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Satterwhite Slams Sawyers for ‘Dysfunctional’ School Board

Satterwhite Slams Sawyers for ‘Dysfunctional’ School Board

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Gainesville District school board representative Alyson Satterwhite remained cool, calm and collected as she delivered a scathing speech against School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers, Thursday morning.

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Brann Appointed as Brentsville’s Interim School Board Rep.

Brann Appointed as Brentsville’s Interim School Board Rep.

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board unanimously elected Shawn L. Brann as Brentsville’s temporary replacement for Gil Trenum, after 1 a.m.,Thursday morning.

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Prince William School Board Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Policy

Prince William School Board Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Policy

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

After nearly six hours of citizen’s time, the Prince William School Board voted to table to the motion to update non-discrimination policy 060 to include “sexual orientation and gender identity” to the second board meeting in June 2017.

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Man Exposes himself to Woman in Manassas

Man Exposes himself to Woman in Manassas

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Officers responded to the area of Irongate Way and Farragut Court in the Manassas are of Prince William to investigate an indecent exposure, Tuesday at 4:50 p.m.

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Prince William Residents See Non-Discrimination Policy Differently

Prince William Residents See Non-Discrimination Policy Differently

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

With the vote on the amendment to add LGBT people to the non-discrimination policy on the agenda for Prince William School Board, this Wednesday night, residents are split on whether to delay or move ahead.

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UPDATED: Suspects Shoots Juvenile on Sudley Road

UPDATED: Suspects Shoots Juvenile on Sudley Road

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A man shot a juvenile on Sudley Road/Rt. 234 in the Manassas area, Tuesday night, then fled the scene while an officer tended to the victim. The suspect is still at large.

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New Jersey Man Charged with Assaulting Police Officer at Jiffy Lube Live

New Jersey Man Charged with Assaulting Police Officer at Jiffy Lube Live

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A concert-goer, attending Farm Aid at Jiffy Lube Live, Sept. 17, assaulted a police officer after being arrested for disorderly conduct.

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Police Dog, Missing in Nokesville, Found

Police Dog, Missing in Nokesville, Found

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Virginia State Police explosives detection dog got lose late Tuesday morning on Lonesome Road in Nokesville.

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Lawson Opposes Clustering, Advocates for Preservation in Rural Crescent

Lawson Opposes Clustering, Advocates for Preservation in Rural Crescent

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Supervisor Jeanine Lawson (R-Brentsville) said she opposes clustering in the Rural Crescent, but is not opposed to the county purchasing development rights to protect rural land via an easement, at her Thursday night town hall meeting.

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Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

Sawyers Eliminates Trans Bathroom Issue from LBGT Non-Discrimation Amendment

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Chairman Ryan Sawyers announced that he plans to eliminate bathroom and locker room issues from the “sexual orientation and gender identity” amendment to PWCS’s non-discrimination policy.

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Patriot HS Resumes Classes After Evacuation

Patriot HS Resumes Classes After Evacuation

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

After an evacuation of Patriot High School, Monday, the school’s administration has announced that the school day will continue.

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Haymarket Police Investigate Paintball Gun Attack on Vehicle

Haymarket Police Investigate Paintball Gun Attack on Vehicle

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police are investigating an attack on a vehicle by an individual wielding a paint ball gun.

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Bristow’s First Residential Burglary of 2016 Reported Wednesday

Bristow’s First Residential Burglary of 2016 Reported Wednesday

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to Bristow’s first reported residential burglary of 2016 Wednesday afternoon.

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Child TV Dance Show Finalist Returns to Bristow with Fanfair

Child TV Dance Show Finalist Returns to Bristow with Fanfair

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Bristow 10-year-old J.T. Church returned home Wednesday night to find two fire trucks, and 40 neighbors gathered in his Victory Lakes’ front yard, lighting sparklers, holding banners and shouting his name.

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90% of Prince William County Schools Received Accreditation

90% of Prince William County Schools Received Accreditation

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Accreditation Results Indicate Stable PWCS School Performance: Spotlight Both Improvements and New Challenges.

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WEATHER BEAT: Above Average Temps this Fall

WEATHER BEAT: Above Average Temps this Fall

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

Higher average temperatures continue into autumn.

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School Board Considers Calendar Options for 2017-18

School Board Considers Calendar Options for 2017-18

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools Calendar Committee has presented the school board with two calendar options for the 2017-18 school year: one that begins before Labor Day, and one that begins after Labor Day.

