The State of NoVa: Manassas


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 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, 12/04/2012

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 05:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, last race track in Northern Va., shuts ’er down

Need for speed exceeded by need for townhouses.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Manassas, Sports | Tags:  Old Dominion Speedway, Manassas, Va.

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 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 05:46 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Manassas polls close at 7 p.m. in city election

Candidates are vying for seats on the City Council and School Board. The mayor is running unopposed.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:46 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manassas

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 02/24/2012

In Manassas, Prescott Avenue neighbors look to shake up Old Town to save house from demolition

A small protest emerges as neighbors pressure the mayor not to knock down 9300 Prescott Ave.

By Jeremy Borden  |  10:36 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manassas, Northern Virginia

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Manassas hires state official John Budesky as new city manager

John A. Budesky, who now heads a Virginia state agency, has been hired to take over as city manager of Manassas.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:11 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manassas, Virginia

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Manassas City fire department is a mess (UPDATE: New chief will take job after all)

The fire chief and his interim successor have both resigned, and now the incoming chief has informed Manassas City he’s having second thoughts. (UPDATE: He’s taking the job.)

By Tom Jackman  |  01:26 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Manassas, Firefighters | Tags:  Brett Bowman, Manassas fire department, Virginia