Prince William County, VA

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Prince William moves into moderate range of COVID-19 spread as cases soar again

Prince William County joined the rest of Northern Virginia this week in the CDC's category of moderate spread of COVID-19 after nearly three months of being at low levels. Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun counties and the cities of Alexandria moved into the moderate spread level earlier this month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The levels are based on the weekly average case rates and new hospitalizations per capita, as well as the percentage of hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients.
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Prince William County Hosts Memorial Day Ceremony

Provided by Prince William County Office of Communication. Prince William County will remember those who died in service during a Memorial Day ceremony at Freedom Park, near the McCoart Government Center, at 1 County Complex Court, on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. The event is open to the public.
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2022 Occoquan River Paddle Challenge SUP/Kayak Race

Participate on Saturday, June 4, 2022, in the second annual OCQ River Paddle Challenge SUP/Kayak Race. Paddle the beautiful Occoquan River during the early hours of the Town’s spring Arts & Craft Show/ RiverFest event in this paddle race suitable for recreational and competitive paddlers alike. There are 5K categories for SUP, Kayak, Prone Paddlers, and others (this is a great distance for recreational and first-time racers) and also 10K categories for SUP and Kayak. As part of their registration, paddlers get passes for the Arts & Crafts Show/RiverFest shuttle buses and brunch at Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant.

Homeowner Startled Awake By Gunfire In Dumfries: Police

A homeowner in Dumfries was startled awake after hearing gunshots early Wednesday morning, May 18, but they were shocked to learn their house may have been the target. A Sedgewick Place homeowner said they heard gunshots at about 4 a.m. and later noticed a bullet had broken one of their windows, Pr…

Woman reported missing from Prince Edward County

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman reported missing May 17 in the Keysville/Meherrin area of the county. Aletha Walton, 69 of Prince William County, was last reported seen by a family member May 15. Investigators say Walton is...

Willing Warriors weekend event

Willing Warriors weekend event Willing Warriors in Prince William County is hosting an event this weekend. Co-founder Shirley Dominick and Executive Director Sara Ford joined us with more about their organization and what's in store.

1 dead in 3-vehicle Prince William Co. crash

A Woodbridge man is dead after a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Prince William County, Virginia. Officers responded to Opitz Boulevard and Telegraph Road around 1:15 p.m. to investigate a crash, the Prince William County Police Department said. Investigators determined a GMC van was headed westbound “at a high rate...
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Route 28 bypass design underway

Design work is underway on Prince William County’s $300 million Route 28 Bypass, while Fairfax County has begun construction on its major Route 28 widening. At its latest “Transportation Tuesday” event held this week, Prince William transportation officials offered updates on the two ongoing projects around Route 28: the planned Route 28 bypass and Fairfax County’s widening of 28 from four to six lanes.

Prince William Co. expanding summer school programs

Registration is now open for Prince William County, Virginia’s new summer enrichment program and there are some new offerings this year. In addition to its traditional summer learning, the Office for Teaching and Learning is offering 30 new programs, including a family engagement opportunity through the county’s Park and Recreation Centers.
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Woodbridge man killed, three others injured in Opitz Boulevard crash

A 62-year-old Woodbridge man was killed and three others injured in a Tuesday afternoon crash on Opitz Boulevard at Telegraph Road. The wreck happened about 1:15 p.m. when the driver of a 2006 GMC Savanna traveling west on Opitz "at a high rate of speed" collided with a 2008 Ford E350 stopped at a red light, Prince William County Police 1st Sgt. Jonathan Perok said.
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Some DC-Area Schools Seeing Uptick in COVID Cases

Some school districts in the D.C. area are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, including in Fairfax County, Virginia, and Frederick County, Maryland. News4 spoke with families about how they’re responding. Frederick County mother Kelly Huggins said her daughter recently got sick on a school band trip to Disney.
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Fairfax, Prince William counties sees drop in homelessness count

According to a new report by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Fairfax and Prince William counties saw a slight drop in homelessness in this year’s point-in-time count. The count is a one-day snapshot of the region’s residents experiencing homelessness. It was taken Jan. 26. The recently released...