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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The 13th high school in PWCS is expected to open for the 2021-22 school year, but the school board is already seeking community input. If we are a community that cares about the wellbeing and education of our students, we will not allow the inevitable redistricting process to further segregate our county’s high schools.

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Bristow Transplant Survivor One Face of ‘Children’s National Capital of Caring Fund’

Bristow Transplant Survivor One Face of ‘Children’s National Capital of Caring Fund’

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Lily Rancourt, 8-years-old, of Bristow, is a survivor of the most complex pediatric heart surgery in the United States, and now she is also one of the faces of Children’s National Capital of Caring Fund Campaign.

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Prince William Assoc. Superintendent Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for Family in Need

Prince William Assoc. Superintendent Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for Family in Need

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Bob Eichorn, Principal of New Directions Alternative Education Center, acknowledged Prince William County Schools’ Association Superintendent of Student Learning, Rita Goss, for preparing a Thanksgiving dinner for a New Direction staff member in need.

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Police Arrest Gainesville Young Woman for Commercial Burglary; 2nd Suspect Still At Large

Police Arrest Gainesville Young Woman for Commercial Burglary; 2nd Suspect Still At Large

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested an 18-year-old Gainesville woman, Dec. 3, for a commercial burglary in the Woodbridge area. A second suspect, a 19-year-old Woodbridge male, is still at large.

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Police Arrest Teen for Stabbing of Another Teen in Gainesville

Police Arrest Teen for Stabbing of Another Teen in Gainesville

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested 17-year-old Gainesville male for the alleged stabbing another male teen during a drug transaction in Gainesville, Sunday.

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Winwood Children’s Center Throws Holiday Extravaganza

Winwood Children’s Center Throws Holiday Extravaganza

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Education

Winwood Children’s Center in Gainesville is having a family-friendly “Holiday Extravaganza,” Thursday, Dec. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. It will benefit two charitable causes.

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Corey Stewart to Stump for Moore in Alabama

Corey Stewart to Stump for Moore in Alabama

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Corey Stewart, Chairman At-large of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors has announced that he is traveling down to Alabama to campaign for Alabama Judge Roy Moore

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Police Arrest Man for Nokesville 7-Eleven Robbery

Police Arrest Man for Nokesville 7-Eleven Robbery

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William detectives from the Robbery Unit obtained warrants, Dec. 7, for the arrest of the suspect involved in a robbery that occurred at the 7-Eleven convenient store located at 13050 Nokesville Road in Nokesville, June 7.

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Prince William Schools Cancel Scheduled Activities for Saturday

Prince William Schools Cancel Scheduled Activities for Saturday

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Due to expected snowfall, Saturday, Dec. 9, Prince William County Schools has canceled any scheduled activities until 4 p.m.

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Nat’l Weather Service Predicts Snow, Slippery Roads in D.C. Metro Area

Nat’l Weather Service Predicts Snow, Slippery Roads in D.C. Metro Area

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Snow is expected in Northern Virginia, D.C. and Central to Northern Maryland, Dec. 9, beginning at 12 a.m.

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Students Shine in Glenkirk’s Got Talent! 2017

Students Shine in Glenkirk’s Got Talent! 2017

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

More than three dozen elementary students took to the stage Wednesday, Oct. 25, proving that Glenkirk’s Got Talent! The two-hour show, sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), featured third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade singers, musicians, dancers, a beatboxer, a Tae Kwon Do demonstration and more.

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Nokesville’s 6th Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday

Nokesville’s 6th Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The Six Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade and celebration is this Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at 4 p.m.

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New Info in Case of Missing Woodbridge Man

New Info in Case of Missing Woodbridge Man

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives made contact with a family member who was reportedly in communication with Musab Mohamed El-Sheikh over the weekend.

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Police Search for Man Who Committed Armed Robbery at Manassas Hotel

Police Search for Man Who Committed Armed Robbery at Manassas Hotel

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police are searching for a man who brandished a handgun and robbed the Holiday Inn in Manassas.

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UPDATE: Manassas Teen Located, Safe

UPDATE: Manassas Teen Located, Safe

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered juvenile, Asialia Syanne King.

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Western Prince William Service Organizations Envision More Collaborative Practices

Western Prince William Service Organizations Envision More Collaborative Practices

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Western Prince William County’s prominent nonprofit organization with a mission of providing services to those in need within the community will soon be coordinating their efforts in a more concerted way.

