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Va. Board of Historic Resources OKs six new historical markers

The Virginia Board of Historic Resources approved six new highway historical markers on Sept. 21, 2023. The markers range from one acknowledging an enslaved man who created a cure for a widespread disease to a popular racehorse named Boston, who is said to have won 40 of 45 races. It takes about six months from approval to erection of the markers. None are in Prince William County.

Amazon to bring multi-story fulfillment center and 1000 full-time jobs to Va. Beach by late 2024

Amazon will establish a multi-story robotics fulfillment center and delivery station, which will bring more than 1,000 new full-time jobs. The Amazon center is anticipated to launch operations in 2025, with the delivery station anticipated to launch in 2024 in time for the holiday season.

Serve Our Willing Warriors sixth fundraising Warrior Ride is Sept. 9

Serve Our Willing Warriors nonprofit in Haymarket is sponsoring its sixth annual Warrior Ride on Saturday, Sept. 9. There are varied riding levels to accommodate a wide range of cycling enthusiasts. Register here:

Va. State Police to be all over and out in force this weekend enforcing traffic safety laws

Labor Day weekend may traditionally signal an end to the summer season, but it does not mean an end to the need for Virginia residents to still make traffic safety a priority. If planning one last summer getaway or just traveling across town, motorists are asked to share the road responsibly, buckle up, and drive sober during the extended holiday weekend.

Woodbridge man, 23, dies in Minnieville Road crash Aug. 30

Police said their investigation revealed the drivers of a 2011 BMW 535, and a 2014 Nissan 370 Z were traveling southbound on Minnieville Rd. at a high rate of speed when the driver of the Nissan attempted an aggressive maneuver to pass a pick-up truck, then lost control of the vehicle and struck the driver’s side area of the BMW. The impact caused both vehicles to leave the roadway.

PWC Police charge vehicle driver with reckless n fatal collision Aug. 20 with moped

Prince William County Police Department crash investigators have charged one of the parties involved in the fatal crash that occurred in the area of Neabsco Mills Rd and Smoke Ct in Woodbridge (22191) on August 20, 2023.

VA State Police to step up HOV3+ Enforcement on the 66 Express Outside the Beltway

Vehicles Must Be Non-Commercial, Carry Three or More Passengers, and Have an E-ZPass Flex to Qualify as HOV3+. The express lanes’ HOV rules apply 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign” underway for 22nd year in Virginia

Virginia launched its 2023 Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement and public education campaign on Aug. 28.

Three vehicles involved in fatal crash on Catharpin Rd. Aug. 26

Police report speed was a factor in Catharpin Rd. accident Aug. 26. A Gainesville man, 19, died as a result of his injuries.

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