- Great Falls Optimist Club Awards Helping Hands
- Fairfax County Attracts Innovative Technology Firms
- Teaching Healing Through Altruism
- Celebrating ‘Everyday’ Heroes
- Irving Middle Presents... “Empty House?”
- Chantilly Boys’ Lax Captures Concorde Championship
- O’Sullivan’s 7 Goals Lead Westfield Girls’ Lax to Concorde Title
- Mount Vernon Softball Eyes District Championship
- Ireton Softball Beats SSSA in State Quarterfinals
- TC Baseball Secures First Regional Berth Since 2009
- A Fluid Situation
- Editorial: Vote in Spite of Election Fatigue
- More Density Means Higher Taxes
- Supportive Commissioners
- Preferential Treatment?
- Uncertainty Haunts Jefferson-Houston Groundbreaking
- Council Notebook
- Office Vacancy Hits Historic High in Alexandria
- Opposition Heats Up over City's Plans for Founders Park
- Tejada on State of the County
Great Falls sixth graders honored.
The Great Falls Optimist Club recognized four sixth graders Wednesday, May 8 with their Helping Hands award, the first time the club has given out the awards to sixth graders whose efforts in school and in their communities have brought them to the attention of their teachers.
More than 1,400 jobs added to local economy in first quarter.
Continuing consumer demand for innovative technology such as web filtering, data security and cloud computing has helped Fairfax County post gains to the local economy, countering the sequester effect stalling business growth in other sectors. According to the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), 27 businesses added more than 1,400 jobs in Fairfax County during the first quarter of 2013.
Marymount students learn counseling technique by helping U.S. troops.
A group of counseling students got to experience a therapeutic technique while also helping service men and women serving in Afghanistan. Graduate students in the Pastoral Counseling program at Marymount University in Arlington assembled care packages for U.S. troops as part of a community service requirement. One of the project’s goals was to teach the future therapists how altruism can have long-term mental health benefits.
Middle school students bring the arts to life in a play all of their own.
Irving Middle School advanced theater arts students are set to present “Empty House?” in two performances on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m.
Six Month Investigation Nets Several Suspects and Cycle Fest Ride on Sunday, May 19