UPDATE: Missing Haymarket Woman Found Unresponsive

Officers, including a police K-9 and helicopter assistance from Fairfax County police, searched extensively for the woman

UPDATE: Police Arrest Manassas Man for Attempted Robbery

 Police arrested a Manassas man who attempted to rob a woman on foot.

Police Offer $5,000 Reward for Info Leading to Capture of Suspects in Woodbridge Homicide

The Prince William Police is offering up to a $5,000 reward for info leading to the arrest of two suspects in the homicide of a 21-year-old. Video in the article.

73rd Annual Prince William County Fair

The Prince William County Fair returns for its 73rd year!

Prince William Parks, VA StrEATS to Host Free Summer Concert Series

Prince William County Parks and VA StrEATS to Host Free Summer Concert Series on July 22 and August …

Kickstart a Happier, Healthier Balanced Lifestyle

Are we really making a commitment to living a balanced healthy and happy lifestyle, or are we just making excuses?

Bristow Beat, Bill DePugh Announce Teachers of the Year 2022

Bill DePugh of Century 21 and New Millennium and Stacy Shaw of Bristow Beat announce the winners of their 2022 Teacher of the Year Contest.

Prince William County Schools Announces Its 2022 'Outstanding Educators' 2022

PWCS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021-22 Outstanding Educators Awards.

Local Education News

Neighbors Help Teachers Fund Back-to-School Supplies

Help fund a teacher's back-to-school classroom by purchasing needed supplies.

PWCS Superintendent Notes Some Positions Remain Unfilled

Message from Prince William County School Superintendent, Dr. La Tanya McDade  August 5, 2022 Dear PWCS Families, Employees, and Community,  I hope you and your family are enjoying a …

Local Writer Brings Poetry Workshops to Unexpected Places

Katherine Gotthardt is on a mission “to bring poetry, writing and literary arts to unexpected places.” The poet is leading free poetry writing workshops for high school students and other …

Aerospace & Aviation Firm Electra Opens at Manassas Regional Airport

Electra, a hybrid-electric aerospace company, has opened a new research and development facility in the City of Manassas.

Prince William County Set to Open Crisis Receiving Center

Prince William County now has the funding to open a facility to see to the well-being of people in mental health crises.

Ceremony Recognizes the Renaming of U.S. 1 to Richmond Highway in Prince William County

Upwards of 60 signs at intersections along U.S. 1 naming the road Jefferson Davis Highway will be changed in the coming months to rename the road Richmond Highway in Prince William County.
Hot Topics

Eat well this summer with stress-free strategies from the experts

(BPT) - Summer is an amazing time to enjoy new activities, such as traveling to unfamiliar destinations or exploring a new outdoor hobby. Luckily, fueling up for your summer fun doesn’t need to …


Tips for Nutritious, Portable Summer Snacks for Kids that are Fridge-Free

(BPT) - With family vacations, summer camps and road trips in full swing, it is time to organize shopping lists for snacks that will keep kids happy and healthy. With refrigeration not always …

Money Matters

Fine-Tune Your Finances Now, Reap Rewards Later

(NewsUSA) - Many people spend a lot of time planning and fine-tuning their physical fitness, and that often includes working with a personal trainer. Why not think of financial fitness in the same …


Help Your Pets Avoid the Threat of Fleas

(NewsUSA) - Pet owners love their four-legged friends. In fact, many are considered a part of the family. However, one thing that dog and cat lovers hate are the fleas that ultimately find their way …

Home improvement

How to live BIG in your backyard this summer

(BPT) - The sun is shining, a warm breeze is blowing and you’re itching to get outside. You finally step out the door, and what do you see? A vast, empty space with untapped potential. When it …


Ready for a summer getaway? 3 tips for planning a family vacation

(BPT) - Summer vacations are an excellent opportunity to unwind, bond with your family and make memories. Summer is also one of the most popular times to travel, so it’s time to start planning …

Green Living

Award-Winning Inspiration for Exterior Home Upgrades

(Family Features) From decks and outdoor kitchens to guest houses and whole-home makeovers, there are a variety of ways homeowners can enhance the look and feel of their outdoor spaces while also creating new ways to enjoy time outside with family and friends.


Is A COVID Vaccine On Your Child’s Summer Camp Checklist?

by We Can Do This COVID-19  Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Many parents are considering how to keep their children active and screen-free during the summer months, and camps can be a …


Chair Wheeler Purchased Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Tech, Data Center Companies

Prince William County Supervisor Chair-At-Large Ann Wheeler invested tens to hundreds of thousands in tech and data center companies including one directly connected to the PW Digital Gateway.

OmniRide to Host Public Hearings to Discuss Proposed Changes to Routes

WOODBRIDGE, VA – OmniRide has scheduled a series of public hearings to discuss proposed changes to multiple routes.

OPINION: Prince William BOCS Chair 'Shill for Corporate Raiders'

"Being a shill for corporate raiders looking to exploit our community is not progressive..."

Police Arrest Nokesville Man for Malicious Wounding, Abduction

Police arrested a Nokesville man for domestic assault and for attempting to prevent the victim from seeking assistance from law enforcement or medics.

Prince William Supervisors Propose Water Study on Effects of Future Land Use Proposals

A resolution calling for a study of the potential effects of planning initiatives on the Occoquan reservoir will be presented, August 2.
Coalition to Protect Prince William County Executive director says: “She's already sold out. She needs to go."
Gainesville citizens petition to judicially recall Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland for continuing to participate in votes related to Gainesville data center development despite a conflict of interest.
"Candland’s corrupt behavior and misuse of his office makes him unfit for public service at any level," Coalition to Protect Prince William County executive director Elena Schlossberg said.
Virginia Governor Youngkin has established a tip line to report teachers. Please report your PWCS teachers now!
Coalition asks people to sign up for Citizens' Time on June 15.

BLACK CAT WAX Celebrates Three Years!

Black Cat Wax, a full-body waxing studio for women & men in Gainesville, is known for its exceptional guest service. Denise Coleman and her team pride themselves on providing a quick and easy body hair removal experience

Where Would You Like To Read Bristow Beat?

You probably have your favorite way of reading Bristow Beat. And while there is no wrong way to read Bristow Beat online, you may not know that we have a presence on many social media platforms such …

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