Latest Prince William County News & Videos

What do you want your community to look like in 15 years?

​​Prince William County would like people to take an online survey to gather information on the various issues related to long-term use of the County’s rural crescent area. Learn More

Remembering 9/11

​​Prince William residents and County officials gathered Wednesday at the Prince William County Government Complex to remember the 22 Prince William Residents who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read More

Board Recognizes Boy Scout Who Saved a Life

​​The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently recognized and commended Nicholas Guernsey for his “Act of Heroism.” Find Out More

VIDEO: Woodbridge to Get Footbridge Over Powell’s Creek

Supervisor Frank J. Principi has a “sidewalk to nowhere” in his district at Powell’s Creek, but he plans to get that corrected pretty soon, thanks to a grant from the Metropolitan Washington Area Council of Governments. Read More

VIDEO: Pooch Plunge Veterans Memorial Park

​Learn about the pooch plunge opportunities you have at Prince William County Parks. View Video

​World Trade Center Beams Now In Place

After a period of restoration, the four steel beams from the World Trade Center now stand on the ellipse between the Sean T. Connaughton Plaza and the 9-11 Liberty Memorial at the Prince William County Government Complex. Read More

A fan of the CSI television series?

Did you know Prince William County has a real life CSI unit that helps gather evidence, solve crimes and convict the bad guys? Watch this video to see the true story of what really goes on with Prince William County's very own CSI squad. Watch now.

Eight Prince William Companies among Fastest Growing Businesses in the U.S.

​​Eight companies in Prince William County, spanning seven business sectors including government services, marketing, IT and education, have earned places on the Inc. 500/5000 List of fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the country. Read More

VIDEO: Crossing Guards Love the Call of Duty

In the 49 years that the Bureau has been in business, no child has been seriously injured. Snyder said that’s because the crossing guards follow procedure without fail. Read More

Reading with Rover - Kids, Dogs and Books are What It’s All About

​​“Reading with Rover” days and “Saturdays with Sophie,” at the Chinn Park Regional, allow children to read to dogs in a fun, relaxed environment. Read More

Landfill to Produce Electricity

The Prince William County Landfill produces enough methane to power 5,000 to 6,000 houses. In November, three additional engines will be up and runni​​ng to allow the landfill to produce roughly 65 percent more electricity. Read More

Process Streamlined to Fix Fire Safety Building Construction

​With the complexity of commercial construction, buildings don’t always come together exactly as planned. Sometimes walls and ceilings don’t connect in precisely the correct way, and that could ultimately present a fire hazard.Read More

The Buzz: Animal Shelter Runs Amazing Wounded Warrior Program

There are many notable programs happening at PWC’s Animal Shelter. And, if you are looking to join a great team to volunteer with learn more at pwcgov.org/animalshelter. Watch Now

​Agency Program Recognized at National Conference

​​The Prince William Agency’s “Caregiver Program” was one of 57 recipients of the “Aging Achievement Award” which recognizes Area Agencies on Aging for the way they run their programs to support older adults. Read More

The Buzz: Animal Shelter Runs Amazing Wounded Warrior Program

There are many notable programs happening at PWC’s Animal Shelter. And, if you are looking to join a great team to volunteer with learn more at pwcgov.org/animalshelter. Watch Now

Companies Investing in Prince William County

​​The County announced an investment of $392 million and the creation of 121 new jobs for the second quarter of 2013. Read More

Investors Willing to Pay Top Dollar for Prince William County Bonds

Steven A. Solomon, the County’s Director of Finance, said investors pay premiums on bonds in the same way home buyers would pay above the listed price after a bidding war. Read More

​General Revenues Are Up in Prince William County

​​General revenues in Prince William County were up by $2.6 million in the Fourth Quarter of 2012 giving the Finance Department a 99.7 percent accuracy rate in estimating revenues. Read More

Prince William County 8th Nationally for Job Growth

Prince William County ranks eighth nationwide in job growth, according to CNN Money. Read More

​How (and How Not) to Kill Your Trees

​​At a recent Eastern Prince William Tree Clinic, attendees had a chance to pick up VCE’s “24 ways to Kill a Tree” list to learn how to avoid destroying their trees, and you can too! Read More

Parking at Ferlazzo for County Business Only

​​​Please note parking will be limited to customers and staff conducting business or utilizing services at the Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building effective September 15, 2013. For More Details

​Learning to Swim: An Important Life Skill

Joshua Wilkerson’s ability to swim is a success story for his family and for the swimming instructors at Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center. Read More and learn about swimming programs!

