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Loudoun County chairwoman to serve on Gov.-elect Northam’s transition team

Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) will serve on Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s 85-member transition committee.

After Danica Roem’s win, GOP lawmaker wants to end gendered titles

The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber's longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers with gendered titles.

McAlister reinstated as Purcellville’s police chief

The town on Wednesday reinstated McAlister as chief, but she remains on paid administration leave pending an audit of the previous investigation that led to her firing on Nov. 3.

Melanie Kelly with local Girl Scouts who collected donations for Thanksgiving meals.

Ashburn moms provide Thanksgiving meals to hundreds in need

Six years ago, Melanie Kelly started a backpack drive to support children at her elementary school in Ashburn. Through this program, she became aware of many local families in need of assistance.

CalAtlantic Homes revealed as Leesburg’s Westpark Golf Course pursuer

The Town of Leesburg announced today that Arlington-based CalAtlantic Homes is the company under contract to purchase the Westpark Golf Course. The contract is in a study period that will end in approximately a month, according to town officials.

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Supervisors confirm rumors: Wegmans coming to southern Loudoun’s Arcola Center

The rumors are true: East Coast grocery chain Wegmans is planning to move to Loudoun’s Arcola Center, supervisors Matt Letourneau (R-Dulles) and Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge) announced in a joint statement today.

Campaign finance, open records bills among first proposed in Richmond

Campaign finance and public records bills are among the first to be filed for the upcoming Virginia legislative session.

Facebook/Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser

Purcellville town manager on leave; McAlister attorney lampoons town investigation

Interim Town Manager Alex Vanegas is currently on leave, according to a town employee who answered the general phone line Tuesday.

Analysis: Loudoun swinging to blue as it grows and becomes more diverse

White men are losing their majority, their traditional hold on power and their exclusive role in deciding how Loudoun will grow.

A Town in Turmoil: Purcellville requests managerial assistance from Loudoun County

Events in the Town of Purcellville over the past week have caused a domino effect that is calling into question the town’s staffing levels and ability to administer core government operations.

Three candidates vying for Reid’s Leesburg seat; special election date set for Feb. 6

Three familiar faces have stepped up to campaign for Leesburg Councilman Ken Reid’s empty seat: Gwen Pangle, Neil Steinberg and Josh Thiel.

Georgia Nuckolls Courtesy Photo/LinkedIn

Investigator who conducted Purcellville police chief inquiry has previous criminal convictions

Georgia Nuckolls, the human resources investigator hired by the Town of Purcellville to look into claims against now former Chief of Police Cynthia McAlister, has been convicted of multiple crimes in the past, town officials announced Sunday.

Leesburg Town Councilman Ron Campbell announces mayoral bid in Ashburn. Times-Mirror/Alex Erkiletian

Leesburg Town Councilman Ron Campbell announces mayoral bid

After less than a year of serving on the Leesburg Town Council, Ron Campbell announced today he plans to challenge mayor and veteran town councilwoman Kelly Burk in next year’s mayoral election.

Purcellville calls emergency council meeting, notifies public less than 14 hours beforehand

More controversy and concerns out of the Town of Purcellville and its government operations Friday.

Reginald Evans, Leesburg’s first black police officer, dies at 68

Sergeant Reginald Evans, the first African-American man to serve as a police officer with the Town of Leesburg, died Thursday at the age of 68.
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