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Lizeth Lopez Found Dead in Lake Ridge

Lizeth Lopez Found Dead in Lake Ridge

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police discovered what they believe to be the body of Lizeth Yadira Lopez, a Northern Virginia woman who had been reported missing last week.

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UPDATED: Police Capture Assault, Abduction Suspect in Bristow

UPDATED: Police Capture Assault, Abduction Suspect in Bristow

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Street Crimes Unit located Deon Joshua Seth Wilson, 22, while leaving a Bristow residence.

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Police Investigate Gainesville Burglary Monday

Police Investigate Gainesville Burglary Monday

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded April 26 to a burglary of a residence located in the 14100 block of Club House Road in Gainesville

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School Board Chair Wants Citizen Committee to Monitor Administrator Spending

School Board Chair Wants Citizen Committee to Monitor Administrator Spending

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

In a post on Facebook Thursday evening, Prince William County Schools Chairman At-Large Ryan Sawyers outlined his plan to bring consistent spending to the current site-based management system employed by administrators in the school division.

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Police Catch Bristow Center Burglar

Police Catch Bristow Center Burglar

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to an early morning alarm at Bristow Center shopping center, resulting in the capture of a burglary suspect.

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Firearm Stolen from Gainesville Home

Firearm Stolen from Gainesville Home

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Police are searching for an individual who broke into a residence in the 8100 block of Tenbrook Drive in Gainesville Monday morning and stole a handgun among other items.

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Patriot Community Peforms ‘Oliver!’ this weekend

Patriot Community Peforms ‘Oliver!’ this weekend

This year, the high school’s musical ensemble has expanded to include Patriot teachers, several T. Clay Wood Elementary students, a new musical director and an elementary choral director.

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VRE to Hold Meeting on Gainesville-Haymarket Extension

VRE to Hold Meeting on Gainesville-Haymarket Extension

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson is inviting residents to a public meeting on the VRE (Virginia Rail Express) Extension into Gainesville and Haymarket the evening of April 27.

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Prince William Police Search for Woman last seen in Woodbridge

Prince William Police Search for Woman last seen in Woodbridge

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are still seeking any information on the whereabouts of Lizeth Yadira Lopez.

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Police Host Neighborhood Watch Meeting May 2

Police Host Neighborhood Watch Meeting May 2

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Crime Prevention Unit of the Prince William County Police Department is hosting an hour-long Neighborhood Watch training and meeting on Monday, May 2, at 7 p.m.

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Bristow Man Wanted for Assault, Abduction of 18-Year-Old Woman

Bristow Man Wanted for Assault, Abduction of 18-Year-Old Woman

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for Deon Joshua Seth Wilson, 22, of Bristow, who allegedly attacked and held a 18-year-old Manassas woman captive Monday.

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Police Search for Suspects in Animal Cruelty Case in Nokesville

Police Search for Suspects in Animal Cruelty Case in Nokesville

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are looking for a suspect(s) who put a a small dog in a black trash bag and left it in the area of Fleetwood Drive in Nokesville early Friday afternoon.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTION: Health District Cites MVP Bar & Grill for Sanitary Issues

RESTAURANT INSPECTION: Health District Cites MVP Bar & Grill for Sanitary Issues

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

During a routine inspection April 14, the Prince William Health District cited MVP Bar & Grill with multiple sanitary issues.

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Area Car Chase Ends in Arrest of 15-Year-Old Driver

Area Car Chase Ends in Arrest of 15-Year-Old Driver

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a 15-year-old male driver, who led deputies on a chase from the 5100 block of Catlett Road to the Prince William County line Friday night.

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Gainesville Woman Asks for Help Surviving Cancer

Gainesville Woman Asks for Help Surviving Cancer

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

Gainesville woman Crystal Denton is seeking help through GoFundMe page “Help Save Crystal’s Life!!” to pay for her outpatient stay while she receives life-saving treatment for the rare form of cancer she has suffered from for almost a decade.

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Patriot Lacrosse Players Volunteer at Warrior Retreat

Patriot Lacrosse Players Volunteer at Warrior Retreat

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

For the second year, the Patriot High School Boys J.V. and Varsity Lacrosse teams volunteered their time at the Serve Our Willing Warriors retreat in Haymarket.

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Police Search for Suspects in Gainesville Burglary

Police Search for Suspects in Gainesville Burglary

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

​Prince William Police are investigating the burglary of a residence located in the 5600 block of Lick River Lane in Gainesville Monday morning.

