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Virginia wine makes a splash in London

Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville and Boxwood Winery of Middleburg has joined Nelson County's Veritas Winery on the racks of the top-tier London shop Berry Bros. & Rudd.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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Middleburg Bank’s largest shareholder asks board to seek merger or acquisition

David Sokol, who’s been referenced as Warren Buffett’s protégé by The Wall Street Journal, sent a strongly worded letter to the board of directors on March 31.

Loudoun School Board works to bridge the budget gap

Superintendent of Schools Eric Williams proposed a list of recommended budget cuts, possible reductions and cuts staff does not recommended making.

Andrew Crush of Spring House Farm is one of 12 area farmers featured on trading cards. Crush’s daughter, Amelia, beside her brother, Wyatt, shows off her dad’s card. Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

Loudoun farmers featured on trading cards

Kids across the county are collecting and swapping a unique kind of trading cards this season. Baseball-style cards featuring some of Loudoun’s star farmers instead of major leaguers are being distributed to all 55 of the county’s elementary schools.

Madison Mattison received the Meritorious Civilian Award on Thursday at the 31st annual Valor Awards, hosted by the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce. Standing by her side on stage is, from right to left, her mother Denise Mattison and Loudoun County Deputy Casey Smith. Times-Mirror/David Manning

More than 130 honored at annual Loudoun Valor Awards in Leesburg

Even with children, a fight or flight instinct kicks in when faced with the most grueling of circumstances. On Jan. 15, 2015, Madison Mattison, an eighth-grade Ashburn student, decided to fight.

Wine critic Jon Bonné says the world has taken note of Virginia wine

Two Loudoun County wineries, Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville and Middleburg's Boxwood Winery, earned admiring shout-outs during Jon Bonné's address.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks with wine writer Jon Bonné at the Virginia Wine Summit at Middleburg’s Salamander Resort Tuesday. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Gov. Terry McAuliffe takes ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ to a new, very literal level

Gov. Terry McAuliffe dropped into Loudoun County Tuesday afternoon to praise and promote local wines at the annual Virginia Wine Summit.

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Equine Expo underscores horse industry’s $180 million reach in Loudoun

The Loudoun County Equine Alliance (LCEA) hosted an Equine Expo last Thursday at Otium Cellars in Purcellville to showcase an industry that generates $180 million in economic activity for the county.

UPDATE: Leesburg woman dies in domestic-related shooting

A Leesburg woman died Saturday night at a local hospital after she was shot in the chest during what police are describing as a domestic-related incident.

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Middleburg Country Inn sold

The historic Inn is at 209 E. Washington St. in Middleburg. According to Fodors.com, “This three-story structure, built in 1820 and enlarged thereafter, was the rectory of St. John's Parish Emmanuel Episcopal Church until 1987.”

A Leesburg elementary student holds his younger sister while his family listens to a bilingual informational meeting on Central Loudoun rezoning hosted by Educate Don’t Segregate.
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Loudoun School Board members refute accusations of segregation

At Monday night’s work session, the first since the group Educate Don’t Segregate-LCPS popped up on social media and garnered attention from national news outlets, board members who support Plan 12 went on the defensive.
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