2018 Winners

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Leadership Prince William and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce co-hosted their 3rd Annual Gourmet Guys Give Back event at Linton Hall School.

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UPDATE: Missing Haymarket Man Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Haymarket Man Found Safe

| December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

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

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Woman Calls Bomb Threat to Prince William DMV

Woman Calls Bomb Threat to Prince William DMV

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to the Prince William County Tax Administration Office located at 1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge (22192), December 4 at 2:30 p.m., to investigate a bomb threat made by phone.

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Experience Santa Sightings, Holiday Events & More in Prince William this December

Experience Santa Sightings, Holiday Events & More in Prince William this December

December brings holiday shopping, visits from Santa, festive music, seasonal brews, cocktails and menu items throughout Prince William, Virginia.

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Prince William Commonwealth Attorney Appoints Special Attorney to Investigate School Board Campaign Signs

Prince William Commonwealth Attorney Appoints Special Attorney to Investigate School Board Campaign Signs

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Commonwealth Attorney Paul Ebert announced last week that he has appointed a special attorney to investigate the “Republicans for Stanley Bender” signs and Political Action Committee that sponsored them.

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Nokesville Community Presents Christmas Parade, Santa Workshop, Live Nativity

Nokesville Community Presents Christmas Parade, Santa Workshop, Live Nativity

Come to Nokesville, Saturday, to attend Brentsville High School’s Santa’s Workshop, the Nokesville Hometown Christmas Parade, Church of the Brethren live nativity and other holiday festivities.

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Prince William Dance Academy Builds Character

Prince William Dance Academy Builds Character

There is so much going on at Prince William Dance Academy this holiday season with continued enrollment, various holiday and winter events, plus a new character-building curriculum.

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New OmniRide Express Route Between Haymarket, Rossyln/Ballston Starts Dec. 17

New OmniRide Express Route Between Haymarket, Rossyln/Ballston Starts Dec. 17

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

OmniRide will start a new Express bus service providing residents of Haymarket and western Prince William County a direct connection to the Rosslyn/Ballston corridor and an alternative for drivers who don’t want to pay tolls on I-66.

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Blue Ridge Orthopaedic ‘Bodies In Motion’ Run Raises $55K for Community Non-Profits

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic ‘Bodies In Motion’ Run Raises $55K for Community Non-Profits

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Bodies in Motion 10k/5k/Fun Run Race Held on November 4 is the Flagship Event for the Foundation.

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Tough Mudder Selects Prince William County for ‘Tough Mudder Classic’

Tough Mudder Selects Prince William County for ‘Tough Mudder Classic’

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Health and Fitness, Sports

Prince William County is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to host a Tough Mudder Classic Event at Silver Lake Regional Park in Haymarket.

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89-Year-Old Gainesville Woman Dies in Tractor Trailer Collision

89-Year-Old Gainesville Woman Dies in Tractor Trailer Collision

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

An 89-year-old Gainesville woman died in a car accident on Lee Highway in Gainesville when her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer.

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