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Armed robberies at three businesses over the holiday

Wi-Not Stop in Gainesville, Iron Heart Tattoo in Dumfries, Lowe's in Woodbridge all reported recent armed robberies to PWC Police.

Tobacco deal via app snuffed out

The victim, an 18-year-old man, reported to police that he made arrangements to sell tobacco products to an unknown buyer via the “Snapchat” app at the above location. Once at the location, the victim made contact with the buyer, later identified as the accused, and exchanged the merchandise.

Pandemic brings covered tuition for incoming freshmen at Franciscan University in Ohio

Step in Faith covering tuition plan applies to new full-time on-campus undergraduates and covers tuition after scholarships and grants, while students retain responsibility for their fees, housing, and meal plans.

SS Commissioner instructs recipients how and when to file for COVID-19 benefits

People receiving benefits who did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes, and have qualifying children under age 17, however, should not wait for their automatic $1,200 individual payment.

PW Chamber and Allan Myers donate $40,000 to ACTS and SERVE for emergency assistance

Prince William Chamber of Commerce and contracting company Allan Myers announced their joint effort April 14 to contribute $40,000 to two area food banks, ACTS and SERVE, in response to the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 virus.

Virginia SCC extends ban on utility service disconnects until June 14

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) is extending by 30 days a suspension on utility service disconnections it ordered on March 16, 2020. The order prohibited disconnections of electricity, gas, water and sewer utility services during the coronavirus public health emergency.

Manassas residents given options to make their opinions known on proposed city budget

City of Manassas is offering options for residents to make their opinions known on proposed budget and tax rates.

New guidance for Social Security beneficiaries about COVID-19 impact payments

Andrew Saul, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, announced today, April 13, “The Treasury Department launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for eligible individuals who do not normally file a tax return, and also announced that it would begin making automatic payments.

ABC to close 12 stores including Haymarket in April 13 consolidation move

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