The State of NoVa: Prince William County


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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The rich State of NoVa: Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington top wealthiest counties list (with P.Wm., Alex. rising)

And both Prince William and Alexandria saw big jumps in 2011.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)