Masks off? The Stafford School Board is scheduled to vote on whether to remove a mask requirement for “non-school employees in non-school buildings” at its first meeting of the year Tuesday evening. [Fredericksburg.com]
Neighbors face off over data centers: Prince William County’s approval of a data center project near Manassas National Battlefield Park that month was the flashpoint for a battle that has become all-consuming for hundreds of people on and around Pageland Lane in the western part of the county. [Insidenova.com]
High-profile opposition: Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian who created The Civil War series, wrote a letter to Prince William County’s Board of Supervisors, Jan. 5, encouraging supervisors to protect the landscape around the Manassas National Battlefield. [Bristow Beat]
Volunteer opportunities: Delta Sigma Theta will also hold a MLK Day of Service on January 17 following the oratorical program, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. [Volunteer Prince William]
A teacher who works at Rippon Middle School and lives at a nearby elementary school faces a weapons charge.
The Stafford County Public Schools Superintendent said a convocation ceremony on Friday, August 5, should have been an event to unify and excite teachers and school employees for the new year.
Beginning on August 25, Manassas National Battlefield Park will observe the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Second Manassas. For five days, through August 30, events will remember the cost of battle and include the destructive impact on area families and African Americans.
It’s a bit unusual to have one-quarter of your county supervisors facing recall petitions from their constituents.