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Auditions for The Wiz

Provided for Center for the Arts The Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre will audition singers, dancers, and actors ages 8-18 for the musical production of The Wiz.  Directed by Jann Crawford, musically directed by Saralee Fassett, and choreographed by Kristine Shackleford, auditions will be held Friday, September 8 from 6:00-9:00 p. m. and Saturday, September 9 from 9:00 …

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Civil War Weekend Canceled

Provided by City of Manassas Recent events have ignited passions in this country surrounding the Civil War and the symbols representing it.  The City of Manassas is saddened by these events and abhors the violence happening around the country.  The City does not wish to further exacerbate the situation.  Consequently, Civil War Weekend, which was to be held Aug. 25-27, …

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Family-owned popcorn shop benefits from good design at new “hometown” location

Provided by Loveless Porter Architects, LLC Deltone Moore, founder of Popcorn Monkey, says that the latest outpost of his family-owned, gourmet popcorn shop, opened in Manassas last month, is a homecoming. Moore noted that he long had an eye on owning a business in Manassas, but with the city’s 95 percent commercial occupancy rate, it was a matter of waiting …

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Del. Richard L. Anderson Earns 100% on Small Business Issues

Provided by Del. Richard Anderson’s Office Nicole Riley, State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), announced today that Del. Richard L. (Rich) Anderson earned a score of 100 percent on the 2016-2017 NFIB/Virginia Voting Record.  NFIB/Virginia is the commonwealth’s leading small-business association, with 6,700 small-business members statewide. “What this means is that Del. Anderson has stood up …

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Forest Folklore at The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery

Provided by Artists’ Undertaking Gallery The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery in Historic Occoquan presents “Forest Folklore,” an exhibit that will feature Mixed Media Fiber Art and Paintings by Lauren Jacobs of Dumfries and Wood Turning by Greg Wandless of Fairfax.  The exhibit runs September 5 through October 2.  A Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Saturday, September 16, from …

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Kyle Wilson Elementary Saves Environment and Money

Provided by Prince William County Schools Students and taxpayers can celebrate Kyle Wilson Elementary School’s new designation as a certified LEED® building that safeguards the environment while reducing operational expenses. Opened in August 2017, the elementary school reflects the School Division’s challenge to Moseley Architects to include design strategies to cut water and energy consumption. The building has rain cisterns …

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Groundbreaking for New Fire Station to Replace Older Facility

Provided by Prince William County There will soon be a new, old, fire station in the county. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Coles District Fire Station, which will replace the current fire station, was recently held at the site, 13712 Dumfries Road. The new 21,400-square-foot station will house an engine, heavy rescue, a tanker, a basic life support ambulance, …

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Del. Richard Anderson Recognized for Efforts to Promote Traffic Safety

Provided by DRIVE SMART Virginia Delegate Richard Anderson was recognized Wednesday for his commitment to advancing traffic safety legislation in the Virginia General Assembly. Anderson, who represents the 51st House District in Prince William County, has been a vocal advocate for stronger laws to prevent distracted driving. Traffic safety non-profit DRIVE SMART Virginia presented Delegate Anderson with a Certificate of Appreciation. “Delegate Anderson’s commitment …

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Prepping Students for Middle School and Lifetime Success

Provided by Prince William County Schools Ask any student heading to middle school—there are high hopes for meeting new friends, liking the teachers, and doing well academically. Thanks to a skill-building program offered by PWCS during the summer, nearly 100 students are much more confident and ready to succeed. See video below to hear how these students learned skills that …

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Associate Superintendent Dave Cline Awarded International Honor for Leadership

Provided by Prince William County Schools David Cline, Associate Superintendent for Finance and Support Services, has received the 2017 Distinguished Eagle Award from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). The award recognizes Cline as a visionary K-12 leader who maximizes resources so teachers can teach and students can learn. He has successfully guided PWCS using resourcefulness, flexibility, and …

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