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It’s Baseball Time - PWC signs letter of intent to pave way for new stadium

Prince William Board of County Supervisors has agreed to enter into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Art Silber, owner of the Potomac Nationals, and The JBG Companies, owner and developer of Potomac Town Center. The LOI provides the framework for a potential deal that would secure the location of the Minor League Baseball franchise in Woodbridge. “There are a lot of details to iron out still,” said Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors. “However, this assures the commitment from all parties to continue in our good faith negotiations to find a way to keep the Potomac Nationals here in Prince William County.”

March 9 community meeting on new location for proposed 13th high school in Gainesville

Office of Facilities Services for Prince William County Schools will hold a March 9 public meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gainesville Middle School to share information on a new location of the proposed 13th high school.

George Mason University president elected to board of National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society announced the election of Dr. Ángel Cabrera to its Board of Trustees. Cabrera, president of George Mason University, joins two other new Board members named the week of Feb. 27.

Virginia’s moratorium on uranium mining will stand, appeals court rules

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled on Feb. 17 in favor of the Commonwealth's 30-year moratorium on mining uranium in the Commonwealth. The majority of a three judge panel found that nothing in the federal Atomic Energy Act preempts the state's ability to regulate and restrict conventional uranium mining within its borders, according to a news release from the office of Attorney General Mark Herring.

Some 150,000+ Virginia jobs and 70,000+ resumes on Workforce Connection–now with new features

The Virginia Workforce Connection, http://www.vawc.virginia.gov is a ,free online resource that connects job seekers to jobs, and businesses to qualified candidates. The Virginia Workforce Connection currently features more than 150,000 active job postings within the Commonwealth. Registered employers using the website have access to more than 70,000 active candidate resumes.

Transition fair March 18 to plan for life after school for students with disabilities

To assist students with disabilities and their families in planning for life after school, the Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park Transition Council will host its annual free Transition Fair on Saturday, March 18, from noon–3:30 p.m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas 20112.

Global security and risk management firm to expand its Fairfax headquarters and add 22 new jobs

Global Guardian, a global security and risk management firm that provides protection for people, infrastructure and communications, is expanding its corporate headquarters in Fairfax and adding 22 new jobs, according to a news release from the Governor's Office.

Spotsylvania to get 150 new manufacturing jobs; GM site to be retooled and renovated for idX

idX Corporation, supplier of global solutions for retail environments, will invest $7.2 million to establish its Virginia manufacturing operation in Spotsylvania County and will create 150 new jobs in the process.

PW Chamber’s economic development series continues Feb. 16 with “Exploring Innovation”

Four dynamic speakers will take to the podium on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. when the Prince William Chamber of Commerce will present the second event in its Economic Development Series: Exploring Innovation.

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