The 2017 Loudoun Wine Awards dinner was one to remember for Sunset Hills

Sunset Hills’ 2016 Viognier was named the top local wine at the annual awards dinner, and the Purcellville winery’s popular red wine Mosaic won best Bordeaux blend.

Fairfax grand jury indicts Martinez-Torres on capital murder, rape charges

A Fairfax County grand jury has indicted Dawin Martinez-Torres, 22, on capital murder and rape charges related to the killing of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, according to media reports.

Pence backs Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Gillespie

Vice President Mike Pence flew into Virginia to throw his weight behind Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie.

Former Vice President Biden campaigns for Northam

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Virginia for Democrat Ralph Northam, who is running for governor there.

Kappa Farms to invest $865K, create 21 jobs in Sterling

Kappa Farms plans to invest $865,000 and create 21 jobs at a new, year-round aquaponics operation in Sterling.

Party labels play role in Virginia lieutenant governor race

In her campaign for lieutenant governor, Jill Vogel is doing everything she can to differentiate herself from the rest of the Republican Party. Her opponent, Democrat Justin Fairfax, says Vogel can’t run from her Republican record.

Loudoun’s Heritage Commission begins work on courthouse grounds examination

The unnamed statue in downtown Leesburg has been a polarizing symbol for years.

Bell, Kolla square off in tight 87th District contest

A tight race is again expected in the House of Delegates’ 87th District between first-term incumbent Del. John Bell (D) and Republican Subba Kolla, a real estate businessman from South Riding.

Parents’ outburst interrupts hearing in Nabra Hassanen case

Four months after a 17-year-old girl’s death rattled northern Virginia’s Muslim community, emotions remained raw as the girl’s mother disrupted a pretrial hearing by hurling a shoe at the man accused in her slaying.

Watch our conversations with Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam

The sold-out event from Eddie Merlot’s steakhouse in One Loudoun came just ahead of Northam’s event with former Vice President Joe Biden and Gillespie’s campaign appearance with Vice President Mike Pence.