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Purcellville hires new interim town manager

Purcellville Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire John Anzivino, a former town manager in Warrenton, to serve as interim town manager. He is expected to serve for about three months.

Conservative minister E.W. Jackson joins Senate race to challenge Kaine

A conservative minister announced he's joining the fight for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2018.

Rosemary Lawler has placed an attention-grabbing sign at her farm near Lucketts. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

KKK literature stirs up painful memories for Leesburg woman

A Leesburg woman who placed an anti-KKK, anti-Donald Trump sign at the entrance of farm – only to have it torn down along with part of her fence – says she won't be intimidated by the responsible party.

Republican delegate joins Senate race to challenge Tim Kaine

Virginia Del. Nick Freitas has announced his plan to seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2018.

Purcellville OKs $80K expenditure for new investigation, brings on PR firm

Purcellville Town Council, still reeling from the town's biggest scandal in decades, made efforts to calm the storm Thursday night.

Alex Vanegas

Purcellville town attorney denies sexual harassment claims made by on-leave town manager

Purcellville Interim Town Manager Alex Vanegas, who is currently on paid administrative leave, filed a sexual harassment complaint against Town Attorney Sally Hankins on Dec. 1.

Loudoun County sends, then retracts tax reform letter to Rep. Comstock

As members of Congress continue debate and dialogue on the Republicans' plan for tax reform, Loudoun County supervisors are trying to figure out how a letter described by some as highly political was sent to Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) on behalf of the Board of Supervisors.

Gov. McAuliffe sued by electric car company investors

A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his past work for a troubled electric car maker that relied heavily on foreign money from people trying to obtain residency in the United States.

House passes Comstock’s resolution combating sexual harassment

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed Congresswoman Barbara Comstock's (R-Va.-10th) bipartisan resolution for all members and staff to complete mandatory anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training.

Weeks after Election Day, Virginia House still in dispute

A Democratic tidal wave on Election Day in Virginia three weeks ago has left chaos in its wake, with control of the House of Delegates still undecided and no end in sight to the dispute.

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.

Poll: Many want to avoid political talk this Thanksgiving

Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes.

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.

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.
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