The State of NoVa: Prince William County


Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Buffalo Wild Wings waitress in Manassas invokes ‘no guns’ policy on Prince William police officers

Chain has a policy of no guns, though police may get an exemption

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Manassas, Prince William County | Tags:  Buffalo Wild Wings, Manassas, Va., Scott Lupton

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/19/2013

New Prince William police chief Stephan Hudson wants to expand, diversify his force

Stephan Hudson takes over in P.Wm., John Clair in Quantico

By Tom Jackman  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Police | Tags:  Stephan M. Hudson, John Clair, Prince William County Police Department, Quantico Police Department

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Alexandria, Prince William residents step up to help fallen police officers and their families

Fundraisers held for officers Peter Laboy and Chris Yung

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Police | Tags:  Peter Laboy, Chris Yung, Long Dinh, Junius Walker, Alexandria, Va., Prince William County, Va., Fairfax County, Va.

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Extend Metro to Centreville, Woodbridge and Ft. Belvoir? Connolly and Moran put idea on table

Reps. Connolly and Moran want transit in projected growth areas

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Centreville, Woodbridge, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Traffic | Tags:  Metro, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Centreville, Va., Fort Belvoir, Va., Woodbridge, Va.

Posted at 05:12 AM ET, 03/04/2013

VDOT announces $34 million tech upgrade for I-66, but is that really going to help? Maybe, kinda.

More signs, more sensors, more cameras. But not more lanes.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:12 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince William County | Tags:  Interstate 66, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:09 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Who should be on the new Virginia coins? A State of NoVa poll

Modern-day icons such as Ashe, Wolfe, Grohl deserve honor

By Tom Jackman  |  05:09 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics, Prince William County | Tags:  Virginia currency, Bob Marshall, Arthur Ashe, Tom Wolfe, Dave Grohl, Patsy Cline

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Prince William man to take “polar plunge” for charity Saturday — in Afghanistan

Steve Costa promised Special Olympics kids he’d do it in Bagram

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Reston | Tags:  Steve Costa, Polar Plunge Winter Festival, Special Olympics, Freezin for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip, Bagram, Afghanistan, Triangle, Va.

Posted at 05:05 AM ET, 01/28/2013

In case of emergency, Pr. William delegate wants to study a separate Virginia currency

In case the U.S. currency collapses, Bob Marshall wants state to consider making its own gold and silver coins.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:05 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Del. Bob Marshall, Virginia alternate currency, Federal Reserve System, Clarence Clemons

Posted at 05:19 AM ET, 01/25/2013

NoVa real estate back to booming? $600K houses in short supply, condos in high demand

$7.2 million house in western Loudoun tops sales list

By Tom Jackman  |  05:19 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, NoVa | Tags:  Northern Virginia real estate, Loudoun real estate, Upperville, Va., Michael Elias, Lisa A. Sturtevant

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Prince William Today and Prince William Times, two new weekly newspapers, have launched

Two new weekly papers debut to replace daily News & Messenger

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  Prince William Today, Prince William Times, Prince William County, Manassas News & Messenger

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Prince William to get a second newspaper; Times Community Media launches Prince William Times

Times Community Media enters void of departing News & Messenger

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Media | Tags:  Prince William Times, Times Community Media, Peter Arundel, Prince William Today, InsideNoVA.com, Northern Virginia Media Services

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/28/2012

Plans for Loudoun-Prince William highway move forward; crossing to Md. under discussion

Public meetings held, study of crossing into Maryland begins

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Prince William County, Traffic, Development | Tags:  Loudoun-Prince William Highway, Northern Virgnia North-South Corridor, Loudoun County, Prince Wiliam County, Ashburn, Dumfries

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/22/2012

InsideNoVA.com will continue under new owner

Prince William Today to debut Jan. 10, will use InsideNoVA website.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Media | Tags:  InsideNoVA.com, Prince William Today, Northern Virgniia Media Services, Bruce Potter, Keri Pugh

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012

New Prince William newspaper, Web site to launch next month, fill News & Messenger void

A weekly paper will pick up where daily News & Messenger left off.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Manassas, Media | Tags:  Manassas News & Messenger, Prince William news, Bruce Potter, Kari Pugh

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Prince William Board closes its auditor’s office