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Politicians Seek Solutions to Tolling on I-66 Inside the Beltway

Politicians Seek Solutions to Tolling on I-66 Inside the Beltway

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Several state delegates and delegates-elect have spoken with VDOT representatives with the McAuliffe administration, Wednesday, to voice their concerns.

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VDOT Says I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway Decreased Travel Times

VDOT Says I-66 Express Lanes Inside Beltway Decreased Travel Times

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Express Lanes I-66 Inside the Beltway decreased average travel times and increased the average travel speeds, according to first day a.m. stats released by Virginia Department of Transportation.

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Police Arrest Manassas Man Accused of Choking, Sexual Assault of Juveniles

Police Arrest Manassas Man Accused of Choking, Sexual Assault of Juveniles

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a Prince William Manassas man, last Tuesday, for sexual battery, forms of child abuse and threats to kill and burn.

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Gainesville Family Wins $10,000 for Local Pet Rescue Foundation

Gainesville Family Wins $10,000 for Local Pet Rescue Foundation

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Loveridges won the Petco Holiday Wishes Grant for their favorite animal organization, a Forever Home Rescue Foundation, by sharing their story of how their rescue dog Zero helped their middle school son overcome bullying.

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Santa Visits Neighborhoods with Nokesville Fire Dept.

Santa Visits Neighborhoods with Nokesville Fire Dept.

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Nokeville Fire Department is happy to announce that we will once again be escorting Santa to see all of the good boys and girls of our first due (primary coverage area) for Nokesville, Bristow, and Gainesville.

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Prince William School Board Welcomes Student Representative

Prince William School Board Welcomes Student Representative

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Kate Arnold a Hylton High School student joins the Prince William County School Board as a non-voting student representative.

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Prince William DMV to Offer Services at Local Libraries

Prince William DMV to Offer Services at Local Libraries

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Representatives from the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles, or DMV, will open “DMV Connects” at several area libraries on certain days, during the months of December and January, to help residents get identification cards, drivers’ licenses, veterans’ ID cards, vehicle titles, registrations and more.

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Errand Works Offers Holiday Wrapping Parties, Tree Lightings, Decorating

Errand Works Offers Holiday Wrapping Parties, Tree Lightings, Decorating

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Errand Works is offering holiday services, including gift wrapping sessions, shipping and tree decorating.

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Police Arrest Man Wanted for Nokesville Sexual Assault

Police Arrest Man Wanted for Nokesville Sexual Assault

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

An Orange County man was arrested, last week, for the assault and battery of a Manassas woman at a Nokesville residents on Nov. 8.

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Prince William Uber Driver Sexually Assaults Woman

Prince William Uber Driver Sexually Assaults Woman

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested an Uber driver Cristian Yovani Zelda Avalo of Manassas for sexually assaulting a female passenger.

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Supervisor Lawson to Hold Meeting to Discuss Rollins Ford Park

Supervisor Lawson to Hold Meeting to Discuss Rollins Ford Park

| November 29, 2017 | 1 Comment | Community

Residents of Brentsville and Prince William County are invited to join Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson and members of the Department of Parks & Recreation to discuss the future of Rollins Ford Park.

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Police Arrest Man for Sexually Assaulting Teen Co-Worker at Haymarket Walmart

Police Arrest Man for Sexually Assaulting Teen Co-Worker at Haymarket Walmart

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A Gainesville man was arrested, Sunday, and charged with sexual battery for assaulting a female co-worker, who is also a minor.

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School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“Settle the Debt” is on again for 2018 and has just received a match offer. School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers will match up to a $1,000 in donations, approximately three months of his chairman’s salary, as contribution to funds donated by Dec. 2.

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OBITUARY: Community Mourns Passing of Nokesville Business Woman

OBITUARY: Community Mourns Passing of Nokesville Business Woman

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Barbara Bowling, owner of Nokesville Print & Copy Center and prominent Nokesville resident, died Nov. 21. She was one day shy of 56 years old.

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Gainesville Okra’s to Close in Mid-December

Gainesville Okra’s to Close in Mid-December

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The owner of Gainesville Okra’s has announced that the restaurant will be closing, Dec. 18, due to a cease and desist order from Prince William County.

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State Police Detail Fatal Crashes in Fairfax over Thanksgiving Weekend

State Police Detail Fatal Crashes in Fairfax over Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

There were two fatal crashes on highways in Fairfax County over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to Virginia State Police.

