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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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UPDATE: 2 of 3 Endangered Bristow Teens Located

UPDATE: 2 of 3 Endangered Bristow Teens Located

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

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

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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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Prince William Officers Assist Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

Prince William Officers Assist Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William County Police Department, in conjunction with the Virginia and Prince William County Departments of Emergency Management, has begun deploying officers to Puerto Rico to assist first responders in that area with the ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria

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Police Search for Man Responsible for Woodbridge Assault

Police Search for Man Responsible for Woodbridge Assault

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police are on the lookout for a man who jumped out of a bush to attack a woman and then fled the scene, Wednesday morning in Woodbridge.

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UPDATED: Prince William Democrats Dominate House Delegate Races

UPDATED: Prince William Democrats Dominate House Delegate Races

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democrats handily beat Republicans in Prince William area Virginia State delegate races, winning an average of almost 10 percentage points above their Republican incumbents.

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UPDATED: Carter Beats Miller in 50th District

UPDATED: Carter Beats Miller in 50th District

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democrat Lee Carter, beat incumbent Republican Jackson Miller in the Virginia 50th District House of Delegates race, Nov. 7, 2017.

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Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

Roem Beats Marshall in Virginia’s 13th District

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democratic candidate Danica Roem has beaten 11 term Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall in the 13th district, making her the first transgender person in a state legislature.

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Bristow, Gainesville Experiences Big Voter Turnout at Morning Polls

Bristow, Gainesville Experiences Big Voter Turnout at Morning Polls

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

There was a big morning turnout at the polls at Bristow Run and Glenkirk elementary schools, this morning, for the Virginia State Elections and House of Delegates races.

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UPDATE: Dale City Girl Found

UPDATE: Dale City Girl Found

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

UPDATED: Missing and endangered juvenile Sinahi Aguilar-Cruz was found and is safe.

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Fraudulent Phone Calls Tell Residents Polling Places Have Changed

Fraudulent Phone Calls Tell Residents Polling Places Have Changed

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Democrats say fraudulent phone calls about changes to polling place are attempts to suppress the left-leaning vote.

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UPDATED: Flooding, Water Main Break at Washington, Jefferson in Haymarket

UPDATED: Flooding, Water Main Break at Washington, Jefferson in Haymarket

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Due to a water main break, the intersection of Washington Street and Jefferson Streets experienced severe flooding, late Sunday evening, according to the Haymarket Police.

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PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

PWEA Political Action Committee Recommends Candidates in Virginia Elections

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William PACE [Political Action Committee of Educators] is pleased that the VEA Fund for Children and Public Education has endorsed the committee’s recommended candidates in these state races.

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OPINION: When Trenum Was Called to Serve, Herring Was Missing In Action

OPINION: When Trenum Was Called to Serve, Herring Was Missing In Action

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

On the Prince William County School Board, we have seen what it looks like to have an elected official more interested in partisan activism than the duties of the office. We have also seen the impact of Attorney General Mark Herring putting partisanship ahead of his duties.

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Danica Roem Would Rather Talk Issues than Identity Politics

Danica Roem Would Rather Talk Issues than Identity Politics

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

When historic Prince William Candidate for Virginia State Delegate Democrat Danica Roem, 32, hits the campaign trail in the 13th District, she often rings people’s doorbells and asks them what they think of the traffic in Gainesville, Manassas and Manassas Park.

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Burglary Reported at Gainesville Pizza Restaurant

Burglary Reported at Gainesville Pizza Restaurant

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to Joe’s Pizza & Subs located at 14085 Dave’s Store Lane in Gainesville to investigate a burglary, Sunday at 3 p.m.

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Man Arrested in Haymarket Tow Truck Robbery Incident

Man Arrested in Haymarket Tow Truck Robbery Incident

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

The man who turned his gun on his tow truck driver, Monday, in Haymarket, turned himself in to police, Wednesday.

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Club Eclipse Relaunches as Adult Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment Venue

Club Eclipse Relaunches as Adult Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment Venue

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Club Eclipse, under 21-night club, will reopen as an adult restaurant, bar and entertainment venue, Oct. 7.

