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UPDATED: Police Seek Suspect in Gainesville Day Care Burglary

UPDATED: Police Seek Suspect in Gainesville Day Care Burglary

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a burglary, which occurred overnight Thursday, at Winwood Children’s Center, located at 7830 Old Linton Hall Road in Gainesville.

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Prince William Schools Names New Media Center for Dr. Renee Lacey

Prince William Schools Names New Media Center for Dr. Renee Lacey

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board voted to name Independence Nontraditional School media center in honor of Dr. Renée H. Lacey, Oct. 18, ensuring her legacy will outlive the memory of those who knew her.

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Here’s How to Vote Absentee in Prince William County

Here’s How to Vote Absentee in Prince William County

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Election Day is Nov. 7, but some may be eligible to vote absentee before that. Find out the easiest way to vote absentee in Prince William.

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Police Search for Gainesville Burger King Robber

Police Search for Gainesville Burger King Robber

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the Burger King located at 7640 Linton Hall Road in Gainesville to investigate a “strong-armed robbery,” October 17 at 10:28 a.m.

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PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

PWEA Addresses Brentsville Viral Bullying Incident

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Any such acts committed toward a student in Prince William County Schools MUST be handled appropriately without any delay. PWEA will never stop advocating on behalf of ALL students.

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School Board Approves Pre-Labor Start for 2018-19

School Board Approves Pre-Labor Start for 2018-19

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board approved a Pre-Labor Day start for the 2018-19 school year.

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Gainesville Sex Offender Charged with Sexual Battery

Gainesville Sex Offender Charged with Sexual Battery

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville registered sex offender has been charged with sexual battery after allegedly assaulted a woman who thought she was coming in for a job interview.

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Public Hearing on Sale of Excess HS Land Canceled

Public Hearing on Sale of Excess HS Land Canceled

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board public hearing, Oct. 18, on the selling of excess vacant land from portions of the 13th High School in Gainesville has been canceled.

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PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

PWCS 7th Highest Spender on Administration Nationally, Says TV News

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“7 ON YOUR SIDE” ABC News alleges Prince William County Schools is has the 7th highest administrative costs per student of the 100 largest school systems in the country.

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Police Respond to Bristow Alarm

Police Respond to Bristow Alarm

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to a residence in Farnham Way in Bristow to investigate an alarm activation

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Arrest Made in Woodbridge Abduction

Arrest Made in Woodbridge Abduction

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Roberto Antoni Medrano-Segovia, 21, was charged with abduction and gang participation, in the alleged abduction of Sinahi Aguilar-Cruz, for which an Amber Alert was issued.

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PWCS Responds to Brentsville Viral Video of Alleged Bullying Incident

PWCS Responds to Brentsville Viral Video of Alleged Bullying Incident

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School administrators have responded publicly to what many are calling a bullying incident at Brentsville District High School in Nokesville that went viral via an internet video.

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Mission BBQ Gainesville to Donate 1,000 Meals before Opening

Mission BBQ Gainesville to Donate 1,000 Meals before Opening

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Mission BBQ of Gainesville plans to donate 1,000 meals to local first responders, military members and veterans before opening at Promenade at Virginia Gateway in December.

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Brentsville-Acting School Board Member Reflects on Past Year

Brentsville-Acting School Board Member Reflects on Past Year

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County School Board and the school community said goodbye to Shawn Brann, Oct. 4, as he participated in his last meeting as Acting-Representative of the Brentsville District.

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Prince William School Permits Employees to Attend Children’s Events

Prince William School Permits Employees to Attend Children’s Events

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

According to a new policy implemented by Superintendent Steven Walts, employees of Prince William County Schools may be able to attend their own children’s school events without having to take sick or personal days.

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Precautionary Evacuation of Marsteller Middle School

Precautionary Evacuation of Marsteller Middle School

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Marsteller Middle School has been evacuated as a precaution due to the fire alarm and smoky haze in the building.

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Service Station Owner Accused of Firing Rounds During Argument

Service Station Owner Accused of Firing Rounds During Argument

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police arrested a Haymarket business owner, Friday, for allegedly firing shots into the air during an argument with customers.

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School Board Reviews Calendar Options for 2018-19

School Board Reviews Calendar Options for 2018-19

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools has presented its school board with two calendar options for the 2018-19 school year.

