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A bleak Thanksgiving for the NCC

Laid bare by recent winds and rain from a distant cold front in November, the National Conference Center is visible now on once-pristine slopes that for years had made it a protected destination for training, first for Xerox and later … Continue reading

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Please don’t elect the sheriff any more!

Justin Hannah won the Democratic primary race for sheriff in Loudoun County on June 11. He’s 28 years old. For those following the local elections in Loudoun County, here is the bio for Justin Hannah, the Democrat running for the … Continue reading

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Lansdowne HOA’s “prescribed position”

The NCC gets another gimme from Loudoun County as the Republicans on the Board of Supervisors approve age-restricted residential housing.
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Local Ethics 101

An ethics pledge where none had existed before had great urgency as the first order of business for Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall after she took office this year. Now its first test is transpiring with no attention from the … Continue reading

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No free lunch in kindergarten

  Virginia Delegate Randy Minchew (R-10th) has again introduced a bill to substitute land use values for fair market value (FMV) when the state of Virginia computes the local composite index (LCI) that determines how much money localities like Loudoun … Continue reading

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Loudoun Supervisors Approve Funding For Slave Memorial

By Jonathan Hunley Leesburg Today Sept. 3, 2015 The statue of a Confederate soldier at the Loudoun County courthouse could be getting some company in the future, which probably pleases Pastor Michelle Thomas. “He seems lonely,” Thomas, who leads Holy … Continue reading

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Loudoun County Real Estate Tax Bill: $67

While everyone in Loudoun County pays the same real estate tax rate, not everyone pays taxes on 100% of the value of their property. Some property owners apply to have their real estate taxes deferred under programs that set aside … Continue reading

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‘Tell the story, but tell it all.’

The Leesburg Town Council could vote as soon as Tuesday, July 28, whether to approve Loudoun County’s request to demolish four historic buildings on Edwards Ferry Road to clear the site for a huge new courts complex. Loudoun County officials have … Continue reading

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“I still think this is hilarious though, because you know, they did lose. They actually lost.”

You can videotape me, Dude. I’m already on television. So I’m good. I’m on television every day. Feel free to videotape me, but I’m already there. You can Google me. Want a name too? — Roland Martin Former CNN journalist … Continue reading

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Still here.

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