New hops are tops at Purcellville’s Old 690
Mark Powell, left, and Darren Gryniuk, right, at Old 690 Brewing Co. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Sat., Aug. 30 | 06:00 AM - Adding more sudsy miles to Purcellville’s craft beer trail, Old 690 Brewing Co. opened for business Aug. 15 at 15670 Ashbury Church Road.
Recruiting innovation: Telos Corp. wraps up summer internship program
L-R Telos summer interns Connor Corcoran, Raj Shrmali, Robert Fairfax, Anchit Killa, Daanish Ahmed, Katie McEnearney, Rich Robinson, Director of Innovation, Telos. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Fri., Aug. 29 | 10:11 AM - With the goal of training young, highly skilled high school and college students, Telos Corp., an Ashburn-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up an innovative summer internship program Aug. 22.
Bridging the gap: NOVA expansion could mean more opportunity for Loudoun businesses
Construction on NOVA’s new Higher Education Center Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Aug. 28 | 09:56 AM - Northern Virginia Community College is expanding its footprint in Loudoun with a large building expansion spread across two phases.
Tackling the stereotypes: one of Loudoun’s female footballers
Loudoun Valley’s Hannah Allison is the only female football player on the school’s team. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Aug. 27 | 10:43 AM - Hannah Allison is the only female football player on the 40- “man” Loudoun Valley High School football team.
Quail Run Signs of Hamilton provides the best welcome around
John Ralph, owner of Quail Run Signs in Hamilton, looks over an yet-to-be-complete project. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Mon., Aug. 25 | 06:03 AM - John Ralph and his five-person team are the sculptors of some of the most recognizable business and personal signage in Loudoun County.
Federal report outlines impact of national parks in Virginia
Thu., Jul. 24 | 12:57 PM - Fewer people visited Virginia's national parks last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Economic Development Advisory Commission seeks new members
Wed., Aug. 27 | 12:20 PM - The Loudoun Economic Development Advisory Commission is seeking new members.
Geoff Lawson new GM and VP for Leesburg National Conference Center
Geoff Lawson takes over as general manager of Leesburg’s National Conference Center and West Belmont Place Event Center. Courtesy Photo
Tue., Aug. 26 | 04:49 PM - Geoff Lawson was named the new general manager and vice president for the National Conference Center and West Belmont Place Event Center.
Leesburg’s Olde Izaak Walton Park closed until Aug. 29 for repair of Davis Court Bridge
Mon., Aug. 25 | 01:07 PM - Olde Izaak Walton Park, at 850 Davis Court SE, Leesburg, will be closed from today, Aug. 24 through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. The Leesburg Dog Park also will be closed during this time.
Blue Ridge Hospice gets a new Leesburg office
Sun., Aug. 24 | 01:47 PM - A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Aug. 27 for Blue Ridge Hospice’s new Leesburg office in the Cornwall Medical Pavilion at 224A Cornwall St. NW, Suite 200A.
Ave Maria Academy of Ballet opens in Old Ashburn
The Ave Maria Academy of Ballet recently opened in Old Ashburn at 20722 Ashburn Road. The ballet studio is led by Maria-Monica Koo. Courtesy Photo
Sun., Aug. 24 | 11:35 AM - Bringing classical ballet training for students of all levels, the Ave Maria Academy of Ballet recently opened in Old Ashburn.
BlackBench Fit to offer yoga classes
Sat., Aug. 23 | 01:51 PM - This fall, BlackBench will offer yoga classes, so as a preview, the Ashburn studio is providing free yoga classes every Sunday in August.
Merritt Construction Services wins bid for Telos renovation
Sat., Aug. 23 | 09:49 AM - Merritt Construction Services recently announced that it won the bid to renovate the Telos Corp. headquarters in Ashburn.
Chamber president graduates from Institute for Organizational Management
Fri., Aug. 22 | 05:52 PM - Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce president Tony Howard recently graduated from the Institute for Organization Management.
Twenty-four Loudoun businesses named to the Inc. 5000
Fri., Aug. 22 | 02:41 PM - This year's Inc. 5000 list includes 284 companies from Virginia and 24 from Loudoun County.
Student fundraiser makes big impact at Inova Loudoun
Lexi Graham (left) and Geena May (right) with Beamer the dog, at the ribbon cutting for the new play space at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s pediatric emergency room waiting area. Graham and May led the effort to raise $30,000 in one year to fund the new play space. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Fri., Aug. 22 | 07:00 AM - James Madison High School students raise $30,000 to fund new play area in Inova Loudoun's pediatric emergency room waiting area.
MWAA closes on $1.28 billion rail loan
Thu., Aug. 21 | 02:00 PM - Yesterday the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) closed on $1.28 billion of a low-interest, long-term federal loan to help fund construction of the second phase of the Silver Line.
Federal Contractors Group to meet in Leesburg
Thu., Aug. 21 | 12:21 PM - The Loudoun Federal Contractors Group will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg.
New tenants slated for Village at Leesburg
Thu., Aug. 21 | 10:00 AM - The Hair Cuttery, BonChon, Comfort One Shoes and a Marine Corps Recruiting Center have all recently signed leases to move into the mixed-use development.
Oaklawn residents seek common ground with K2M’s plans
Thu., Aug. 21 | 08:45 AM - Residents of Leesburg's Oaklawn and Stratford neighborhoods are extending an olive branch to K2M.
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 late Bunny Mellon’s Upperville estate listed for $70 million
Tue., Aug. 19 | 03:07 PM - The 2,000-acre Upperville estate that once belonged to Paul and "Bunny" Mellon is listed for $70 million.
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
Gun sales in Va. down following three years’ growth
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:28 AM - Transactions at gun shows declined by 21 percent during the same period, from 24,870 to 20,492.
Loudoun Interfaith Relief names new executive director
Mon., Aug. 18 | 03:49 PM - Loudoun Interfaith Relief, the county's largest food pantry, on Monday named Jennifer Montgomery as its new executive director.
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.
Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name
Sat., Aug. 16 | 02:15 PM - The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
Competing with the Big Boys seminar set for Aug. 18
Sat., Aug. 16 | 01:00 PM - On Aug. 18, the Loudoun County Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar called “Competing with the Big Boys: How Independent Retailers Win and Keep the Customer” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg.
SBDC seminar set for Aug. 19
Fri., Aug. 15 | 12:50 PM - On Aug. 19, the SBDC will offer a seminar titled “Team Eventacular – Merchants, Planners, Events: Partnering for Profit” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Emanuel Episcopal Church parish house, 105 East Washington St., Middleburg.
It’s K2M: Oaklawn’s new tenant revealed
K2M is a medical technology manufacturing company based in Leesburg.Courtesy Photos\Facebook
Thu., Aug. 14 | 03:24 PM - Leesburg-based K2M, a global medical devices manufacturer, is seeking to develop a portion of the Oaklawn property in south Leesburg.