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Loudoun County Sheriff deputies honored for handling of suicide attempt

Two deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have been honored for their actions responding to a suicide attempt last month.

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Loudoun County officials: State law dictates Confederate statue must stay

Virginia code states: “ … it shall be unlawful for the authorities of the locality, or any other person or persons, to disturb or interfere with any [memorials or monuments for war veterans] so erected."

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With Gov. McAuliffe in office, old friends find new opportunities

Terry McAuliffe's move from national Democratic political insider to Virginia governor has meant new opportunities for some of his longtime friends.

County EMS Transport Fee to begin July 6

Loudoun County will begin charging an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Transport Fee on July 6.

Court dismisses FOIA case against Loudoun County School Board

Brian Davison, a Lansdowne parent, once again took the Loudoun School Board, its members and other LCPS administrators to court June 25 for violating Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act laws

Mayor Kwasi Fraser of Purcellville

A Q&A with Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser

After serving one year as Mayor of Purcellville Kwasi Fraser reflects on the past year and looks ahead to the future. Fraser sat down with the Times-Mirror to discuss his first year in office.

Confederate flag case cited in Redskins trademark battle

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week on license plates and the Confederate flag could be bad news for the Washington Redskins.

The Confederate statue at Loudoun’s courthouse: Should it stay or go?

Featuring a roughly 12-foot-tall, mounted Confederate soldier holding a gun, the statue was placed in Leesburg in 1908 and has remained for the past 107 years.

MORE: McAuliffe announces plan to remove Confederate flag from state license plates

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced today that he would begin the process to remove the Confederate battle flag from Virginia license plates.

Leesburg Town Council to vote on appropriation motion for parking garage mural

The Leesburg Town Council will be voting tonight on a motion allowing for supplemental appropriation to complete the parking garage mural commissioned in 2012.

Virginia Department of Social Services announces cooling assistance program

The Virginia Department of Social Services has announced that low-income families can apply for assistance with cooling their homes for the summer.

Local organization to host talk on race relations

Local community organization Jericho Brigade will be hosting an online talk on local race relations.

Virginia Department of Transportation studies congestion on Route 15

The Virginia Department of Transportation has launched a $50,000 study into reducing congestion at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and Route 15 North in Leesburg.

Loudoun supervisors give more than $1 million to local nonprofits

Organizations focused on health services were awarded more than 50 percent of the funds. HealthWorks was granted $180,000, the Loudoun Free Clinic $88,455 and Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing $76,000.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe touts benefits of 6-nation European trip

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to return Friday from a six-country European tour designed to bring foreign investment to Virginia.
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