Tackling the stereotypes: one of Loudoun’s female footballers
Loudoun Valley’s Hannah Allison is the only female football player on the school’s team. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Aug. 27 | 10:43 AM - Hannah Allison is the only female football player on the 40- “man” Loudoun Valley High School football team.
Life dreams on the Leesburg stage
Drew Clyde opened Headway, an inter-denominational church, at the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg. Now he’s working to bring more dreams to reality.
Photos Courtesy/Ben Arment, Drew Clyde
Wed., Aug. 27 | 06:00 AM - Ten participants will share their dreams Aug. 31 on the Tally Ho stage.
Across Loudoun, Gillespie pitches economic plan, condemns Obamacare
Republicans Ed Gillespie and state Del. Barbara Comstock visited Tart Lumber in Sterling Monday. Gillespie, who is challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, was touting his new economic proposal during a several-stop tour through the county, and Comstock joined for the discussion. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Aug. 26 | 04:52 PM - The Republican challenger to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie, made a sweeping tour through Loudoun County Monday.
Gabriella’s Smashing Walnuts makes first grant; $100K to brain doctor
President Barack Obama hands a signing pen to Jake Miller, brother of the late Gabriella Miller, after Obama signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act into law in early April. Screenshot/YouTube
Tue., Aug. 26 | 12:50 PM - The Loudoun-based Smashing Walnuts Foundation, launched to honor the late local youth Gabriella Miller, today made its first grant to help find a cure for childhood cancer.
Despite ‘real job’ comment, Foust and Democrats to push ‘women’s issues’
John Foust, the Democratic candidate in this year’s 10th Congressional District election, has been under fire for the past week over his comments questioning whether his opponent, state Del. Barbara Comstock, has “ever had a real job.” Courtesy Photo/Facebook
Tue., Aug. 26 | 10:13 AM - Following what many Northern Virginia conservatives are considering a major gaffe from the Democratic candidate in Virginia's 10th Congressional District race, John Foust, Democrats say they're going to continue making women's health care and women's choice a central theme in their campaign.
Trial gets juicier with McDonnell’s testimony
Mon., Aug. 25 | 01:12 PM - After former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the witness stand in his public corruption trial, a narrative worthy of a nighttime soap opera got even juicier.
Quail Run Signs of Hamilton provides the best welcome around
John Ralph, owner of Quail Run Signs in Hamilton, looks over an yet-to-be-complete project. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Mon., Aug. 25 | 06:03 AM - John Ralph and his five-person team are the sculptors of some of the most recognizable business and personal signage in Loudoun County.
Ave Maria Academy of Ballet opens in Old Ashburn
The Ave Maria Academy of Ballet recently opened in Old Ashburn at 20722 Ashburn Road. The ballet studio is led by Maria-Monica Koo. Courtesy Photo
Sun., Aug. 24 | 11:35 AM - Bringing classical ballet training for students of all levels, the Ave Maria Academy of Ballet recently opened in Old Ashburn.
Virginia students beat national averages on ACT test
Sat., Aug. 23 | 09:43 AM - Virginia students outperformed their peers nationwide on every section of the ACT this past year, according to data released this week.