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Masked intruder surprises resident in afternoon burglary at Gainesville apt.

On August 1 at 4:25PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 8500 block of Roxborough Lp. in Gainesville (20155) to investigate a burglary in progress.

Stirrup strives to cross the finish line

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Gainesville Supervisor John Stirrup runs a good race. He's a runner and plans to run again for office-perhaps state senate. He runs his life striving for balance. He's a husband, father, church member, farm owner, sportsman and businessman. He's served as supervisor of the Gainesville Magisterial District since he was first elected in 2003. Read the full story in the May 20, 2011 print edition of the Bull Run Observer.

Glenkirk Elem. holds “Knight at the Museum”

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Glenkirk Elementary School in Gainesville, Va., hosted “Knight at the Museum” to display artwork from kindergarteners through fifth-graders. Artwork designed to honor America, such as the flag shown here, as well as creations to show celebrations in many countries around the world, adorned the walls of the school that opened its doors to the community to feature the many young artists.

Spring Tea celebrates mothers

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Prince William Health System Foundation's 8th annual Spring Tea, on May 15, was held at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Va. The event brought mothers and daughters of all ages together. This mother and daughter even color-coordinated their outfits. Many area residents and businesspeople remembered loved ones they lost to breast cancer. The tea was a fundraiser for The Cancer Center at Lake Manassas. Many silent auction items were awarded to the highest bidders.

PWC Police Beat 5/13/11

Prince William County Police Department's crime report for May 13, 2011.

Farmers markets now open or opening soon

Bull Run photoFarmers markets are open now, and others are opening soon, to provide locals with homegrown tomatoes, berries, corn and other produce. Some markets even have local vendors who sell their crafts and wares. Read all the details about local farmers' markets in the May 13 Manassas Observer. And, check out the list of area markets and when they're open.

May 4 fire on Old Carolina Road

No one hurt in a May 4 fire on Old Carolina Road in Gainesville

Gainesville library fundraiser builds on success

Bull Run photoA fundraiser at Battlefield High School was held May 7 to raise funds for a new Gainesville library. Thousands of Legos were available for those who wanted to build something cool. Many youngsters came out to enjoy the day. They could bounce in the moonbounce, check out the many vendors, buy some used books or bid on more than 70 silent-auction items.

PWC Police Beat 5/6/11

Prince William County Police Department's May 6 crime report.

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