Loudoun leads state in deer-related crashes

Loudoun County in 2013 took the No. 1 spot in Virginia for deer-related vehicle crashes, according to a recently released report by AAA Mid-Atlantic.

GOP’s Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad

Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie, trailing in the polls and short on campaign cash, is hoping a last-minute appeal to devoted fans of the Washington Redskins’ name gets him over the goal line in his Senate race.

Middleburg Film Fest lineup: Oscar contenders and independent gems

With a mix of Oscar contenders and independent gems, Old Virginia landscape and scenes of the nation’s capitol nearby, it seems a foregone conclusion this weekend’s second running of the film fest will be a success.

EDITORIAL: Bullying and abuse should be addressed with educational candor

A dirty, little secret stains a football program that we should be celebrating. A few players on the Briar Woods High School football are accused of abusing younger players in several inappropriate incidents.

Accounts detail abuses by Briar Woods football players

Incidents of player-to-player abuse in Briar Woods High School football locker rooms date back to May 2014, according to those with knowledge of the incidents.

Standard Oil heiress Ruth Bedford leaves Middleburg’s Foxcroft $40 million bequest

With Video: Foxcroft alumna and oil heiress Ruth Bedford leaves $40 million to boarding school she graduated from in 1932.

Sterling Wells Fargo robbed at gunpoint

An armed man robbed the Wells Fargo bank in the Community Plaza in Sterling today shortly before 1 p.m., according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Middleburg Country Inn on the market

The Middleburg Country Inn, built in 1820, is on the market for $1.4 million.

National vocational education organization headquarters in Loudoun

Vocational education is on the rise, and SkillsUSA, a national leader for teaching employable skills as part of high school curriculum, sits right in Leesburg.

Leesburg’s Courthouse Square signs Richard Norman Co. to pre-lease

Courthouse Square has secured yet another pre-lease for its retail and commercial office building set to arrive in downtown Leesburg spring of 2016.