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LETTER TO EDITOR: ‘School Board Chairman Seeks to Disenfranchise Brentsville Residents’

LETTER TO EDITOR: ‘School Board Chairman Seeks to Disenfranchise Brentsville Residents’

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Citizen believes Chairman Ryan Sawyers will be disenfranchising Brentsville residents if he holds the vote on amending the nondiscrimination policy before a temporary Brentsville representative has joined the school board.

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Expect Prince William Half Marathon to Be Scenic, Historic, Entertaining

Expect Prince William Half Marathon to Be Scenic, Historic, Entertaining

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The inaugural run of the Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Half Marathon, Prince William’s Fun Run Racing team’s most ambitious race to date, will take place Sunday, Sept. 25 at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow.

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Lawson to Hold Town Hall on Brentsville Land Use Issues

Lawson to Hold Town Hall on Brentsville Land Use Issues

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson announced she will be holding a town hall style public meeting on land use, rural preservation and the Virginia Rail Extension (VRE), Thursday evening

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Haymarket Woman Charged for Second Time with Assault on Officer

Haymarket Woman Charged for Second Time with Assault on Officer

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

During the investigation of a reported burglary in progress, a law enforcement officer was allegedly assaulted by Cathy Jo Hottle, 41, of Haymarket.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Benjin’s Asian Bistro Cited for Food Preparation, Health Reporting Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Benjin’s Asian Bistro Cited for Food Preparation, Health Reporting Violations

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

During a routine inspection Aug. 29, the Prince William Health District cited Benjin’s Asian Bistro in Bristow for multiple violations of the health code.

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Patriot Culinary Class Honors First Responders

Patriot Culinary Class Honors First Responders

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

In remembrance of 9/11, the Patriot High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Culinary classes cooked breakfast for local first responders, Friday.

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School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

School Board Majority Wants Amendment to Protected LGBT People

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Residents are split as to whether Prince William County Schools’ should add protection for gay and transgender individuals to its nondiscrimination policy; however, more school board members seem to be in favor of the amendment than not.

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Brentsville Residents Asks School Board to Appoint Brann or Park

Brentsville Residents Asks School Board to Appoint Brann or Park

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Brentsville community stood united last night in asking the Prince William School Board to choose one of Gil Trenum’s two recommended individuals, Shawn Brann or Christopher Park, to serve as Brentsville’s interim school board representative in his absence.

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EMS Medic Assaulted by Disorderly Man in Sudley Area

EMS Medic Assaulted by Disorderly Man in Sudley Area

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A disorderly man with no fixed address assaulted an EMS medic, Tuesday afternoon in Manassas.

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Gainesville Business Owner Chases Larcency Suspect

Gainesville Business Owner Chases Larcency Suspect

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to La Vie Nails and Spa, located at 13926 Estate Manor Drive in Gainesville, for a larceny in progress 9:40 a.m. Sept. 5.

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EXCLUSIVE: Candidates for Brentsville School Board Seat Introduced

EXCLUSIVE: Candidates for Brentsville School Board Seat Introduced

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Bristow Beat would like to introduce readers to the five individuals hoping to fill the Brentsville school board seat Gil Trenum temporarily vacated this September.

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Manassas Man Arrested for Inappropriately Touching 12-Year-Old Girl

Manassas Man Arrested for Inappropriately Touching 12-Year-Old Girl

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested a twenty-year-old Manassas man, Thursday, for the alleged inappropriate touching of a 12-year-old girl.

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Raulston Claims She’s Under Fire for Trenum Replacement Choice

Raulston Claims She’s Under Fire for Trenum Replacement Choice

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William School Board member Diane Raulston links efforts to have her election recalled to her decision early on to choose one of Gil Trenum’s recommended people to temporarily replace him on the board.

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Police Warn Western PWC Residents of Car Burglaries

Police Warn Western PWC Residents of Car Burglaries

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following a recent rash of overnight auto burglaries, Prince William County Police have issued a statement advising residents to secure their vehicles.

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Police Are Searching for Perpetrator of Manassas Hit & Run

Police Are Searching for Perpetrator of Manassas Hit & Run

| August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officer responded to the 8400 block of Leland Road in Manassas at 3 a.m. Monday morning to investigate a possible hit and run crash.

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Prince William Fire Chief, Firefighters Honor Kyle R. Wilson’s Legacy

Prince William Fire Chief, Firefighters Honor Kyle R. Wilson’s Legacy

| August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

To commemorate the opening of Kyle R. Wilson Elementary School, Fire and Rescue Chief Kevin McGee greeted students entering the school along with firefighters from Station 17, Montclair.

