Violent, property crimes down in Leesburg in 2014
Wed., May. 6 | 01:34 PM -
The Town of Leesburg last year saw a decrease in violent and property crimes despite a spike in calls for service, according to a report recently released by the Leesburg Police Department.
Wine Wednesday: No, not that Catoctin Creek
Jim Hanna sips in his Catoctin Creek Winery tasting room, or basement, at his home on Richards Run outside of Purcellville. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko
Wed., May. 6 | 11:42 AM -
Jim Hanna's Catoctin Creek Winery produces just 300 cases a year of Loudoun County wine.
Loudoun Cares names Marty Bartels new executive director
Loudoun Cares is a nonprofit that serves as a hub and resource for other nonprofits in the area. After a long search, the organization has hired its next executive director.
Wed., May. 6 | 08:35 AM -
“In an area like this, where we enjoy so much, I don’t think anyone should ever need to feel like they have no where to turn for help,” Bartels said.
Willowsford property a no-go for needed Dulles elementary school
Concept art for what would have been ES-31 on Willowsford Community land. Courtesy photo/Loudoun schools
Tue., May. 5 | 06:19 PM -
Loudoun's School Board terminated its contract with the seller of a plot of land for a needed elementary school (ES-31) in Dulles North.
Driver crashes into courthouse complex in Leesburg
Loudoun County deputies investigate the scene at the Loudoun County Courthouse in downtown Leesburg after a woman drove through a fence on the property and then struck a tree. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., May. 5 | 02:29 PM -
For the second time this year, a driver crashed into the county courthouse complex in downtown Leesburg.
Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia
Tue., May. 5 | 12:08 PM -
Virginia has sent only six people to death row in the last nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years, according to statistics compiled by the Death Penalty Information Center.
John Bell to replace Jack Tiwari for Democrats in 87th District
Mon., May. 4 | 06:35 PM -
Virginia's 87th House of Delegates district continues its years-long streak of being one of the most intriguing House contests in the state.
Loudoun’s tourism champions honored at Visit Loudoun awards
Nearly 300 people were in attendance for Visit Loudoun’s annual tourism awards at Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg Monday afternoon. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko
Mon., May. 4 | 03:47 PM -
The Purcellville Wine and Food Festival, an annual fête that continues to boom year after year, was named the event of the year.
Gov. McAuliffe vetoes bill limiting license plate readers
Mon., May. 4 | 09:59 AM -
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday he had vetoed legislation aimed at restricting the use of automatic license plate readers.