UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspects in Sudley Manor Giant Robbery

Police have arrested a man and woman suspected of robbing a Giant grocery store in Manassas, Va.

Prince William Parks & Rec. Holds Spring Break Lifeguard Job Fair

Don't miss our Spring Break Lifeguard Job Fair next Tuesday, April 4, at Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center.

Celebrate City of Manassas' 150th Birthday

The City of Manassas is celebrating its 150th and you are invited to experience the HISTORY, ENTERTAINMENT and FIREWORKS SHOW! 

Nominations for Annual Kathleen K. Seefeldt Awards are Now Open

PRINCE WILLIAM, VA., March 2023—The Prince William County Arts Council is now calling for nominations for the annual Kathleen K. Seefeldt Awards. The Seefeldt Awards were created over …

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Register for Summer Camp with Prince William County Parks & Rec.

Registration is NOW OPEN for Summer Camps! Earn Parks Play Money when you register a child during the month of March.

Which Local NonProfit Should We Support with a Free Banner Ad

Bristow Beat would like to sponsor free advertising and exposure for a local or regional charity/non-profit that supports local families and children. Help us decide to choose with nonprofit to highlight this April by voting within the survey.

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“By The Way, Meet Vera Stark” Presented by Rooftop Productions

Manassas, VA, Rooftop Productions presents the comedy, “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” at the Kellar Family Theatre at the ARTfactory. In a new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright of Ruined, Lynn Nottage draws upon the …

Pageland Resident Announces Run for Chair of Prince William Board of Supervisors
Catharpin resident and former Marine Kenneth Allen Knarr announced Sunday that he is running for Chair At-large of the Prince William County Supervisors as a Republican.
Former Marine and High School Teacher, Kenn Knarr, Announces Chair Run
True Republicans have traditionally fostered and nurtured a business-friendly environment that creates jobs, grows a healthy commercial tax base, and lowers the tax burden on residents.
Tom Gordy Announces Campaign for Brentsville Supervisor
Gordy says he will advocate for communities, schools and rural areas in Prince William County.
Jeanine Lawson Announces Run for Chair of Prince William County Board of Supervisors
"Restoring Common-Sense Leadership, Integrity, and a Balanced Approach: Jeanine Lawson Announces Run for Prince William County Chair."
Citizens Protest PW Green Business Council's Choice of Chair Wheeler as Keynote Speaker
Citizen environmental activists protested the council’s choice of keynote speaker, Prince William Board of County Supervisor Chair Ann Wheeler-D, who is also the wife of John Wheeler, President of Keep Prince William Beautiful.
Virginia DEQ Proposes Allowing Data Centers to Run Diesel Generators Proactively During Spring, Summer Months
Environmental groups are rallying against Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) proposed variance that would allow data centers to run their generators not only during blackouts but also …

PWEA Teacher Remembers Living Through an Almost School Shooting

Ten years later, I knelt down – as I was told – on the tile floor at Bull Run Middle, flanked by two 8th-grade boys whose lives I felt especially responsible for because they had accompanied me to the office to run banal errands.
The PWEA Calls Upon Prince William School Board to Increase Employee Salaries by 10% for FY24
In its first year of collective bargaining, the Prince William Education Association is asking for a 10% pay raise for PWCS employees and no increase in health care contributions.
3 Ways Parents Can Encourage Social Emotional Learning in Children
(Family Features) Parents want a focus on social emotional skills, mental health, kindness and understanding differences. Consider these three ways parents can encourage social and emotional learning in their children.
Addressing Your Children's Challenging Behaviors
(Family Features) Many parents of young children face behavioral concerns like children not listening, throwing tantrums, biting and more. Consider these ways to understand and address challenging behaviors in young children.

Entertaining on Easter: 5 tips to make holiday hosting simple

(Family Features) Easter signals springtime and provides an opportunity to gather with loved ones to celebrate. From the guest list and menu to the decor and activities for the kiddos, consider these steps to get ready for Easter hosting duties.

Brighten Your Brunch Spread

(Family Features) Every great brunch spread complements its savory items with something sweet, something refreshing and a signature beverage with recipes like Citrus Watermelonade and Orange Oatmeal.

A Spring Spread Any Bunny Can Create

( With this sweet, colorful table arrangement, your whole family can get into the spring spirit. From festive utensils, a bright centerpiece and cute snacks, your spring setup can be fresh and fabulous.

9 techniques employers use to retain top talent

The job market has been volatile these last years, from turnover to labor shortages. Assembly has compiled strategies for retaining top talent.   

How to enjoy a spring refresh — without breaking the bank

(BPT) - With spring comes the desire for a fresh start — whether it’s for yourself, your wardrobe or your home. It’s the perfect time to sport a new look, clear out clutter and swap …


Here's what iconic concert took place the year you graduated high school

Stacker compiled a list of the most iconic concerts from each of the last 63 years, using a variety of internet-based sources, including, Billboard magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, and Spin magazine.

30 famous slang terms and phrases popularized by movies and TV shows

Stacker compiled a list of 30 slang terms that gained popularity after being used in movies and television shows, using the Oxford English Dictionary.

From Polaroids to Instant Pots: Every year's must-have shopping fad since 1973

CouponBirds compiled a list of must-have shopping fads over the past 50 years.

Talkin' pets, with vets

Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, …

25 things that have different names depending on where you live in the US

Stacker compiled a list of 25 different things that have region-specific names using news, dictionary, and academic sources.

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25 must-visit hidden gems from across the US

Stacker compiled a list of 25 must-visit hidden gems from across the United States using travel guides, news articles, and company websites.

Simple Steps for the Best Spring Break Ever

by the We Can Do This COVID-19Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Spring break is around the corner, and students everywhere are pulling out the essentials to prepare—whether that’s …

Jet Set Your Life: The Art of Budget Friendly Travel

(BPT) - Spring’s long-awaited arrival brings much anticipation for the activities that come along with more sunlight and warmer weather. There's a contagious eagerness to take more trips, stay …

25 things that have different names depending on where you live in the US

Stacker compiled a list of 25 different things that have region-specific names using news, dictionary, and academic sources.

Oscar Best Picture winner from the year you were born

Stacker compiled the list of Best Picture winners going all the way back to the first ceremony using the Oscars website.


Yoga: Modern research shows a variety of benefits to both body and mind from the ancient practice

The popularity of yoga has grown tremendously in the past decade. More than 10% of U.S. adults have practiced yoga at some point in their lives. Yoga practitioners on average spend …