Internal auditors say that outsourcing compromises probes’ integrity.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:13 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Government | Tags:  Prince William auditor, Prince William County, Melissa Peacor, Corey Stewart

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Manassas News & Messenger and InsideNoVA.com, top Prince William news sources, closing down

Warren Buffett company kills prime P.Wm. news source, 33 lose jobs

By Tom Jackman  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Manassas, Media | Tags:  Manassas News-Messenger, Inside Nova.com, Warren Buffett, World Media Enterprises

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/08/2012

VIDEO: Long lines at Prince William polling place in Dumfries create unrest, outrage

Voters waited for three hours or more in heavy minority Dumfries precinct

By Tom Jackman  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dumfries, Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Prince William County, Election 2012, Potomac Middle School, Dumfries, polling place delays

Posted at 01:43 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Hey hockey fans! Prince William has high quality hockey in Capitals’ absence (but no beer) (yet)

Hockey fans can visit the newly rebuilt Prince William Ice Center in Woodbridge for junior-league play.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:43 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Sports, Prince William County | Tags:  Potomac Patriots, Prince Wiliam Ice Center, NHL lockout, EJHL-South, Cross Ice Feed

Posted at 01:01 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Dumfries paramedics ordered to stay away from alleged child molester’s ice cream shop

Prince William fire chief convenes task force to examine the issues.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:01 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dumfries, Prince William County, Firefighters | Tags:  Dumfries-Triangle Rescue Squad, Prince William County Fire Department, JoJo's Original Soft Serve, Joseph Ruhren

Posted at 12:52 AM ET, 09/18/2012

U.Va. wins key ruling in Prince William global warming-FOIA case involving Michael Mann

A group seeking the e-mails of climatologist and former U.Va. professor Michael Mann is denied.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:52 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Courts, Science | Tags:  Michael Mann, global warming, freedom of information, American Tradition Institute

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Tri-County Parkway is looking like a done deal for Loudoun, Prince William counties

The major north-south highway will skirt the western edge of the Manassas battlefield.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic, Development, Manassas, Prince William County, Loudoun County | Tags:  Tri-County Parkway, Bi-County Parkway, Sean Connaughton, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Manassas battlefield

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Why change the numbers of the Fairfax, Prince William and Franconia parkways? Here’s why

Three popular Northern Virginia roads are getting new numbers, even as their names remain.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Prince William County, Traffic | Tags:  Fairfax County Parkway, Prince William Parkway, Franconia-Springfield Parkway

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Prince William, other counties now allocating ‘carryover funds.’ How can they do that?

Counties suddenly have tens of millions to spend on “carryover day.” Many wonder, why do they have extra money?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  carry over funds, Prince William County, Melissa Peacor

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Scott Patton, NoVa editor for Post, dies at 57

He edited in Prince William, Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria, and made us all smile.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:02 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Media, NoVa | Tags:  Scott Patton

Posted at 05:04 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Loudoun-Prince William Highway is not the ‘Outer Beltway,’ but it’s a big, controversial road

Both counties are planning for a major north-south roadway, though some say resources should be spent on east-west travel.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:04 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Loudoun County, Development, Traffic | Tags:  Loudoun County, Prince William County, Loudoun-Prince William Highway

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Peter Candland rehires the employee he fired as Prince William reworks supervisors’ staff rules

County supervisor changes his mind to fire staffer, and is fighting a new county policy.

By Jeremy Borden and Tom Jackman  |  06:49 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  Peter Candland, Prince William County, discretionary funds

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Prince William discretionary funds issue erupts into battle between supervisors

A last-minute set of amendments has put a freshman supervisor at odds with a long-time supervisor.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Peter Candland, John Jenkins, Prince William County, discretionary funds

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 06/07/2012

The Springfield Mall abduction and death of Bobbie Bosworth: The rest of the story (Part 2)

Bosworth’s husband sues the mall, the security company and the convenience store, and ultimately receives a settlement.

