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  • Comstock helps GAM Celebrate 40th Anniversary

    Comstock helps GAM Celebrate 40th Anniversary

    Owner Nate Grant shows Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) a book on the life of Joe Gibbs that GAM helped produce. GAM Graphics and Marketing of Sterling has a long history in Loudoun County, 40 years to be exact.  Members of the Grant family, its founders, have been a fixture in the county for just as long, starting

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  • Loudoun Projects Win Commercial Real Estate Awards

    Loudoun Projects Win Commercial Real Estate Awards

    The Northern Virginia chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, announced its 2016 Best of NAIOP winners. Four Loudoun projects were among the winners, according to the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development (DED). Award winners for excellence included the Sterling-based AOL Steve Case Center renovation. The nomination was submitted by Collective Architecture and team members included AOL

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  • None Injured in Accidental Stone Ridge Fire

    None Injured in Accidental Stone Ridge Fire

    A Loudoun County family was awakened by smoke alarms early Nov. 26, alerting them to a fire in their home. The family was able to safely evacuate as the fire, which originated in the garage, spread. The Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center began receiving calls just after 6:15 a.m. Saturday for a house fire at

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  • Canines-N-Kids, Petco Raising Money for Canine and Pediatric Cancer

    Canines-N-Kids, Petco Raising Money for Canine and Pediatric Cancer

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become holiday shopping traditions, but now for the fifth year in a row, people world-wide have been celebrating Giving Tuesday, which aims to give back in the holiday season. One local nonprofit, Canines-N-Kids, looks to raise $30,000 this year, and every donation is being matched by Petco. Canines-N-Kids was

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  • Prince William Homicide Suspect Caught in Loudoun

    Prince William Homicide Suspect Caught in Loudoun

    On Nov. 26, Prince William County Police Homicide Unit detectives identified and arrested the suspect involved in the murder of Samuel Enrique Godoy-Figueroa, which occurred in Manassas on Nov. 24. The investigation revealed that the accused and victim were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the victim was stabbed multiple times and

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  • State Police Investigates Fatal Crash on Loudoun County Parkway

    State Police Investigates Fatal Crash on Loudoun County Parkway

    Virginia State Police Trooper S.R. Wallace is investigating a two-vehicle crash at 1:19 a.m. Nov. 25 on Loudoun County Parkway at the intersection of Gloucester Parkway, according to a Virginia State Police report. According to witnesses, a 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling north on Loudoun County Parkway when it failed to stop for a

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  • Attorney General’s Tips Against Holiday Scams

    Attorney General’s Tips Against Holiday Scams

    Attorney General Mark Herring and the state Consumer Protection Section are reminding Virginia consumers to be aware of their rights as the holiday shopping season begins. “The holidays are a great time to celebrate and give thanks with friends, family, and neighbors, but it’s also a time when criminals and scammers try to take advantage of Virginians’

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  • Loudoun County Offers Holiday Tree Guide

    Loudoun County Offers Holiday Tree Guide

    The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development invites everyone to bring home Loudoun-grown greens, plants and Christmas trees this holiday season. Information about participating Loudoun businesses is now available in the free publication Christmas in the Loudoun Valleys – 2016 Guide to Trees, Greens and Holiday Floral Products. This printed guide features: Participating Loudoun County

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  • Loudoun Students Step Up for American Education Week

    Loudoun Students Step Up for American Education Week

    Third Graders from Crighton Corner Elementary School sing for parents and the community as part of American Education Week. As part of American Education Week, all 89 Loudoun County public schools hosted showcase events for family members, friends and the community. The Tribune sent reporters to three of these schools to experience firsthand the programs and accomplishments

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  • Metro SafeTrack Surge to Impact Loudoun Bus Commuters

    Metro SafeTrack Surge to Impact Loudoun Bus Commuters

    The next phase of the Metrorail maintenance program, SafeTrack, is scheduled for November 28-December 21, 2016, and will directly affect some riders of the Loudoun County Transit bus service. The 11th “surge” of the SafeTrack plan will reduce the frequencies of trains at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station from six minutes to approximately every 20

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  • Third Suspect in Custody in Connection with Ashburn Fatal Stabbing, Assault

    Third Suspect in Custody in Connection with Ashburn Fatal Stabbing, Assault

    Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified and apprehended a third suspect in connection with the Nov. 4 fatal stabbing and assault in Ashburn. A 16-year-old from Herndon, Virginia, was apprehended today and charged with homicide and aggravated malicious wounding. He is being held at the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center. On Nov. 9, a

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  • A Tale of Two Muslims: Rizwan Jaka and ADAMS Speak Out

    A Tale of Two Muslims: Rizwan Jaka and ADAMS Speak Out

    Amer Ahmad, Rizwan Jaka and Robert Marro of Sterling’s ADAMS Center. Second of two parts. Last week the Tribune summarized our interview with Frank Gaffney and his views on Muslims, Sharia and Islamic leaders in the U.S. His is a controversial point of view, and one that has brought him and the Center for Security Policy much criticism. But Gaffney has his

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  • Photos: VSA Presents “The Parade Train”

    For the 27th year, VSA participants have shared their gifts and talents through a theatrical production. VSA of Loudoun County offers a wide range of artistic opportunities for individuals with and without disabilities. Participants can foster their abilities in anything from photography to painting to theater. “It’s been a wonderful experience for (everyone). Many of

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  • Sheriff’s Lieutenant Graduates from Executive Leadership School

    Sheriff’s Lieutenant Graduates from Executive Leadership School

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) announced the graduation of 2nd Lt. Robert Hesson, a member of its leadership staff, from the 39th session of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) Hesson, a 16-year veteran, graduated from the intensive three-week leadership education program Nov 18.  He serves in LCSO’s Courts and Corrections Division as

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  • Loudoun High Schoolers Experience Working at Inova

    Loudoun High Schoolers Experience Working at Inova

    Broad Run student Francico Meersohn and Rock Ridge student Anha Telluri interact with a patient during the Job-for-a-Day program at Inova Loudoun Hospital On Nov.16 and 21, a select group of students experienced a day working at a hospital – no medical degree required. As part of the 14th annual Job-for-a-Day program, Loudoun County high

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  • Brambleton Boy’s Wish Comes True

    Brambleton Boy’s Wish Comes True

    Presentation of Charlie’s Bike Warms a Cold Day. A cold, windy Sunday afternoon did not deter about 100 friends and community leaders from celebrating the granting of a special wish to Charlie Coe of Brambleton. Charlie, 11, was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome epilepsy when he was three, and experiences seizures that make exercise a particular challenge, said his grandmother.

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  • Leesburg Illuminated in 7th Annual Tree Lighting

    Leesburg Illuminated in 7th Annual Tree Lighting

    Before a crowd of hundreds, including mayor Dave Butler, Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause, the Village of Leesburg kicked off the 2016 Holiday Season with its 7th-annual Christmas tree lighting. “The Village of Leesburg has been an outstanding addition to the town,” Butler said. “It’s wonderful to have all the crowds here and all the

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  • Holy and Whole Ministries Celebrates 10 Years

    Holy and Whole Ministries Celebrates 10 Years

    Of Pastor Michelle Thomas’ many accomplishments, it is the inspiration for a new church community that has perhaps created the most meaningful impact. Now, ten years after launching the church that Become Holy and Whole Life Changing Ministries, Thomas, members of her congregation, area politicians and local leaders recognized a decade of helping the community.

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