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UPDATE: No Threat at Gainesville Middle School, Says PWCS

UPDATE: No Threat at Gainesville Middle School, Says PWCS

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Someone had threatened Gainesville Middle School on Instagram, but PWCS is no saying that there is no threat to students or the school community.

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Prince William Supervisors Reject Renaming of Jeff-Davis Highway; Condemn Racist Groups

Prince William Supervisors Reject Renaming of Jeff-Davis Highway; Condemn Racist Groups

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Supervisors reject renaming Jefferson-Davis Memorial Highway, Tuesday evening, but agreed to a symbolic resolution to strongly condemn white supremacy and racist groups.

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Stonewall Jackson Monument at Manassas Battlefield Vandalized

Stonewall Jackson Monument at Manassas Battlefield Vandalized

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Employees of the National Park Service discovered vandalism on a state of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson on the Manassas/Bull Run Battlefield, Wednesday morning.

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Chef Mike Cordero to Open Concept Sports Bar at Virginia Gateway

Chef Mike Cordero to Open Concept Sports Bar at Virginia Gateway

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Rockwood Sports Bar, a new concept from D.C. restaurateur Mike Cordero (Barley Mac, Don Taco) is coming to Virginia Gateway Shopping Center in Gainesville and is scheduled to open in early 2018.

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Delegate Candidate Lee Carter Proposes Va Single-Payer Healthcare System

Delegate Candidate Lee Carter Proposes Va Single-Payer Healthcare System

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Lee Carter, Democratic Candidate for Virginia State Delegate of the 50th District [Bristow, Manassas City], declared his intent to change Virginia healthcare coverage towards a single-payer system, at press conference in Richmond, Monday.

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State Police Patrol Car Vandalized Outside Bristow Residence

State Police Patrol Car Vandalized Outside Bristow Residence

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia State Police is investigating the vandalism of a state police patrol car that occurred in the area of Colesmire Gate Way in Bristow Sept. 30.

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Manassas City Fire Displaces Three Families

Manassas City Fire Displaces Three Families

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A residential fire in the City of Manassas, Saturday, spread across town homes, displacing three families.

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Woodbridge Man Dies in Fatal Car Crash on Brentsville Road

Woodbridge Man Dies in Fatal Car Crash on Brentsville Road

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A young man from Woodbridge, Virginia, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a car accident that occurred on Brentsville Road in Manassas when a Bristow driver crossed over the double lines.

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R1SE Bristow to Puerto Rico: We Got a Plane!

R1SE Bristow to Puerto Rico: We Got a Plane!

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

“WE GOT A PLANE!!” said Nicole Gonzalez smartphone in hand, doing a little dance in front of extra large boxes of Luvs piled behind here. “This is so cool!”

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Discover October Events in Prince William, Manassas

Discover October Events in Prince William, Manassas

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

There are lots of reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William County this fall. Events include concerts, festivals and family-friendly events for the community.

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Strong Armed Robbery Along Centreville Road

Strong Armed Robbery Along Centreville Road

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to Centreville Road in Manassas, Prince William County to investigate an assault, Tuesday.

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Bristow Residents Collect Items for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Bristow Residents Collect Items for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

With parents trapped in Puerto Rico, Bristow residents Nicole Gonzalez and Lorraine Villahermosa have organized a collection of relief aid to be delivered to the island.

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UPDATE: Missing Man Out of Manassas Safe

UPDATE: Missing Man Out of Manassas Safe

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

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

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Second Annual Prince William Half Marathon, Oct. 1

Second Annual Prince William Half Marathon, Oct. 1

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Sports

The second annual “Novant Health-UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon” will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1. Like last year, it will begin and end at Jiffy Lube Live.

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Peeping Incident Reported at Apartments on Sudley Manor Drive

Peeping Incident Reported at Apartments on Sudley Manor Drive

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the Ravens Crest Apartments located in the 11100 block of Rienzi Place in Manassas, Prince William to investigate two peeping incidents, September 23 at 12:31 a.m.

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Business HeartBeat: Protect Yourself from Business Brain Freeze

Business HeartBeat: Protect Yourself from Business Brain Freeze

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

You’ve heard of information overload, right? Well, the way our brains react to it in the workplace is what we’re calling Business Brain Freeze.