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Man Threatens Tow Truck Driver with Firearm

Man Threatens Tow Truck Driver with Firearm

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A Northern Virginia resident used his gun to threatened a tow truck driver to give him his vehicle back while driving through Haymarket, Monday.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Campaign Who Cried Racism

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Campaign Who Cried Racism

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments | Opinion

A Prince William citizen shares his concern about a pro Ralph Northam video that conflates Ed Gillespie with racist acts such as Charlottesville

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Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Stabbing of three Teenagers

Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Stabbing of three Teenagers

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police charged Gainesville young man with aggravated malicious wounding for the stabbing of three teens, Sunday, following a drug deal.

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Police are Looking for 3 Individuals Accused in Residential Assault

Police are Looking for 3 Individuals Accused in Residential Assault

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Police are looking for a black Honda Civic with a yellow stripe on its side in connection with a crime in which three individuals forced their way into a resident’s house and assaulted the occupants.

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Police Seek Man for Holding Gun to Victim’s Head in Manassas, Prince William

Police Seek Man for Holding Gun to Victim’s Head in Manassas, Prince William

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are looking for a man who alleged held a firearm to the head of an acquaintance in Manassas, Saturday.

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Juvenile Jumps Off I-66 Overpass, Killing Driver

Juvenile Jumps Off I-66 Overpass, Killing Driver

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A juvenile jumping from an overpass led to a driver’s death on I-66 in Fairfax County, Saturday.

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Affordable Cleaning Services Customizes Cleaning

Affordable Cleaning Services Customizes Cleaning

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Affordable Cleaning Services of Gainesville goes above and beyond to provide high quality services in home and office cleaning – all at an affordable price.

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Man Arrested for Destruction of Property at Broad Run VRE Stop

Man Arrested for Destruction of Property at Broad Run VRE Stop

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a man for damaging VRE property at Broad Run, last Monday, while intoxicated.

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Construction to Begin Soon on Expansion of Prince William Adult Detention Center

Construction to Begin Soon on Expansion of Prince William Adult Detention Center

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently awarded a $39-million contract to Branch and Associates for construction of the expansion of the Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center.

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UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A new viral video from Freethink is celebrating Hamish Brewer, the new Principal of Fred Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge.

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Movement Fitness Charity Pumpkin Workout Will Benefit Carried to Full Term

Movement Fitness Charity Pumpkin Workout Will Benefit Carried to Full Term

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Movement Fitness in Gainesville will host its 4th Annual Charity Pumpkin Halloween Workout, Saturday, Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m., to benefit Carried to Full Term maternity home in Haymarket.

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Cedar Point Elementary Launches ‘Thinkabit’ STEAM Lab

Cedar Point Elementary Launches ‘Thinkabit’ STEAM Lab

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Cedar Point Elementary School in Bristow launched its Thinkabit lab, Oct. 19; a cooperation with Virginia Tech and Qualcomm Technology, it is the second its kind on the east coast.

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Del. Tim Hugo Announces Plans to Legislate for Burying Haymarket Power Lines

Del. Tim Hugo Announces Plans to Legislate for Burying Haymarket Power Lines

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Western Prince William elected officials joined 40th District Delegate Tim Hugo (R) and House Commerce and Labor Chairman Terry Kilgore (R-1st District), Oct. 23, to announce Hugo’s intentions to introduce legislation in the 2018 General Assembly to ensure the proposed 230 kV power lines in Haymarket are buried.

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Prince William Supervisors Approve Lease for Off-Roading at Nokesville Park

Prince William Supervisors Approve Lease for Off-Roading at Nokesville Park

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently approved a lease agreement and a special use permit that would allow off-road vehicles at Lehigh Portland Park in Nokesville.

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Burglar Steals Jewelry from Gainesville Home

Burglar Steals Jewelry from Gainesville Home

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to an apartment located in the 14700 block of Deming Drive in Gainesville to investigate a burglary, October 19 at 6:03 p.m.

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Police Investigate Indecent Exposure in Bristow

Police Investigate Indecent Exposure in Bristow

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to the area of Sir Reynard Lane and Shortbread Way in Bristow to investigate an indecent exposu

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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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