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PWC Crime Report: Nov. 23, 2022 -  Suspect allegedly attempts to take children from Manassas home

County Police report Nov. 21-23 incidents and arrests.

Flu season could impact Red Cross blood supply; healthy donors asked to give blood now

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts a serious spread of flu this year and is already reporting an early spike in cases in several states. When seasonal illnesses increase, the number of healthy donors tends to decrease, leaving the Red Cross blood supply vulnerable to a potential shortage over the holidays.

New College & industry work together on apprenticeship training for actual jobs

The “earn while you learn” approach combines on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. A company can assemble a skilled workforce, and employees get paid training and the ability to advance when they complete the program.

ALERT: It’s deer season in Va. and deer are on the move

Fall is the breeding season for deer, so they will be more active over the next couple of months than at any other time of the year.

PWC Police Department’s Crime Report for Nov. 3, 2022

Prince William County Police report updates, incidents and arrests.

PWC Police offer reward in homicide of man, 18, in Woodbridge

Detectives with the Prince William County Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau are continuing their efforts to identify and locate the suspect or suspects in connection to the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man that occurred in the 13900 block of Richmond Hwy. in Woodbridge (22191) on Thursday, Oct. 27, around 10 p.m.

AgriStress Helpline now open to provide Virginia farmers with mental health support

The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and has interpretation services for 160 languages. Farmers can call or text 833-897-2474 to speak directly with a healthcare professional. Crisis specialists have access to a Virginia-specific database of agricultural and health resources. “Stress on a farm never ends,” said Dana Fisher, chair of the VFBF Safety Advisory Committee, which is spearheading the organization’s mental health support efforts. “Stress and mental health issues are always a problem in the agriculture community, and stress can lead to costly mistakes on the job.

Resin and vinyl manufacturer to establish facility in southwest Virginia in former mine

Va. Governor Glenn Youngkin today, Nov. 3, announced that Ronald Mark Associates, Inc. (RMA), a leader in custom resin and vinyl fabric formulations and technical services, will invest $13.5 million to establish a manufacturing operation with 29 new jobs in the former Komatsu Mining Corp. facility in Bluefield.

Occoquan Police Chief honored with Va. Chiefs of Police award

Chief Linn was among seven current and retired town chiefs of police presented with the 2022 President's Award for exemplary leadership that positively impacts policing across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Today's Obituaries

Margaret Ann Janos, 89, of Perry, Ohio, mother of six

A Mass of Christian Burial was said at St. Cyprian Catholic Church in Perry, Ohio on Aug. 29, 2022 for Margaret Ann Janos of Perry, Ohio, who passed away peacefully at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland, Ohio on Aug. 22, 2022.

Passing of Boyd Alexander, 90, of Occoquan

Boyd Alexander was a kind soul and a dear friend who loved Occoquan immensely, chronicled it beautifully in his wonderful photographs, served faithfully on the board of the Occoquan Historical Society, and was always generous with words of gratitude and praise. An officer in the Air Force during the Korean War, he had a long and distinguished career in government.

Sandra Heefner of Powhatan, member of Lake Ridge Baptist Church

Sandra Lea Nelson Heefner, a strong Christian woman who was a member of the Lake Ridge Baptist Church in Woodbridge, VA for more than 30 years, died Dec. 18, 2021. She loved to sing in church and was passionate about teaching young children. A service will be held at Lake Ridge Baptist Church at a later date.
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