Following the clash between white supremacists and protesters in Charlottesville that killed a woman when a car rammed into protesters and two troopers when their helicopter crashed while monitoring the skirmishes, a Loudoun County leader is calling for the removal of a Confederate statue in Leesburg. The Loudoun Times-Mirror reports that Democrat Phyllis Randall, chair of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, is renewing a call to have a statue of a Confederate soldier, which sits on the grounds of the courthouse in Leesburg, moved.
WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Aug 16 2017 @ 10:09 AM
The small Falls Church City school system had the highest pass rate in Virginia for three of the five broad categories in this year's Standards of Learning tests. Falls Church led pass rates in reading, writing, and history and social science statewide.
WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Aug 16 2017 @ 06:11 AM
Amid renewed calls to move the county's Confederate soldier statue on the courthouse grounds, Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall says she plans to ask the General Assembly to give localities greater discretion over monuments and memorials within their jurisdiction.
Loudoun Times, Tue, Aug 15 2017 @ 09:15 PM
From now until noon Thursday, Aug. 17, you've got the chance to bid on an assortment of items that the Loudoun County, Virginia, government wants to get rid of through Public Surplus .
WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Aug 15 2017 @ 05:20 PM
The School Board learned Thursday that the division's turnover rate reached 15 percent for the 2016-2017 year. This marked the second year in a row the division saw a 15 percent turnover rate with many teachers leaving for jobs in other jurisdictions including Winchester, where division employees recently received salary increases.
Northern Virginia Daily, Fri, Aug 11 2017 @ 10:56 PM
Gov. Matt Bevin has asserted there is nothing so transparent as him talking to the public via social media like Facebook and Twitter. What Bevin is doing is more like speaking into a mirror from which he can choose the image reflected back.
Middlesboro Daily News, Thu, Aug 10 2017 @ 12:19 PM