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2nd Young Woman Reports Youth Pastor for Sexual Misconduct

2nd Young Woman Reports Youth Pastor for Sexual Misconduct

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police have charged the former youth pastor with Life Church on Balls Ford Road in Manassas with a third count of indecent liberties by a custodian after a second young woman has come forward to police.

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Applicants for Brentsville Interim School Board Representative Announced

Applicants for Brentsville Interim School Board Representative Announced

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools has announced the applicants for the Brentsville school board interim member position.

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Rep. Comstock, Prince William Republicans Donate School Supplies

Rep. Comstock, Prince William Republicans Donate School Supplies

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

As students prepare for the start of a new school year, the Prince William County Republican Committee and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) conducted a back-to-school supply drive to benefit some of the county’s neediest students.

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Gainesville Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

Gainesville Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police charged Lemel Wayne Covington, 24, of Gainesville with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer in addition to other charges.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS:   Mum Mum Restaurant Cited for Food Storage Issues

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Mum Mum Restaurant Cited for Food Storage Issues

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

In a recent risk factor inspection, the Prince William Health District cited Mum Mum Restaurant Aug. 9. for violations of the health code.

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Employee at Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café Contracts Hepatitis A

Employee at Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café Contracts Hepatitis A

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

An employee at the Tropical Smoothie Café in Gainesville has contracted hepatitis A, and health officials are increasing their warning about those who consumed any food at Virginia Tropical Smoothie Cafés over the past month.

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Patriot HS Celebrates Citizen’s Patriot Honor Ride for Veterans

Patriot HS Celebrates Citizen’s Patriot Honor Ride for Veterans

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

The Patriot High School community gave a warm welcome to Bristow resident Col. Gary West who is participating in a 2,500-mile Patriot Honor Ride bike tour to honor the U.S. military’s fallen heroes, disabled soldiers and their families.

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Domestic Dispute Leads to Armed Standoff in Haymarket

Domestic Dispute Leads to Armed Standoff in Haymarket

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following a brief standoff, Haymarket and Prince William Police charged Trevor Davidson of Haymarket with abduction, strangulation and domestic assault and battery.

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Shots Fire Into Nokesville Home

Shots Fire Into Nokesville Home

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police officers responded to a residence in the 12900 block of Fleetwood Drive in Nokesville, Monday after 8 a.m., to investigate a report of destruction of property.

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PWCS Will Not Be Mailing Bus Assignments This year

PWCS Will Not Be Mailing Bus Assignments This year

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools have announced that the school division will not be mailing student bus assignments this 2016-17 school year.

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Haymarket Resident Encounters Large Group Using His Pool

Haymarket Resident Encounters Large Group Using His Pool

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police investigated a home invasion, which occurred in the 5100 block of Bonnie Brae Farm Drive in Haymarket 1:47 a.m. Aug. 21.

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UPDATED: VA Dept of Health Links Hepatitis A Cases to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

UPDATED: VA Dept of Health Links Hepatitis A Cases to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Health is investigating multiple cases of hepatitis A and has identified a potential connection with strawberry smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Café.

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Former Church Youth Director Charged with Inappropriate Contact with 16-Year-Old

Former Church Youth Director Charged with Inappropriate Contact with 16-Year-Old

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit of the Prince William Police Department arrested Derrick Ryan Trump, 28, of Centreville on charges of indecent liberties by a custodian.

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Bristow Montessori Delivers True Montessori Experience

Bristow Montessori Delivers True Montessori Experience

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Bristow Montessori School has delivered a true Montessori education to its students for the past five years.

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Prince William Crime Solvers Accepting Anonymous Tips via Web or Smartphone

Prince William Crime Solvers Accepting Anonymous Tips via Web or Smartphone

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Crime Solvers has launched the next-generation of anonymous tipline services for residents, businesses and visitors to Prince William County.

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PWCS Advertises Acting Brentsville School Board Position

PWCS Advertises Acting Brentsville School Board Position

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools is advertising a notice of a public hearing to appoint an acting Prince William County School Board member to represent the Brentsville District.

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Three Women Avoid Potential Robbery at Promenade at Va. Gateway

Three Women Avoid Potential Robbery at Promenade at Va. Gateway

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Three women reported that they were approached in the parking lot of the Promenade at Virginia Gateway Aug. 12 by an individual who may have intended to rob them.

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