Manners still matter: Local cotillions teach social graces in crass times

The process of learning how to interact with adults while using basic social graces are important life lessons, especially at the awkward teen years.

Smashing Walnuts cancer research foundation gives $55K grant

The Loudoun County-based Smashing Walnuts cancer research foundation was both the recipient and the giver of hefty checks at BlackFinn Pub in Ashburn earlier this month.

Barbara Comstock and LuAnn Bennett election hub

Here’s a rundown of stories, interviews and ads on what many political pundits are predicting will be a tight 10th Congressional District election between incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock and her Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennett..

Loudoun authorities warn of jury scam

A new jury scam has the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Loudoun County reminding residents that law enforcement will never contact you to collect fines for an outstanding warrant.

Loudoun deputies searching for hit-and-run driver, one injured

Loudoun County deputies are searching for the driver of a white or gray SUV after they hit a moped on Sterling Boulevard on Thursday, injuring its driver.

Sterling woman arrested after attempting to poison coworkers

A Sterling woman was arrested today after she allegedly attempted to poison her former coworkers with a cleaning agent.

The 2016 Middleburg Film Fest is off and running

The fourth running of the Middleburg Film Festival kicked off Thursday night, with actors, industry insiders, VIPs and film lovers flocking to the tony Salamander Resort.

Loudoun supervisors approve ADAMS expansion plans in Ashburn business park

The Board of Supervisors approved Thursday evening plans for one of the largest Muslim centers in region to expand services in an Ashburn business park.

7th Annual Monster Mash kicks off this weekend at Village At Leesburg

The 7th Annual Monster Mash family event comes to the Village at Leesburg Oct. 22 from 3-7 p.m. featuring everything Halloween and an appearance from the Food Network’s “Halloween Wars.”

Domestic-related charges dismissed against Loudoun deputy

A Shenandoah Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge on Oct. 13 dismissed a domestic-related charge against a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office deputy, authorities said Thursday.