Bob McDonnell’s sister details communication woes
Wed., Aug. 20 | 02:03 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Communication between former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife deteriorated so badly that he didn't bother to tell the onetime first lady that his sister and her husband were separated, according to defense testimony Tuesday.
George Mason comes to Loudoun; provides more education options
George Mason University’s new classrooms in Sterling. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Aug. 20 | 12:00 PM - Loudoun County joins the George Mason family with the university's new location officially opening in Sterling on Aug. 18.
Leesburg girl takes fencing to the hilt
Jasmine Adolphe has quickly risen up the ranks in the sport of fencing. The 9-year-old Leesburg girl will compete in the Pan Am Championships this week. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Aug. 20 | 11:35 AM - Jasmine Adolphe, it seems, has a favorite word: Amazing. After being selected to perform at the 2014 Youth & Veteran Pan American Fencing Championships – and receiving a Certificate of Recognition from the Town of Leesburg as a result – the 9-year-old prodigy has much to call “amazing.”
Love of children and cooking put Lansdowne vet in national spotlight
Lansdowne resident Jon Coombs, 42, gets excited as “Food Fighters” host Adam Richman looks on. Coombs will appear on the NBC culinary show on Aug. 26.
Photo Courtesy/NBC Productions
Wed., Aug. 20 | 09:00 AM - On Tuesday, Aug. 26 the nation will be watching as Jon Coombs battles it out on NBC's “Food Fighters.”
Simms, Dungy likely not to use ‘Redskins’ on TV
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:45 PM - Two influential NFL voices said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
The Beer Joint to open as man cave complete with “Bavarian Girls Next Door”
The Beer Joint has its grand opening next month. - Photo Courtesy/The Beer Joint
Tue., Aug. 19 | 11:05 AM - What was Leesburg's Vintage 50 restaurant has re-opened as The Beer Joint, which owner Anthony Cavallo explains as a favorite hangout for craft beer and bourbon lovers
Race for Virginia’s 10th: Debate set, endorsements touted
Tue., Aug. 19 | 09:12 AM - State Del. Barbara Comstock, the Republican candidate in November's 10th Congressional District race, was endorsed in Loudoun County this morning by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Hillsboro charter hopeful: school choice the name of the game
Hillsboro Elementary’s current building might open its doors as Loudoun’s second charter in 2015. Courtesy Photo
Mon., Aug. 18 | 04:29 PM - Hope remains alive for a Hillsboro charter school with the recent approval of a collaborative effort between Loudoun County Public School board members and the Hillsboro parents.
Only natural gas filling station in Northern Virginia hits Loudoun
Mon., Aug. 18 | 02:48 PM - Newport Beach, Calif.-based Clean Energy Fuels will be operating the facility which will be open 24-hours a day, seven days a week near Dulles International Airport.