Planting history: Hamilton’s Wegmeyer Farms and Oatlands partner to harvest strawberries in Leesburg
Wegmeyer farm partnered with Oatlands to bring strawberries to the historic plantation. Photo Courtesy/Wegmeyer Farms
Sun., May. 3 | 08:49 AM -
A new partnership between one of Loudoun’s strawberry farms and a historic property in Leesburg is bringing a new angle to the world of strawberries – a chance to learn both history and farming.
Sheriff Chapman, Ralph Buona win Loudoun Republican nominations
Nearly 900 delegates attended Saturday’s Loudoun County Republican convention. Facebook/Loudoun County Young Republicans
Sat., May. 2 | 03:05 PM -
The two incumbent Republicans will again represent their party in November's local elections.
From Loudoun to the NFL: Alex Carter drafted in third round by Detroit
Alex Carter hauls in an interception during his playing days at Briar Woods High School. Carter will now take his skill set to the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.—File Photo
Sat., May. 2 | 08:49 AM -
Briar Woods High School alum Alex Carter was a hot commodity as the third round progressed May 1 in the 2015 National Football League draft.
George Mason U. takes over Loudoun Small Business Development Center
Loudoun’s Small Business Development Center has been serving businesses in the county for 28 years Courtesy photo/Loudoun SBDC
Sat., May. 2 | 08:25 AM -
George Mason University's Enterprise Center in Leesburg takes over the Loudoun Small Business Development Center after June.
Possible gang members attempt recruitment of Sterling Middle students
Fri., May. 1 | 02:32 PM -
Possible MS-13 high school gang members tried to recruit students from Sterling Middle School in March, according to a search warrant.
Parking or pedestrians? Downtown Leesburg divided
Some of the downtown parking spaces on King Street will be eliminated as part of the Leesburg Downtown Improvement Project. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Fri., May. 1 | 01:54 PM -
As part of a Leesburg Downtown Improvement Project 13 parking spaces may be eliminated along King Street.
Lovettsville’s music in verse
The poet – Claudia Gary – at Beans in the Belfry. Photo Courtesy/John Flannery
Fri., May. 1 | 01:35 PM -
Lovettsville’s Claudia Gary has been a poet since she wrote, what she called, “simple” poesy, haikus, when she was only in the second grade.
Amid a world of threats, Loudoun schools step up security
Fri., May. 1 | 08:30 AM -
Since the Virginia Tech shooting eight years ago, schools across the country have kicked security precautions up a notch or three. Loudoun schools are no different.
Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli stays active in Va. politics
Thu., Apr. 30 | 04:43 PM -
Since leaving elected office, Cuccinelli has helped start an oyster farm, sued the NSA, led a U.S. Senate-focused conservative political action committee and founded a law firm specializes in representing guns owners.