New hops are tops at Purcellville’s Old 690
Mark Powell, left, and Darren Gryniuk, right, at Old 690 Brewing Co. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Sat., Aug. 30 | 06:00 AM - Adding more sudsy miles to Purcellville’s craft beer trail, Old 690 Brewing Co. opened for business Aug. 15 at 15670 Ashburn Church Road.
Invasive pest first found in Fairfax spreads throughout state
Fri., Aug. 29 | 03:14 PM - An invasive insect first found in Fairfax County in 2003 has spread across Virginia, threatening the state’s ash trees.
Testimony ends in McDonnell trial
Fri., Aug. 29 | 12:01 PM - An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.
Recruiting innovation: Telos Corp. wraps up summer internship program
L-R Telos summer interns Connor Corcoran, Raj Shrmali, Robert Fairfax, Anchit Killa, Daanish Ahmed, Katie McEnearney, Rich Robinson, Director of Innovation, Telos. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Fri., Aug. 29 | 10:11 AM - With the goal of training young, highly skilled high school and college students, Telos Corp., an Ashburn-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up an innovative summer internship program Aug. 22.
Early foreign language learning returns to Loudoun through Language Stars
Fri., Aug. 29 | 07:00 AM - Language Stars, a foreign language program for children, wants to bring early foreign language learning back to Loudoun County.
Virginia students make gains on revised math SOL tests
Thu., Aug. 28 | 02:59 PM - Student performance improved on Virginia's more rigorous mathematics tests last school year and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests, state education officials said Wednesday.
Bridging the gap: NOVA expansion could mean more opportunity for Loudoun businesses
Construction on NOVA’s new Higher Education Center Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Aug. 28 | 09:56 AM - Northern Virginia Community College is expanding its footprint in Loudoun with a large building expansion spread across two phases.
A church with class: Virginia Academy
Student Ministries Pastor and Virginia Academy Principal Mike Taylor welcomes teachers back to the school Aug. 26 during teacher orientation week. At right, Lead Pastors Charlie and Jill Whitlow listen, along with son, Charlie, Jr. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Aug. 28 | 07:00 AM - On Sept. 2, students will flock to Community Church's Virginia Academy, a private faith-based school that was created by the church.
EXCLUSIVE: Del. Rust to propose Virginia Health Care Independence Act during Medicaid session
Wed., Aug. 27 | 06:40 PM - Northern Virginia state Del. Tom Rust will propose a bill called the Virginia Health Care Independence Act for discussion when the House of Delegates convenes next month to discuss Medicaid expansion and receiving an estimated $2 billion per year from the federal government for health care.