Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed budget provides start-up funding for 35 public defenders and support staff to operate a public defenders' office in Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.
Dominion Power is still evaluating plans for 4 million cubic yards of toxic coal ash stored at Possum Point power plant despite a new state law requiring the company to dispose of coal ash at four power plants located along major waterways in Virginia.
Joshua Jennings, who runs a gun store in Cascade, is nervous about the prospect of additional gun regulation that has been proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam amid Democrats seizing control of the General Assembly next year.
The Prince William Planning Commission likely will not take a vote on the county’s controversial rural preservation plan before the end of the year, meaning both the newly elected board of supervisors -- and their appointed planning commissioners -- will decide the future of the county’s rural crescent.
The Town of Dumfries is one of two Virginia localities that could be the future home of a “Rosie’s Gaming Emporium,” a pari-mutuel betting parlor, depending on the outcome of a voter referendum Nov. 5.