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10 Die in Crashes on Virginia Highways Thanksgiving Weekend

10 Die in Crashes on Virginia Highways Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

10 Die in Traffic Crashes on Virginia Highway Over Thanksgiving Weekend: 2017 Proving to be Deadlier than 2016 for Traffic Crash

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Burglar Steals Firearms from Bristow Residence

Burglar Steals Firearms from Bristow Residence

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A ring and multiple firearms were reported missing.

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49 Prince William Public Schools Receive ‘School of Excellence’ Distinction

49 Prince William Public Schools Receive ‘School of Excellence’ Distinction

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Forty-nine Prince William County Public Schools have earned the title, “School of Excellence,” for the 2016-17 school year, two more than in the previous year.

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Residents Record Haymarket Burglars on Video Surveillance

Residents Record Haymarket Burglars on Video Surveillance

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are looking for two suspects who broke into vehicles and residences on Gypsum Hill Road in Haymarket, last Monday.

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UPDATE: Bristow Girls No Longer Missing or ‘Endangered’

UPDATE: Bristow Girls No Longer Missing or ‘Endangered’

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The remaining teen, Chamareya Rontavia Wright, is still missing.

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Sawyers Calls Judge’s Ruling on Email Request ‘Short-Sighted,’ ‘Dangerous’

Sawyers Calls Judge’s Ruling on Email Request ‘Short-Sighted,’ ‘Dangerous’

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Judge Steven Smith of the Prince William County Circuit Court ruled Nov. 21 that Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers will not be allowed access to his predecessor’s emails. The ruling came in a dismissal of a lawsuit Sawyers brought agains the PWCS’s superintendent, Dr. Steven Walts.

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Judge Dismisses Chairman’s Lawsuit Against PWCS Superintendent

Judge Dismisses Chairman’s Lawsuit Against PWCS Superintendent

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Tuesday, a judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers against Superintendent Steven Walts back in June.

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School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A statement Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers Tweeted in regards to standing for the Pledge of Allegiance sparked controversy, garnering both criticism and praise from residents.

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Police Arrest 2 in Gainesville Strong-Armed Robbery

Police Arrest 2 in Gainesville Strong-Armed Robbery

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested two Gainesville men. Police suspect they committed a robbery that occurred in Gainesville, a little more than a week ago.

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State Police Crack Down on I-66 HOV Violators

State Police Crack Down on I-66 HOV Violators

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police have begun issuing summonses to drivers violating the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) two or more passengers law on Interstate 66, which is in effect during morning and evening “rush hours.”

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Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Joins Demi Lovato at AMAs

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Pop singer and activist Demi Lovato brought Virginia Delegate-Elect Danica Roem (D-13th) of Manassas with her as a guest to the American Music Awards, Sunday night.

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Individual Wanted in Gainesville Home Burglary

Individual Wanted in Gainesville Home Burglary

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police are looking for an individual who broke into a Gainesville home, stole tech devices and rummaged through cars in a Catharpin neighborhood.

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SERVE Manassas Requests Operation Turkey Donations

SERVE Manassas Requests Operation Turkey Donations

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

There are just two more days to donate money or nonperishable food items to SERVE’s Operation Turkey.

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Prince William Police to Combat Opioid Overdoes with ‘Narcan’

Prince William Police to Combat Opioid Overdoes with ‘Narcan’

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

This November, the Prince William County Police Department began equipping officers with the medication Naloxone, commonly referred to as “Narcan.”

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Farm Brew Live, 2 Silos Open for Business

Farm Brew Live, 2 Silos Open for Business

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Farm Brew Live and 2 Silos Brewing Co. make a destination location to drink craft beer, eat and even hear live music.

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Police Arrest Bristow Couple for Abduction

Police Arrest Bristow Couple for Abduction

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

John Franklin Kormos, 59, and Miriam Kormos, 50, both of Bristow, were arrested last Tuesday for allegedly abducting two women.

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Manassas Man Arrested for Role in Fatal I-66 Crash

Manassas Man Arrested for Role in Fatal I-66 Crash

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police responded to a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 66 in Prince William County, at 4:02 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 12.

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Indivisible Nova West’s Efforts to Turn Brentsville Blue

Indivisible Nova West’s Efforts to Turn Brentsville Blue

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Tuesday night, a small group of progressives met at restaurant in Gainesville’s Virginia Gateway for an election viewing party, which quickly turned into a celebration.

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