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Woman Robbed in Manassas Monday

Woman Robbed in Manassas Monday

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

An employee of the Metro PCS store located at 8290 Shoppers Square in Manassas told police she was robbed by an unknown man as she walked to her vehicle 1:32 p.m. April 18.

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Prince William School Board to Rewrite Naming Regulation

Prince William School Board to Rewrite Naming Regulation

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board members are considering a policy change that would lead to a change in how schools are named or renamed.

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School Board to Consider Transfers for Teachers on Action Plans

School Board to Consider Transfers for Teachers on Action Plans

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Wednesday evening, the Prince William County School Board will entertain whether teachers on a Personal Improvement Plan (PIP) should be able to receive a one-time transfer to another of the county’s public schools.

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Groundbreaking Held for New Prince William Fire & Rescue Station

Groundbreaking Held for New Prince William Fire & Rescue Station

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County’s Department of Fire and Rescue held a groundbreaking ceremony for Fire and Rescue Station 26, which will open on Davis Ford Road in 2017.

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Sawyers, Candland Continue to Squabble over Funding

Sawyers, Candland Continue to Squabble over Funding

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The squabble over Prince William School Board Chairman Sawyers’ budget presentation before the on the Board of County Supervisors escalated to a criticism of Candland’s office and the BOCS financial decisions.

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Two Men Rob Manassas Mall IHOP

Two Men Rob Manassas Mall IHOP

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to the IHOP restaurant, located at 8300 Sudley Road in Manassas, for a robbery early Tuesday morning.

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Nokesville Resident Starts Attic Fire Attempting to Remove Wasp’s Nest

Nokesville Resident Starts Attic Fire Attempting to Remove Wasp’s Nest

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Nokesville resident started a small fire Saturday attempting to remove a wasp’s nest from his home.

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Missing Firefighter Believed to Have Killed Herself

Missing Firefighter Believed to Have Killed Herself

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police are still searching for a missing Woodbridge woman whose car has been found at Shenandoah National Park.

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Restaurant Inspections: Health Inspectors Cite Taste of Asian for Sanitary Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Health Inspectors Cite Taste of Asian for Sanitary Violations

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

Gainesville restaurant Taste of Asian received a visit from the Prince William Health District April 14 for a routine inspection; the restaurant was cited for multiple sanitary violations.

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WEATHER BEAT: Weakening El Niño Could Equate to Active Hurricane Season

WEATHER BEAT: Weakening El Niño Could Equate to Active Hurricane Season

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

Weatherman John Biggs discusses how a departing El Niño could mean more hurricanes this year.

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Jewelry Stolen from Catharpin Home

Jewelry Stolen from Catharpin Home

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for individuals who broke into a residence located in the 4900 block of Sudley Road in Catharpin Monday and stole jewelry.

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Thieves Steal Swords, Alcoholic Beverages from Haymarket Home

Thieves Steal Swords, Alcoholic Beverages from Haymarket Home

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a residential burglary, which occurred in the 5000 block of Burnside Farm Place in Haymarket Sunday.

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Candland, Sawyers Clash over Transparency surrounding Cost of School Renaming

Candland, Sawyers Clash over Transparency surrounding Cost of School Renaming

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Supervisor Pete Candland and School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers exchanged heated letters over Sawyers’ not sharing the cost of Godwin Middle School’s renaming.

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PWCS Announces Division-wide Internet Issues

PWCS Announces Division-wide Internet Issues

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Schools has announced that the school division is facing intermittent Internet and emails problems at all schools and central offices.

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Glenkirk Elementary Robotics Teams Heading to International Competition

Glenkirk Elementary Robotics Teams Heading to International Competition

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Two robotics teams from Glenkirk Elementary School, Gainesville, Va., are headed to Louisville, Ky., to compete in the 2016 VEX Worlds – VEX IQ Challenge Elementary School Division competition.

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Homeowner Hears Burglary Suspects in Garage

Homeowner Hears Burglary Suspects in Garage

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a break-in, which occurred in the 10600 block of Winfield Loop in Manassas early Sunday morning.

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Prince William Libraries Offer ‘Hoopla’ App for Mobile Devices

Prince William Libraries Offer ‘Hoopla’ App for Mobile Devices

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Public Library System is offering a new, free, downloadable, mobile electronic service with 300,000 music albums along with 9,000 audio book titles, television shows and e-comics.