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Glenkirk Home Burglarized

Glenkirk Home Burglarized

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the area of Catbird Drive and Sharpshinned Drive in Gainesville to investigate a suspicious person, September 23 at 3:30 a.m.

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Fire in Gainesville Townhouse Relocates Family

Fire in Gainesville Townhouse Relocates Family

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 6800 block of Avalon Isle Way in Gainesville, Thursday at 6 a.m.

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Censure of Prince William School Board Chairman Response to Release of Confidential Material

Censure of Prince William School Board Chairman Response to Release of Confidential Material

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board’s censuring of Chairman Ryan Sawyers, Wednesday, was in direct response to his inappropriate sharing of confidential information within the case of Sawyers vs. McGowan

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UPDATED: Prince William School Board Censures Chairman Sawyers

UPDATED: Prince William School Board Censures Chairman Sawyers

| September 20, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

In a 4:2 vote, the Prince William County School Board, censured its Chairman, Ryan Sawyers, Wednesday.

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Prince William Supervisors Choose Design C for New Animal Shelter

Prince William Supervisors Choose Design C for New Animal Shelter

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Many in attendance at the Board of County Supervisor’s Meeting, Sept. 19, were excited to learn the board selected Design C for the animal shelter, a complete reconstruction of a new facility and eventual demolition of the existing facility.

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Conversation with Police Chief, Prince William County

Conversation with Police Chief, Prince William County

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief” Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Dale City Elementary School.

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New Data Center in Brentsville Represents $80 Million Investment

New Data Center in Brentsville Represents $80 Million Investment

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Iron Mountain opened its new data center in Prince William County, Friday, and company officials said the 165,000-square-foot facility off Wellington Road represents an investment of more than $80 million with more to come.

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Prince William Police Release Identity of Haymarket Teen Killed by Officer

Prince William Police Release Identity of Haymarket Teen Killed by Officer

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

“The decedent was identified as Ruben Urbina, age 15, of Haymarket,” said Prince William Public Information Officer, Sgt. Jonathan Perok.

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Prince William Police Release Details of Deadly Shooting of Haymarket Teen

Prince William Police Release Details of Deadly Shooting of Haymarket Teen

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The criminal investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred on September 15, 2017 in the Haymarket area of Prince William County has been completed.

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Prince William Commonwealth Attorney: Deadly Force Justified in Teen Shooting

Prince William Commonwealth Attorney: Deadly Force Justified in Teen Shooting

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Commonwealth Attorney for Prince William County, Paul Ebert, declared the shooting of a 15-year-old boy by Prince William Police Friday in Haymarket “was a justifiable shooting.”

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UPDATE: Missing Endangered Man Out of Manassas FOUND

UPDATE: Missing Endangered Man Out of Manassas FOUND

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

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

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Chairman Asks Citizens to Consider Design Options for Prince William Animal Shelter

Chairman Asks Citizens to Consider Design Options for Prince William Animal Shelter

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Board will consider taking action on the proposed options during their evening meeting TUESDAY. I encourage you to come and voice your opinion on which option you believe is best.

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Haymarket Day 2017 Draws Huge Crowd

Haymarket Day 2017 Draws Huge Crowd

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Town of Haymarket threw its 29th Haymarket Day, Saturday, which drew one of the largest crowds in recent years.

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Police: Haymarket Teen Brandished Crowbar at Officer Prior to Shooting

Police: Haymarket Teen Brandished Crowbar at Officer Prior to Shooting

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Breaking News

Prince William County Police released more information about the teenage boy shot, Friday morning, in a police involved shooting at Villages of Piedmont.

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Detour at Hartzell Hill Lane to Affect Bus Pickups

Detour at Hartzell Hill Lane to Affect Bus Pickups

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Breaking News

Road closure at Hartzell Hill Lane in Haymarket following a police incident will affect child bus pickup from several Prince William County Schools in Haymarket.

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Juvenile Killed in Officer Involved Shooting in Haymarket

Juvenile Killed in Officer Involved Shooting in Haymarket

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Breaking News

Detectives are currently investigating an officer involved shooting, which occurred on Hartzell Hill Lane in Haymarket

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