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Concrete plant demolition clears way for Cabela’s

June 15, 2015
“This plant helped build the new Prince William into a prosperous, wealthy place for families,” said Prince William Board of Supervisors Chairman, At-large Corey Stewart.

Guest opinion: Blog post went beyond free speech

June 7, 2015
Dissent is an essential part of dialogue between elected officials and their constituents. The tone of the dissent may be strong and it may be personal. But it is always the government’s obligation to protect free speech and to leave room for opposing points of view. However, this post crossed the line from angry criticism to insinuation of violence.

YFT breaks ground on new facility for girls in crisis

May 22, 2015
HomeAid Northern Virginia recently broke ground on new residential facility that will house young girls in crisis on the Youth for Tomorrow (YFT) campus in Bristow.

Food distributor to bring facility, 100 jobs to Prince William

May 22, 2015
According to a release from the Prince William County Economic Development Department, Reinhart will be investing in a facility in the county, and bringing in 100 new jobs.

Reinhart Foodservices selects Prince William County for superior transportation advantages

May 21, 2015
“We are delighted to welcome Reinhart, our newest addition of Reyes Holdings businesses to Prince William County,” said Corey A. Stewart, Chairman, Prince William Board of County Supervisors.

Editorial: Prince William’s crime rate really is lower than ever

May 20, 2015
Here’s the truth: In 2014, Prince William County’s crime rate was 14.5 crimes per 1,000 residents, while over the last two decades the local crime rate was highest in 1991, when there were 40.9 incidents per 1,000 residents. During that time, the population sharply increased – from 281,000 in 2001 to 422,000 in 2014.

Parade route, venue changes don’t stop the fun at Nokesville Day celebration

May 17, 2015
Residents gathered in the parking lot of Brentsville District High School to enjoy food, entertainment, vendors, and most of all, their neighbors at the annual celebration, organized by the Nokesville-Bristow Ruritans, a local service organization.

Dominion opponents rally (again) against proposed towers

May 12, 2015
Stewart said during an interview that a plan to address the powerlines at the local level is going to be designed "to protect homeowners from powerlines and other utilities that they can't anticipate." "Dominion is not really playing fair," he charged, later adding that "they must have known that these were going to raise holy hell from the community."

‘Gut microbiome’ startup moving to science accelerator

May 7, 2015
The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced the first tenant of the Prince William Science Accelerator – ISOThrive, a developer of nutritional ingredients to improve the gut microbiome – has expanded and entered into a new three-year lease for larger wet-laboratory space.

Nerd Wallet names Gainesville best Va. city for young families

May 2, 2015
“Prince William County is dedicated to building a community to support the needs of young families,” he said. “Our commitment to improved transportation corridors, our investment in community parks and libraries, and our support for quality public schools has made western Prince William County and the Gainesville area one of the fastest-growing, and obviously, one of the most desired communities in Virginia.”