Virginia Senate committee defeats gun control proposals
Tue., Jan. 27 | 12:34 PM -
A series of gun control measures has been defeated by a Republican-controlled Virginia Senate committee.
Preschool and kindergarten school teaches arts early in new building
Destiny School’s new home used to be a part of Greenway Farms owned by Captain William Greenway. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Tue., Jan. 27 | 11:00 AM -
The old yellow building on Greenway Drive in Leesburg is taking on a new purpose housing the Destiny School of the Arts for preschool children.
Competition for in-state admission remains stiff at Va. universities
Tue., Jan. 27 | 07:40 AM -
College admissions decisions are starting to roll in for Fairfax County high school seniors, again drawing attention to the competition for in-state seats at Virginia’s top universities.
Brambleton rezonings pass Loudoun board; new houses and $35M in improvements coming
A rendering of the proposed Brambleton Town Center. -Courtesy/Brambleton
Mon., Jan. 26 | 06:19 PM -
In separate near unanimous-decision votes on Jan. 21, with Supervisor Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) absent for one of the votes, the Board of Supervisors approved a package of rezoning requests for Brambleton, which will likely mean a major face-lift of the current development.
Virginia GOP taps Loudoun’s Whitbeck for chairman post
John Whitbeck (middle) of Lansdowne is joined by former U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie (left) and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) at a fundraiser in 2014. Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jan. 26 | 01:04 PM -
The Republican Party of Virginia also announced Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is expected to vie for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, will headline the party's Commonwealth Dinner in February.
Proposal would let Dominion hike electric bills
Mon., Jan. 26 | 12:00 PM -
Dominion Virginia Power would be allowed to avoid state regulation for eight years while having the ability to raise consumers’ electric bills if the General Assembly passes a bill before the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
Lost Rhino Brewery expanding, opening Brambleton restaurant and brew pub
The owners of Lost Rhino Brewery have announced plans to expand to Brambelton Town Center. Photo Courtesy/Lost Rhino
Mon., Jan. 26 | 08:00 AM -
The owners of Lost Rhino Brewery, based on Red Rum Drive in Ashburn, have announced they're expanding their business and will be opening a second brewery and restaurant in the Brambleton Town Center.
Senate bill targets sex trafficking
Sun., Jan. 25 | 09:00 AM -
A bill introduced by Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, would create new laws against sex trafficking in Virginia, Republican officials said Wednesday.
Broad Run carries gridiron success onto the court
Broad Run junior Jaleel Robinson fends off Tuscarora sophomore Tique Yarbrough and junior George Cross Jan. 16 in Leesburg as the Spartans outlasted the Huskies, 74-72.Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sat., Jan. 24 | 08:10 AM -
The starting lineup for the Broad Run Spartans hasn't changed much from fall to winter – and neither have the results.