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Supervisors approve draft-scope of work for nonprofit needs assessment

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a draft-scope of work for a nonprofit needs assessment to help give the county a better idea of where funding gaps remain and to better understand the extent of such needs.

Supervisors approve $240,000 budget adjustment for district offices

Amid a sharp increase in growth around the county, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors today approved a $240,000 increase for eight of their district office budgets.

Rendering Courtesy/Town of Leesburg

Leegate development to become gateway into Leesburg

With the near completion of Crescent Place and the final approval vote for Crescent Parke to go before town council next week, a new project, Leegate, looms on the horizon.

Pokemon GO players at Raflo Park in Leesburg. The park is a well-known hang out for the gamers. Times-Mirror Hannah Dellinger

Pokemania takes hold of Loudoun

People of all ages – but mostly millennials –have been walking around hot spots in downtown Leesburg, parks and shopping centers. They all have smartphones in hand.

Editorial:At any site, on any platform, FOIA’s intent should guide transparency

Few organizations have been as vigilant about open government as the Times-Mirror. We’ve held elected officials accountable for holding closed-door meetings, conducting secret votes and withholding public records. We’ve filed our share of Freedom of Information Act objections and requests. And we’ve editorialized for the elimination of exemptions that have diminished the intent of the law.

Round Hill house fire ruled accidental

A July 12 house fire in Round Hill that displaced three residents and injured one has been ruled accidental by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office.

Leesburg Officer Matt Ware poses for a photo with a preschooler who wrote a note of encouragement to law enforcement. Courtesy Photo

Loudoun police appreciation group forms in wake of recent shootings

“My goal is going to be to hit every department in Loudoun County. But I don't want it to be just now, I want them to be reminded all the time. The goal is at least twice a year, but definitely once a year to give them a reminder that they're appreciated," said Leesburg resident Sarah Kim, founder of the Loudoun Police Appreciation group.

Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney sues governor, seeking list of felon voters

The Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney has filed suit against Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Kelly Thomasson, seeking to get the names of some 200,000 convicted felons who had their voting rights restored in April.

Loudoun Sheriff’s Office DUI checkpoint nets five on traffic summons

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputies issued five traffic summons July 15 during a sobriety checkpoint on Charles Town Pike at Old Stage Road.

The LCSO has released two informational videos to inform residents of the procedures of a traffic stop. Photo Courtesy/LCSO


Loudoun Sheriff’s Office releases informational traffic stop videos

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has developed two informational videos in coordination with local civil rights and religious leaders that portray a routine traffic stop from the perspective of the deputy and the driver.

Driver leads Loudoun deputy on chase through Sterling

A Leesburg woman was arrested Sunday after leading deputies on a chase in Sterling.

Times-Mirror/Sophie Scheps

Community gathers in Leesburg to mourn police officers’ deaths

For the second time in a little more than a week, police officers joined community members and religious leaders in a vigil on Monday in Leesburg to honor three Louisiana police officers who were killed in an ambush in Baton Rouge on Sunday.

Winning Powerball ticket purchased in Leesburg, yet to be claimed

A winning Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing was bought at Gasmart #2, 14425 James Monroe Highway in Leesburg. It is now worth $1 million.  

UPDATE: Loudoun Sheriff’s deputy charged with domestic assault

A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputy is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Friday and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault.

Ian Revere

UPDATE: Deputies searching for missing Lovettsville man

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Lovettsville man.
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