Amid squabble, conservative talk show host withdraws request for Loudoun County tax exemption
Thu., Nov. 20 | 02:59 PM -
Landmark Legal, the nonprofit organization headed by conservative talk show host Mark Levin, has withdrawn its application for a Loudoun County property tax exemption at its Leesburg office.
Rolling Stone article on culture of rape at UVA: ‘Instantly all anyone could talk about’
Thu., Nov. 20 | 02:41 PM -
As of Thursday morning, the story had been shared more than 50,000 times on Facebook, tweeted 4,600 times and drawn 1,300 comments.
Eastern District collects $24 million in debts in fiscal 2014
Thu., Nov. 20 | 01:29 PM -
The Eastern District of Virginia collected more than $23.6 million in criminal and civil debts, restitution and forfeitures in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.
Mathias and his team unleashing childhood cancer awareness
Thu., Nov. 20 | 08:58 AM -
Mathias Giordano, 13, was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, cancer of the bone, in July 2012. In the years since, the local boy has endured more than 50 rounds of chemo and radiation, major lung surgeries and a below-the-knee amputation of his right leg.
‘This is My Brave’: Community responds to growing suicide, depression rates
Heather Coleman, who suffers from bipolar disorder, speaks at a recent event at Briar Woods High School about suicide prevention. Courtesy Photo/Julie Fisher McCarter
Wed., Nov. 19 | 03:14 PM -
A nationwide survey of ninth to 12th-graders found that 16 percent reported seriously considering suicide, 13 percent reported creating a plan and 8 percent reporting trying to take their own life.
Loudoun full-day kindergarten in the discussion spotlight
Currently, no universal, full-day kindergarten is offered in Loudoun, making it the only county yet to offer FDK as an option in the state. Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Wed., Nov. 19 | 08:06 AM -
Discussion for pursuit of universal, full-day kindergarten in Loudoun has reached a crossroads.
NASA awards potential $186 million balloon operations contract to Orbital Sciences
A NASA balloon launch from Antarctica. - Courtesy/NASA
Tue., Nov. 18 | 05:26 PM -
In an encouraging sign for Orbital Sciences, NASA has inked a deal with the Dulles-based firm, which could be worth more than $186 million, to operate and monitor balloon facilities in Texas, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia from Feb. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2016.
Loudoun Economic Development Committee mulls sponsorship of World Police and Fire Games
The World Police and Fire Games will likely get much less than the $250,000 it was originally hoping to secure for a Loudoun sponsorship of the games.- Courtesy/World Police and Fire Games
Tue., Nov. 18 | 01:33 PM -
A motion moving that the Economic Development Committee recommend the Board of Supervisors direct staff to negotiate a sponsorship deal with the World Police and Fire Games for $35,000 passed 3-0 last night.
St. John Properties buys three office buildings in Sterling
The Loudoun Tech Center houses the three buildings St. John Properties bought last week in a deal for $11.65 million. - Courtesy/St. John Properties
Tue., Nov. 18 | 06:00 AM -
St. John Properties, a Baltimore-based company recently bought a portfolio of three office/flex buildings in Sterling totaling about 125,000 square feet, with plans to add nearly 300,000 square feet of speculative office space in the future.