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Leesburg’s 109-year-old Confederate statue. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Supervisors reject request to ask General Assembly for greater discretion over Confederate statue

History was confronted and old wounds reopened Wednesday night as the Loudoun Board of Supervisors and more than a dozen local residents grappled with what to do with the controversial 109-year-old Confederate statue in downtown Leesburg.

Loudoun County School Board member’s email on suicide and mental health dumbfounds observers

A former Loudoun County Public Schools student says he's stunned by the harsh language used by School Board member Tom Marshall (Leesburg) in response to an email he sent Marshall and other elected officials questioning how the school system deals with students at risk of suicide.

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Virginia Sen. Dick Black says no Confederate soldiers died fighting for slavery

State Sen. Dick Black (R-13th) says no Confederate soldiers died fighting for slavery, a comment one George Mason University historian called, “at the very least, a misleading overstatement.”

Lower Foley, an area of the TPA staff envision could house more residential development under the new Comprehensive Plan.

Loudoun Comprehensive Plan stakeholders eye doing away with transition policy area

As Loudoun continues to face immense pressure to grow and meet future housing needs, the county’s Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders team grappled with a controversial question on Monday: Keep the transition policy area (TPA) or do away with the status quo?

Ed Gillespie, Ralph Northam to appear at Times-Mirror forum

The Loudoun Times-Mirror will conduct civil conversations with the two major-party candidates for Virginia governor on Oct. 14.

Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

IN PHOTOS: Remembering 9/11

Americans from coast to coast are memorializing those who lost their lives and were impacted by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the 16th anniversary Monday.

Courtesy Photo/Loudoun County Public Schools

Loudoun County leaders talk innovation in education

As students face an increasingly digital future, education leaders and policymakers continue to examine how to best prepare the next generation for the 21st century workforce.

A $3M lottery ticket was purchased in Sterling, but no one has claimed it

Somewhere there is a lottery ticket from Mega Millions' Sept. 5 drawing that’s now worth $3 million, according to Virginia Lottery officials.

Regional commission looks to ‘Solarize Loudoun’

Loudoun County is once again partnering with Solarize NOVA, a community outreach initiative sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and the Local Energy Alliance Program, to promote the use of solar power in local homes and businesses through Solarize Loudoun.

As transportation mess continues for LCPS, school leaders urge patience

As parents alter their routines and drive students to and from school to avoid bus transportation issues, Loudoun County Public Schools officials are pledging to get problems sorted out.

Virginia contest a referendum and bellwether in age of Trump

For the two mild-mannered moderates vying to be the next governor of Virginia, running for office in the Trump era makes for some awkward looks.

Republicans blast Democratic candidate’s ‘sexist’ comment directed at Rep. Comstock

Virginia Republicans are condemning a social media comment from 10th Congressional District Democrat Michael Pomerleano directed at Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R).

Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Loudoun Public Schools’ transportation system brings tears, fears and safety concerns

Long bus rides, disorganized schedules, unsafe bus stops and overcrowding are some of the issues parents are raising after the first few days of school in Loudoun County.

UPDATE: Court date set in lawsuit against sheriff, Loudoun County

Attorneys for the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Mike Chapman (R) are seeking to have a $6 million lawsuit brought against both parties dismissed.

Leesburg’s 109-year-old Confederate statue. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Fate of Loudoun County Confederate statue mired in code and confusion

As localities around the country and the commonwealth grapple with whether to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces, questions about Leesburg's Confederate statue continue to escalate.
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