Prince William News
Wed., Oct. 7 - Last Tuesday the rains came and continued until the weekend causing traffic problems, flooding, cancellations and delays. With threats of Hurricane Joaquin making landfall in Virginia late last week and over the weekend, everyone prepared for the worse and made the best of the situation. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency triggering cancellations of events across the county including the Joe Gibbs Youth for Tomorrow annual Country Fair.
Wed., Oct. 7 - A preliminary review of the Sept. 23 officer involved shooting that occurred near Lake Drive in Manassas has been completed. The incident occurred on Sept. 23 at 2:11 p.m., when officers responded to a home on the 7600 block of Lake Drive in Manassas to investigate a report of a suspicious person. The homeowner reported that she was on her back deck when her dog alerted her to a man hiding in a bush near the deck.
Wed., Oct. 7 - Gainesville Middle School's defense stopped Reagan Middle School from scoring on Thursday, Oct. 1. The Hawks won 28-0 on their home turf, Late in the game, the starting lineup made their way to the sidelines and Gainesville Middle School's coaches brought in the second string for some playing time.
Wed., Oct. 7 - A little rain couldn't stop the Battlefield High School homecoming festivities last week. The school chose to move the game date due to the severe weather predictions. “Making the decision to move both the pep rallies and the Homecoming game to Thursday night was a difficult one,” said Battlefield High School Principal Amy Ethridge-Conti. “Jason Koch, our director of student activities, was monitoring the weather, and we could tell Friday night was not going to work for the game.”
Wed., Oct. 7 - Obey the request of his “ask about my art” -inscribed baseball cap and this painter will tell you that his art, and the success feels “accidental.” A reluctant artist by virtue of cerebral palsy and the limited fine motor skills the neurological disorder gave him, John J. Holohan III said that he has difficulty signing his own name so the thought of coloring, much less painting, never occurred to him.
Tue., Oct. 6 - Prince William County Police Chief Steve Hudson recently announced the promotion of several member of his sworn staff.
Tue., Oct. 6 - The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Penny Laurel Wolfe, a 53 year old white female from Manassas, VA (20110). Ms. Wolfe is 5’2”, 110 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Tue., Oct. 6 - Prince William County residents heading to Bull Run Mountain should beware MapQuest and Google Maps may not know of the detour. A $2.9 M project improves a section of Logmill Road from the intersection with Parnell Court to Meander Creek Lane for an approximate distance of 1,600 linear feet is under construction.
Mon., Oct. 5 - Around 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, police were called to the 12700 block of Lost Creek Court in Manassas for a reported stabbing. According to reports, officers arrived to find one adult male dead from an apparent stab wound.
Sun., Oct. 4 - The Nature Visions Photo Expo (NVPE) recently announced the 10 finalists in the student photography competition. Finalist were selected from more than 60 entries from schools across Maryland and Northern Virginia. Among the 10 selected is 18-year-old Haymarket resident Alyssa Prouty.