Oatlands makes historic database available for public use
Oatlands Executive Director Andrea McGimsey recently announced the next phase of the Telling All of Our Stories project, a database that contains the names of enslaved people referenced in documents associated with the Carter family who lived at Oatlands in Leesburg and Bellefield in Upperville, Oatlands was built by George Carter.
Sat., Mar. 21 | 12:24 PM -
Event to commemorate April 11
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Raider alums set the pace for Hokies
Former teammates at Loudoun County High School, Tommy Curtin, left, and Patrick Joseph are now excelling as track and field teammates at Virginia Tech.—Photo Courtesy/Ashley Klevenhagen
Wed., Mar. 4 | 06:00 AM -
Abandoned Leesburg house fire ruled arson
The men's indoor track team of Virginia Tech won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship Feb. 27 in Blacksburg, and the Hokies have a couple of former Loudoun County Raiders to thank for it.
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Thu., Mar. 26 | 12:11 PM -
Loudoun Fire and Rescue apologize for Purcellville training mannequin incident
The Loudoun Fire Marshal's Office has ruled a fire that caused $280,000 in damage to an abandoned Leesburg home to be arson.
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Wed., Mar. 25 | 02:37 PM -
Loudoun supervisors decide on location for animal shelter
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials today apologized to the public after a Purcellville Volunteer Fire Co. vehicle was seen traveling with a training mannequin attached to its back.
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Thu., Mar. 19 | 03:48 PM -
Parking rates in downtown Leesburg change April 6
The new county animal shelter is moving forward at the Government Support Center site south of Leesburg, as initially suggested by county staff.
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Wed., Mar. 18 | 02:12 PM -
Beginning April 6, rates for the Leesburg Town Hall Parking Garage and the on-street parking meters in downtown Leesburg will change.
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Leesburg Diner offers something for everyone
Refashioned from the now-closed Leesburg Restaurant, the diner offers an extensive breakfast menu with dishes that run the gamut from the familiar eggs with bacon, ham, or sausage and your choice of fries or grits plus toast to a stack of buttermilk pancakes to the appealing fried chicken with waffles. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., Mar. 15 | 09:00 AM -
Recently opened and gathering hungry crowds, the Leesburg Diner treats patrons with comfy, family-food in a retro setting.
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Princess Anne overwhelms Tuscarora in VHSL 5A semifinal
The best season in the brief history of the Tuscarora High School girls’ basketball program concluded Friday morning in the semifinals of the Virginia High School League Group 5A state semifinals.—Times-Mirror File/Carl Lukat
Fri., Mar. 13 | 04:33 PM -
Wine Kitchen becomes Loudoun B&B Guild Fun partner
Playing in its first state basketball playoff game, fifth-year Tuscarora High School saw perennial powerhouse Princess Anne score the first 20 points of the VHSL 5A girls' basketball semifinal game.
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Fri., Mar. 13 | 02:37 PM -
UPDATE: Portions of Route 15 closed due to accident
The Wine Kitchen, which has locations in Leesburg and Purcellville, recently became a Fun Partner and affiliate member of the Loudoun County Bed and Breakfast Guild.
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Tue., Mar. 10 | 11:54 AM -
Leesburg mother and son compete in national cybersecurity competition
Portions of Route 15 north of Lucketts was closed in both directions for about seven hours Tuesday after a box truck struck a utility pole.
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Mon., Mar. 9 | 02:49 PM -
Leesburg Police Department offering summer youth camps
A mother and her son from Leesburg are part of a five-person team competing in the seventh annual CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition March 11 to March 15 at the Gaylord Hotel in the National Harbor.
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Mon., Mar. 9 | 09:00 AM -
Leesburg to hold Youth Career Expo
The 15th Annual Junior Police Camp is accepting applications for middle school-aged students who are motivated individuals ready to be challenged.
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Sat., Mar. 7 | 09:00 AM -
Loudoun firefighters rescue two dogs from icy ponds
The Town of Leesburg on March 21 will hold a Youth Career Expo from noon to 3:30 p.m.
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Fri., Mar. 6 | 06:21 PM -
Loudoun firefighters this morning saved two dogs from icy ponds in separate incidents in Leesburg and Sterling.
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UPDATE: Local Live Music: Jorma Kaukonen concert rescheduled for April 19
Legendary musician Jorma Kaukonen will take the Tally Ho Theater stage at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Fri., Mar. 6 | 05:26 PM -
A 50-year, legendary musical journey culminates in a solo album celebrating Americana roots with a wizened, mellow vibe.
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