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LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

While the break was wonderful, returning from spring break means one thing for educators: we enter the pre-SOL testing phase of the school year.

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UPDATED: Police Arrest Manassas Gas Station Owner for Sexual Battery

UPDATED: Police Arrest Manassas Gas Station Owner for Sexual Battery

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police have arrested Raceway Gas Station Owner Jaliya Dhammika Weeramunda, 52, of Manassas Thursday on charges of sexual battery.

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WEATHER BEAT: Spring Snow, Chilly Temps Linger into First Half of April

WEATHER BEAT: Spring Snow, Chilly Temps Linger into First Half of April

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

After all that beautiful warm, almost summer-like weather in March, it seems like Mother Nature is playing an April Fools joke on us.

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Prince William School Board Stays Decision to Rename Godwin Middle

Prince William School Board Stays Decision to Rename Godwin Middle

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

After a long citizens time, the majority of the board voted against rescinding the name change of Godwin Middle School and reaffirmed their commitment to rename the school after George M. Hampton.

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Man Wanted for Sexual Assault at Sudley Road Gas Station

Man Wanted for Sexual Assault at Sudley Road Gas Station

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are searching for a Manassas man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman, at the Sudley Raceway Gas Station in Manassas April 5.

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Woodbridge Man Cited for Texting Following School Bus Accident

Woodbridge Man Cited for Texting Following School Bus Accident

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Manassas Park Police charged Fuhard Kaloko, 35, of Woodbridge for texting while driving and following too closely after he allegedly struck a Prince William County school bus Wednesday morning.

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EDITORIAL: Prince William Should Prepare to Discuss Race in Regards to School Namings

EDITORIAL: Prince William Should Prepare to Discuss Race in Regards to School Namings

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

A petition to keep the name Stonewall Jackson High School in the Manassas area of Prince William County has already garnered 1,125 signatures.

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Teens Attack Teen Over Shoes

Teens Attack Teen Over Shoes

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are looking for three teens who confronted an individual and stole his shoes Sunday evening, in the 10800 block of Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas.

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UPDATED: Police Release Descriptions of Nokesville Thieves

UPDATED: Police Release Descriptions of Nokesville Thieves

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Police said the individuals who broke into Old Towne Landscaping, in the 9000 block of Burwell Road in Nokesville, included two white males and a female between 16-20-years-old.

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Haymarket Homeowner Foils Potential Burglary

Haymarket Homeowner Foils Potential Burglary

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to the 16100 block of Crusade Court in Haymarket Friday morning to investigate a burglary attempt.

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Prince William County Will Not Serve as Respondents in Haymarket Power Line Hearings

Prince William County Will Not Serve as Respondents in Haymarket Power Line Hearings

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Residents are concerned that the county will not serve as a respondent at the State Corporation Commission’s Gainesville-Haymarket Transmission line hearings, as per the decision of the Board of County Supervisors.

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Two Horses Perish in Bristow Barn Fire

Two Horses Perish in Bristow Barn Fire

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Two horses perished Saturday when a barn and shed caught fire in the 9300 block of Troy Drive in Bristow.

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Video Footage Shows Thieves Burglarizing Nokesville Business

Video Footage Shows Thieves Burglarizing Nokesville Business

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Mark Olson reported that three individuals broke into his business, Old Towne Landscaping, in the 9000 block of Burwell Road in Nokesville early Friday morning and stole a computer tablet, tools, a propane torch, Girl Scout cookies and beer.

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UPDATED: 1 Dog, 3 Cats Presumably Perish in Haymarket Fire

UPDATED: 1 Dog, 3 Cats Presumably Perish in Haymarket Fire

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following an investigation of the March 30th fire, which consumed a house in the 16300 block of Poplar Hill Road in Haymarket, Fire & Rescue officials said the residents are safe and uninjured, but four pets were not recovered.

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ONELIFE FITNESS: Attaining Your Health Goals in a Maintainable Way

ONELIFE FITNESS: Attaining Your Health Goals in a Maintainable Way

Beth Douglas, general manager at OneLife Fitness in Gainesville, offers tips for realistically achieving your health goals.

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Police Search for Suspects in Strong Armed Robbery

Police Search for Suspects in Strong Armed Robbery

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are looking for two men who robbed a 24-year-old man of Manassas early Thursday morning in the area of Ashton Avenue and Coverstone Drive.

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