Leesburg ‘State of the Town’ set for Feb. 5

At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk will deliver her annual “State of the Town” address. The address will take place in the council chamber on the second floor of the Leesburg Town Hall, 25 W. Market St. The public is encouraged to attend.

GOP-controlled group seeks study of Herring’s office

With less than a month before Election Day, a Republican-controlled legislative commission on Tuesday asked for a broad study of the office of Virginia Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring.

League of Women Voters to host candidate forum Tuesday

The League of Women Voters of Loudoun County will host a candidate forum for House of Delegates candidates in the local 10th and 33rd Districts, currently represented by Dels. Randy Minchew (R) and Dave LaRock (R), respectively.

Virginia judge reverses Freedom Of Information Act ruling in one of Davison’s cases

A Virginia judge has reversed a ruling he made in June, saying he made a mistake when he wrote that Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act applied only to public bodies and not individual officials.

Supervisor Meyer proposes tax cut

Meyer’s proposal would take the real property tax rate recently proposed by County Administrator Tim Hemstreet from $1.135 per $100 in assessed value to $1.125.

Leesburg candidate forums set for Sept. 15, 22

The League of Women Voters will sponsor two candidate forums to allow voters to get to know candidates for Leesburg mayor and town council.

Prosecutors won’t retry former Gov. Bob McDonnell

The U.S. Justice Department will move to dismiss the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), according to the Associated Press and Washington Post.

Supervisors agree on rules change to resolutions

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to a rules change that will require the chair and vice chair determine what types of resolutions are to be placed on future agendas.

Election results: Middleburg, Round Hill, Hamilton and Lovettsville

Voters in the towns of Middleburg, Hamilton, Lovettsville and Round Hill elected mayors and council members in Tuesday’s elections.