Business leaders say affordable housing at a ‘crisis’ point in Loudoun County

Home builders, representatives from local education and preservation groups, and some of the county’s top business leaders came together Monday night to figure out solutions to fix one of the most pressing issues facing the county: A lack of affordable and workforce housing in Loudoun.

In Virginia governor’s race, Northam leads Gillespie in cash

Democrat Ralph Northam has a hefty cash advantage over Republican Ed Gillespie in the final weeks of Virginia’s closely watched governor’s race.

Multimillion-dollar indoor adventure park coming to Sterling

The brains behind a popular Rockville indoor adventure park are bringing the concept to northern Virginia and then, hopefully, beyond.

Victim identified in fatal Route 9 crash

An Oct. 13 crash on Route 9 near Purcellville Road in western Loudoun left one man dead and another seriously injured.

Loudoun County Animal Services imports adoptable dogs from Puerto Rico

Loudoun residents will soon have the opportunity to adopt four dogs from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Middleburg’s Shiloh Baptist Church added to Virginia Landmarks Register

The church offered African-Americans a place of refuge and opportunities in education, personal growth and social engagement during the era of segregation in Virginia and through the struggle for civil rights during the last half of the 20th century.

Northam and Gillespie appear at inaugural Times-Mirror candidate forum

Gang violence, Virginia’s economy and President Donald Trump were among the topics covered by the two major-party candidates for Virginia governor who took part in a forum hosted by the Loudoun Times-Mirror on Saturday.

School Board to hear legislative directives at next meeting

The board’s legislative and policy committee approved the recommended 2018 Legislative Priority Positions, which the full board will hear at its Oct. 24 meeting.

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.