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Tourism officials seek funding, support

- You've got to spend money to make money and members of the community's tourism industry are looking for some help in that arena. Last Friday, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Impact of Tourism luncheon, where panelists from state and local tourism groups discussed its significance to he community and pushed for legislative priorities and business support.

WWII planes take to the skies

- The Manassas airshow will be held on May 2 and will feature performances by the Third Dimension Parachute Team, the American Helicopters Demonstration Team, Andrew McKenna P-51 and T-6 Aerobatics, the Flying Circus Stearman Flight, Scott Francis MXS Aerobatics, Jack Knutson Extra 300 Aerobatics, Matt Chapman CAP 580 Aerobatics, Randy Devere CJ-6 Aerobatics and there will be an RC Modeler Jet demonstration.

Montclair Library construction under way

- Dumfries community members moved one step closer to the opening of the new Montclair Community Library with the recent completion of the library's 35,996-square-foot open parking garage. The garage was designed by the Lukmire Partnership and built by general contractor KBE Building Corp. on undeveloped land at 5049 Waterway Drive in Dumfries

SERVE seeks help to give help

- SERVE announced the renaming of its Food Distribution Center to the Hunger Resource Center (HRC) and kicked off a special crowdfunding campaign to support the initiative, #Stand4SERVE. More than 800 families turn to the Hunger Resource Center every month. Of the 10,000 clients served by the HRC each month, 80% are living below the Federal Poverty Level. SERVE’s goal is to raise $10,000 from residents all the county to help those in need.

Bar Association aids first responders

- The Prince William County Bar Association recently held it's second “Wills for Heroes” event to benefit local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians. The program was created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks after it was revealed that many first responders perished with no end of life planning documents in place.

McAuliffe touts ESL in Manassas

- Students at West Gate Elementary School in Manassas received a special visit Friday from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who sat in on lessons, asked about their career plans, shared high-fives in the hallway, and read a story out loud while seated next to Kermit the Frog.
Area Obituaries
  • James Coleman Jones, Sr.
  • Jon D. Peavley
  • Robert James Hall Sr.
  • Doris M. Parker
  • A. Rosalind Allen
  • John M. “Mickey” Irvin
  • Edmund Burke Games, Jr.
  • Upcoming Events
  • Highroller with Moonshine Mafia at The State Theatre of Culpeper
  • The Work Place Employment Event
  • SoLee Show
  • Brandy Station Foundation Camp Dance
  • Community Chicken Dinner at Liberty United Methodist Church
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    Manassas markets are back in business

    Style and action

    Brentsville wrestler wins at nationals

    Wounded vet gets Haymarket home

    Veterans guide Tiger boys to strong start

    Off on the right foot

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