2013 Republican ticket: Cuccinelli, Jackson and Obenshain
Ken Cuccinelli, E.W. Jackson and Mark Obenshain earned the Virginia Republican nomination Saturday for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, respectively.
Photo Courtesy/Facebook, Mark Obenshain for Virginia Attorney General 2013
Sat., May. 18 | 10:32 PM - Voters in Old Dominion will elect the Democratic statewide candidates in a primary June 11.
Sterling woman charged with first-degree murder
Sat., May. 18 | 12:56 PM - An apparent homicide in Sterling Friday evening remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office this afternoon.
Mental health professional speaks with area parents
Sat., May. 18 | 09:00 AM - Questions directed at psychiatrist Kenneth Towbin sprang from all over the tightly packed room.
Arundel acquires remaining family shares of Times Community Media
Times-Mirror Photo/Beverly Denny
Peter Arundel, 52, is now the sole member of his family with ownership in Times Community Media, which operates several community newspapers and websites in Northern Virginia and the Greater Piedmont.
Fri., May. 17 | 12:51 PM - Times Community Media was founded by the late Arthur “Nick” Arundel, Peter's father, in 1963 with the purchase of the Loudoun Times-Mirror.
Beyond Cuccinelli, GOP delegates predict close races at convention
Times-Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is without an opponent for the Republican Party of Virginia’s gubernatorial nomination, which will take place this weekend in Richmond.
Fri., May. 17 | 08:27 AM - Featured convention speakers include Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee, U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-6th) and U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-7th), the House Majority Leader.
Johnson takes top honors at Leesburg Business Awards
Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Tina Johnson, President and CEO of JP Events & Consulting, gets a hug from employee Barbara Combs after winning the George C. Marshall Award at the Leesburg Business Awards ceremony at ProJet Aviation May 15.
Thu., May. 16 | 05:45 PM - Leesburg honored its booming small business industry May 15 at the 12th Annual Leesburg Business Awards at the ProJet Aviation Hangar at Leesburg Executive Airport.
New health care plan for LCPS employees: how does it stack up?
Thu., May. 16 | 02:03 PM - Part-time employees in the Loudoun County Public School system breathed a sigh of relief when they were grandfathered past a new policy that provides no health benefits for employees working under 20 hours a week.
Loudoun on display
Times-Mirror File Photo/Greg Nash
Avril Page and John Best of Ashburn feed the alpacas owned by Carlagay Higgins and Michael Lyon at Higgly Farm in Round Hill who opened up their farm for the annual Spring Farm Tour on May 18, 2008.
Thu., May. 16 | 12:02 PM - More than 8,000 are expected to tour Loudoun's farms.
Airports Authority awards Rail to Dulles Phase Two contract
Thu., May. 16 | 11:35 AM - Capital Rail is a joint venture between Clark Construction Group and Kiewit Infrastructure South. The group was awarded the contract for approximately $1.18 billion Tuesday.
Leesburg Town Council approves King Street plan
Thu., May. 16 | 08:38 AM - At their regularly scheduled meeting May 14, the Leesburg Town Council, by a vote of 5-2 with Mayor Kristen Umstattd and Councilmember Kevin Wright dissenting, adopted Plan A as the approved design for the reconstruction of King Street.
Supervisors to further study consolidation of boards, commissions and committees
Wed., May. 15 | 09:12 PM - Supervisor Janet Clarke is pitching the proposal as a practice in more efficient and consolidated government.
Loudoun honors local volunteers; 10-year-old girl leads the pack
Gabrielle Miller, the 2013 Loudoun Volunteer of the Year, smiles after accepting her award at the May 1 Board of Supervisors meeting in Leesburg. —Courtesy Photo
Wed., May. 15 | 02:53 PM - Loudoun County's Outstanding Volunteer winners don't normally make speeches when they accept their awards at the Board of Supervisors meetings. But when organizers asked 10-year-old Gabrielle Miller, she obliged.
School Board votes to grandfather rising juniors at HS-6 and HS-8
Wed., May. 15 | 12:36 PM - Students who will be rising juniors when HS-6 and HS-8 opens breathed a sigh of relief at the May 14 School Board meeting, when the officials voted to allow those students the option to remain at their current schools.
Opponents targeting Del. Comstock’s record on education
Wed., May. 15 | 10:27 AM - Comstock was one of 17 delegates – out of 100 – who opposed this year's budget bill.
Home schooling on the rise in Virginia
Wed., May. 15 | 08:31 AM - In Virginia, the number of home-schoolers has increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, according to the Virginia Department of Education.