• Zillion Technologies Named Among Top 100 Minority Businesses

    Zillion Technologies Named Among Top 100 Minority Businesses0

    Ashburn-based Zillion Technologies (ZTI) was named Regional Supplier of the Year and Top 100 MBE from the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC), The Regional Supplier of the Year Award recognizes minority business enterprises with an exceptional track record in delivering quality services to their clients. Regional winners are eligible to compete for national recognition.

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  • Zika Woes Continue

    Zika Woes Continue0

    This Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus), pictured above, is common in Loudoun and capable of carrying the Zika virus. However no Zika transmission has been reported in the United States; all known cases here were obtained abroad. Loudoun County decided to take advantage of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, June 26 – July 2, and highlight

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  • Yudd Named Deputy County Administrator

    Yudd Named Deputy County Administrator0

    Charles Yudd has been named Deputy County Administrator, effective July 1, by Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet. The position provides direct management and support for the assistant county administrators, who oversee most of the county’s external service agencies, and who serve as liaisons with Constitutional Officers and the courts. Yudd will continue to oversee the

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  • Your Health: Dr. Goodfriend on Hepatitis A

    Your Health: Dr. Goodfriend on Hepatitis A0

    Last month, the Virginia Department of Health identified an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to imported frozen strawberries used by Tropical Smoothie Cafes with over 60 cases associated with this outbreak so far in Virginia. This has resulted in a number of people being hospitalized and many more concerned that they may get sick, infect

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  • You Think: Troubling Concerns After the Sentencing

    You Think: Troubling Concerns After the Sentencing0

    Loudoun County NAACP President Phillip Thompson was among those who spoke out forcefully after a historic African American school in Ashburn was vandalized on the night of Sept. 30. He raised concerns about the intentions of the vandals, how public officials responded, and the need to better protect African American historical sites generally. Last month, five Loudoun County teenagers pled guilty to one count

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  • World Class Ice Sculptors Compete at Leesburg Winter Ice Festival

    World Class Ice Sculptors Compete at Leesburg Winter Ice Festival0

    The Village of Leesburg hosted the fourth annual Winter Ice Festival Jan. 14, featuring eight world-class ice carvers as part of the Annual Mega Block Ice Carving Competition. Baltimore-based Ice Lab Ice Sculptures designed the event’s signature piece for the fourth year in a row. The competition began at 9 a.m. and went until 5 p.m., when the

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