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So you want to be a doctor!  GMU Manassas campus gets $50,000 grant for med school feasibility study

Prince William County has awarded a $50,000 grant to kick-off a Medical School Feasibility and Planning Study by George Mason University. The Claude Moore Foundation has contributed $200,000 and the university will cover the remaining costs and conduct the study, with preliminary results anticipated in early fall. GMU already has a pre-med program with readily available laboratories and the classroom space needed to meet the goal of accreditation by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in 2021, at the earliest.

Focus on Virginia agriculture this week - a $70 billion industry employing 334,000 people

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation declaring the week of May 19–25, 2019 as Virginia Agriculture Week in the Commonwealth.

Community Baccalaureate service for graduating seniors May 19 at Park Valley Church

All graduating seniors in western Price William County are invited to participate in a non-denominational Baccalaureate Service on Sunday, May 19, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Park Valley Church in Haymarket.

Gun found in Hylton High School classroom—PW Police on scene investigating why

School Incident | Discharge of a Firearm – Police are actively on scene investigating a firearm discharge at Hylton High School located at 14051 Spriggs Rd in Woodbridge (22193).

Breakfast programs at 93 Prince William County schools bring gold award from state

PWCS reports that it is the only school division in the state that attained the gold award for increased participation in their school breakfast programs.

New associate superintendent hired from Henrico County to lead PWCS’ support services

Prince William County Public Schools has hired Albert Ciarochi III as associate superintendent for support services. Ciarochi has more than 25 years of experience in education, the past six years as assistant superintendent of operations for Henrico County Public Schools.

Federal legislation reintroduced to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses

The Campus Accountability and Safety Act would reform the way institutions handle incidents of on-campus sexual assault and ensure that investigations and disciplinary proceedings are fair and consistent.

Meet Leland Melvin: Author, Astronaut and NFL Player at Chinn Library April 6

Former Astronaut Leland Melvin will be at Chinn Park Regional Library on Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. to talk to people about the value of sticking to it, something he's learned throughout his life, and sign books. Melvin, whose hometown is Lynchburg, VA, also is a former NFL player and the author of "Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances."

Potomac Middle School 13-year-old charged in strangulation case

From Prince William County Police Department's arrest log

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