By Tom Jackman  |  07:09 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Springfield, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Courts | Tags:  Bobbie Bosworth, Springfield Mall, Vornado Realty Trust, Securitas, Judge Charles Maxfield

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Prince William board mostly eliminates ‘discretionary funds,’ but not without some political weirdness

The practice of donating to select nonprofits, without standard county review, is over.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Prince William County, Peter Candland, John Jenkins, discretionary funds

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Prince William ‘discretionary funds’ up for vote Tuesday as heat is turned up high

Many have criticized the Board of Supervisors method of handing out money to charitable projects without much oversight.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Prince William County, Discretionary funds

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Clifton and Haymarket have more town council vacancies than candidates running for them

Both small towns now have write-in campaigns launched. But could an unknown suddenly seize a council seat?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics, Fairfax County, Prince William County | Tags:  Clifton town council, Haymarket town council, write-in candidates, write-in election

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Prince William Rainbow Riding Center’s request for $211,000 from county attracts controversy

Critics say it’s a lot of taxpayer money for one nonprofit group with money in the bank. Supporters say it’s a worthy cause.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Government | Tags:  Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center, Debi Alexander, Wally Covington, discretionary funds

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Dumfries reconsiders ‘no-Jesus’ resolution

The town specifically banned any mention of Christ in its pre-town council invocations. Now it is reconsidering.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:10 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dumfries, Prince William County | Tags:  Jesus Christ, non-sectarian invocations, Dumfries

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Woodbridge pizzeria robbed by gunman in Kiss mask — but Paul Stanley?

He robbed as “the Starchild,” not as Ace Frehley or Gene Simmons. Who could keep a straight face?

By Tom Jackman  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Woodbridge, Crime | Tags:  Paul Stanley robber mask, Kiss

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Prince William climate case judge already anticipating the appeal

A new judge makes no ruling in the FOIA request for Michael Mann’s e-mails, says he wants the case clear and complete for its inevitable appeal.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Courts | Tags:  global warming, Michael Mann, freedom of information

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Prince William climate change debate centers on FOIA

Does Freedom of Information law apply to the e-mails of university professors? A significant moment in the climate change debate may hinge on that.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Courts | Tags:  global warming, University of Virginia, Michael Mann, David Schnare, Kathi Westcott

Posted at 01:45 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Prince William climate change case takes center stage

Some experts say a FOIA request to U.Va. may uncover a researcher’s e-mails that were also sought by the Va. attorney general.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:45 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Courts | Tags:  global warming, Michael Mann, freedom of information

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Nuns victimized in Prince William drunk driving crash discuss their life after tragedy

They survived a drunk driver, though their fellow nun did not. Now the nuns speak publicly.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  drunk driving, Denise Mosier, Charlotte Lange, Connie Ruth Lupton, Virginia

Posted at 06:34 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Live Nation Disaster Hole relents, permits tailgating

The parking lot at the Venue Formerly Known as Jiffy Lube Live is still chaotic, a two-lane road is the only way to get there, and beer will still be $11. But last year’s ban on tailgating is gone.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:34 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nightlife, Prince William County | Tags:  Live Nation Disaster Hole, Virginia

Posted at 09:22 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Should Prince William Board have ‘discretionary funds?’

Some are questioning the large “discretionary funds” given to each Prince William County supervisor.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:22 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  discretionary funds, Virginia

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Haymarket makes land grab for chunk of P.Wm.

The town doubled in size, to 1,782, in the last decade, so it wants to annex a piece of Prince William County. Prince William says no dice. Trouble ahead?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:55 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  Haymarket, Virginia

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Prince William hosts important global warming case

In Manassas, a conservative environmental group is making headway in a possibly landmark fight to obtain the e-mails of a U-Va. professor who has theorized that global warming is caused by humans.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Courts | Tags:  global warming, Michael Mann, Virginia

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Buffett fans avoid Live Nation Disaster Hole

Jimmy Buffett fans were unhappy with Jiffy Lube Live’s no-tailgating policy. But when the show was rescheduled, Live Nation had to offer refunds, and thousands of Buffett fans took advantage.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:54 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Nightlife, Music | Tags:  Live Nation Disaster Hole, Virginia

Posted at 02:00 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Dumfries council member has had it with Pr. William ‘momma’

Kristin Forrester says the Prince William Board of Supervisors, and Supervisor Maureen Caddigan in particular, treat them like children, and Caddigan is the mother. And she’s fed up.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:00 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dumfries, Prince William County | Tags:  Kristin Forrester, Maureen Caddigan, Virginia

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Prince William launches hoarding task force

