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Steinberg withdraws from Leesburg Town Council special election

Neil Steinberg has officially withdrawn from this year’s race for the Leesburg Town Council special election. He plans to run in 2018, for a full four-year term, instead.

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.”

Broad Run Supervisor Ron Meyer (R)  is a frequent political commentator, often appearing on Fox. File Photo

Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer (R-Broad Run) has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved.

Law enforcement patrolling the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds after the Confederate monument vandalized. Times-Mirror/Alex Erkiletian

LCSO patrols stepped up near Leesburg Confederate monument

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office increased patrols and surveillance around the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds Friday following vandalism of a Confederate monument.

Christian Neonakis, lead singer of the band Kid Brother. Courtesy photo/Kid Brother

Leesburg band reaches finals in global unsigned music contest

Leesburg-based band Kid Brother is hoping to wow celebrity judges after one of their songs reached the finals of the 2017 Unsigned Only Music Competition, besting thousands of entries.

UPDATE: Organizers cancel rally in support of Confederate monument in Leesburg

A "Save Our History" event in support of the Confederate monument in Leesburg, slated for Sept. 16 outside Loudoun County Courthouse, has been canceled.

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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.

Attendees at Sunday’s rally to remember the victims in Charlottesville and to “root out hate.” Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

In wake of Charlottesville, Loudoun Democrats host gathering next to Confederate statue in Leesburg

Around 50 people gathered Sunday afternoon at the Loudoun County Courthouse lawn in Leesburg -- just steps away from a perched 1908 statue honoring fallen Confederate soldiers -- to combat hate and racism and to honor the Charlottesville woman who died during Saturday's race-fueled riots.

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‘Upscale Indian’ restaurant 5 Tara opens this weekend at Village at Leesburg

An upscale Indian restaurant will open Saturday in the Village at Leesburg, a few doors down from Cobb Theatre.

Leesburg man flees deputies, arrested at River Creek residence

A Leesburg man was arrested on a slate of charges following traffic violations around 12:15 a.m. Friday.

Leesburg’s Economic Steering Committee gives update, gets scolded

Two months from the Leesburg Town Council-appointed deadline, the Economic Development Review Steering Committee is hosting panels as it figures out the best way to update the Town Plan.

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.

Sacked: After bankruptcy, Redskins-themed restaurant Hail & Hog closes for good

Hail & Hog launched in May 2016. The 12,000-square-foot, two-level restaurant included a radio and TV studio for Redskins broadcasts and a rooftop bar.

New design guidelines on the way in Town of Leesburg

Leesburg’s H-2 district may be replaced with new guidelines intended to revitalize the town’s look after a unanimous vote Tuesday night.
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