IN PHOTOS: The spirit of Christmas
Mobile Hope hosted a holiday-inspired shopping night to assist and benefit homeless and at-risk children and youth in the county. Santa visited the Mobile HOpe bus on Dec. 18 Santa (Taylor Hines) and his elf (Nestor Franco, 13, of Leesburg) posed for holiday photo with three gift recipients, brothers Danny, 5, Emerson, 6, and Elmer Requeno of Leesburg.
Thu., Dec. 25 | 08:00 AM -
Organizations throughout Loudoun County celebrated the season and provided the gift of giving during events leading up to Christmas. Photos by Rick Wasser.
Hunter bags 650-pound black bear
Patrick Coffey killed a 650-pound black bear near The Plains on Tuesday. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Dec. 24 | 05:00 PM -
While out deer hunting on Merry Oak Farm near The Plains, Patrick Coffey came across a giant black bear.
Governor’s ethics panel calls for nonpartisan redistricting
Wed., Dec. 24 | 01:05 PM -
As proposed, five members of a redistricting commission would draw districts.
December bank robberies up 300 percent in past two years
Wed., Dec. 24 | 11:21 AM -
Holiday pressure can make people desperate, FBI says.
“The Interview” to take the screen at One Loudoun’s Alamo Drafthouse
Tue., Dec. 23 | 07:20 PM -
The controversial comedy “The Interview” will be shown at One Loudoun's Alamo Drafthouse in Ashburn starting Christmas Day.
With traditions and reflections, families and friends, Loudouners mark a season of lights
On Blockhouse Point Place in Potomac Falls, Ed Urbaniak illuminates the season with 60,000 lights choreographed to music. Times-Mirror/Dale Peskin
Tue., Dec. 23 | 12:00 PM -
Somewhere between the history and industry of Loudoun, diversity rides the undercurrent of holiday celebration.
Northern Virginia club opens for firearms enthusiasts
Tue., Dec. 23 | 08:20 AM -
Veterans and other gun enthusiasts looking to fire off a few rounds have a recently opened 65,000-square-foot facility just miles from the nation's capital as a new option.
U.Va. chair decries “drive by” journalism
The article that appeared in Rolling Stones last month sparked a nationwide conversation. Courtesy photo
Mon., Dec. 22 | 02:50 PM -
The chairman of the University of Virginia's board ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday for unfairly tarnishing the school's image.
Reunited: Purcellville woman finds birth family after 65 years
Iris Burkart (middle, wearing light blue)met her sister Elisa (in orange), her brother Daniel (in yellow) and nephews and nieces Nov. 11 at Elisa’s home in Mayyaguez, Puerto Rico. Courtesy photo
Mon., Dec. 22 | 08:00 AM -
Iris Burkart found her biological family after 65 years on Oct. 2, 2014, a day that is ingrained in her memory like her birthday and wedding anniversary.