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Students to be sent info about new PWC school boundaries and plans for 2019-20 school year

Information regarding elementary school boundary changes for the 2019-20 school year are in the process of being sent to those students affected. School principals are planning various events to welcome their new families, as well as provide information for a successful start to the new school year.

The third annual #GivingTuesday is happening today

Today, Dec. 2, is a day of giving. People can donate to their favorite charities today if they are so inclined.

PWC School Board to talk to state legislators about funding priorities

Standards of Quality and teachers' salaries are Prince William County School Board's top two issues for state funding according to a news release.

Manassas gets favorable interest rate on bonds for new Baldwin School

After a competitive bid process that attracted 11 bidders, the city’s new general obligation bonds were awarded to PNC Capital Markets at a true interest cost of 2.73%. The $37,342,000 in bonds will be used to build the new Baldwin Elementary School. Repayment of these bonds plus interest will be completed in 2035.

Social Security to resume mailing statements

Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today, Sept. 17, announced the agency will resume the periodic mailing of Social Security Statements--once every five years for most workers--while encouraging each prson to create a secure my Social Security account to immediately access his or her Statement online, anytime.

Prince William residents generally satisfied with county government, survey shows

According to the results of a recent survey, county residents enjoy a high quality of life, receive effective and efficient services from their government, feel safe in their communities and receive high value for their tax dollars. Survey results remained on par with the last survey conducted in 2012.

Lawsuit alleges Va. Retirement System was misled on purchases of securities

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring Sept. 16 announced a lawsuit against 13 banks for alleged fraud against Virginia taxpayers during the height of the real estate bubble, according to a news release from his office.

Prince William County maintains its AAA bond ratings

Prince William County reports it remains one of only 38 counties in the nation to carry three AAA bond ratings following a recent review in preparation for the county's $89 million bond sale scheduled for late September through the Virginia Public School Authority (VPSA).

Road work continues at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Work to repair and resurface park roads and parking areas will continue at Manassas National Battlefield Park during the week of September 15. The work will be undertaken during non rush-hours, from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

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