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Equal Rights Amendment passes Va. House of Delegates

The Virginia House of Delegates passed the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

National Park Service to oversee “prescribed” fire at Manassas Battlefield Park near Brawner Farm

Manassas National Battlefield Park is preparing for a prescribed fire today, Nov. 18 through Nov. Friday, 22 on about 75 acres near the Brawner Farm (north of US-29 between Pageland and Featherbed Lanes). This window could be extended depending upon weather conditions, according to the National Park Service.

PWC police investigating a homicide; body found in Old Bridge Rd. parking lot

On November 18 at 1:05AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to the 1400 block of Old Bridge Rd in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive man outside in the parking area who had been shot.

Prince William County’s Delegate Torian named chairman of House Appropriations Committee

Del. Luke Torian (D-52) has been appointed chairman of the Virginia House of Delegates Appropriations Committee by Del. Eileen Filler-Corn, Speaker-elect.

Stonewall grad (2003) Brooke Obie to be named to list of most influential African Americans of year

Brooke Obie, a 2003 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School (summa cum laude) in Manassas, will be honored on Nov. 21 by the New York news organization The Root as one of its annual list of the most influential African Americans of the year

What to know to avoid being burned when buying firewood

As home heating season begins, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) advises consumers to measure deliveries of firewood to ensure they receive the full value of their purchase. In Virginia, bulk deliveries of firewood for home heating are sold by the cord which is 128 cubic feet of firewood.

Democrats nominate Del. Eileen Filler-Corn for Speaker of House of Delegates

In a history-making vote, Democratic Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn became the first woman to be nominated by her caucus to be Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates. She will also be the first Jewish Speaker.

Police Chief Barry Barnard names new deputy chief

Chief Barry M. Barnard has announced the promotion of Major Jarad L. Phelps to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and his appointment as Deputy Chief effective Nov. 9, 2019. Phelps is a native of Prince William County and has 23 years of law enforcement experience, beginning his career with the Prince William County Police Department in 1996 as a patrol officer.

Woodbridge woman, 19, charged with murder

On November 5 at 11:44PM, Prince William County police officers responded to the area of Robinson Ct and Harrison St in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate three stabbings. The investigation revealed that a fight took place in that area involving known parties, according to Sgt. Jonathan Perok, police department spokesman.

Man, woman charged with child neglect involving baby

On January 10 at 11:12PM, Prince William County Police officers responded to a parking lot located in the 14400 block of Gideon Dr. in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a child neglect. The investigation revealed that the driver and the occupant of the vehicle were under the influence of alcohol and suspected narcotics. An 11-month-old boy was also inside of the vehicle and was not injured.

California girls missing from Youth For Tomorrow found and are safe, county police report

Wheeler, Angry, Franklin new leaders of PWC Board of Supervisors

Another suspect arrested in connection with Dec. 5 armed robbery

Another suspect arrested in connection with Dec. 5 armed robbery

Historians to lead New Year’s Day hikes at two local parks

Suspect turns himself in in abduction and domestic assault and battery case

Woodbridge man dies from injuries in Dec. 16 crash on Purcell Road

Dec. 29 stabbing on Balls Ford Rd. under investigation

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