Emergency call: 'I got attacked by a mountain lion'Recordings of emergency calls about a fatal cougar attack in Washington state over the weekend detail how a dispatcher calmly struggled to figure out where it occurred and how worried the surviving victim was about his friend
Loudoun County Public Schools and the Loudoun Freedom Center have launched a partnership to use local African-American history to better teach and engage students.
Loudoun Times, Wed, May 23 2018 @ 09:54 AM
Loudoun County supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved several zoning amendments that will allow for more retail space in the Lansdowne Town Center in hopes of revitalizing the mixed-use development that through the years has seen a stream of outgoing tenants.
Loudoun Times, Fri, May 18 2018 @ 01:18 PM
A bicyclist identified with the help of a fitness-tracking app was charged with malicious wounding Thursday after allegedly knocking another bicyclist to the ground on the WOD Trail in Loudoun County, Virginia, authorities said. Edward A. Shortnacy, 48, reached out an arm and struck the helmet of a bicyclist who was traveling in the opposite direction, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said.
Waco Tribune-Herald, Fri, May 18 2018 @ 06:34 PM
The Virginia Environmental Endowment awarded $284,612 to 14 organizations dedicated to protecting and improving the state's natural resources and environment. When combined with matching funds, the endowment has provided more than $86 million in environmental improvement support since it was founded in 1977.
Powhatan Today, Wed, May 23 2018 @ 03:00 AM
A historic hardware store in Purcellville, Virginia, is at the center of a community controversy over allegations that one of its employees used an anti-gay slur after refusing to help a Boy Scout asking for donations for a service project. The alleged incident happened Friday afternoon at Nichols Hardware, a family-owned store that was founded more than 100 years ago and is a "trip back in time," according to a Loudoun County, Virginia, history organization.
The Virginian-Pilot, Mon, May 21 2018 @ 04:14 PM