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Del. Marshall, Roem Face off Over Transgender Issues

Del. Marshall, Roem Face off Over Transgender Issues

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Del. Bob Marshall of the 13th District, Republican, and his Democratic opponent, Danica Roem, a transgender woman, face off over transgender politics, in response to Marshall’s HB1612 bathroom bill.

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Police Respond to Gun Shots Fired in Sheffield Manor

Police Respond to Gun Shots Fired in Sheffield Manor

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police attribute gun shots overheard on Farnham Way to reckless use of a firearm.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Lawmakers Make Anniversary of Roe v. Wade ‘Day of Tears’

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Lawmakers Make Anniversary of Roe v. Wade ‘Day of Tears’

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution, Wednesday, to hold a “Day of Tears,” Jan. 22, to commemorate the lives lost through abortion.

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School Board Strikes Down Special Meeting, PRICE Model Vote

School Board Strikes Down Special Meeting, PRICE Model Vote

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

At the Prince William School Board meeting, held Jan. 18, the board voted to rescind the minutes from the special meeting held two weeks prior, and in doing so, invalidate the vote taken then to approve the PRICE model for the new high school.

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Don Shaw: ‘Let’s Move Forward’ to Address Overcrowded Schools

Don Shaw: ‘Let’s Move Forward’ to Address Overcrowded Schools

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“During the 2015 election, I don’t remember any candidate for the school board stating that current class sizes were appropriate or that portable classrooms were an acceptable learning facility. Quite the contrary, all current school board members ran on a platform of reducing class sizes. Yet a year after the current board took office, we don’t see them working to revise or accelerate the Capital Improvement Plan to fulfill that promise and we have yet to see a comprehensive strategy against which we, the voters, can measure progress.”

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Woman Organizes Pep Rally for More Recess in Prince William

Woman Organizes Pep Rally for More Recess in Prince William

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A group called “More Recess for PWC” is planning a pep rally event before and during the Wednesday school board meeting when they will advocate for increased recess times.

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YOU GOT THIS!: Secrets for ‘Happy New You’

YOU GOT THIS!: Secrets for ‘Happy New You’

| January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

It’s hard to keep up the enthusiasm months after you’ve swept up the confetti, but it’s not impossible. This year, I have some helpful hints to help you with your resolution so you can reach your goals for 2017.

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Smoke Detector Saves Family in Bristow House Fire

Smoke Detector Saves Family in Bristow House Fire

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire located in a single family home in the 12900 block of Vixen Court in Bristow, Wednesday, at 10:40 a.m.

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DOJ Letter Shouldn’t Delay 13th HS; Supervisors Criticize School Board Members

DOJ Letter Shouldn’t Delay 13th HS; Supervisors Criticize School Board Members

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools’ administration does not expect a delay in the construction of the 13th county high school due to a letter school board members sent to the Department of Justice requesting an investigation.

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Twisted Cork Grille Prepares to Open in Bristow Commons

Twisted Cork Grille Prepares to Open in Bristow Commons

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Twisted Cork Grille on Devlin Road in Bristow Commons will hold its grand opening, Feb. 7, with doors opening to the public, Jan.19.

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Phase I of Route 28 Project Complete; Next Phase to Begin Soon

Phase I of Route 28 Project Complete; Next Phase to Begin Soon

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A newly widened Route 28 and realigned Vint Hill Road was officially opened to traffic after the Prince William Board of County Supervisors held a ribbon cutting ceremony, Monday morning.

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New VA Gateway Four-Way Stop Not Permanent

New VA Gateway Four-Way Stop Not Permanent

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Person Companies said that the new flashing light four-way stop, located in front of the Target store at the Virginia Gateway Shopping Center in Ganesville, is not permanent.

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Sawyers Sends DOJ Letter Alleging Racial Inequity in School Grants

Sawyers Sends DOJ Letter Alleging Racial Inequity in School Grants

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board members sent a letter to the United States Department of Justice, alleging that the county supervisors’ grant would favor white, affluent students.

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Prince William Fire & Rescue Extinguish House Fire in Nokesville

Prince William Fire & Rescue Extinguish House Fire in Nokesville

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a single story home structure on Nokesville Road, Jan. 6.

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Emergency Crews Aid Horse During Winter Storm

Emergency Crews Aid Horse During Winter Storm

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

During the winter storm Saturday, the Nokesville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department helped upright a male horse that was unable to stand in his stall Saturday morning.

