Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, Oct. 4.
The 1892, 35-room Annaburg Manor at 9201 Maple St. in Manassas is falling apart. On Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m., the City of Manassas Architectural Review Board will hear the public’s thoughts on whether or not the structure, which served as a nursing and rehabilitation complex from the 1960s to 2007, is worth saving.
In the days leading up to the Vegas attack that killed 59 people, shooter Stephen Paddock, whose motive is still unknown, transferred $100,000 overseas. Paddock also set up cameras inside his hotel room’s peephole and on the service cart outside the room.
From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, the Virginia Department of Transportation will host its 13th annual career fair promoting transportation-related careers. Over 1,700 high school students and 100 employers are expected to attend.
(What’s Up Manassas)
Though the Prince William Board of County Supervisors does not have the authority to change the names of Jefferson Davis Highway and the fire station and two schools named after Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, Supervisor Frank Principi, D-Woodbridge made a motion for the Board to debate the topic. No one made efforts to “second” his motion, causing the multitude of attending community members and activists to shout “Shame! Shame!” Corey Stewart, At-Large Chairman, then made all attendees leave the chambers.
A 21-year-old Fairfax man was arrested on Friday for groping a woman who was walking in the Fair Oaks area near Waples Mill Road and Random Hills Road at 5:10 p.m. The suspect, Jeremiah Whitmore, is facing seven other alleged sexual assault charges stemming from similar attacks along the county’s trails.
Approximately $817,000 in repairs to the Stone Bridge at the Manassas National Battlefield will begin next week. The bridge will remain open for a majority of the construction until its projected January 2018 completion.
(Prince William Times)