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Two arrested after separate interactions with residents at their Woodbridge apartments

Police arrest two in connection with separate incidents in Woodbridge. One held without bond. The other has a Dec. 5 court date.

Mom, Dad can explore Manasssas Museum free on their “days”

For moms on Mother's Day and for Dads on Father's Day, the Manassas Museum, home of history in this small, unique Virginia city, is offering free admission.

What a haul! Tons of trash pulled from Occoquan River during cleanup

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Cleanup volunteers
Hundreds of volunteers - some in boats and some on land removed trash, debris, old tires, a car fender and even a broken sailboat during a massive cleanup effort of the Occoquan River and its banks in Manassas, Woodnridge, Occoquan and Fairfax VA on Saturday, April 28. The river is the source of drinking water for much of Prince William County as well as a recreational area.

Candland taps Heritage Classic Charities as first Gainesville “heroes”

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First Gainesville heroes
Heritage Classic Charity, Inc. of Gainesville VA was honored for its work in raising funds to fight cancer and aid cancer research as the recipient of the first "Gainesville Hero" award recently instituted by Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland.

Haymarket Police warn about dangers of distracted driving

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month and members of the Haymarket VA Police Department are participating in a nationwide campaign to spread the word about the dangers of driving while distracted. Texting is the worst distraction because it requires use of the driver's hands, eyes, and mind to read and to answer a text message, police said.

Annual city yard sale in Manassas Park on April 28

One person's discards and recyclables could be just the treasures another person is seeking. Find out on Saturday, April 28, when the City of Manassas Park VA holds a giant community yard sale in the main parking lot of the city's Community Center with spaces at $5 each.

Rite of Spring: Spring cleaning festival in Old Town Manassas

Recycling and the protecting environment will be the focus of Spring Cleaning Day in Old Town Manassas VA on Saturday, April; 21. There will be entertainment, a shred-it truck, children's activities, sidewalk sale and farmers market.

Hylton Center gala honors the Mertens, underwrites venue for arts groups

A May 5 reception, dinner and show benefit event in Manassas VA will honor George Mason University President Alan G. Merten and Mrs. Sally L. Merten for their leadership in bringing the Hylton Performing Arts Center to Prince William County and the Northern Virginia region.
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Brian Stokes Mitchell, left, will perform while Mrs. Sally Merten, center, and Alan Merten, president of George Mason University, right, will be honored at the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Second Anniversary Gala May 5.

Corey Stewart to run for lieutenant governor of VA

Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County VA Board of Supervisors, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of Virginia. He plans to make transportation and fiscal matters the focus of his campaign, according to a news release.

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