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PWC trains volunteers to help in getting out word about the 2020 census

People who volunteered have been trained to go out to scheduled community events, festivals, block parties, and other places that people might gather, to pass out Census fliers, educate people about the Census and answer questions.

Equal Rights Amendment passes Va. House of Delegates

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

Kaine & Warner report funding for 20 housing units for homeless veterans in PWC

Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development will receive $231,204 for 20 housing units. This is the second largest single award.

Sen. Kaine (D-VA) bill to raise tobacco age to 21 included in bipartisan health care package

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released a statement on the bipartisan health care agreement announced Sunday. "Our nation is facing a youth e-cigarette epidemic, and this legislation is a critical step to help keep tobacco products out of kids’ hands," Kaine was quoted as saying,

Social Security offices nationwide to start being open every weekday 9-4

Starting on January 8, 2020, Social Security offices nationwide will be open to the public on Wednesday afternoons, Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced. This change restores Wednesday public service hours that were last in place in late 2012.

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.

Arlington Memorial Bridge closing postponed to Nov. 15-19

The National Park Service (NPS) has postponed the previously announced weekend closing of Arlington Memorial Bridge. The closing is now scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 and will last until 5 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.

Former gymnastics coach charged with indecent liberties by a custodian in 2007-08

In July 2019, detectives with the Special Victims Unit began an investigation into sexual abuse committed in the Haymarket (20169) area of Prince William County between August 2007 and November 2008.

Census workers going door to door in some PWC areas gathering address information

Prince William County Demographer Brian Engelmann has announced that workers from the US Census Bureau will be in the field doing some preliminary work through the middle of October. The canvassers need to go out to specific neighborhoods to verify the addresses that can’t be determined by using GIS maps, Engelmann said. “The canvassers will ask a few questions to verify the address and inquire about any additional living quarters on the property for inclusion in the Census process.”

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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