Musical performance will debut at State Theatre on Monday, April 14
All around Culpeper.
Land Transfers for the month of March 2014 as recorded by Director W. Jason Kilby at the Culpeper County Assessor's Office.
Patriot graduate Joshua Morrison died on Friday, Jan. 3 after a Christmas Day car crash in along Burwell Road in Nokesville involving only his vehicle left him with severe brain injuries. *Updated*
All events originally scheduled at schools for Friday, January 3, are cancelled and will not be rescheduled for tomorrow. Events originally scheduled for Saturday, January 4 may be held as planned, at the discretion of the school involved. Those planning to attend Saturday events should check individual School Web pages to confirm their status.
The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College plans to offer evening classes in several locations around the region. For the spring 2014 semester, NOVA has scheduled two classes each at Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Brentsville District High School in Nokesville, Manassas Park High School and Patriot High School in Nokesville.
The PWCS board has approved 12th High School's Aquatics Center and a new Elementary School. Construction will begin in about a month, following the School Board approval of a contract to build the county’s 12th high school, mid-county, off 234 near Hoadly Road. The 5-3 vote authorized the inclusion of a Divisionwide aquatics center to provide needed space for swim teams, swimming lessons, and SeaPerch underwater robotics
A cat found December 20, near Powells Landing Circle in Woodbridge, has tested positive for rabies. The young adult cat had gray fur and appeared to have an injured leg. Prince William Health District asks anyone who may have come in contact with a cat acting strangely to contact the Health District at 703-792-5363, or the Prince William Animal Control Division, at 703-792-6500.
Teams from Osbourn Park, Patriot, Gar-Field, and Stonewall Jackson High Schools earn top honors Outside it was cold and rainy, but inside the Mansassas Park Community Center pool, students were feeling the heat of competition as their robot navigated the underwater course of the Northern Virginia Regional SeaPerch Challenge. Over two days, 488 students on 154 SeaPerch teams took their turn vying for a win that would take them to the next level of competition. Almost 200 volunteers were on hand in and out of the pool to make sure the event was a success.
As a member of the Lynn family, New Jersey native Jerry Casagrande was impressed with how many times his namesake adorned a building in Prince William County. “Every summer we went down to Occoquan,” said Casagrande, the grandson of former School Board Member Fred Lynn. “As a little kid, I thought it was Lynn town.” Casagrande, now a science teacher who lives in Alexandria, told the Prince William County School Board on Monday evening that the school system should re-bury what could be his ancestors on the site of the proposed 12th high school.
The last time many Americans paid attention to Ghana came when the coastal west African nation's men's soccer team eliminated their American counterparts from the 2010 World Cup with a 2-1 overtime victory. For Emmanuel Abebrese, what happens daily in the country hits a little closer to home. In fact, a lot closer: it's where he's from. It's also where he's seen abject poverty at the Apostolic Academy in Ashaiman, a school he's received more than $15,000 in grants to help develop. Abebrese returned to his alma mater in Woodbridge on Dec. 6 to help load dozens of refurbished computers donated by the school through the Virginia Star program into a van that would take them to a port in New York City, where they would later be shipped to Ghana.
Local elected officials on the western end of the county are pushing for the School Board to adopt a zero-based budgeting strategy and it appears they may have the upper hand to get their way.
It's been over a year since Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland (R) held a town hall meeting about site management for athletic playing fields in western Prince William County. Yet there is still inconsistent usage policies stemming from school to school about who can access what fields and when they can do it.