New school year, new school: Rock Ridge High’s first day
First block physical education students listen as they’re given instructions. Times Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Sep. 2 | 04:38 PM - Sept. 2 was Rock Ridge High School's inaugural day.
Loudoun Valley head football coach sacked
Danny McGrath was fired in the evening of Aug. 29. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Sep. 2 | 03:40 PM - Loudoun Valley High School Varsity football coach Danny McGrath was fired Aug. 29.
Loudoun County to hold inaugural Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 5
Tue., Sep. 2 | 02:54 PM - Loudoun County High School invites the public to attend the inaugural LCHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 5 p.m. Sept. 5 in the school's auditorium.
Five things to know about Virginia’s November elections
Tue., Sep. 2 | 09:06 AM - The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.
Carlton rises up: Growth spurt has spurred major college offers
Junior Holly Carlton aims to stand tall once again for the Potomac Falls High School volleyball team this season.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., Aug. 31 | 06:00 AM - In recent years, Loudoun products have begun to dot the rosters of some of the top college volleyball teams around. The latest blue-chipper in that parade of high-level talent is Potomac Falls High School junior setter Holly Carlton.
New hops are tops at Purcellville’s Old 690
Mark Powell, left, and Darren Gryniuk, right, at Old 690 Brewing Co. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Sat., Aug. 30 | 06:00 AM - Adding more sudsy miles to Purcellville’s craft beer trail, Old 690 Brewing Co. opened for business Aug. 15 at 15670 Ashbury Church Road.
Invasive pest first found in Fairfax spreads throughout state
Fri., Aug. 29 | 03:14 PM - An invasive insect first found in Fairfax County in 2003 has spread across Virginia, threatening the state’s ash trees.
Testimony ends in McDonnell trial
Fri., Aug. 29 | 12:01 PM - An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.
Recruiting innovation: Telos Corp. wraps up summer internship program
L-R Telos summer interns Connor Corcoran, Raj Shrmali, Robert Fairfax, Anchit Killa, Daanish Ahmed, Katie McEnearney, Rich Robinson, Director of Innovation, Telos. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Fri., Aug. 29 | 10:11 AM - With the goal of training young, highly skilled high school and college students, Telos Corp., an Ashburn-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up an innovative summer internship program Aug. 22.