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Mount Olive Baptist charts path for the future

- The Mount Olive Baptist Church may be building a new building but the congregation still employs the well-worn plan that has brought them through the past 100 years. This time-tested plan is not a man-made plan. They say it is God’s plan. With hands in the air and songs in their hearts, the Mount Olive Baptist members proudly turned the ceremonial spade of dirt on their new church building last Saturday.

Quantico Devil Dolphins merge with Potomac Marlins

- Two local swim teams combined to become a local power house of talent. Potomac Marlins just announced the merger of the Quantico Devil Dolphins (QDD) with the Potomac Marlins Swim Club. “The Marlins are a large team but maintain a small team feel,” said Mary Poleto, team administrator for the Quantico Devil Dolphins, a much smaller local club with a long 53-year-old history of success.

COLUMN:Call to Action - Ready for some BBQ?

- * Historic Manassas is gearing up for two of its signature events. Volunteers are needed for their Bands, Brews & BBQ on Sept. 12 and the Fall Jubilee on Oct. 3. These are both super fun community events in Old Town Manassas. You must be over 21 years old. The fun jobs include checking IDs, pouring beer, ticket taking, children’s games and of course set-up or take down. Please call Erin at 703-361-6599 to learn more.

P-Nats take 2015 road finale from Red Sox 4-1

- On Sunday afternoon in their 2015 road campaign finale on Lewis Gale Field at Salem Memorial Ballpark, the Potomac Nationals (62-70 Overall, 31-38 Road, 29-33 Second Half) took series game four from the Salem Red Sox (60-72 Overall, 31-38 Home, 22-40 Second Half) by the final score of 4-1. With their “W,” the P-Nats secured a series split.

Battlefield answers the challenge

- Ninth-ranked Hylton High School fell to the Battlfield High School Bobcats in a much anticipated season opener match up. A non-scientific user poll conducted by the Washington Post overwhelming “predicted” Hylton High School over Battlefield High School in Friday night’s season opener. Most other polls put Hylton as the preseason favorite in Prince William County.

Harris Teeter opens Sept. 9

- Harris Teeter will throw open the doors and celebrate a second Gainesville location. The new Heritage Marketplace, located at 13901 Heathcote Blvd, will welcome customers with a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on Sept 9.
Area Obituaries
  • Dennis B. Wingfield
  • Robert “Shelton” Cameron, Jr.
  • James Arthur Magennis
  • Charles Elliott Muse
  • Dennis B. Wingfield
  • Patsy deButts Carr
  • Edna Baker
  • Upcoming Events
  • Leesburg Farmers Market
  • Art and Craft Show
  • Warrenton Kennel Club Training Classes
  • Pickle Ball
  • All Fauquier County Public Libraries Closed
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