UPDATE: Three Loudoun supervisors considering raising taxes to fund education

The supervisors’ comments mark a potential shift for Loudoun’s all-Republican board, which has annually lowered the tax rate during its term.

Charter school amendment approved in General Assembly session

A proposed constitutional amendment empowering the state Board of Education to create charter schools has cleared this year’s final hurdle.

UPDATE: Contender for School Board At Large seat enters ring

The third contender for the School Board November elections has come forward.

2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state’s ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia’s college campuses.

Stone Bridge rallies past O’Connell in hockey championship game

The Bulldogs (13-0) put the finishing touches on a perfect season and claimed their sixth NVSHL championship.

MORE: Va. lawmakers approve budget with state pay raises

Virginia lawmakers approved a budget Thursday that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts benefits for welfare recipients and includes $1.5 million to buy new yurts for state parks.

Woodgrove high schooler to take Philly Eagles linebacker to prom

A Woodgrove High School student is taking Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho to prom after winning a retweet bet, according to Comcast SportsNet.

Growing Islamophobia a concern for ADAMS Center in Sterling

Rizwan Jaka, Board Chairman of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center, has a personal beef with the Islamic State, perhaps better known to many as ISIS.

The beat goes on: Fund our schools, Loudoun education advocates plead

One speaker after another – roughly 40 in all – pressed the all-Republican Board of Supervisors to fully fund the $981 million budget.

Leesburg sees decrease in major crime in 2014

While Leesburg residents called police for help more often last year compared to 2013, officers saw a decrease in major crimes, according to a quarterly report recently released by the Leesburg Police Department.