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Man attacked with flaming log in Woodbridge, in hospital; suspect charged

Prince William Fire & Rescue reports that a Woodbridge man was attacked April 5, 2020 with a flaming log, which knocked the victim into a fire, causing burns to his face, neck, shoulder, back, and forearms. A suspect was charged with malicious wounding by fire and is being held without bond.

Patriot High School resumes classes after evacuation

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Front of Patriot High School in Nokesville (Observer file photo)
Fire officials in Nokesville VA have given the okay for Patriot High School to resume class and other activities after the school was evacuated earlier this morning for an unidentified "strong odor." The cause of the smell has since been identified, according to Irene Cromer, supervisor of community relations for Prince William County Schools.

“Undercover Girl” to be honored as a Virginia Woman in History

Lake Ridge VA resident Elizabeth Peet McIntosh, 97, a former OSS and CIA intelligence agent, is among those to be honored as Virginia Women in History in 2012.

New status and route number for PW Parkway

Prince William Parkway, a cross-county connector in Prince William County VA. has been reclassified as a "primary road," making it eligible for new funding and maintenance priorities, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Summer job fair Feb. 25 for SplashDown Water Park lifeguards, pool service associates

Prince William County VA's Park Authority will conduct a summer job fair for lifeguards and other pool service associates who want to work at SplashDown Water Park at Ben Lomond Community Center in Manassas VA on Saturday, Feb. 25.

AmeriCorps members wanted to boost public awareness of VA parks

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is accepting applications through March 31,2012 for AmeriCorpsvolunteers who will be trained to increase public awareness of Virginia's natural, historical and cultural resources at 27 of the state's 35 parks during the upcoming spring and summer.

VDOT’s park-and-ride lot near I-66 in Manassas expected to open in 2013

The Virginia Department of Transportation has awarded a $5.3 million contract to General Excavation Inc. of Warrenton VA to build a park-and-ride lot off the Rt. 234 Bypass near Interstate 66 in Manassas VA with space for 433 vehicles. It will open in 2013.

Snow’s in the forecast: Are PWC schools open or closed?

When snow is forecast for our region, Prince William County Schools has a "snow patrol" team of five headed by Ed Bishop, transportation director. They drive the roads in various sections of the county, determining road conditions so they are able to make a recommendation to the superintendent in time for him to make a decision on school closing or delay and have it disseminated to TV and radio stations for broadcast by 5 a.m.

His term as president is done but Odend’hal’s still advocating for property rights

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Forrest Odend'hal and PWAR staff
Forrest Odend'hal completed his one-year term as president of the Prince William Association of Realtors in January. Now he is serving as immediate past president and a member of the Virginia Association of Realtors--and he is still advocating for property rights.

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