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Loudoun County mothers appalled over school system’s mobile app ad

A Loudoun County Public Schools advertisement for the school system's mobile app has infuriated local mothers, who are calling the ad “condescending,” “offensive” and “sexist.”

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Fabbioli, Breaux lead the pack in this year’s Loudoun Wine Awards

Fifteen wines from seven local wineries claimed a gold medal in the third annual Loudoun Wine Awards, contest officials announced Aug. 9.

After landmark First Amendment ruling, more Loudouners share stories of social media censorship

What do a local government contractor, a conservative activist in Sterling, gay rights leaders in Lovettsville, a Purcellville politician and members of a left-leaning political action group have in common?

Loudoun School Board nixes hats in schools

Remember to take off your snapbacks when you walk into school on Aug. 24, high schoolers, because hats are no longer dress-code approved.

Lansdowne resident Brian Davison says freedom of speech and expression is in danger in Loudoun County. Times-Mirror Photo

Loudoun County resident’s First Amendment case may benefit free-speech group’s suit against Trump

After months of a pending verdict in a case that raised consequential questions about the constitutional limitations on politicians' social media accounts, a federal court ruled last week that Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) violated Lansdowne resident Brian Davison’s right to free speech.

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Better Angels aims for better political understanding in Leesburg

In today's political climate, the concept of civility and open-minded discussions are often missing from the headlines.

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Loudoun Valley grad launches Homegrown Foodie Truck

After over a year of renovations, permit applications and planning, the Homegrown Foodie Truck has hit the roads around Loudoun.

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‘United Patriots’ to hold Leesburg rally in support of Confederate monument

A group calling itself “United Patriots” plans to hold a rally on the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds in Leesburg Aug. 12 “in support of keeping” the statue of a Confederate soldier on the grounds, according to town officials.

Loudoun County to do away with vehicle decal tax program, except in Purcellville and Hamilton

Starting next July Loudoun County residents can kiss their vehicle decals goodbye -- unless they're from Purcellville or Hamilton.

MORE: Loudoun supervisors approve 62 percent pay raise in 5-4 vote

After weeks of discussion, Loudoun supervisors agreed Thursday night on a 62 percent raise for the next Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission effective 2020.

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.

Jury recommends 132 years in prison for Loudoun’s serial tire and rim thief

Jason L. Brooks was found guilty last week in a series of tire and rim thefts that occurred last year.

Ann-Charlotte Robinson, mother of suicide victim Will. Courtesy Photo

With student suicides on the rise in Loudoun County, parents say school leaders lack compassion

Mental health professionals say compassion is vital in helping a child deal with suicidal thoughts. But several Loudoun County parents say compassion is lacking from local school leaders in charge of thousands of students, scores of whom are coping with depression and anxiety.

Loudoun supervisors likely to scrap county’s vehicle decal program

Loudoun County residents may not have to deal with those pesky vehicle decals much longer.

Loudoun supervisors’ pay raise advanced for a July 20 vote, but not without a fight

After weeks of anticipation for a public hearing on a proposed 62 percent salary increase for the next Board of Supervisors, only three members of the public showed up Wednesday night, and supervisors, not citizens, turned out to be some of the toughest critics of the proposal.
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