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ADAMS Center members participate in afternoon prayer in Sterling. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun-based Muslim center thrives, grows with message of inclusivity

The ADAMS Center, headquartered in Sterling, is one of the largest mosques in the country and continues to rapidly grow. It serves more than 5,000 Muslim families at 11 branches across Northern Virginia.

Mobile Mammography unit coming to Brambleton

The Novant Health UVA Health System's Mobile Mammography unit will be in Brambleton Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brambleton Health Living Expo at the market, located in front of Regal Cinemas.

Ashburn couple indicted in $20M visa fraud scheme

An Ashburn couple along with four co-conspirators were indicted yesterday in federal court for allegedly defrauding the government by applying for more than 800 illegal immigration benefits under the H-1B visa program that resulted in more than $20 million in profits.

Visit Loudoun hands off Epicurience food and wine festival

The brainchild of Visit Loudoun, the county’s tourism marketing arm, the festival will now be overseen by Hype Promotions, Visit Loudoun officials announced this morning.

Ashburn man drives intoxicated, crashes into two vehicles

An Ashburn man was arrested Sunday after deputies say he drove under the influence of drugs and crashed into two vehicles.

Loudoun supervisors moving forward with new comprehensive plan

Supervisors on Thursday endorsed the process for developing a new countywide plan by approving a comprehensive plan charter, something county officials say outlines the process for creating the document.

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Girls in Technology summit empowers future leaders

With the goal of inspiring future leaders in technology, 200 Loudoun County girls in grades 3-12 experienced hands-on, interactive demonstrations and discussions at the Girls in Technology summit last week.

County public information officer Glen Barbour, left, and Loudoun County Public Schools public information officer Wayde Byard both manage million-dollar budgets and a staff of eight.

Meet the messengers: Loudoun County spends at least $3M to manage its message

Loudoun County will spend north of $3 million in the next fiscal year on people who craft, curate and communicate the county's message to the public.

Ashburn mom Krista Woods won TODAY’s Next Big Thing contest this morning. Screenshot/Today.com

Ashburn mom wins TODAY show’s ‘Next Big Thing’ contest

A Loudoun mom is a finalist in TODAY’S Next Big Thing contest for her GloveStix invention, a portable odor-management solution that kills bacteria, absorbs moisture and deodorizes athletic gloves, shoes, boots and skates.

Loudoun student wins governor’s STEM essay contest

Jessica Liu, a Loudoun Academy of Science student, recently won the governor’s fifth annual STEM essay contest for the Northern Virginia region.

Members of the Broad Run High School debate team say they debated the ethics of attending state finals at Liberty University in the wake of its president’s remarks about Muslims and gun laws thoroughly before deciding not to go.
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Loudoun debate team questions VHSL motives behind decision to keep state finals at Liberty

Broad Run and at least five other debate teams in Northern Virginia have since decided not to attend the state finals after months of attempting to change the event’s location.

The housing market is hot in Loudoun

“It’s amazing,” said PJ Riner of Weichert Realtors in Ashburn. “If it’s priced correctly, if it’s marketed well and it shows well, it’s going to go very quickly, within a matter of days.”

MORE: Broad Run H.S. debate team among those boycotting state championships at Liberty

The lobbying came after Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. said at the university's convocation in December that students should arm themselves to "end those Muslims."

Loudoun chairwoman wants to re-evaluate county’s ‘Sister City’ partnerships

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D) is calling for the county to re-evaluate its “sister city” relationships, questioning whether her colleagues and county staffers even understand what the true purpose is.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Evergreen Mills Road closed this weekend

Evergreen Mills Road between Stone Springs Boulevard and Loudoun County Parkway will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, April 16 to 10 p.m. April 17 for pipe replacement, weather permitting.
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