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State moves one step closer to gay marriage

- Same-sex couples all over Virginia were waiting on the edge of their seats to find out whether their marriages would be legalized in Virginia on Thursday, Aug 21. Last week, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to halt the legalization of gay marriage in Virginia. That meant that the only chance opponents had left to stop same-sex marriage is if Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts issued an emergency stay by Wednesday, Aug 20.

Prince William County Fair Photos

P-Nats streaky down the stretch

- Listen to a broadcast by Potomac Nationals play-by-play announcer Bryan Holland and you just might hear him refer to the team as the "cardiac" P-Nats due to their penchant for last-inning outbursts of offense. On Sunday night in Woodbridge, the same title would apply, only this time for nearly blowing a 7-3 lead in the top of the ninth inning against visiting Carolina at G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium.

GHBL all-star start strong at World Series

- The starting catcher for the Gainesville Haymarket Baseball League 13U all-stars delivered the game-winning hit in each of the first two games of the national 13U Babe Ruth League World Series this past weekend. His first one came in dramatic fashion Saturday in Glen Allen on Day 1 of the tournament's American division pool play. In that game, the GHBL all-stars squared off against the Southeast Regional tournament champion from Greenville, N.C.

Police reports; 08-18-14

- Armed Robbery – On August 18th at 3:23AM, officers responded to the 7-11 located at 14116 Minnieville Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a robbery. Employees reported to police that two unknown men entered the store and approached the counter. Once at the counter, the men pulled out handguns and demanded money. The men took an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency before fleeing the area on foot. A third suspect remained just outside the front doors during the robbery. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 Was used to search for the suspects.

Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton volunteer firefighters respond to house fire.

- Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Departemnt (OWL VFD) responded to the report of a house fire at 1940 Pohick Creek Ct. in Woodbridge. Initial units arrived on scene within minutes and reported smoke showing from the front door.

COLUMN:Call to Action -  It’s back to school time!

- Good morning Prince William! It's back to school time at SERVE so I have two super projects for you! * First, please stop by the Philadelphia Tavern in Old Town Manassas on Aug. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. to enjoy great prices on drinks and appetizers and lots of fun. Bring non-perishable food for their food pantry. Things are very sparse this time of year so please do your best to help out those less fortunate.

Taking it to the streets; Park Valley launches new mobile churches

- Park Valley Church in Haymarket may have to change its slogan from “One church, Two Locations” to “On the Road Again” soon. The number of church facilities in western Prince William County increased dramatically with the decade of population growth. Many of those new churches, like Park Valley Church, started worshiping in local schools before the congregation could afford to purchase and build.

Watch us get wet for ALS

- The Gainesville Times and PW Times staff and family has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge! Click the link to watch us get wet as we donate $100 to help fight ALS. As part of the fundraiser, we now challenge the Prince William Board of County Supervisors to do the same. Corey Stewart, Mike May, Frank Principi, Maureen Caddigan, Marty Nohe, Wally Covington and Peter Candland -- we challenge you to each donate $100 to ALS or to dump a bucket of ice water over your head and film it. Or like us, do both!

Gainesville dancers come home champs

- Jonathan Harrison, Francesca Clemente, Dominick Clemente, Amani Matthews, Lindsay Cooper and Amber Wallace of the Gainesville Dance Center brought home a number of trophies in July from the Star Systems National Talent Competition at Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Their performance "Transform Ya" won them the first place spot with the highest score in the teen/senior category.

Refresh your home for summer entertaining

- (BPT) - Summer is the ideal time to host events at home with family and friends. But is your home ready for summer soirees? The kitchen is the heart of the home and where people naturally congregate, so it's important it showcases your signature style and reflects the relaxed feeling of the summer season.
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