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3 hrs ago | WINC-FM Winchester

House Fires

The cause of a pair of house fires has been determined. Warren County fire officials say unattended cooking was behind a blaze at a Browntown Road home late Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA

7 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

Loudoun Chamber of Commerce third largest in the region

With 1,325 members, the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce is behind only the Washington D.C. and Prince William Chambers as the third largest in metropolitan Washington, according to rankings compiled by the Washington Business Journal.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Loudoun Times

Drug charges dropped against prominent Leesburg businessman

Drug charges against a prominent Leesburg businessman were dropped today prior to a preliminary hearing in Loudoun County General District Court due to a lack of evidence.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Patch.com

Weather Alert: Storms Moving Into the Area

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for portions of Loudoun County and Fairfax until 9 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Fairfax, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Loudoun Times

Sterling gets its exciting back

Rio Cantina in Sterling is one of the major nightlife offerings in the "fourth most exciting place in Virginia," according to Movoto.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA, Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Blog News, Alexandria, VA

Loudoun Times

Belfort Furniture hopes to become a destination furniture store

Belfort Furniture is planning to rezone to put in workforce housing and add to their already full retail operation.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

The Washington Post

Nonprofit Women Giving Back serve homeless women, children in NoVa

On the moss-green wall of the Women Giving Back store in Sterling, two portraits hang side by side above a shelf of donated books.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Chantilly, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Alexandria, VA, Prince William County, VA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

Photos: Missing Pets in Loudoun County Area

Recognize any of these furry friends? Animal shelters are filled with pets who went missing or were found over the holiday weekend.

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Patch.com

Fun for the Whole Family at Loudoun County Child Safety Day

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, in a partnership with the Town of Leesburg Police Department, is sponsoring the Third Annual Child Safety Day Saturday, Aug. 2. Developed by Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman in 2012, this year's Child Safety Day is scheduled to take place from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Village at Leesburg .

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ashburn, VA

Loudoun Times

Loudoun County reconsidering a greena energy policy

Loudoun County's supervisors are considering scrapping a county policy that aims to ensure energy efficiency and environmental-friendliness in new public facilities.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ashburn, VA

Business Journal

Sterling's Belfort Furniture bids to redevelop with new homes and retail - and a subtle ultimatum

The Sterling-based Belfort Furniture doesn't just furnish homes. It's now bidding to develop them, too, on a series of parcels adjacent to its headquarters.

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Loudoun Times

250-acre park coming to Arcola

Loudoun County supervisors advanced plans Wednesday night for a massive new park in Arcola that will include lighted playing fields and basketball and tennis courts.

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Related Topix: Arcola, VA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Patch.com

Seven Ducklings Rescued from Loudoun County Sewer Drain

Seven ducklings are back in the loving care of their mother thanks to Loudoun County Animal Services.

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Patch.com

Loudoun County Surplus to Sell Vehicles, Bicycles & More in Online Auction

Loudoun County is now selling a variety of government surplus items at bargain prices through an online auction company called Public Surplus.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Loudoun Times

Courts expansion community meeting planned for July 17

Loudoun County will host a second community meeting about the Courts Complex Phase III Expansion Project July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the county government center in downtown Leesburg.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Loudoun Times

Court of Appeals upholds Loudoun a hinderinga conviction

Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in Virginia Walter S. Felton has affirmed the August 2013 conviction of Loudoun woman Dre Martina Roberts for hindering a law enforcement officer in the performance of his duties.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Sterling, VA, Law, Criminal Defense Law

The Washington Post

Loudoun authorities report a sharp rise in phone scams

The phone call is intended to elicit visceral fear: A police officer is on the line, or a lawyer, or an IRS agent.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Business Journal

Rock Creek Property Group sheds Sterling retail center, shifts focus to H Street

Rock Creek Property Group has sold its Regal Center in Sterling for $18.2 million as it focuses on projects elsewhere in the D.C. region.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

Loudoun Times

Supervisors sign off on three bond referendum questions

Loudoun County voters are likely to be confronted with three bond referendum questions during this fall's election.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA

Patch.com

Victim Wins Fraud Lottery: Latest Example in Phone Scam Fever

Several phone scams operating in the area are targeting victims with stories about fake court fines and phony power bills.

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