Dominion Virginia Power will broaden the funding and scope of its EnergyShare program to provide financial assistance, weatherization services and educational outreach to more qualifying customers, including people living with disabilities and military veterans facing financial hardships. The expansion begins Sept. 1.
FROM Virginia Attorney General's Office 08/01/15 / Breaking News / State Government / Transportation /
July 31 in federal district court in Danville, Judge Jackson Kiser ruled from the bench that he will dissolve his 2001 injunction that had allowed the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) to place the confederate battle flag on certain specialty license plates in Virginia.
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA), who represents Manassas, Manassas Park and parts of Prince William County, issued the following statement on the The Hire More Heroes Act being signed into law:
Legislation enacted during the 2015 General Assembly (Senate Bill 1319) combined the three existing sales tax holidays into one, three-day holiday in August. The legislation took effect on July 1, 2015.
FROM American Red Cross 08/01/15 / Health & Safety / Manassas / Nokesville /
American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help prevent a blood shortage. Donations are needed now to help ensure blood is available for patients in need. Donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially encouraged to donate.
Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Thursday, July 30, 2015.
Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for WEdnesday, July 29, 2015.
By ELAINE LIDHOLM, Va. Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services 07/29/15 / Agriculture / Good Eating / State Government /
Governor Terence R. McAuliffe has proclaimed August as Peach Month in Virginia. In the proclamation, he reminds consumers that different varieties of peaches ripen at different times during the season, so there’s a plentiful supply of fruit throughout the summer months, with peak season in August.
Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), who represents part of Prince William County, was named an Honorary Marine in a ceremony Monday in Washington. Wittman is the 96th recipient of the Honorary Marine title, which recognizes civilians who have made “extraordinary contributions to the Marine Corps.”
A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Lois M. Battistoni, Lake Ridge, at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, Woodbridge. Mrs. Battistoni died July 19 in Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center after a brief illness.
A Celebration of Life for Jonah "Bolognah" Robert Diaz, 6, of Bristow, who died May 16, 2015, will be held on May 30th starting at 11:30 a.m. at Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club at 6901 Arthur Hills Drive, Gainesville, VA 20155.
A Memorial Service was held to celebrate the life of Nancy Pittman at Greenwich Presbyterian Church, today, May 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. The church is located at 15305 Vint Hill Road, Nokesville, VA 20181. A reception followed in the social hall. Mrs. Pittman died on Friday, May 9, 2015 at Heathcote Hospital in Haymarket, VA.
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