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PW Police arrest another man in July 9 Manassas Mall shooting; fourth suspect still being sought

Over the course of the investigation, detectives have identified and charged two additional men in connection to the shooting that occurred at Manassas Mall located at 8300 Sudley Rd in Manassas (20109), on July 9. One of those men, identified as Eric Ronaldo BENITEZ, has since been taken into custody. The second suspect, identified as Tayvion Omari THORNTON, is currently being sought and attempts to locate this individual have been unsuccessful.

Three essential steps to be ready for emergencies

September is National Preparedness Month. Emergency coordinators in the City of Manassas advise setting aside emergency supplies, making a family emergency plan and staying informed about local conditions. Here's how.

Blood needs mount in wake of hurricane

American Red Cross says local blood donors are urgently needed because 60+ blood drives have had to be cancelled due to the impact of Hurricane Irene.

Concussion training is mandatory for PWCS athletes

Prince William County Schools requires parents and students to attend concussion training before students can even try out for sports, regardless of whether they are contact or noncontact sports.

PW nurses donate funds to Head Start

Nurses from Prince William Health System banded together to raise funds, which they donated to Head Start programs in Prince William County, Manassas City and Manassas Park schools.
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SERVE needs food donations

Nonprofit SERVE is in need of donations during the summer months, which is a time when donations typically fall off a bit.

Area commutes can be a breeze

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Getting to work is a breeze for some and a hard slog for others. If you’re lucky enough to work from home, it may just be a matter of walking from one room to another. You may not even bother getting dressed or putting on makeup or shaving. Others who have to drive to work may be lucky to live close by or they have timed their departure and picked the best route to make it easier. Four locals, chosen at random, shared their driving experiences in the area.

It’s tough to beat the heat

Man, it's hot. High temperatures in Manassas area cause NOAA to issue heat advisory on May 31, 2011. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration issued a heat advisory and the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue advises locals to watch out for heat stroke.

Spring Tea celebrates mothers

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Prince William Health System Foundation's 8th annual Spring Tea, on May 15, was held at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Va. The event brought mothers and daughters of all ages together. This mother and daughter even color-coordinated their outfits. Many area residents and businesspeople remembered loved ones they lost to breast cancer. The tea was a fundraiser for The Cancer Center at Lake Manassas. Many silent auction items were awarded to the highest bidders.

Va. colleges make pact with Youngkin on veterans benefits

Gov. Glenn Youngkin today says that each of the leaders of Virginia’s public colleges and universities, including the chancellor of the Commonwealth’s community college system, has agreed to take all necessary action to ensure no student or prospective student is further adversely impacted by the gap in time from July 1st to when HB 6004 and SB 6012 are passed and signed to fully repeal and reverse the tuition waiver eligibility changes to the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program and other similarly impacted programs.

Ten people displaced, three homes burn after used fireworks tossed

Family of three loses home when trailer involved in fire

FEMA to evaluate emergency readiness of North Anna Power Station week of July 15

Mining equipment manufacturer to expand in Southwest Va. and bring 75+ new jobs

PWC Police Crime Report for Friday, June 28, 2024: Shoe theft and caustic spray

Council of Governments names Linda Cheeks as “PWC Foster Parent of the Year”

Volunteer Prince William’s Call to Action for June 28, 2024

Sentara adds trauma rooms, weapons detection system to Emergency Room in Woodbridge

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