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  1. Local NAACP Chief Calls for Removal of Confederate Soldier Statue: Media ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The future is looking murky for the 12-foot statue of a Confederate soldier that stands on the grounds of the Loudoun County courthouse in Leesburg. Controversy is swirling around symbols of the Confederacy in the wake of the tragedy last month in Charleston, S.C., in which nine members of a historically black church were shot to death in a racially motivated incident.


  2. Wine Wednesday: Small pours from around the Loudoun wine sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... Bluemont also received Silver for their viognier and bronze for their cabernet franc. - Casanel Vineyards , the Leesburg winery highlighted in last month's column , also came away from San Fran with some hardware, taking "Silver" for both their ...


  3. Barbara Neely Sample, civic volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Barbara Neely Sample, 67, a 42-year resident of Leesburg, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Milton, having fought a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 24, 1948, in Baltimore, Md., she was the only child of Jack and Peggy Neely.


  4. Two more Loudoun schools to offer full-day kindergartenRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... the programming, which is to expand the full-day kindergarten," said Keusters, who supported the measure. Bill Fox (Leesburg) and Eric Hornberger (Ashburn) voted against the measure. "When the board took the issue up, we were not covering 100 ...


  5. WWII Veteran Dick Graff To Participate in Leesburg's 4th of July ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Ashby Ponds resident Dick Graff, a WWII vet, will be a participant in this year's 4th of July Parade in Leesburg; it will mark his second parade appearance this year. Most recently, he participated in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. He rode along the parade route on the WWII 70th anniversary float .


  6. Alabama well-represented on Mel Kiper's lists of nation's top defensive line NFL draft prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... culminating in a two-week stretch where he notched a remarkable 20 tackles against LSU and Mississippi State." A Leesburg, Virginia native, the 6-foot-3, 270-pound Allen was first-team All-SEC as a sophomore last year after posting 33 tackles, 11.5 ...


  7. The numbers game: New study shows Loudoun homes do, on average, earn their keepRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    ... that the homes that are being built are positive for the county ... Some of the older homes in Ashburn, Sterling, Leesburg, they're not paying their way. They're just not a Something's got to be done." Painter hopes the numbers will be used by the ...


  8. idoodlelearning inc., and Cubes In Spacea , a Global STE[A]M Design...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... proud to present the Cubes In Space 2015 MPACGroup Top Design Award to Randy Bowman, a home school student from Leesburg, Virginia," said Robert Sowah, Chief Executive Officer of idoodlelearning inc. "It was a very special opportunity to present the ...


  9. Crisis Intervention Team expands to better address psychiatric emergenciesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Loudoun Times

    The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services will expand its Crisis Intervention Team program and establish a CIT assessment center in Leesburg this fall.


  10. Police: Leesburg Gas Station Robbery Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Leesburg police announced Tuesday that they apprehended the suspect who robbed a town gas station last week and got into a scuffle with a cashier. There were no injuries reported in the June 23 heist.


  11. Reston Real Estate: Lots of Spots for July 4 FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... at Fairfax High School with a spectacular fireworks display at dark. Falls Church : George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Live music will start at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:20 p.m. Leesburg : Ida Lee Park, Rt. 15 (King ...


  12. Cocalico Corner: Volunteering informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Ephrata Review

    ... not officially represent via policy, contacts, or public statements the organization for which you volunteer. The Leesburg, Va.-based Nonprofit Risk Management Center notes the importance of providing volunteers with written policy points, best done ...


  13. Todd Hill steps down as Loudoun County football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    ... on his rehabilitation, the school said in a news release. Hill is expected to resume his teaching duties at the Leesburg school in the fall. "I want to thank everyone at Loudoun County [High School] for the support and friendship they have shown me ...


  14. Leesburg gas station robbed of cigarettes, cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Loudoun Times

    Leesburg Police are searching for this man who they say robbed an Exxon station of cigarettes and cash.


  15. Seven Job Openings in Leesburg: DSW, Target, Gap and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Patch.com

    Start your week off with some of the more upbeat news recently featured on our Patch sites in Virginia and DC. Some top posts this week in Va.


  16. When Does Our Confederacy Conversation Target Street Names in Oak Cliff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | D Magazine

    ... some civil engineer's Uncle Lee. But who was Uncle Lee named after? Zooming out, will towns like Leesville, LA and Leesburg, VA be pressured to change their names? There is no doubt who those towns' names pay homage to. Oak Cliff's Jefferson Davis ...


  17. Loudoun County officials: State law dicates Confederate statue must stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Loudoun Times

    The Confederate soldier statue standing in the center of downtown Leesburg cannot legally be removed, Loudoun County officials say.


  18. Just Published: "Applied Visual Sciences, Inc. (APVS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | PR-inside.com

    ... is made from its wholly owned subsidiary Signature Mapping Medical Sciences (SMMS). APVS is headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia, the US. Full Report Details at - .. This comprehensive ...


  19. Several Leesburg residents call for removal of Confederate soldier statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | TBD.com

    In the wake of the Charleston, S.C. mass-shooting, some residents are calling for the removal of a statue in front of the courthouse in historic downtown Leesburg. The 12-foot statue is of a lone rebel soldier - in memory of the Confederate soldiers of Loudoun County.


  20. New York Red Bulls U23s stage late comeback, get revenge on Baltimore BohemiansRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Once A Metro

    ... heir second match of the weekend against the D.C. United U23s today at 5:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Sports Complex in Leesburg, Virginia. The Red Bulls were previously awarded a 3-0 win after D.C. used an ineligible player when the teams met in May.


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