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Prince William County maintains its AAA bond rating

Each of the three major bond credit rating agencies (Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings) reaffirmed Prince William County's financial position with a AAA bond rating – the highest credit rating available. This triple-AAA reflects the financial strength and sound fiscal management of Prince William County and is an achievement held by less than two percent of the nation's 3,190 counties.

All outside fires temporarily banned in Prince William County

Threat of critical fire weather is forecast for Prince William County VA on Feb. 24. The Fire Marshal issued a temporary ban on all outside burning starting on Feb. 23

Summer job fair Feb. 25 for SplashDown Water Park lifeguards, pool service associates

Prince William County VA's Park Authority will conduct a summer job fair for lifeguards and other pool service associates who want to work at SplashDown Water Park at Ben Lomond Community Center in Manassas VA on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Manassas City Police Beat 2/16/12

Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Feb. 15, 2012

PWC closed Monday, Feb, 20

Most Prince William County VA government offices, services and libraries will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20. the Presidents' Day holiday.

Democrat to seek Manassas Council seat

Patricia Richie-Folks, a business manager and daughter of a preacher, will stress economic development in her bid for a seat on Manassas City Council. She is the first candidate fielded by the Democratic Party in a number of years. The election is May 1.

Gainesville supervisor’s office could move to Heritage Hunt

The office of Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland could be at a new location soon. According to the Prince William Board of County Supervisors' agenda for Feb. 7, a new site for the district office has been located and a lease has been negotiated, subject to board approval.

PWC expects to hire 500-600 new teachers for 2012-13 school year

Prince William County, the second largest school division in the state of Virginia, continues to need hundreds of teachers. With the planned opening of a new middle school in Haymarket as well as retirements and the normal anticipated teacher turnover, an employment official with Prince William County schools projects hiring 500 to 600 teachers for fall. In 2011, some 56,000 people applied for teaching positions. Teachers for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) are in high demand.

Fire & Rescue personnel go up the ladder

Among those promoted by Prince William County Fire & Rescue Jan. 31, 2012
Staff of Prince William County's Department of Fire and Rescue were recently promoted during a ceremony held at C.D. Hylton High School in Woodbridge. In all, 41 career personnel from the county's Department of Fire & Rescue and seven support personnel from the Office of Public Safety Communications received job promotions and recognition during the ceremony.

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