​Logmill Road Information Meeting to be Held on Aug. 8

​Prince William County officials will present two sets of concepts for improvements to Logmill Road during a public information meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 8. For More Information

Commuters to Save 10-15 Minutes with Completion of Rollins Ford Road

​​When work finishes on Rollins Ford Road between Vint Hill and Linton Hall roads commuters can expect to save 10 to 15 minutes on their commute times. Read More (Buzz Video)

Inmates Get Help from the Outside

Resource fair helps provide inmates with some of the support they might need before they are released. Read More

New Lights, More Field Time at Veterans Park

​Lights should be shining on the playing fields at Veterans Memorial Park by this fall. Learn More

Delivering More Than Meals

​​Volunteers with Meals-on-Wheels have started delivering a little more than food to clients. Read More

Internship Gets Young Scientists Into the Lab

​​The Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program, or ASSIP, is a pretty exclusive club only accepting 62 applicants out of 624 undergraduate and high school students. Read More

Prince William Ahead in Job Growth

​By the end of 2012, more people were employed in Prince William County and getting paid more for their work compared to 2011. Read More

VIDEO: County Improves Development Permitting Process

The County’s Zoning Counter function has been merged into the Department of Development Services to help County customers navigate through the development process more easily. Watch the Buzz

County Awarded Top Bond Ratings

Recently, Moody’s Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s assigned Prince William County their highest possible ratings for the upcoming sale of $32.1 million General Obligation Bonds and $69.3 million in Special Obligation School Financing Bonds. Read More

World Trade Center Memorial ​Project on Track

The project to construct a memorial made of four steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center is on schedule to be completed before September 11, 2013.Read More

VIDEO: County Historic Sites Offer Free Tours in August

Visitors will be given free tours at Rippon Lodge, the Ben Lomond Historic Site and the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre will where they can learn about the County’s past. Read More

​“I Love My PWC Parks and Rec” Contest Ends July 21

​"I Love my PWC Parks & Rec" Contest ends July 21. County resident Mon Lor's son Aaron helped her take first prize for the second week of the competition. Read More

Report: No Voter Fraud, Suppression

The report showed that factors leading to the long waits included high voter turnout, precincts that were too large, a high percent of transient population and events in the “voter check-in process that led to more time being spent on individual voters.” Read More

VIDEO: Tick Prevention

​This video from our "The Buzz" series offers great infomration and some tips for keeping ticks at bay while enjoying the great outdoors.  Watch Now

Water Supply Deemed Safe After Gasoline Spill

Officials say that a gasoline spill that happened at 12691 Braemar Village Plaza in Bristow at about 10:30 p.m. July 11 poses no danger to County residents. Read More

VIDEO: Prince William County Animal Shelter

​Learn all about the shelter and how to adopt adorable animals in this installment of our  "The Buzz" video series. Watch Now 

​New Community Development Manager

​Welcome Prince William County's new Community Development Manager. Read More about Steve

VIDEO: Beat the Heat at County Pools

On any day during the summer, Prince William County’s two public waterparks, SplashDown and Waterworks, rock with children splashing and cavorting under water falls and slipping down slides. Read More

Kids Dig Into Reading: Libraries Offer Exciting Summer Programs

​Kids are stying busy this summer with great programs at PWC libraries. To learn more, you can read about exciting activities HERE or check out this video about the library's Summer Quest Program.

Potomac Library Patio Now Ready for Readers

​The new patio at Potomac Community Library, with its umbrella-shaded outdoor tables with chairs and flower baskets hanging under a curved pergola, is now open for business. It opened on Saturday, June 29. Read More or check out this video of the ribbon cutting for this great new space.

VIDEO: World Trade Center Steel Preservation & Memorial

​This video from our "Thus Buzz" series details the work underway toward erection of a WTC memorial in PWC. Watch Now