Thousands of Prince William residents are suspected of keeping dangerous levels of junk and stuff in their homes, so the county is launching a multi-agency approach to dealing with cases.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  Hoarding, Virginia

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 07/25/2011

In Haymarket, the Senators and their wood bats play ball

Haymarket has taken its team of college baseball players to heart, spurred by scrappy owners who handle everything from contracts to radio play-by-play to grilling the burgers.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:15 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Sports | Tags:  Haymarket Senators, Virginia

Posted at 03:45 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Dumfries’ Ali Krieger nets World Cup game-winner

To cap off a wildly entertaining women’s World Cup game, Forest Park High School’s Ali Krieger scored the game-winning penalty kick to push the U.S. past Brazil.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:45 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dumfries, Prince William County, Sports | Tags:  Ali Krieger, Virginia

Posted at 04:45 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Ken Beatrice still behind the microphone in NoVa

The King of Sports Talk Radio in DC in the 1970s and 1980s has settled in Haymarket and reads scripture to Catholic churches throughout Northern Virginia.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:45 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, NoVa, Prince William County | Tags:  Ken Beatrice, Virginia

Posted at 04:45 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Alleged Dale City cat murderer to enter plea

Robert McGuire was arrested for allegedly decapitating his family’s cat in March, Prince William police said in court records, and now he is scheduled to plead guilty.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:45 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Crime | Tags:  Robert McGuire, Virginia

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 05/25/2011

‘Jiffy Lube Live’? Why not ‘Live Nation Disaster Hole’? (UPDATE: Jimmy Buffett weighs in)

The two-lane road leading to NoVa’s largest concert venue is not going to be widened any time soon. You can’t tailgate before a show. Is Jiffy Lube Live the Worst Concert Venue in America?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:06 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Nightlife | Tags:  Jiffy Lube Live tailgating, Virginia

Posted at 04:25 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Traffic update: Loudoun pulling out of Metro? An Outer Beltway?

Loudoun is considering pulling its funding from Metro, talk of The Outer Beltway is raising its head, and other new NoVa transportation news.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:25 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic, Metro, Loudoun County, Prince William County | Tags:  Dulles Metro, Virginia

Posted at 04:55 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Prince William’s Paul Ebert wants to keep on keepin’ on

Paul Ebert has been the commonwealth’s attorney of Prince William County since 1968. On Friday, he announced he was seeking reelection, and revealed some of his wry wit.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:55 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  Paul Ebert, Virginia

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Prince William creates chicken district

It’s no longer illegal to keep chickens in Prince William County. But you’ve got to live within the Domestic Fowl Overlay District, or have 10 acres of land.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  chicken district, Virginia

Posted at 06:08 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Prince William schools, ACLU tussle over gay Internet access

The ACLU is accusing Prince William schools of using an Internet filter that prevents access to educational gay websites, but allows access to anti-gay sites.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:08 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Schools | Tags:  school Internet filters, Virginia

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Prince William homeowners battle with banks

Prince William homeowners are struggling with one of the nation’s highest rates of homes “underwater,” and Petula Dvorak chronicled that beautifully today.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County | Tags:  housing crisis, Virginia

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 04/10/2011

In Manassas, Buddha is on the lam

“Buddha” has eluded the law in Manassas. “Butta” got picked up in Fairfax. Crime nicknames can be so crucial.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:25 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Manassas, Crime, Prince William County | Tags:  criminal nicknames, Virginia, buddha

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Woodbridge’s Dixie Bones inaccessible? BBQ fans WILL riot (UPDATE: Bones may have to move)

A plan to improve Route 1 in Woodbridge would cut off access to the beloved Dixie Bones barbecue joint. Only barbecue haters would do such a thing.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Woodbridge | Tags:  Dixie Bones, Barbecue, Virginia

Posted at 05:40 AM ET, 04/07/2011

George Mason adding housing in P.Wm.

George Mason University keeps on expanding, and is now adding housing for the first time to its Prince William County campus in Manassas.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:40 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason University, Prince William County | Tags:  student housing, Virginia

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Dumfries woman offered car, weed for murder: PW police

The Dumfries woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband offered a Dodge Charger and marijuana as payment.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:33 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Crime | Tags:  Sonia Kuske, murder for hire, Virginia