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Townsend makes education top campaign priority

- A common trait among first-time candidates for local elected office is often that an event or series of events spurs the decision to run with the idea that "I can do better than this." For Catlett resident Sara Townsend (D), her decision to run for the House of Delegates came down to two issues.

Lingamfelter points to record, seniority in re-elect bid

- When the 2016 regular session of the General Assembly convenes next January, only one of the 13 legislators from Prince William County will have served in Richmond before the turn of the century. The retirements of state Sens. Chuck Colgan (D-29th) and Toddy Puller (D-36th) mean Prince William loses decades of seniority in the upper chamber.

After two losses, P-Nats bounce back

- Just when the second half of the regular season seemed to start out as badly for the Potomac Nationals as the first half went as a whole, the 2014 Carolina League champions bounced back.

As BD AD retires, former director’s son takes over

- Seeing an athletic director with the last name of Cameron at Brentsville District High School is a thing of the past ... and future. This past weekend, retiring athletic director Jane Earman announced that Forest Park wrestling head coach Seth Cameron would be taking over for her as she moves to North Carolina. Given Brentsville's reputation as perhaps the most tight-knit community in Prince William County with the longest legacy, it shouldn't come as a surprise that there are family ties in the AD's office, both for the outgoing director and the incoming one.

Happy birthday, America—let’s celebrate

- There are several events planned in the county this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July. The biggest party in the county is the Celebrate America event in Manassas but other events are planed around Prince William as well.

New exhibit to open in Occoquan

- Northern Virginia artist, Lynn Martin, will hold her first featured artist show at The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St. in Occoquan. The “Expressive Impressions” exhibit will display Martin’s adventurous approaches to painting a variety of subjects in acrylic, watercolor and multiple media from July 7 to Aug. 2.
Area Obituaries
  • Jeannette M. Funk
  • Betty Ann Kershner
  • Betty Ann Kershner
  • Alby Bonard Conner, III
  • Michael Douglas Sheffield
  • June ‘Meg’ Stengel
  • Rachel Lynne Gray
  • Upcoming Events
  • Knitting for Beginners (John Marshall Library)
  • Babysitting Safety and First Aid Workshop (Bealeton and Warrenton Libraries)
  • Book Buzz (Bealeton, John Marshall, Warrenton Libraries)
  • Half Pints Story Time (Warrenton Library )
  • NAMI-Piedmont Family Support Group Meeting
  • More Local News

    LETTER:Time to relieve the old guard

    Gala planned to honor Colgan

    COLUMN:Is that an injured bird in the yard?

    Patriot seniors named Apple scholars

    Essay contest raises awareness for animal shelters

    Manassas students and staff recognized for excellence

    Christ Chapel students earn scholarships and honors

    New Balance Nationals outdoor track and field scores

    Design experts talk on the future of Dale City

    Is your baby the most charming in Prince William County?

    Manassas special needs program yields 7 graduates

    Here comes Cabela’s

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