A round-up of news headlines from around our area.
Stafford Couple Wins $4 Million Scratch-Off Prize, Plan to Pay off Mortgage and Go Out to Dinner — Since the Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve was created in 2009, Karen and Don O’Brien have barely missed a chance to explore sAt first, Richard Dalby of Stafford Va., thought he had won $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s $4 Million Mega Multiplier scratch-off game. [WRC-TV]
Nova holds Commencement exercises — Northern Virginia Community College graduates wait for their turn to walk across the stage during Commencement exercises on May 18. NOVA students earned more than 6,800 degrees and certificates this year. [Prince William Times]
Sign goes up warning of Lake Ridge flasher — A recent case of indecent exposure has prompted someone to put up a warning sign along a popular trail to Lake Ridge Park. [Insidenova.com]
Tower of Power Ready to Play Bristow — Emilio Castillo, founding member, second tenor sax and one of the vocalists for the 10-piece urban-funk band Tower of Power, has been touring for the past 46 years and still enjoys it. [Bristow Beat]