Rural vs. Urban: Battle for the Future of Prince William County
Republican Jeanine Lawson has announced her candidacy for chair of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, setting up a potential clash with the current chair, Ann B. Wheeler, in the upcoming election. The announcement comes at a time when the county is experiencing rapid growth and significant changes in its rural areas, which has sparked a backlash against the Democratic-controlled board.
Man Shot, Killed In Apparent Targeted Early-Morning Murder In PWC Shopping Center, Police Say
The search is on for a shooting suspect who gunned down a 37-year-old man early on Monday morning in a Prince William County shopping center, police say.Shortly before 1:20 a.m. on Monday, March 20, officers from the Prince William County Police Department were called to the Hoadly Market Place on …
Suspect shoots at 12-year-old over a pair of shoes in Prince William County: Police
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (7News) — A 12-year-old was shot at on Friday after being confronted about a pair of shoes he was wearing, the Prince William County Police Department (PWCPD) said. Shortly before 4 p.m., officers responded to the 1800 block of Bel Air Road in Woodbridge to...
Man accused of trying to run over woman, children in Prince William County
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — A man is facing charges after allegedly trying to run over a woman and two children in Prince William County earlier this month. According to a release from the Prince William County Police Department (PWCPD), officers were called to a home in the 1400 block of G Street in Woodbridge for a report of a domestic incident.
Man Shot and Killed at Manassas Shopping Center
A man was shot and killed early Monday morning in the parking lot of Hoadly Marketplace in Manassas, according to the Prince William County Police Department. Officers responded to a shooting in the shopping center at 6330 Hoadly Road at 1:18 a.m. and found a 37-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. They immediately began first aid. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene when fire and rescue arrived.
Man shot, killed at Prince William shopping center
A man is dead after police say he was shot in the parking lot of a shopping center in eastern Prince William County.
County Breaks Ground on Potomac/Neabsco Mills Commuter Garage
Preparatory work has begun on Prince William County’s first parking garage, a park-and-ride facility that will relieve crowding at the Route 1/Route 234 Park and Ride Lot. Design on the $53.5-million, 1,414-space Potomac/Neabsco Mills Commuter Garage, which will serve as an OmniRide bus hub, began in 2022 after the Prince William Board of County Supervisors chose the location off Opitz Boulevard, near Potomac Town Center, in 2019.
Man killed after deadly shooting in Manassas
MANASSAS, Va. — A man was shot to death in the parking lot of a Manassas shopping center early Monday morning, sparking a homicide investigation. Officers with the Prince William County Police Department responded to Hoadly Market Place, at the intersection of Hoadly Road and Dale Boulevard, around 1:18 a.m. after a report of a shooting. Upon arrival at the parking lot, police found a 37-year-old man with gunshot wounds.
Mountain Recreation’s Janet Bartnik accepts position in Virginia
Mountain Recreation announced Tuesday that Janet Bartnik, who has served as the executive director of the recreation district since 2017, will be leaving the position at the end of the month. Bartnik has accepted a position with Prince William County’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism in northern Virginia to be closer to her family.
Prince William County's crisis receiving center taking shape; Sen. Kaine pays a visit
The former Gander Mountain store in Woodbridge didn’t look like much Monday morning, its shop floor empty, concrete flooring exposed and paint peeling in places. But in Prince William County Community Services Director Lisa Madron’s hands were plans of what the 79,000-square-feet space could soon be for those in desperate need of mental health services.
Prince William County and Potomac District Office Welcome Senator Kaine to New Crisis Receiving Center
As the building of Prince William County’s new Crisis Receiving Center and Community Services Building continues, Prince William County and Potomac District Supervisor Andrea Bailey welcomed Senator Tim Kaine for a tour and round table discussion on Monday, March 20, 2023. The Crisis Receiving Center, located on Worth Avenue...
9-year-old wins Prince William Spelling Bee with 'gallivat'
“Gallivat” is not a word you hear everyday. Merriam-Webster defines it as “an East Indian ship propelled by sails and oars and often armed and used by pirates.”. But it was just one of the thousands of words Siya Sampath was prepared to spell at the 45th Prince William Regional Spelling Bee on Tuesday night. And she spelled that one and 15 others correctly to top 40 other spellers from around the county to win the bee.
Man shot and killed in Hoadly Marketplace parking lot
A man was shot and killed early Monday morning in the parking lot of the Hoadly Marketplace in central Prince William County. Officers were called to a shooting in the shopping center at 6330 Hoadly Road at 1:18 a.m., and found a a 37-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. They immediately began first aid until fire and rescue arrived. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, said Prince William County Police Master Officer Renee Carr.
Take Me-Home-Tuesday: Meet Ice and Ivy!
Ice – #5050, Male dog, 7 – 10 years old, house trained, loves walks “move-in” condition. Ice is the typical couch potato. He’s also calm with other dogs. Ivy – #37124, Female cat, 9 years-old, Domestic Black and White short hair, Spayed. If you...
Marine Corps 17.75K to close some Northern Va. roads Saturday
The Marine Corps 17.75K will take place Saturday, March 25, at Prince William Forest Park, and will cause some road closures and delays. More than 3,000 runners will begin running the 11.03-mile course at 7 a.m., with the last participant estimated to finish about 11 a.m., according to a news release from the he Marine Corps Marathon Organization.
Brentsville District Planning Commissioner Gordy announces campaign for Prince William Board of Supervisors
Prince William County Planning Commission member Tom Gordy on Monday announced his candidacy for the Brentsville District seat on the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. Gordy’s announcement came just hours after current Brentsville District Supervisor Jeanine Lawson announced her campaign for chair of the Board of County Supervisors. Lawson,...
Prince William Police asking for help solving 14-year-old cold case
According to police, on March 15, 2009, the body of 31-year-old Pablo Cruz Gamez was found in a wooded area near 13976 Jefferson Davis Highway in the Woodbridge area. It was revealed after an autopsy that his cause of death was blunt force trauma.
Service Authority Annual Water System Flushing Gets Underway in April
Provided by Prince William County Service Authority. The Prince William County Service Authority will conduct its annual spring flushing of the water distribution system beginning Monday, April 3, through mid-June. Each spring, the Service Authority’s drinking water providers, Fairfax Water and the City of Manassas, temporarily change the primary disinfectant...
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