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3 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
Louise Porter, principal of Luther Jackson Middle School, plans to retire effective Feb. 1, after 32 years working in Fairfax County schools as a science teacher and school administrator.
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7 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily
Charlie Williams, left, and Cindy Huss, right, both recount coordinators, work in the hallway outside of Shenandoah County's Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Tuesday recounting election ballots for the state attorney general race.
10 hrs ago | The Atlantic
Six of the top-ten richest counties are in Virginia and Maryland, and 13 of the top-30 richest counties form a continuous circle around the nation's capital.
14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
Firefighters Capt. Kit Hessel, Trisha Danula, Ryland Chapman, Joe Keiler and Mike Miller stand with Cola, an 8-month-old Great Dane rescued from a house fire on Nov. 29. The phrase “lucky dog” certainly applies to Cola, an 8-month-old female Great Dane whose life was saved late last month by the efforts of a fast-thinking and ... (more)
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Rep. Frank Wolf's decision to retire came as a surprise - as recently as last week, leaders in both parties fully expected the Republican to run for an 18th term.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Virginia Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe and state and local lawmakers gathered Tuesday morning in Springfield to rally support behind the location as the future headquarters of the FBI.
15 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A Fairfax County elementary school principal will resign her post on Jan. 1 after mounting concerns from parents and staff this fall involving teacher morale and turnover.
19 hrs ago | Patch.com
Residents of North Reston may have heard helicopter sounds for about an hour the night of Sunday, Dec. 15. According to Lucy Caldwell of the Fairfax County Police Department Public Information Office, the helicopter was called to assist with a stolen vehicle report.
20 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
Officials in the City of Fairfax have signed off on a non-lethal approach to managing the city's deer population.
The valley has been named one of the 'Best Cheap Holiday Escapes' near the capitol.
Fairfax County Democrats will gather nearby next month to celebrate the inauguration of Terry McAuliffe as the next governor of Virginia.
Fairfax County police say shortly before 3 p.m. a man approached a teller at the PNC Bank located inside the Giant grocery store at 13330 Franklin Farm Road.
An 8-month-old baby was left unattended at Walmart over the weekend. The parents were charged.
The nine were among a group of about 60 protesters who formed a human chain Monday outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Fairfax County.
The State Board of Elections officials are counting votes from Fairfax County and the cities of Alexandria and Chesapeake.
A statewide recount of 2.2 million ballots cast in Virginia's attorney general race last month gets under way today in Chesapeake, as well as Alexandria and Fairfax County.
The Loudoun County School Board plans to invest in its own advanced technology academy, a move that could lead to a split from the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.