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LORTON, Va. – Five high school artists from Prince William and Fairfax won awards Saturday in Congressman Gerry Connolly’s annual 11th District Congressional Art Competition. The artwork of the first prize winner – Hope Martin of Battlefield High School in Haymarket – will hang in the U.S. Capitol for the next year where it will be seen by hundreds of thousands.
RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Bob McDonnell signed two bills Thursday requiring schools to stock and administer epinephrine, a drug that could save students having a severe allergic reaction.
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- Residents can take back their unwanted or unused prescription drugs this weekend.
Haymarket author June Pair Kilpatrick is celebrating her 80th birthday this spring with the best present ever – the debut of her first published book.
RICHMOND, Va. – The General Assembly has upheld Gov. Bob McDonnell’s veto of legislation preventing community associations from prohibiting the installation of solar panels on homes.
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- At the top of a hill on U.S. 1 in Woodbridge, just past several car dealerships sits an open field and a closed fast food restaurant.
Though the rain will fall on a weekend, it’s much needed precipitation.
LORTON, Va. -- Congressman Gerry Connolly will announce the winners of the 2012 Congressional Arts Competition for Fairfax and Prince William students residing in the 11th Congressional District at an awards reception on Saturday, April 28 at 4 pm at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center.
DUMFRIES, Va. -- If you’re looking for a fun event that the whole family will enjoy, then consider taking a trip to the Piccadilly Circus in Dumfries from April 18 to the 22.
Planning on taking photos today as Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight to the Washington area?
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- The first and only Prince William County firefighter to die in the line of duty will be remembered today.
PotomacLocal.com congratulates Barbara Dorver of Woodbridge for winning a $50 gas card for submitting her commuter tale to Slug Tales – the weekly online column that’s focused on your commute in Northern Virginia.
What should happen to this old shopping center? It’s location alongside a busy highway makes it ideal, but for what? New stores? A public building? How about tearing it down and making it a park?
Details like “Joe left the house at 5 a.m. in his blue Ford F-150 pick-up truck…the truck was found near the lake at the end of Jessie Curtis Lane,” make these ordinary training scenarios seem so real.
LAKE RIDGE, Va. -- Woodbridge Senior High School will open Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical The King and I, at Woodbridge Senior High School Main Stage Auditorium in Lake Ridge on April 19.
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. -- Student innovation and scientific skill will be on parade when Prince William County Public Schools hosts this year’s National SeaPerch Challenge underwater robotics competition, set for Thursday in Manassas Park.
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- On March 25, Prince William Conservation Alliance’s first session of the Stream Stewards program kicked off with an eye-opening tour of two badly damaged streams, one in Hylbrook Park in Woodbridge and the other half a mile away off U.S. 1.
RICHMOND, Va. – When the first Earth Day was held in 1970, it was dedicated to environmental education and increasing public awareness of the Earth.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell hosted the state’s first “Governor’s Easter Egg Hunt” at Capitol Square in Richmond. PotomacLocal.com’s KJ Mushung was there to get photos of the event that attracted 1,500 people.