Saturday bus service to Metro to run through spring

PRTC recently announced that Saturday bus service between eastern Prince William County and the Franconia-Springfield Metro station has been extended through May 17.

The free service, funded by Virginia Megaprojects, runs buses from 7:35 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Potomac Mills mall and the PRTC Transit Center.

For information, call 703-730-6664 or visit

Cat found in Woodbridge tests positive for rabies

A gray cat with an injured leg found near Powells Landing Circle in Woodbridge last month tested positive for rabies, the Virginia Department of Health said.

Anyone who may have come in contact with the cat should contact the Prince William Health District at 703-792-5363 or Prince William County Animal Control at 703-792-6500.

Last year, 10 animal rabies cases were confirmed in the county.

Family rings in new year with baby’s birth in Manassas

The first baby born in the new year at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center in Manassas arrived at 1:21 a.m. Wednesday. Bobbie and Jamie Booker of Bristow welcomed their daughter Briana, who joins sister Janelle and brother Elijah.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane