Love of children and cooking put Lansdowne vet in national spotlight
Lansdowne resident Jim Coombs, 42, gets excited as “Food Fighters” host Adam Richman looks on. Coombs will appear on the NBC culinary show on Aug. 26.
Photo Courtesy/NBC Productions
Wed., Aug. 20 | 09:00 AM - On Tuesday, Aug. 26 the nation will be watching as Jon Coombs battles it out on NBC's “Food Fighters.”
Following Oaklawn rezoning, Leesburg councilman calls for open government
Leesburg Town Councilman Thomas Dunn wants council to engage in fewer closed-door sessions and be wary of non-disclosure agreements. Times-Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Wed., Aug. 20 | 06:23 AM - Council members hailed the rezoning and yet-to-arrive business expansion as one that will bring millions of dollars in tax revenue and more than 100 jobs to the community.
Simms, Dungy likely not to use ‘Redskins’ on TV
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:45 PM - Two influential NFL voices said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
The Beer Joint to open as man cave complete with “Bavarian Girls Next Door”
The Beer Joint has its grand opening next month. - Photo Courtesy/The Beer Joint
Tue., Aug. 19 | 11:05 AM - What was Leesburg's Vintage 50 restaurant has re-opened as The Beer Joint, which owner Anthony Cavallo explains as a favorite hangout for craft beer and bourbon lovers
Race for Virginia’s 10th: Debate set, endorsements touted
Tue., Aug. 19 | 09:12 AM - State Del. Barbara Comstock, the Republican candidate in November's 10th Congressional District race, was endorsed in Loudoun County this morning by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Hillsboro charter hopeful: school choice the name of the game
Hillsboro Elementary’s current building might open its doors as Loudoun’s second charter in 2015. Courtesy Photo
Mon., Aug. 18 | 04:29 PM - Hope remains alive for a Hillsboro charter school with the recent approval of a collaborative effort between Loudoun County Public School board members and the Hillsboro parents.
Only natural gas filling station in Northern Virginia hits Loudoun
Mon., Aug. 18 | 02:48 PM - Newport Beach, Calif.-based Clean Energy Fuels will be operating the facility which will be open 24-hours a day, seven days a week near Dulles International Airport.
A fresh beginning: Muay Thai part of life change for Sterling man
Kyle Tyler moved to Loudoun County with his son two years ago after his wife lost her battle with cancer. Shortly after, he started training in Muay Thai and has now competed in three fights. - Times-Mirror/Ben Hancock
Mon., Aug. 18 | 12:29 PM - Kyle Tyler moved to Loudoun County with his son two years ago after his wife lost her battle with cancer. Shortly after, he started training in Muay Thai and has now competed in three fights.
State facing larger budget shortfall than expected
Mon., Aug. 18 | 08:46 AM - Virginia is facing a larger shortfall in the current two-year state budget than officials had expected. But officials aren't ready to outline specific cuts.