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  • Loudoun County Doubles Investments in FY 2016

    Loudoun County Doubles Investments in FY 2016

    In fiscal year 2016, which just ended on June 30, the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development (DED) recruited or retained a record 71 businesses. Those businesses altogether invested more than $2.3 billion in the county — more than any investments earned by any other county in Virginia, and double the amount earned by Loudoun in fiscal

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  • Comstock and Bennett to Debate Oct. 6 in Lansdowne

    Comstock and Bennett to Debate Oct. 6 in Lansdowne

    Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10th) and her Democrat opponent, Luann Bennett, will debate on October 6 at The National Conference Center in Lansdowne, VA.  The debate will be hosted by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, which has partnered with the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Greater Reston, Dulles Regional and Prince William County chambers of commerce for

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  • Vigil Helps Community Understand, Combat Drug Addiction

    Vigil Helps Community Understand, Combat Drug Addiction

    As it nears its final weeks in Loudoun County, a powerful reminder of one of the area’s most vile scourges had perhaps its most important night. On Aug. 16, the DEA’s Drugs: Cost and Consequences exhibit hosted A Vigil for Lost Promise, an emotional reflection on the millions afflicted by drugs and a solemn reminder of

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  • Ashburn Burglary Suspect Arrested

    Ashburn Burglary Suspect Arrested

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) announced the arrest of Theresa H. Gibbs, 54, of Lovettsville, for a home burglary in Ashburn on August 10. Gibbs faces four felony charges: entering a dwelling during the day with intent to commit larceny; grand larceny; possession of schedule 2 narcotics; and obtaining drugs by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation. According to the

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  • After 75 Years, Douglass School Keeps Talking

    After 75 Years, Douglass School Keeps Talking

    In August, the school’s voices, the old ones that went to meet life outside these walls or life beyond this world, are back again.  The dozens gathered in the Saturday crowd, many in their Sunday best, ostensibly came to recognize 75 years of a building. In reality, they came talking, to tell a story, or

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  • FCI Federal Chair Sharon Virts Launches Charity Foundation

    FCI Federal Chair Sharon Virts Launches Charity Foundation

    On Aug. 15, FCI Federal Founder and Chair Sharon Virts showed off the progressing renovations of the historic Selma House in Leesburg. She also showed off her plans for a less tangible, but equally important, type of building progress. Several dozen community and civic leaders joined friends and family Monday to commemorate the launch of

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  • Gallery: Loudoun Parks and Rec Department Celebrates 50 Years

    #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ On Aug. 13, Franklin Park in Purcellville hosted a celebration of 50 Years for the Parks, Recreation andREAD MORE
  • Getting Ready for School: Tips from Loudoun’s Dr. Goodfriend

    Getting Ready for School: Tips from Loudoun’s Dr. Goodfriend

    Hopefully, everyone was able to enjoy the beauty of Loudoun County this summer.  It seems like school just let out and we are already preparing for the new school year.  From preschool to college, there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your students healthy and safe this upcoming year: Stay Protected Against

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  • Ashburn Robbery Suspect Identified

    Ashburn Robbery Suspect Identified

    Thanks in large part to help from the public, the suspect in the August 10, 2016 burglary of a residence in Ashburn, Va has been identified. Charges are pending. The Sheriff’s Department released video of the burglary that took place Wednesday morning at a residence on Greenlock Lane. Members of the public responded with tips

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