Loudoun County coughs up nearly $10 million for new records system
Thu., Dec. 5 | 03:39 PM - The board's finance committee has studied the issue for months and, at times, questioned whether there was a lack of communication or miscues on the part of county staff.
Va. Senate Democratic leader: GOP to nominate ‘carbon copy’ of Cuccinelli in 33rd
State Sens. Barbara Favola (D-31st), left, and Dick Saslaw (D-35th), right, spoke during the campaign office opening of 33rd Senate District Democratic candidate Jennifer Wexton, center, in Sterling Dec. 4. Times-Mirror Photo/Trevor Baratko
Thu., Dec. 5 | 12:02 PM - The Virginia Senate's Democratic leader, Dick Saslaw, voiced expectations Wednesday that local Republicans will nominate a “carbon copy” of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for the 33rd Senate District special election.
School Board members finalize plan for attendance boundaries
Thu., Dec. 5 | 12:00 PM - With the rezoning of attendance boundaries entering into its final stages, the Loudoun County School Board went to their constituents Nov. 25 to iron out any concerns about the potential boundaries.
Cedar Lane gym teacher arrested after reporting to school drunk
Thu., Dec. 5 | 11:42 AM - A Loudoun County Public Schools elementary school teacher was arrested Dec. 4 after coming to school drunk.
Candy heiress pleads guilty in fatal reckless driving case
Thu., Dec. 5 | 11:07 AM - The billionaire co-owner of the Mars Inc. candy company pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to misdemeanor reckless driving, stemming from an Oct. 4 crash that killed one woman and injured several others.
Broad Run shows its force during CIP work session
Thu., Dec. 5 | 07:00 AM - Maroon and gold from the Broad Run High School community filled the School Board meeting room Dec. 3.
Mulling through the holidays
Wed., Dec. 4 | 03:59 PM - The perfect holiday recipe has nothing to do with gingerbread men or pumpkin pie or a roast turkey.
Sheriff’s Office to re-examine 1987 murder
Wed., Dec. 4 | 02:57 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Department announced Dec. 4 that its Cold Case Unit is reopening the investigation of a 1987 murder.
Five arrested in Leesburg gun thefts
Wed., Dec. 4 | 01:48 PM - Five individuals have been apprehended in connection with the theft of several guns from a downtown Leesburg restaurant.
All Things New Again keeps with tradition in Leesburg
Courtney Mickalonis (right), the manager of reclaimed furniture and paint store All Things New Again stands in one of the bedrooms with her parents Dave and Cathy Prebich, who owned the previous iteration of the store called Sawdust Specialties. - Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Ben Hancock
Wed., Dec. 4 | 11:29 AM - Courtney Mickalonis and her parents Dave and Cathy Prebich have opened their family store for the past nine Thanksgivings.
Loudoun boy donates hundreds of toys for needy children
Matthew Newcomer poses with a some of the toys he has collected for charity this season. Courtesy photo.
Wed., Dec. 4 | 01:44 AM - A visitor to Matthew Newcomer’s Loudoun County home would probably think he was one very lucky 11-year-old. The toys are everywhere, hundreds of them, overflowing from boxes and filling closets, lining a basement set up with an elaborate model train track. His father, Joseph, estimates that there are 500 or 600 in all, but there’s just one catch—none of them are for Matthew.