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UPDATED: Missing Haymarket Teen Found

UPDATED: Missing Haymarket Teen Found

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

Police announced that Benjamin Thomas McClure, 17, of Haymarket has been located and is safe.

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 1 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday.

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Warrenton Man Wanted in Gainesville Hit and Run

Warrenton Man Wanted in Gainesville Hit and Run

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Police are searching for Gerald Rodney Shepard, 38, of Warrenton, in connection with a hit and run that occurred in the parking lot of a business located in the 14600 block of Lee Highway in Gainesville Jan. 5.

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School Board Approves PRICE Model, Accepts BOCS Grant

School Board Approves PRICE Model, Accepts BOCS Grant

| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

In a special meeting that almost did not happen, Wednesday night, the school board approved the PRICE model, agreeing to accept the County Board of Supervisors $21.2 million grant.

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WEATHER BEAT: Thursday, Saturday Brings Double Snow Threat

WEATHER BEAT: Thursday, Saturday Brings Double Snow Threat

| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Weather

Bristow weatherman John Biggs discusses the potential for more snow on Saturday.

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Supervisors Assure Quick Transfer of Funds for Eastern School

Supervisors Assure Quick Transfer of Funds for Eastern School

| January 4, 2017 | 1 Comment | News

Members of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors have sent a Letter of assurance to all members of the Prince William School Board promising an expedient exchange of the $10.6 million for an eastern end school should they approve the PRICE model.

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Police Investigate Manassas Shooting

Police Investigate Manassas Shooting

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Police have responded to the area of Rixlew Lane and Ashton Avenue in Manassas to investigate a shooting Wednesday afternoon.

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Snow Threatens Thursday, Friday Commutes

Snow Threatens Thursday, Friday Commutes

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The National Weather Service is forecasting snow overnight Thursday into Friday morning, potentially accumulating between 1-2 inches.

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Electrical Fire Damages Haymarket Home

Electrical Fire Damages Haymarket Home

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Fire and Rescue crews arrived at a single family home located in the 3800 block of Delashmutt Drive in Haymarket 8:37 a.m. Dec. 31 to observe a fire in a second floor bathroom.

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Satterwhite Says School Board Special Meeting Called Legally

Satterwhite Says School Board Special Meeting Called Legally

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Alyson Satterwhite, Gainesville member with the Prince William County School Board, believes the special meeting of the school board will go forward based on its legality.

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Candland Suggests Repeal of Revenue Sharing Agreement with Schools

Candland Suggests Repeal of Revenue Sharing Agreement with Schools

| January 2, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

In a ‘Letter to the Editor,’ Supervisor Pete Candland (R) of Gainesville encourages the Prince William County School Board to consider the Board of County Supervisors grant and suggests that it might be time to eliminate the revenue sharing agreement between the county and the schools.

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Candidates Form Prince William Progressive Coalition for 2017

Candidates Form Prince William Progressive Coalition for 2017

| January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

With state delegate electections scheduled for November of 2017, Lee Carter, Ken Boddye, Elizabeth Guzman and Mansimran Kahlon have already begun their campaigns by reaching out to neighbors, and talking to people about the changes they would like to see in Virginia’s General Assembly.

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Retro Fitness Makes Resolutions Reality

Retro Fitness Makes Resolutions Reality

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

New Years means resolutions; those looking to transform themselves by working out more often and eating right should consider Retro Fitness.

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UPDATED: Sawyers Denies Special Meeting Wed. to Consider BOCS Funding for PRICE Design

UPDATED: Sawyers Denies Special Meeting Wed. to Consider BOCS Funding for PRICE Design

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

School Board members Alyson Satterwhite and Shawn Brann have called for a special meeting of the Prince William County School Board, Wednesday, January 4, for the purpose of discussion and action on the construction of the 13th high school using the PRICE design.

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Money Stolen from Gainesville Home

Money Stolen from Gainesville Home

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in the 15700 block of Santander Drive in Gainesville.

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Driver in Haymarket Crash Falsifies Police Report

Driver in Haymarket Crash Falsifies Police Report

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police charged a 39-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man from Castleton following an accident in the area of Washington Street and Jefferson Street Dec. 19.

