From the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:
Rodney Thompson Middle School, 75 Walpole Street, 1/31, 2:06 p.m. Sergeant C.M. Hammond responded to a fight report. One eighth-grade female body-slammed another and continued to assault her over a prior incident. A criminal complaint for assault will be filed.
Colonial Forge High School, 550 Courthouse Road, 1/31, 8:04 p.m. A basketball player assaulted a player on the opposing team during the game. A large crowd formed on the court and the game was called. Additional deputies responded to assist the two deputies at the game with the orderly exit of attendees. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.
Stafford High School, 63 Stafford Indians Lane, 1/31, 1:30 p.m. Deputy R.B. Brooks responded to a report of a larceny. A student advised she had money stolen from her backpack.
The region will be under a high wind watch Saturday, April 1, 2023, from noon until midnight.
All work is scheduled, weather permitting.
Data centers in Stafford County are expected to be thirsty beasts.
Police Chief Peter Newsham says Prince William County’s crime report is due next week, and it’s “not good news.”
Every Sunday from May until November, the Dale City Farmer’s Market offered to donate their leftover fresh produce to the North Virginia Food Rescue to help those struggling with hunger.
The Dale City Farmers Market has been serving its local community since 1987. It is one of the largest open-air markets in the area. Their first donation last May was over 3,300 lbs of produce. That single donation provided 2,825 meals to food insecure communities.
Since that time, they have completed 28 food donations totaling nearly 127,000 lbs taken to the food bank by Paxton Van Lines. This provided more than 105,800 fresh meals to those in need.
Miller & Smith announces Cascades at Embrey Mill, is now selling. The age qualified 55+ Active Adult community offers main level living with low- maintenance homes designed for homeowners to enjoy a carefree lifestyle in Stafford, Virginia, near Fredericksburg, Quantico and Washington, D.C. The villa style attached homes at Cascades at Embrey Mill are priced from the upper $400,000s. The Rainier plan is available with and without a walkout lower level delivering three to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and up to 2,800 square feet with a two-car front entry garage. The Rainier plan prioritizes space and flexibility via uninterrupted flow between rooms. Top wish list items such as a primary suite located on the main level, walk-in closets, and optional add-ons such as vaulted ceilings and zero entry primary showers attract prospective buyers. Other add-ons include a screened- in porch, patio and patio with screened-in porch. Buyers who need extra space can select a Rainier with a walkout lower-level plan. A community surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty, the Cascades at Embrey Mill offers residents 10 miles of trails and community gardens, pools, parks, a community café and multiple gathering spaces. An easy connection via I-95 to nearby national hotspots allows residents to live a universally fun and fulfilled life just minutes from home. Prospective buyers are encouraged to visit the newly decorated model home at 247 Smokebush Drive to see the Rainier model firsthand. Contact Debora Flora at 703-300-1333 for information.
Greg Greenway Concert
Come join April 8th at 7:30 PM for an evening of music and community at BRUU in Manassas! We are thrilled to welcome Greg Greenway, an acclaimed folk singer-songwriter and social activist, to our stage.
This is a wonderful opportunity
Van Metre 5K Run
Calling all serious runners, occasional joggers, and weekend walkers of all levels! Participate in the 31st Annual Van Metre 5K Run supporting Children’s National Hospital–the event that goes a long way!
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023