Thinking outside the box: Leesburg Elementary hosts Camp Invention

On July 14-18, Leesburg Elementary hosted Club Invention, a four-day-long summer day camp. First-through-sixth graders in Loudoun County who enrolled in the camp brought items from home to recycle into something new. In groups, they took apart the piec…

Hopping toward victory at Loudoun County Fair

It’s a straight shot. One rabbit with a few jumps to make. Fastest time with the fewest faults wins. For Sparky, a 3-year-old lionhed buck, the 2014 Loudoun County Fair Rabbit Hopping Competition on July 23 meant victory.

Ashburn man accused of killing wife free on bond

An Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife in March was released yesterday on bond.

EDITORIAL: The Loudoun we want to be

Creativity is about connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it. They just saw something that seemed obvious. That’s because they were able to connect experiences an…

Justice for Erica?

Murder suspect’s suicide opens new wounds for victim’s family. Father reveals new details about Erica Smith’s alleged killer.

County brewing a “wet” economy

On July 29 a five-member panel gathered at 8 Chains North Winery in Waterford to discuss what new brewery legislation and an increase in consumer demand might mean for the craft beer industry in Loudoun County.

Loudoun County offering bus service to new Silver Line stations

With last Saturday’s opening of Metro’s Silver Line, Loudoun County Transit is offering bus service to the new, nearest stations, Wiehle-Reston East and Spring Hills Metro in Tysons Corner.

McDonnell corruption trial begins

Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products.

A moveable feast at Corcoran Brewing Co.

At Corcoran Brewing Co. at 205 Hirst Road in Purcellville, The Tasting Spot recently inked a deal to be their sole provider of food each weekend.

Hamilton native running across the country to connect

On Monday, Ashley Donovan and Adam Meyer embarked on a 3,000-mile journey by foot, starting in Portland, Oregon, and planning to close out the voyage in Washington D.C.