The Labor Day Holiday saw a slight increase in the number of fatalities compared to the 2013 holiday weekend but fatalities overall are on the decline compared to the same time period in 20133, according to a Virginia State Police news release.
On August 30, 2014 Manassas City Police met with a resident for a report of an assault involving multiple individuals. The reporting party told officers that at approximately 6:00PM, two juvenile male victims (16yo and 17yo) were walking in the area of Confederate Trail when they were approached by two black males on foot who began to antagonize them.
FROM a NVTC news release 09/02/14 / Transportation /
Between the opening of the Capital Beltway in 1964 to the ribbon cutting for the Silver Line in 2014, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) has played an integral role in helping the region’s transportation network grow and evolve
Everyone is invited to join in sharing prayers for peace on the theme "Sharing Water, Sharing Air, Sharing The Earth in Peace" at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Manassas Church of the Brethren (10047 Nokesville, Rd., Manassas).
Governor Terry McAuliffe has recognized September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia, calling on families, business owners and communities to take specific steps to be ready for emergencies. September 30 has been designated America’s PrepareAthon! Day. To sign up for America’s PrepareAthon! go to http://www.ready.gov/prepare
and register how you will take action to prepare in September.
FROM a VDACS press release 09/01/14 / Agriculture / Environment / State Government /
When it comes to buying firewood, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has two pieces of advice. #1: Buy local firewood to keep from spreading invasive pests that may be hiding under the bark. And #2: Grab a tape measure, a yardstick or even a ruler to be sure the delivery you paid for is accurate.
FROM DELEGATE ANDERSON'S E-NEWSLETTER 08/31/14 / Money & Taxes / State Government /
On September 18 and 19, members of the State Senate and House of Delegates return to Richmond to tackle three issues: Medicaid, judicial appointments, and the two-year state budget that took effect on July 1.
FROM DELEGATE ANDERSON'S E-NEWSLETTER 08/31/14 / Education / People & Places / State Government /
During the 2015 legislative session this January and February, State Delegate Richard Anderson (R-51) will host his third annual “51st House District Future Delegate Program” at the Virginia State Capitol. Details at October meeting.
FROM a VDGIF NEWS RELEASE 08/30/14 / Environment / State Government /
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) is inviting the public to suggest changes to hunting, trapping and non-game regulations for the 2015-2016 season.