Cap on out-of-state students gains momentum in Virginia
Mon., Dec. 9 | 12:14 PM - The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors included support for a 25 percent limit on admission and enrollment of out-of-state students in its recently passed legislative agenda.
Loudoun Friends of Mental Health honors seven at annual awards
Sheriff Mike Chapman, Beth Flaherty, Sgt. Linda Cerniglia and Leesburg Police Chief Joesph Price pose for the cameras after being honored for their efforts in implementing CIT training in Loudoun County. Times-Mirror Staff Photos/Crystal Owens
Fri., Dec. 6 | 12:00 PM - Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman along with Leesburg Police Chief Joseph Price, were among seven honored Dec. 2 by Friends of Loudoun Mental Health at the 5th annual Leadership Awards at Clyde's in Ashburn for their efforts in addressing the needs of the mental health community in Loudoun.
Loudoun County coughs up nearly $10 million for new records system
Thu., Dec. 5 | 03:39 PM - The board's finance committee has studied the issue for months and, at times, questioned whether there was a lack of communication or miscues on the part of county staff.
Leesburg man sentenced in $33 million federal fraud case
Tue., Dec. 3 | 05:07 PM - A Leesburg man pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to his role in a fraud scheme involving more than $33 million in federal contracts.
UPDATED: May changes course, will run for Virginia Senate as independent
Joe May, who has served as a Republican in the Virginia House of Delegates for 20 years, announced Dec. 3 he’ll run as an independent to replace attorney general-elect Mark Herring in the state senate. May lost a Republican primary for his House of Delegates seat in June. Times-Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Tue., Dec. 3 | 02:52 PM - May's decision was spurred by the 33rd Senate Republican Legislative District Committee's decision late Monday to hold a mass meeting Dec. 16 to nominate its candidate, as opposed to a firehouse primary.
Route 15 cut from Morven Park boundary line adjustments
Tue., Dec. 3 | 07:00 AM - The Leesburg Town Council voted Nov. 26 to affirm a resolution that would leave Route 15 out of the boundary line adjustments to incorporate Morven Park.
Virginia regulators OK electricity, gas rate reductions
Sat., Nov. 30 | 08:00 AM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Customers of Dominion Virginia Power and Columbia Gas of Virginia are getting a break on rates.
Dec. 17-18 set for recount in attorney general race
Mon., Dec. 9 | 03:34 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Democrat Mark Herring's 165-vote win over Republican Mark Obenshain in the close race for attorney general is headed to a recount Dec. 17 and 18, with Fairfax County getting a one-day head start.
Guest Opinion: Mental health and heartache
Fri., Nov. 29 | 07:30 PM - State Sen. Creigh Deeds was stabbed by his mentally ill son, Gus, who then shot himself. Gus was only 24 when he died. The worst part is: Gus should've been in a hospital when tragedy struck. He'd been evaluated under an emergency detention order only the day before, but turned away due to lack of beds. Creigh Deeds, long-time advocate for mental health reform, couldn't save his son because our government couldn't come together enough to pass comprehensive reform.
LTM Editorial: For the want of a few miles
Wed., Nov. 27 | 07:32 PM - The distressing news this week came from Washington (again) as the requirement for the new FBI headquarters was updated to include criteria that would exclude Loudoun County from consideration.
Obenshain requests recount in historic attorney general race
Republican State Sen. Mark Obenshain today requested a recount in the attorney general race with local state Sen. Mark Herring. Herring won the Nov. 5 contest by 165 votes out of more than 2.2 million cast. Times-Mirror File Photo
Wed., Nov. 27 | 11:10 AM - Republican State Sen. Mark Obenshain made it official today, requesting a recount in the closest statewide election in modern Virginia history, the 2013 attorney general contest.
Greason, Comstock first to submit bills for 2014 session
Tue., Nov. 26 | 02:18 PM - Two state lawmakers fresh off re-election have pre-filed bills for the 2014 General Assembly session, with Del. Barbara Comstock (R-34th) looking to initiate a Sexual and Domestic Violence Subfund and Del. Tag Greason (R-32nd) advocating for a Teacher Career Ladder program.
Clemens named to clerks’ association’s public relations committee
Tue., Nov. 26 | 12:26 PM - Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary Clemens has been appointed to chair the Public Relations Committee for the Virginia Court Clerks’ Association in 2014.
Following Whitbeck, Herndon’s Ron Meyer announces Senate 33rd candidacy
Tue., Nov. 26 | 08:57 AM - The 24-year-old public relations professional from Herndon -- who previously announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D) in Virginia's 11th Congressional District -- said Tuesday morning he'll instead run for the Senate of Virginia.
UPDATED: Loudoun out of the running for FBI headquarters
The current J. Edgar Hoover Building in downtown D.C. (pictured) has become an “untenable headquarters situation” for the FBI, according to a Loudoun County staff report. Photo Courtesy/FBI
Mon., Nov. 25 | 04:24 PM - A GSA spokesman confirmed Monday that the transportation requirement was an essential component of the organization's call for suitable locations.