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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.

Six Virginia Indian tribes will finally be granted federal recognition

Legislation recognizing six Virginia tribes: the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Rappahannock, the Monacan, and the Nansemond-has passed Congress and is on its way to the President for his signature. Many of these include descendants of Pocahontas’ Virginia Powhatan tribe Kaine and Warner worked with Democratic and Republican colleagues to ensure that the bill made it through to final passage. These tribes had received official recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia, but had not received federal recognition, which will grant the tribes legal standing and status in direct relationships with the U.S. government.

East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas sold for $1.4 million to Catholics for Housing

Catholics for Housing, a Northern Virginia nonprofit, reports that it completed the purchase of East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas today, Jan. 11.

Wakefield School welcomes Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, to speak Jan. 18

Wakefield School in The Plains, is excited to announce that Chris Herren, a motivational speaker and former professional basketball player, will be speaking to Upper School's students and faculty on Jan. 18.

Novant Health UVA Health System is restricting visitors due to flu precautions

Out of concern for the health and well-being of our patients, Novant Health UVA Health System is asking the community to restrict visitors age 12 and under due to the widespread outbreak of the flu virus. This restriction is effective on Friday, Jan. 12 at 7 a.m. until further notice.

New office of Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) now open at The Pentagon

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Jan. 9 opened a new office of Virginia Dept. of Veterans Services to serve veterans and transitioning servicemen and women and their families who work in the headquarters of the US Department of Defense. The new VDVS Pentagon location marks the 30th office location in the state. In addition, 30,000+ veterans have been hired through our Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program since its inception five years ago.

Corey Stewart says State of Prince William County is “strong”

Chairman Corey A. Stewart delivered his annual State of the County address on Tuesday, Jan. 9, to open the first meeting of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors in 2018.

Va. Tech awarded $1.1 million state grant to develop product aimed at treating brain tumors

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Jan. 9 that the Virginia Research Investment Committee (VRIC) has approved a $1.1 million grant to Virginia Tech to support a medical device that will use low-energy electric fields to treat brain tumors, the second-leading cause of death in people under the age of 20.

City of Manassas Park closing schools early today, Jan. 8, due to bad weather

Due to inclement weather conditions, Manassas Park City Schools will be closing early today, Jan. 8 (MPMS and MPHS at 11:45am; CES and MPES at 12:30pm).

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