Leesburg Police investigating stabbing death
Sat., Mar. 28 | 10:12 AM -
Suspension rates, achievement gap high for Loudoun’s minority students
Leesburg Police detectives are investigating a possible homicide after a man died from a stab wound today at Fairfax Hospital.
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Thu., Mar. 26 | 04:11 PM -
Loudoun's minority students see a wide achievement gap and higher rates of suspension compared to non-minorities, according to two reports presented at a March 24 School Board meeting.
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Much Ado about Middleburg
The quaint, historic town will host its second annual Shakespeare in the ‘Burg event this weekend. Courtesy photo/Shakespeare in the ‘Burg
Thu., Mar. 26 | 02:40 PM -
The Town of Middleburg is gearing up for its second annual Shakespeare in the 'Burg event.
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Loudoun’s Wage Inequality
Nationally, women make 72 cents for every dollar a man makes. Stock
Thu., Mar. 26 | 08:04 AM -
Women in Loudoun make on average $48,733, or a little more than half of the $86,454 men make in the county, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community five-year survey looking at educational attainment and median earnings.
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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 -
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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Woodgrove high schooler to take Philly Eagles linebacker to prom
Philly Eagles linebacker, Emmanuel Acho, visited Woodgrove High School student Hannah Delmonte Feb. 20 after she got 17,000 retweets on her request to take him to prom. Courtesy photo
Fri., Feb. 27 | 02:00 PM -
Salamander hopes to rezone roads for homes in Middleburg
A Woodgrove High School student is taking Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho to prom after winning a retweet bet, according to Comcast SportsNet.
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Sat., Mar. 28 | 08:00 AM -
Abandoned Leesburg house fire ruled arson
Salamander Resort and Spa hopes to privatize part of its road network as it prepares to add 49 homes to the resort in the next few years.
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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 -
Judge grants Loudoun School Board partial intervention in student test score lawsuit
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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Wed., Mar. 25 | 01:55 PM -
Hillsboro Charter application decision pushed back
A recent letter of opinion from a Richmond City Circuit Court judge allows Loudoun's School Board to partially intervene in a lawsuit to release Loudoun student test score data.
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Tue., Mar. 24 | 09:46 PM -
Community members standing behind Hillsboro Charter Academy have longer to wait for a decision by School Board members on whether the charter hopeful's application will move forward.
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In its 24th season Loudoun Youth Symphony Orchestra to hold concert for those will special needs
Ensembles for Everyone has coordinated with the students of the Loudoun Youth Symphony Orchestra to bring music to those with special needs on March 21. Photo Courtesy/LYSO
Fri., Mar. 20 | 09:36 AM -
Loudoun supervisors decide on location for animal shelter
Ensembles for Everyone has coordinated with the students of the Loudoun Youth Symphony Orchestra to bring music to those with special needs on March 21.
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Thu., Mar. 19 | 03:48 PM -
Loudoun Sheriff’s Office hopes to upgrade with more than $300,000 in crime-fighting equipment
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 | 02:14 PM -
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office soon could be the owner of new, high-tech crime fighting equipment should county supervisors agree to release more than $300,000 in federal and state asset forfeitures to the agency.
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