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Once again, Loudoun is the nation’s most affluent county. So why isn’t everyone celebrating?

Loudoun County is once again the richest county in the U.S., according to the latest Census Bureau estimates, but not everyone thinks the distinction is a cause for celebration – and some residents think the title masks certain truths.

Proposed high-end shooting range at the members-only Caliber Club. Courtesy photo.

A luxe gun club could be coming to Commonwealth Center in Ashburn

Imagine being able to spend the day at a shooting range, then take up a self-defense and yoga class, snag a massage and then host a business meeting and throw a party, all under one roof.

UPDATE: Sterling Chipotle closes after reports of customers becoming ill

Chipotle has temporarily shut down its Sterling location after reports that recent customers have become ill with norovirus symptoms.

Self-driving cars to be tested on Virginia Express Lanes

The state of Virginia is moving forward with testing the possibility of allowing autonomous, or self-driving, cars on express lanes of Interstates 95 and 495.

Loudoun supervisors loosen constraints on Dulles World Center to build residential units

One of Loudoun County’s most prized future mixed-use developments -- the Dulles World Center, otherwise known as The Hub -- won a second round of modifications by the Board of Supervisors last week that will give it flexibility in the way it phases the buildout of its 82-acre development.

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WATCH: Purcellville auctioneer takes second in international competition

Purcellville's Brian Damewood came in second place out of more than 70 contestants in this year's International Auctioneer Championship, held last week in Ohio.

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Award-winning nail stylist opens Top Coat in Purcellville

Kim Patterson, a nationally-ranked nail stylist, co-owner of Re-Love It consignment shop and Purcellville resident, has opened a new manicure and pedicure salon at 860 E. Main Street in Purcellville.

The newly refurbished track at Middleburg Training Track, one facility to benefit from the Virginia Thoroughbred Certified Program. Courtesy Photo

New program aims to boost thoroughbreds in Virginia, equine economy

Historically, Virginia has a great tradition of breeding thoroughbred horses. However, there's been a steady decline over the last few decades in the numbers of thoroughbred horses being bred, broken in, or trained in the state.

Loudoun again crowned the richest county in America

Loudoun County is once again the richest county in the U.S., according the latest Census Bureau estimates.

Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ to film seventh season in Virginia

The seventh season of "Homeland" will be filmed in central Virginia.

Developers win as Leesburg districts exempted from state’s proffer law

Two up-and-coming Leesburg districts will be exempted from the commonwealth’s recent proffer legislation after a Leesburg Town Council vote Tuesday night.

Hearing set for Oct. 4 in Belmont Slave Cemetery trustee fight

In three months, the fight over who will become the trustee of the historic Belmont Slave Cemetery in Ashburn owned by the Toll Brothers -- a prominent Pennsylvania-based developer -- will be heard in a Loudoun County courtroom.

New bridge crossing from Loudoun to Maryland? No thanks, say Maryland leaders

As Loudoun County embarks on plans for a new Potomac River crossing and begins exploring new corridors for a second bridge, Maryland officials – those required to sign off on a new bridge – aren't showing interest in the project.

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North Gate Vineyard on the market for $4.25 million

North Gate Vineyard, a 26-acre property at the base of the Short Hill Mountains in Hillsboro owned by Mark and Vicki Fedor, is on the market for $4,250,000.

Casanel, Ingleside, Horton take gold in Virginia State Fair Wine Competition

Ingleside Plantation Vineyards (Westmoreland County), among the oldest wineries in Virginia, claimed the most gold medals in this year's fair contest with five.
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