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New animal shelter to be built in Prince William County at an estimated cost of $14.1 million

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors agreed Sept. 19 to construct a new 28,105 square-foot animal shelter, which will cost an estimated $14.1 million. Board chairman Corey Stewart said it will take care of the county's needs for the next 40 years.

Have your say about traffic on US 29 & US 15 on Facebook & Twitter

Prince William County Department of Transportation (PWCDOT) is conducting a traffic study through Facebook and Twitter to review feasible options to improve traffic flow and safety on the U.S. 29-U.S. 15 corridor, which would minimize impacts to the Buckland Historic area and surrounding historic, cultural, scenic and environmental areas.

Manassas’ $68 million in 2016 tourism revenue linked to city’s “visitor friendly” customer service

Tourism revenue for the City of Manassas reached $68 million in 2016. “The City of Manassas prides itself on being visitor friendly,” said City Manager W. Patrick Pate. “According to the 2016 Citizen Satisfaction Survey completed by ETC Institute, the City of Manassas scored more than 20 percent above the national average in customer service.”

Remembering 9/11 so that we will never forget our PWC neighbors who gave their lives

Corey A. Stewart, Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman, spoke at the county's 9/11 remembrance ceremony this morning and talked of the country's pain that day in 2001. "As a nation, we lost nearly 3,000 people – people who were neighbors, friends and family members. The entire country mourned their loss, and the loss of our sense of safety and security."

Human rights complaints can now be filed online in Prince William County

Until recently, those who had a human or civil rights complaint had to go to the Ferlazzo Building just off US 1 in southern Woodbridge to fill out a form. Now, there's an online form that goes directly to the Prince William County Human Rights Commission, an agency that investigates human and civil rights complaints.

New initiative for teachers: Learn skills needed to influence local and Virginia education policies

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced a new statewide partnership between the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and Hope Street Group, to support and equip teachers to engage local and state policymakers in education policy development.

Bothered by Rte. 28 congestion? Public meetings Sept. 7 & Sept. 11 on what might happen in future!

A public information meeting about the Route 28 Corridor Feasibility Study will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St. in Manassas Park, and from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at the Centreville Elementary School at 14330 Green Trails Blvd. in Centreville. A short project overview will begin at 7 p.m. at each venue.

County schedules ceremony to remember those lost on 9/11

The 22 Prince William County residents who lost their lives at the Pentagon and at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, will be honored and remembered during a ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at 9 a.m.

Manassas City School Board to meet Aug. 22

The School Board of the City of Manassas will hold a Regular Business Meeting, Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 7 :00 p.m. Please note the location: Central Office, 8700 Centreville Road, Manassas, VA.

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