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Prince William County’s 9-1-1 system marks 50 years of operation on Dec. 2

On Dec. 2, 1968, Prince William County's 9-1-1 system went live with a single call taker, who also served as the dispatcher. The county's system was put in place less than a year after the first 9-1-1 call was made in Haleyville, Ala. on Feb. 16, 1968.

Rural Crescent forum at PW Committee of 100 on Nov. 15 at Bristow Manor

Prince William Committee of 100 will host a free discussion about the Rural Crescent, in effect now for 20 years, on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Bristow Manor, 11507 Valley View Drive, Bristow VA 20136. An optional social hour and dinner will precede the panel discussion.

County to suspend Balls Ford household hazardous waste & electronics recycling Dec. 1

Effective Dec. 1, 2018, Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling collection services at the Balls Ford Road Composting Facility are hereby suspended until further notice due to anticipated construction activities at the site.

Lake Ridge Rotary’s Flags for Heroes Nov. 11 at county complex

Lake Ridge Rotary invites the community to its first Flags For Heroes event at PWC’s 9/11 Memorial Park next to PW Parkway on Nov. 11 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. An “All Veterans Muster” will take place early in the morning at 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 11.

VCE parenting classes share tools to improve communication with children and teens

Parenting classes offered by the Virginia Cooperative Extension of Prince William County focus on communication tips and tools that parents can use to develop better relationships with their children.

Residents’ comments wanted on PWC Comprehensive Plan for 2040

Three community conversations are scheduled to share thoughts, ideas, and suggestions with the Planning Office and other County agencies.

Ann Wheeler announces bid for Chairman of Prince William County Board of Supervisors

Citing overcrowded schools, too much traffic and missed opportunities, Ann Wheeler of Haymarket, immediate past president of the Prince William Committee of 100 and a former chairman of the Prince William Board of Social Services, says she will bring vision, leadership, integrity and inclusivity to her race for Chairman of Prince William County Board of Supervisors.

Supv. Lawson to hold Oct. 18 town hall on planned development in Brentsville District

Supervisor Jeanine Lawson announced that her annual land use town hall meeting will be held Thursday, October 18 in the Marsteller Middle School Cafeteria starting at 7 p.m.

Governor’s high school voter registration challenge opens Sept. 25 in Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam today, Sept. 25, announced the 2018–2019 Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Elections, Inspire U.S., and the League of Women Voters of Virginia. It goes through May 20, 2019.

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