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Highway alert: Va. State Police to be looking for HOV lane violators on I-66 on Thursday, Dec. 13

Virginia State Police (VSP) will conduct a focused High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) enforcement on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway Thursday, December 13th, during morning and afternoon rush hour periods, according to a news release from the office of Del. Tim Hugo.

Va. Inland Port in Front Royal to be expanded with $15.5 million federal DOT grant

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Transportation is awarding the Port of Virginia $15,500,197 to increase terminal capacity at the Virginia Inland Port (VIP) in Front Royal.

PWC to investigate potential legal action against opioid manufacturers and distributors

Prince William Board of County Supervisors authorized the County Attorney Dec. 4 to engage with outside legal counsel to investigate potential legal actions against entities engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution of opioids.

NOVEC is giving customers $4 Million in CashBack for the holidays

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) will give more than $4 million in CashBack to all current and former Co-op customers. Current customers will see a credit on their December bills while former customers will receive checks when the amount exceeds $5.

Community meetings in Lake Ridge Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 on proposed attendance areas for 19 schools

Proposed attendance boundary changes may impact students now attending 19 schools in eastern Prince William County, including all six elementary schools in Lake Ridge, nine in Woodbridge and four in Dale City. The changes are due to one new school being built and five schools where classroom additions are under construction.

Amazon to locate half of second headquarters in No. Virginia; state incentive package part of deal

It’s official. Half of Amazon's second headquarters will be coming to Northern Virginia. The company will invest about $2.5 billion and create 25,000 jobs over 12 years, according to a news release from Virginia Business. Over the next 20 years, the state will pay an annual incentive to Amazon based on number of jobs and salary levels, make transportation improvements to ease mobility in the region and invest in technology education from kindergarten through master's degree levels with matching funds from educational institutions.

Residents asked to share ideas on vision for county’s future Nov. 13-14

Prince William County is currently in the process of developing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. To get residents' ideas, the county's Planning Office will host two community meetings. One meeting was already held Oct. 30.

New Virginia Veterans Services office opens at Pentagon

Governor Ralph Northam today, Oct. 29, attended the grand opening for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) office at the Pentagon in Arlington. The space was secured earlier this year and construction of the office was recently completed.

Members of Gar-Field Class of 1988 give back to their high school

Members of Gar-Field High School’s Class of 1988 have not forgotten their roots. When hearing that students at their alma mater needed help, they answered the call.

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