McAuliffe proposes changes to Virginia state budget
Thu., Dec. 18 | 12:44 PM -
Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to more than double the pot of money he can spend trying to lure companies to Virginia, ease school districts' teacher retirement burdens, and give raises to rookie deputy sheriffs.
Loudoun Wine: ‘We get up with the sun and live and die by the weather’
Lew Parker is the founder and winemaker at Loudoun County’s first winery, Willowcroft Vineyards, in southern Leesburg. Loudoun now boasts more than 40 wineries, more than any other county in Virginia. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Thu., Dec. 18 | 12:33 PM -
“The wines of Loudoun County are on the rise in terms of quality and intrigue."
Native Run: Home in Leesburg for the holidays
Northern Virginia band Native Run will take the Tally Ho Theatre stage in Leesburg Dec. 22. Courtesy Photo
Thu., Dec. 18 | 12:25 PM -
The Northern Virginia band takes a break from Nashville to play to the people who gave them their start
Communication breakdown: Lockdown at LCHS spurs discussion on info protocol in schools
Loudoun County High School Principal Michelle Luttrell talked to parents outside the school after the lockdown was lifted. She assured them they could take their children home and that everyone was safe. Anna Harris/Times-Mirror
Wed., Dec. 17 | 12:15 PM -
For some concerned parents, communication during the emergency lockdown at Loudoun County High School stirred confusion.
Unseen crime: 85% of arrests, details about investigations go unreported in Loudoun and Leesburg
Unreported arrests from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Dec. 17 | 08:00 AM -
A four-month study by the Loudoun Times-Mirror that compared more than two years of indictment lists issued by the county's commonwealth’s attorney's office to arrest reports issued by the county's sheriff's office and Leesburg Police Department.
Loudoun County Parkway completion sparks local Republican rift
Tue., Dec. 16 | 03:50 PM -
The completion of Loudoun County Parkway, a key transportation project in the county, led to sharp words and claims of lies between local Republican officeholders last week.
Suspect named in 2012 murder of Sarah Greenhalgh
A suspect has been named in the 2012 murder of former Winchester Star reporter Sarah Greenhalgh. -Courtesy/Fauquier Times
Tue., Dec. 16 | 12:17 PM -
Fingerprints from John Sheldon Kearns – Greenhalgh's former boyfriend – were obtained on Dec. 8, according to an affidavit filed in the Circuit Court Dec. 11.
MORE: Gov. McAuliffe calls for stricter gun regulations
Mon., Dec. 15 | 05:57 PM -
Included in McAuliffe's initiatives are closing the so-called “gun show loophole” and re-implementing the state's one-handgun-per-month law.
Sterling man claims $1 million Powerball prize one week before it expires
Aaron Monsey of Sterling claimed his $1 million lottery prize on Dec. 15 – less than one week before it was set to expire. Photo Courtesy/Virginia Lottery
Mon., Dec. 15 | 05:31 PM -
Aaron Monsey was in no hurry to claim his $1 million winning lottery ticket.