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Rebekah Murray, owner of Virginia Dare Dress Co., models her first collection of day dresses. Courtesy photo.

Leesburg photographer launches a dress line with Kickstarter campaign

Long-time Leesburg photographer and artist Rebekah Murray has launched a new line of “simple” and “elegant” day dresses and has started an online donation campaign on Kickstarter to help her buy more fabric and expand her production at a larger factory.

Jason Sturm
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Ashburn’s Jason Sturm set to defend World Cup championship title

The para-athlete and owner of Ashburn's Old Glory Gym is about to embark on his next season of World Cup para-bobsledding competitions

Stanley Caulkins at his new shop off Catoctin Circle Southeast. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Caulkins Jewelers honors its roots after 60 years

Stanley Caulkins has seen it all. From working as a bellhop at the old hotel in downtown Leesburg waiting on officials from the Japanese Embassy a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor to watching dairy farms and mom and pop shops clear the way for big box stores and ultimately Leesburg’s transformation.

Winslow, a wire haired dachshund, has a big fan following. The 5-month-old pup raced in this year’s Oktoberfest Wiener Dog race in Lovettsville. Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

Lovettsville Blog: Wire haired dachshund has big fan following in Lovettsville

Fans who traveled from across the region to cheer for Winslow surrounded him for photos and a chance to hold him.

[left to right] President of the Dulles South Senior Advisory Board Vernon Wong and Dulles South Senior Activity Center member Sue Meck and Uta Robinson at the center looking at the new Dulles South Multipurpose Center under construction.Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi.

Seniors seek help at Dulles activity center

It started off as a typical Tuesday morning in late August for 73-year-old Sue Meck of South Riding. Three days a week, Meck drives over to the Dulles South Senior Activity Center in South Riding where she attends line dancing classes on Tuesday and other activities the center offers to Loudoun’s senior citizens.

Times-Mirror/Jonathan Taylor

Loudoun County native Patton Oswalt takes home an Emmy

Loudoun County native Patton Oswalt took home an Emmy Sunday night, and the popular comedian, writer and actor gave a touching tribute to his late wife.

Roshan Chaddha (left) and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling’s Reverend Anya Sammler-Michael at UUCS. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Congregation to help welcome refugee families to Northern Virginia

When Roshan Chaddha was 14 years old, he and his family were forced to flee what is now Pakistan as a refugee to India in 1947 during a time when the British Empire partitioned the subcontinent into two separate states.

Annual International Festival kicks off Sept. 25 in Leesburg

Loudoun County's annual International Festival returns to Leesburg Sept. 25 with an array of entertainment, food and exhibits for every culture.

Dominion, union enter agreement to end lockout

A week-long lockout of employees from Dominion Transmission, Inc. has ended.

Ashburn American Legion Post 2001 Commander Charlie McKinney. Times-Mirror File Photo

Ashburn’s American Legion Post commander dies at age 76

The commander of the Ashburn's American Legion Post 2001 died Sept. 6 of complications from cancer.

Lovettsville government offices closed Monday

The Town of Lovettsville announced Sunday night that its government offices are closed on Monday, Sept. 12, until further notice due to needed facility repairs. The town will notify residents once repairs are completed.

Rep. Barbara Comstock makes The Hill’s ‘50 Most Beautiful’ list

And the first-term congresswoman wasn't the only woman with Loudoun ties on the list.

9/11 Foundation recognized by Loudoun supervisors

Following Leesburg-based 9/11 Foundation’s final ride the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday recognized the organization’s dedication to the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001.

Leesburg resident Tammy Skov is one of Weird Al Yankovic’s biggest fans. Photo By/Alex Mangione

This Leesburg mom really, really wants to meet ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Tammy Skov's profound admiration for Yankovic, who plays at Wolf Trap in Vienna Sept. 11, comes from a point of commonality.

Photo Courtesy/LSYO

Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra welcomes new conductor

Matthew Brown has joined the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra following the resignation of Dr. Yeong Su Kim last spring. Boasting experience teaching musicians of all ages and skill levels, Brown has already led auditions to kick off the 2016 season, starting in September.
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