Advanced Search

Hylton High School cheerleaders post a state championship

Hylton High School; varsity cheerleaderes are the 2017 All County champions, Cardinal District champions, Occoquan Region champion and Class 6 state champs.

A Prince William school employee and an Osbourn Park graduate receive human rights awards

Richmond Hill, supervisor of student assistance and prevention programs for Prince William County Public Schools; and Iyana Cones, a special education aide at Osbourn Park High School, were among those honored at the Prince William County Human Rights Commission Universal Human Rights Day Celebration.

New PWC-funded water park for children planned to open in Woodbridge on Memorial Day weekend

Work to replace the 23-year-old children's pool at Andrew Leitch Park with a new children’s water park is continuing, according to a county government report on Jan. 19. A Memorial Day weekend opening is planned for the new facility that will include such features as Misty Mountain, Sneaky Soaker, Bloomin’ Soaker, Geyser, Solo Spurt, Gusher, Funbrella and Bubble Trouble.

Northern Virginia in running for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

Governor Ralph Northam today, Jan. 18, announced that, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has selected Northern Virginia as a candidate for its second North American headquarters. Amazon is seeking a location capable of supporting up to 50,000 employees and a facility that will be around 8 million square feet at full capacity, according to the governor.

Loudoun legislators introduce bill to provide relief from I-66 tolls

Senator Richard Black and Delegate Dave LaRock, both of Loudoun County, today, Jan. 18, announced filing of legislation which would provide toll relief in Northern Virginia. If successful, HB 1489 will reduce tolls on Interstate 66 Inside the Beltway (ITB) and the Dulles Toll Road, according to a news release.

PWC School Board’s Jan. 17 meeting has been canceled due to bad weather

PWCS School Board meeting scheduled for this evening, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Important piece of PW County history from 1902 could be restored with your vote

Prince William County's Department of Historic Preservation reports that it submitted the "1902 Brentsville Colored and White Poll Books" to the Virginia Association of Museums Top 10 Most Endangered Artifacts list, "to bring awareness to these unique and important pieces of history." The poll books were selected as part of the Top 10. There will be public voting for up to $5,000 in funds that would go to preserve the 116-year-old books. Voting is Jan. 15-24 at

Vehicle vanishes while being warmed up; suspect held without bond after police pursuit

Prince William County Police Department's arrest log for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

Juvenile arrested in Gainesville incident involving drugs; two other suspects sought

Prince William County Police Department's arrest log for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.
Today's Obituaries

Doris Holmes Gittin, former secretary to Prince William County School Board, mother of four

A celebration of the life of Doris Holmes (Garretson) Gittin will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Master’s Touch Ministries, 19959 Fort Valley Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

Jean Palmer Ryan, 72, of Haymarket, financial systems analyst, DAR member, history buff

Memorial Services will be held at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA today, Thursday, Dec.14, 2017 from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. for Jean Adele Palmer Ryan, 72, of Haymarket, VA, who died at Virginia Hospital Center on Dec. 7, 2017. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Barbara Bowling, president of Nokesville Business Association

A funeral service will be held at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. for Barbara Jean Bowling of Culpeper, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2017.
Business Directory

Hickerson Brothers Electric Service

ContractorsElectriciansHome ImprovementHome InteriorsHome RemodelingProfessional Services
It runs in our family,
it'll run in yours.(tm)

$35 off service of $300
or more when you mention
our ad in the Observer.

More listings


Follow Us on Twitter!/bullrunnow
Welcome Guest! | Login
Custom website design by Promise Media