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Beer Missing from Gainesville School

Beer Missing from Gainesville School

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a burglary at the Holy Family Academy in Gainesville.

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Haymarket Police Officer Injured in Traffic Incident

Haymarket Police Officer Injured in Traffic Incident

| December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

While conducting a traffic stop, another vehicle struck a 42-year-old Haymarket Police officer in the area of Jefferson Street and Payne Lane Thursday.

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PRTC Offers Gainesville Riders New Direct Pentagon Route

PRTC Offers Gainesville Riders New Direct Pentagon Route

| December 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

PRTC is offering residents a new state-funded commuter bus route linking Gainesville directly with the Pentagon.

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Police Seek Suspect in Gainesville Burglary Attempt

Police Seek Suspect in Gainesville Burglary Attempt

| December 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating an attempted residential burglary, which occurred in the area of the 18000 block of Camdenhurst Drive in Gainesville.

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Electronics Stolen from Bristow Home

Electronics Stolen from Bristow Home

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a residential burglary, which occurred in the 10000 block of Pentland Hills Way in Bristow.

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Bach2Rock Offers Holiday Specials on Camps, Lessons, Recording Sessions

Bach2Rock Offers Holiday Specials on Camps, Lessons, Recording Sessions

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

As more people are choosing experiences over physical items, music lessons make attractive and unexpected holiday gifts.

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Linton Hall School Student Gift Holiday Delights to Police Officers

Linton Hall School Student Gift Holiday Delights to Police Officers

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Linton Hall School’s eighth grade students and parents donated home-baked “Holiday Delights” to the Prince William Police at their western station.

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Fire Claims Bristow Garage

Fire Claims Bristow Garage

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A fire ripped through the attached garage of a single family home, located in the 9900 block of Linton Hall Road in Bristow, Saturday afternoon.

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Police Seek Suspect in Woodbridge Wounding

Police Seek Suspect in Woodbridge Wounding

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Bureau are still seeking the public’s help in locating suspect Mohammad Ekram Sherdil, who remains wanted on active warrants in connection with the shooting, which occurred in the 3500 block of Forestdale Avenue in Woodbridge, December 9.

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Two Arrested for Hensley Road Murder; One Still Wanted

Two Arrested for Hensley Road Murder; One Still Wanted

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have arrested two men in the murder of Jason Thomas Mannion, but one woman connected to the murder is still at large.

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UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Issued; PWCS Cancels Events

UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Issued; PWCS Cancels Events

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

Ahead of the reported low temperatures, freezing rain, sleet and snow that’s potentially heading towards the area this weekend, the Virginia Department of Transportation has prepped roads with anti-icing materials.

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Home Burglary in Nokesville Leads to Narcotics Arrests

Home Burglary in Nokesville Leads to Narcotics Arrests

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police investigated a home invasion in Nokesville Wednesday, and charged individuals connected to illegal drug possession and distribution.

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School Board Votes PWCS Teachers Can Keep Sick Leave Increase

School Board Votes PWCS Teachers Can Keep Sick Leave Increase

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted Wednesday not to readjust sick leave hours accumulated by those employed before 2012.

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School Board Votes to Close Schools for Inauguration Day

School Board Votes to Close Schools for Inauguration Day

| December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday evening to make this year’s U.S. Presidential Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2017, a day off from school for students and staff.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Hunan Garden Cited for 9 Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Hunan Garden Cited for 9 Violations

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In a recent routine inspection, the Prince William Health District cited the Hunan Garden for 9 violations of the health code, including food temperature and storage issues.

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Planning Commission Recommends ADAMS Greater Gainesville Mosque without Sewer

Planning Commission Recommends ADAMS Greater Gainesville Mosque without Sewer

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Planning Commission approved to recommend the ADAMS [All Dulles Area Muslim Society] of Greater Gainesville Mosque’ Special Use Permit, Dec. 7, with some conditions.

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Gainesville Woman Wounded in Altercation

Gainesville Woman Wounded in Altercation

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Talisa Lynn Edwards, 27, of The Plains, following an alleged assault on a 27-year-old Gainesville woman Wednesday.

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NVFD Reschedules Santa Run Visits for Sunday

NVFD Reschedules Santa Run Visits for Sunday

| December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Due to potential inclement weather next weekend, the Nokesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has revised their Santa Run make up schedule to accommodate visits that were missed due to emergency calls.

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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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