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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.

Carmello’s Restaurant in Old Town Manassas marks 30 years Feb. 6

Carmello’s Restaurant, 9108 Center Street, in Historic Manassas, Va. is turning 30 on Feb. 6, 2017. In celebration, it will offer 30 percent off all food from Feb. 6-12, according to a news release.

PWCS to hold job fairs March 7 and March 9 for summer employment

The annual Prince William County Schools' student aide job fairs will be held on March 7 at Osbourn Park High School and on March 9 at Gar-Field High School, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Annual recycling report from businesses / nonresidential properties in PWC due by Feb. 15

Sec. 22-169 of the Prince William County Code requires all businesses and non-residential properties located in Prince William County to annually report their recycling activities to the Department of Public Works by February 15 for the previous calendar year, according to a news release.

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