Comstock’s property taxes raise questions about a central campaign narrative
Fri., Oct. 24 | 01:07 PM - Comstock has repeatedly said Foust is an enthusiastic supporter for take hikes, including in a TV ad titled “Taxman,” which highlighted a claim oft-used by the GOP camp that says Foust raised property taxes by 22 percent.
Voting advocates fear impact of Virginia’s voter ID law
Thu., Oct. 23 | 05:39 PM - It's an issue in states across the U.S., with the Supreme Court last weekend allowing Texas to use its strict voter ID law, over the vehement objection of three justices. The Texas law, unlike Virginia's, doesn't allow college student IDs as a form of identification.
Loudoun Board of Supervisors consider raises for next term
Tue., Oct. 21 | 01:59 PM - A pay raise could be coming for Loudoun supervisors in 2016.
Ramadan’s ‘killed in action’ tax relief measure on the ballot Nov. 4
Thu., Oct. 23 | 12:40 PM - A proposed amendment to Virginia's constitution to provide tax relief for military widows and widowers will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure, which twice passed the General Assembly without opposition, was patroned by state Del. David Ramadan (R-87th) and is the only constitutional amendment to be voted on this year.
Va. officials set up hotline for Ebola questions
Thu., Oct. 23 | 11:48 AM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians.
Middleburg Town Council to hold bond hearing
Tue., Oct. 21 | 01:00 PM - Middleburg Town Council on Oct. 23 will hold a 6 p.m. public hearing on the issuance of $1.5 million in general obligation bonds.
Purcellville reinstates ‘Notice of Gathering’ communications
Tue., Oct. 21 | 08:00 AM - The Town of Purcellville will reinstate issuing “Notice of Gatherings.”
Governor brings renewed clean energy focus
Mon., Oct. 20 | 11:01 AM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) brought a new focus to renewable energy in Virginia Tuesday as he presented the state’s 2014 energy plan to a group of business leaders and conservation groups.
Frank Wolf, Dick Black among lawmakers calling for Ebola travel ban
Fri., Oct. 17 | 02:45 PM - Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.-10th) and several state lawmakers have joined in calling for a travel ban from West African nations crippled by the Ebola crisis.
UPDATED: Judge Julia Cannon dies
Fri., Oct. 17 | 12:49 PM - A spokesperson for the Loudoun County Bar Association announced the news to association members with few details.
Supervisors approve controversial NOVEC service center
Wed., Oct. 15 | 09:22 PM - County staff found "the general location, character, and extent of the proposed public utility service center and associated facilities" are in accordance with the county's land planning.
State to cut more than 550 jobs
Wed., Oct. 15 | 04:34 PM - Surely this isn't the kind of jobs announcement first-year Gov. Terry McAuliffe wanted to make.
Northern Va. officials eye cost of educating immigrant kids
Tue., Oct. 14 | 08:52 AM - Boards of supervisors in Fairfax and Loudoun have been studying the cost of educating the children. Prince William County Supervisor Peter Candland started a petition asking the federal government to pay.
McAuliffe says married gay couples can adopt
Mon., Oct. 13 | 11:04 AM - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.
Voter registration deadline for November Election is Oct. 14
Fri., Oct. 10 | 04:17 PM - Loudoun County election officials are reminding citizens that 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 is the deadline to register to vote or update a registered voter’s address for the upcoming Nov. 4 election. If you are registering to vote by mail, the application must be postmarked no later than Oct. 14.