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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Crashed Plane

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Crashed Plane

The Coast Guard announced Sunday that it has suspended its search for the pilot of a plane that traveled through restricted airspace in Northern Virginia and crashed Saturday about 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island.

UPDATED: Small Plane Failed to Land in Manassas Before Crashing into Ocean

UPDATED: Small Plane Failed to Land in Manassas Before Crashing into Ocean

Coast Guard officials confirmed that the Cessna SR20 that crashed approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island was scheduled to land at the Manassas Regional Airport.

Education

PWCS Announces SOL Score Increases

PWCS Announces SOL Score Increases

Prince William County Public School students met or exceeded the state pass rates on 29 of 34 Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Exams administered in 2013-14, according to new data released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).

The Nokesville School to Offer Unique K-8 Experience

The Nokesville School to Offer Unique K-8 Experience

Besides having a brand new beautiful building, The Nokesville School offers K-8 educational model.

Arts & Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

Boyhood was filmed over the course of 12 years using the same actors, creating a seemingly realistic look into what it is like to be a kid when life often is beyond your control.

Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

The Jimmy Buffett show at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow had no pyrotechnics, no crowd-surfing and no light show, still thousands traveled from all over the country to attend Bristow’s biggest beach party.

Business

Transform Power Yoga Brings Hot Vinyas Yoga to Haymarket

Transform Power Yoga Brings Hot Vinyas Yoga to Haymarket

Transform Power Yoga in Haymarket is one of the few true hot yoga studios in all of Northern Virginia.

Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

Local craft brewery Old Bust Head, located on Vint Hill Road in Warrenton, will be celebrating the grand Opening of its taproom and brewhouse August 15-17.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

When – really, was the last time I had any actual privacy when my kids were around?

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Restaurant Inspections: Blue Ridge Seafood Cited for 7 Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Blue Ridge Seafood Cited for 7 Health Code Violations

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

The Prince William Health District cited Blue Ridge Seafood for seven violations ranging from sanitary to water issues.

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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Crashed Plane

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Crashed Plane

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Coast Guard announced Sunday that it has suspended its search for the pilot of a plane that traveled through restricted airspace in Northern Virginia and crashed Saturday about 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island.

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UPDATED: Small Plane Failed to Land in Manassas Before Crashing into Ocean

UPDATED: Small Plane Failed to Land in Manassas Before Crashing into Ocean

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Coast Guard officials confirmed that the Cessna SR20 that crashed approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island was scheduled to land at the Manassas Regional Airport.

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Residents Oppose New Transmission Power Line in Haymarket

Residents Oppose New Transmission Power Line in Haymarket

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Dominion Power plans to increase transmission power lines in Virginia and North Carolina to meet increased need. This plan will affect Haymarket residents, and many are not happy about it.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

MOVIE REVIEW: Boyhood Offers a Peek into Life Unfolding

Boyhood was filmed over the course of 12 years using the same actors, creating a seemingly realistic look into what it is like to be a kid when life often is beyond your control.

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UPDATE: Police Capture Suspect in Gainesville Sexual Assault

UPDATE: Police Capture Suspect in Gainesville Sexual Assault

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department have arrested the man alleged to have sexually assaulted a young woman in the Gainesville Square Shopping Center

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PWCS Announces SOL Score Increases

PWCS Announces SOL Score Increases

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public School students met or exceeded the state pass rates on 29 of 34 Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Exams administered in 2013-14, according to new data released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).

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Bristow Teen Releases Single on iTunes

Bristow Teen Releases Single on iTunes

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Thirteen year-old rapper and musician Ryan Buck of Bristow proved age has nothing to do with talent as he shut down any opposition when he released his first single “Down in Flames” on iTunes.

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Bristow Woman Woken by Attempted Burglary

Bristow Woman Woken by Attempted Burglary

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are investigating an attempted burglary in the 10200 block of Moss Tower Place in Bristow.

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Man Exposes Himself in Children’s Section of Manassas Barnes & Noble

Man Exposes Himself in Children’s Section of Manassas Barnes & Noble

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for a man who exposed himself in the children’s section of the Barnes & Noble book store located at 8117 Sudley Road in Manassas.

