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Resident discovers two dead bodies in Woodbridge

Prince William County Police detectives are investigating two deaths, termed suspicious by the police department, Two bodies were found in woods off Featherstone Road this morning.

Patriot High School’s soccer team becomes part of the community–on and off the field

The soccer team at the new Patriot High School in Nokesville VA completed several service projects in addition to their daily practices and game schedule. Team coaches encouraged the working together on service projects in the community to build a sense of camaraderie among the soccer players both on and off the field. The high school opened in September 2011 and had no senior class for the 2011-12 school year.

Learn how to camp outdoors June 23 at Leesylvania State Park in PWC

Virginia State Park personnel will teach the general public about camping outdoor during the Great American Backyard Campout that will be held this Saturday, June 23, at all 35 state parks. A special group camping experience will be held for novice or firsttime campers at two nearby locations. In Prince William County, the special program will be at Leesylvania State Park off US 1 in Woodbridge. In Fauquier County, the special camping program will be at Sky Meadows State Park off US 17 between I-66 and US 50.

Help save bees, bats, butterflies and other pollinators in Virginia

June 18-24 is Virginia Pollinator Week and people of all ages and all across the state are being asked to do something to help save bees, bats, butterflies, birds, moths, beetles, insects and other pollinators - that provide an essential service in making food crops grow. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has put together a list of eight simple things people can do to help the pollinators survive. See below.

Occoquan Town Council meeting to be held in conjunction with celestial event

Occoquan VA Town Council members and members of the public may be able to see some of the Transit of Venus, weather permitting, on June 5 when the council meets outdoors just across the Occoquan River in Fairfax County VA. Occoquan Mayor Earnie Porta plans to provide his personal telescope with sun filters for the community to use at the event beginning at about 6 p.m.

Grant Lattin resigns from PWC School Board

Grant Lattin, a father of nine who had served 4.5 months of his third four-year term on the Prince William County Va. School Board, resigned suddenly last week, citing personal reasons.

NOVEC reminds local residents to get ready for hurricane season that starts June 1

Residents are urged to take advantage of the Virginia "sales tax holiday" May 25-31 to get stocked up with all the supplies they may need to weather a hurricane. The season for hurricanes coming off the Atlantic starts June.

Free national park passes for military families

The National Park Service has announced it will begin issuing annual passes to active duty military personnel and their dependents at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 to show appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. military. In Prince William County VA military personnel may obtain the passes at Prince William Forest Park near Quantico and Manassas National Battlefield Park.

Independent Hill Library nears 25th year milestone

Independent Hill Neighborhood in Manassas VA will celebrate 25 years on Saturday, May 19 with cake, balloons, face painting and a moon bounce.

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