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Northern Va. man charged with manslaughter for 2015 Leesburg stabbing

A Springfield man has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection to a March 2015 stabbing in Leesburg.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Signal outage at Routes 7 and 659 in June

Loudoun County has announced an upcoming signal outage at the intersection of Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) and Route 659 (Belmont Ridge Road) associated with the Route 7/659 interchange construction. Beginning on or about June 1 and continuing through approximately June 10, ongoing modifications will be made to the existing traffic signal.

‘Play Ball’ in Purcellville: Cannons’ home opener June 3

The team was attracted to Purcellville as its new home because of the nostalgia of the 13-acre, 2,500-seat Fireman’s Field, located in the heart of Purcellville.

Kelvin Forde

Baltimore man convicted in Leesburg murder case

A Baltimore man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and related charges after he shot and killed his wife last year on a secluded Leesburg road.

Keynote speaker Jared Green, associate pastor at Grace Covenant Church and a former NFL player, speaks to the panel of “Beat the Odds” award recipients on Thursday at the old county courthouse. Seated fourth from the left is Kenneth Kratz, the top awardee of $10,000 and a laptop. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Relentless: Six Loudoun students ‘Beat the Odds’

In its 12th year, the “Beat the Odds” program rewards youth who've overcome major life obstacles and thrived. Forty-nine students have been awarded more than $130,000 through the program, which is sponsored by the Loudoun Bar Association, since 2005.

Leesburg’s Courthouse Square development dealt a major setback

The property takes up more than one-quarter of the block outlined by Loudoun, Market, King and Church streets, including the former Loudoun Times-Mirror building.

AT&T says proposed Short Hill site not a ‘data center’

“This is not a data center,” Bob Ericksen, a project manager for AT&T, told an eager crowd of over 100 Loudoun County residents packed into the Game Protective Association on Monday.

Photo Courtesy/Town of Leesburg

Catoctin skate park sparks controversy in Leesburg

Newly released conceptual designs for the Catoctin Skate Park have sparked a controversy about the actual practicality of spending taxpayer money on a project that perhaps only a few will enjoy.

Andrew Crush of Spring House Farm was recently honored by The Progressive Farmer magazine as one of America’s Best Young Farmers. Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

Loudoun County farmer Andrew Crush named one of America’s Best Young Farmers

Each year, The Progressive Farmer Magazine, the largest circulation farm magazine in the U.S., selects five of America’s best young farmers and ranchers.

Crescent Parke rezoning leaves Leesburg residents, council reeling

Leesburg Town Council's May 24 meeting was taken over by discussion of the current rezoning application for Crescent Parke, a proposed mixed-use development that stretches from the terminus of Gateway Drive to Davis Drive along the edge of the Leesburg Bypass.

Supervisors send $156K Loudoun Museum’s way

A portion of the new funding will go toward hiring a new development manager. Additionally, the county plans to offer development services to the museum through the MOU that will contain specific terms and conditions, including fundraising and revenue metrics.

Suicide awareness advocate speaks at Riverside High School

Holly Chamberlain, a parent who lost her 14-year-old son to suicide, spoke to students, parents, teachers and community members at Riverside High School May 23 about what it’s like to lose a child with out any warning signs.

Leesburg’s population tops 50,000 for the first time in history

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual population estimates for cities and towns released last week, the Town of Leesburg’s population was 51,209 in July 2015.

Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

IN PHOTOS: ‘Corks for a Cause’ spells success for LAWS

Breaux Vineyards played host Friday to those interested in some feel-good drinking at the second annual Corks for a Cause event to benefit the Loudoun Child Advocacy Center, a program of the Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter.

Courtesy Photo/David Galen for the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce (Facebook/Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce)

Salamander Resort founder Sheila Johnson vows to invest in Middleburg’s long-term success

"This resort is really the crown jewel of my business," Sheila Johnson, business tycoon and founder and CEO of the Salamander Resort & Spa, told a packed audience at her Middleburg luxury estate Thursday.
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