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Police Search for Man for Sexual Assault of Young Gainesville Woman

Police Search for Man for Sexual Assault of Young Gainesville Woman

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a sexual assault in Gainesville.

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Fire Marshal Investigating Possible Molotov Cocktail in Manassas

Fire Marshal Investigating Possible Molotov Cocktail in Manassas

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The City of Manassas Fire Marshal’s Office needs the publics help with information about an incendiary device discover in front of a residential home.

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WEATHER BEAT: Labor Day, Back to School Look Warm with Possible Isolated Storms

WEATHER BEAT: Labor Day, Back to School Look Warm with Possible Isolated Storms

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Weather

After a nice and cool summer, it now looks like we will have a couple hot days just in time for Labor Day.

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Haymarket Woman Refutes Claim Boyfriend Strangled Her

Haymarket Woman Refutes Claim Boyfriend Strangled Her

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

According to Trisha M. Hamzeh, 25, of Haymarket, Renier Alexander Zilleruelo, known as “Alex” did not strangle her Aug. 22 as police reported.

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Police Investigate Burglary at Gainesville Scrap Yard

Police Investigate Burglary at Gainesville Scrap Yard

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to Virginia Scrap Corp. located at 5513 Wellington Road in Gainesville to investigate a burglary.

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Police Charge Bristow Man with Strangulation

Police Charge Bristow Man with Strangulation

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Reuben Michael Kemp, 42, of Bristow, with strangulation and domestic assault & battery following an Aug. 23 incident in the 7900 block of Sequoia Park Way.

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Transform Power Yoga Brings Hot Vinyas Yoga to Haymarket

Transform Power Yoga Brings Hot Vinyas Yoga to Haymarket

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Transform Power Yoga in Haymarket is one of the few true hot yoga studios in all of Northern Virginia.

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The Nokesville School to Offer Unique K-8 Experience

The Nokesville School to Offer Unique K-8 Experience

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Besides having a brand new beautiful building, The Nokesville School offers K-8 educational model.

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Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

It takes a lot of effort to get to the beach, but it only takes one crash of waves and the panoramic expanse of blue water to remember why you come back each year.

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PWC Teachers Hope to Crowd Fund Classroom Projects; Matching Grant Opportunity Ends Sunday

PWC Teachers Hope to Crowd Fund Classroom Projects; Matching Grant Opportunity Ends Sunday

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Teachers throughout the county are trying to get funding for various student-centered initiatives through educational crowd funding site DonorsChoose.org. Through Sunday, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will pay for half the project if public donors fund the rest.

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Local Teen Writers Win State Competition

Local Teen Writers Win State Competition

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Writers Club has announced winners of their annual Teen Scholarship and Teen Golden Nib Contest competitions.

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UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has set a date of September 25 for a a public meeting to discuss the proposed new bus transportation center on the western end of the county. The meeting will be held at Bull Run Middle School, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

When a barrel containing chemicals exploded, fears arose that a new high school being built next door may be too close for comfort.

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Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Renier Alexander Zilleruelo, 29, of Gainesville with strangulation and assault & battery after he allegedly attacked a 25-year-old Haymarket woman.

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UPDATED: Public Hearing on Birkwood at Braemar Residential Community Scheduled for September

UPDATED: Public Hearing on Birkwood at Braemar Residential Community Scheduled for September

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Chairman Corey Steward announced that the public hearing on the Birkwood at Braemar project will be held in late September.

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PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, shared with Bristow Beat the answer to commonly asked questions about school immunizations.

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Police Say Manassas Man Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Girl

Police Say Manassas Man Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Girl

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit investigated a sexual assault Aug. 18, which occurred at a residence in the 7400 block of Albemarle Drive in Manassas.

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Man Arrested for Skipping Out on Restaurant Bill, Assaulting Officer

Man Arrested for Skipping Out on Restaurant Bill, Assaulting Officer

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Following his arrest for defrauding a Manassas restaurant and resisting arrest, Jeffrey Michael Simpson, 29, of no fixed address, kicked an officer in the chest, while attempting to escape custody.

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VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, explains there is not an influx of students who will receive late immunizations this school year.

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