Prince William News
When Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) walked onto the black track behind the home team bench at Patriot High School on Thursday night, he knew he wasn't coming back to the north end zone dry. He just didn't expect to be soaked from head to toe in water and ice quite so early during halftime of the Patriot-Forest Park varsity football game.
This September there will be a huge kickball game to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Last year's event had 22 teams, more than 300 players, volunteers, vendors and raised over $68,000. The kickball game is one of many going on around the country as part of the Kick-It campaign. Local charity Mini's Mission is putting on the event.
As Patriot varsity football head coach Brud Bicknell walked along the pavement toward the Pioneers' locker room in Nokesville on Thursday night, his former assistant coach flashed a smile from the concrete sidewalk near the south-end entrance gate and offered a prediction coupled with a laugh from both men.
(BPT) - With autumn just a few short weeks away, many people will soon spend less time on the patio and more time within four walls. Actually, five walls if you include the ceiling. Many homeowners don't consider ceilings part of their interior design, and it shows. Most are expanses of bland white paint.
Prince William County Public Schools is planning a public meeting about its proposed bus center near Catharpin Park in Gainesville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bull Run Middle School.
(BPT) - With Americans working longer hours than ever before, most homeowners yearn for a luxurious place to relax and unwind at the end of a hectic day. This is likely why the bathroom is the most requested home renovation project, according to the National Association of Homebuilders.
Area children ages 2-5 turned into princesses for the day recently for a princess fair and open house held outdoors at the Princess Preschool Early Literacy Program. The program, which is a partnership with the St. Anne's Academy for Girls in Gainesville, is intended to develop girls' academic and leadership skills.
A free community concert featuring The United States Army Chorus will be held on Sept. 7 at Battlefield Baptist Church just south of Gainesville. In 1956 The U.S. Army Chorus was established as the vocal counterpart of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” and is one of the nation’s only professional men’s choruses.
The unrest that's gripped Ferguson, Mo., over the past three weeks could have been lessened if there had been more trust between residents and their leaders, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said last week. People around the country have gotten used to headlines and images from the St. Louis suburb recently in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
During the first week of the varsity football regular season, Battlefield, Freedom, Hylton and Patriot all pulled out decisive wins while Patriot, Stonewall and Brentsville District edged out their opponents in much closer games.