Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.

5. Man credited with bringing electricity to Prince William County dies at 95

Prince William County civic and business leader J. Manley Garber, known as the man who brought electricity to the county and a founding member of what is now Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, died Sunday, Sept. 13, at age 95

4. VDH offers little info on COVID-19 cases linked to schools

The majority of Virginia’s local school districts started the year remotely. But as divisions across the state weigh a return to in-person learning over the next few weeks, the Virginia Department of Health is still providing limited information on COVID-19 cases linked to K-12 schools, the Virginia Mercury reports.

3. Chance of rain

We'll see an increase in cloud cover due to Hurricane Sally to our south and an uptick in moisture, with a chance of showers starting around 2 p.m., the National Weather Service says. Temperatures will be in the mid 70s.

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2. Backlog continues in COVID-19 death reports 

Virginia reported another 45 deaths caused by COVID-19 on Wednesday, following a record 96 Tuesday, as the state Department of Health cleared a backlog of death certificates that had been held up in its central office.

1. Fairfax approves removal of three Civil War monuments

Following a public hearing Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted to remove three publicly owned Civil War monuments located at the Fairfax County Judicial Complex.


The Woodbridge American Legion Post will host a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony on Friday at 6 p.m. outside under its pavilion. All are welcome to attend, including families and teachers. Dinner will be available for purchase before and after the ceremony. Click here for details.


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