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“Shiver in the River” has new look

It's no surprise that Keep Virginia Beautiful's largest annual fundraiser, Shiver in the River, will look different this year due to COVID.

Volunteers needed for 11th annual Occoquan River Cleanup this coming Saturday, Sept. 12

This Saturday, Sept. 12, is the date for the 11th Annual Occoquan River Cleanup sponsored by the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition. The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will range along the length of the Occoquan River from Cedar Run/Broad Run, through Lake Jackson, and from the base of the Lake Jackson Dam to Hooes Run and the Town of Occoquan.

New nonprofit, Orange Ya Glad?, highlights positive endeavors of people in the community

Orange Ya Glad's goal is to "spread some positivity and be a bright spot in people's lives. We want to share stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things to help one another."

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.

Health Dept. needs volunteers July 19 for medication distribution exercise

Would you like to see public health emergency response in action and help your community?

Nokesville man named top conservation volunteer in nation

Duane Mohr has received the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS’) highest award for volunteerism, a news release said. The agency selected Mohr as the nation’s top individual volunteer for outstanding contributions to the Earth Team Program through his work with the Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Community asked to help get weekend food program for kids back on track

A devasting blow happened to the weekend food program for kids in September when the transfer of funds from one sponsoring church to a new sponsoring church was planned. The transfer of $25,000 was taken by unknown hackers during the course of the transfer. The FBI, Loudoun and Prince William County police departments are all investigating the fraud.

Bugler Donna Flory named Prince William County’s Volunteer of the Quarter

Desiree Wolfe, of the Prince William County Office of Executive Management, nominated Donna Flory as PWC Volunteer of the Quarter. The presentation reads in part, “Over the last two decades, Donna has played in various ceremonies and dedications in honor of Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and 9/11.  Her rendition of ‘Taps’ continues to bring dignity and meaning to these very important events." 

Prince William Conservation Alliance named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by philanthropy group

The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Prince William Conservation Alliance to be part of its 2018-19 class of best local nonprofits in the region. Executive director Kim Hosen says the accolade is due to community support for PWCA programs.

PWC vaccine appointments moving to Va. state list over weekend; Manassas Mall new vaccine site

A new Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System will be up and running the week of Feb. 15, 2021. As the Virginia Department of Health transitions to this new centralized COVID 19 vaccination pre-registration system, the Prince William Health District (PWHD) Waitlist Form will be removed permanently today - at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 you will receive a new link for the new statewide vaccination registration system.

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative prepared for snow, ice or sleet

PWC police ask for community’s help in Feb. 7 homicide case

Family member charged in connection with verbal altercation with boy, 9, that escalated

Police look for suspect with musical tattoo

Suspects in Jan. 7 Sheetz robbery in Woodbridge are in custody in Maryland

Male juvenile, 13, and adult male arrested in domestic case

A gun-crazy weekend in Prince William County: seven incidents reported

Domestic verbal altercation escalates; victim struck and grabbed by neck, police say

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