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South County Pyramid Holds Art Show

Student artwork from six schools was on display at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton.

Student artwork from six local schools was featured during the South County Pyramid Art Show held for the first time last week at the Workhouse Arts Center, Building W-16, in Lorton. The artwork came from student artists at Laurel Hill Elementary, Newington Forest Elementary, Silverbrook Elementary, Halley Elementary, South County Middle School, and South County High School.

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Creating Fun and Awareness with FACETS

Three high school young men designed and implemented a drug and alcohol prevention event at the Mott Community Center April 4 with help from FACETS.

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Cannons, Hayrides Music and Fun at Fairfax's Civil War Day

Civil War Day set for Historic Bleinheim on April 25.

Civil War camp life and weapon-firing demonstrations are among the highlights of the 15th annual Fairfax Civil War Day. It’s set for Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Historic Blenheim Estate, 3610 Old Lee Highway in Fairfax. Courtesy of the City of Fairfax, Historic Fairfax City Inc. and the Fairfax Rifles – Company D of the 17th Virginia Infantry Living History Organization – residents will be able to step back in time for a glimpse of life here in the early 1860s.

Obituary: Willie L. Hudgins, Jr., of Reston, Dies

Willie L. Hudgins, Jr., beloved husband of Cathy Hudgins — Fairfax County Hunter Mill District supervisor — died Saturday, April 11, 2015. He was 72 years old. Willie was born March 5, 1943, in LaCrosse, Va. After attending both undergraduate and law school at Howard University, he and the Hudgins family moved to Reston. They have lived in Reston since 1969.

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Weekend Fun in Fairfax County - April 17-19, 2015

A roundup of entertaining things to do this weekend.

A roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Fairfax county.

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New Train Debuts on Metro's Blue Line

7000-series train gets positive passenger reviews.

It is a project that has been five years in the making. On April 14, the Washington Metro’s new 7000-series train debuted, transporting passengers from the Franconia-Springfield Station on Tuesday morning. “Good morning, customers. Welcome aboard Metrorail’s new 7000-series train,” said the operator as the train pulled into the station.

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Lake Braddock, Hayfield and TJHSST Win Japan Bowl

Competition tests students’ knowledge of history, language, culture and more.

Every year, high school students studying Japanese have a chance to participate in the National Japan Bowl, a competition that tests their knowledge of Japanese history, language, culture and more. Some of the country’s top language students make it to D.C. to compete; however, more than just classroom attendance is required in order to do well.

Burke Filmmaker’s Work Will Help Others

Zinn’s documentaries going to schools, hospitals and rehab centers.

Monica Zinn is just 21, but she’s already made two documentaries with the potential to change people’s lives for the better. And now, both have been selected for distribution to K-college schools, hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation programs in English-speaking countries worldwide.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 87 homes sold between $2,150,349-$215,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: March, 2015

Springfield Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 131 Springfield homes sold between $795,000-$160,000.

Springfield Home Sales: March, 2015

Reston Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 111 Reston homes sold between $2,300,000-$170,000.

Reston Home Sales: March, 2015

McLean Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 83 homes sold between $3,805,000-$137,000 in the McLean and Falls Church area.

McLean Home Sales: March, 2015

Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 62 homes sold between $1,590,000-$191,000 in the Oak Hill and Herndon area.

Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: March, 2015

Great Falls Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 15 Great Falls homes sold between $1,575,000-$695,000.

Great Falls Home Sales: March, 2015

Fairfax Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 64 Fairfax homes sold between $1,252,065-$185,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: March, 2015

Chantilly Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 16 homes sold between $736,500-$11,000 in the Chantilly area.

Chantilly Home Sales: March, 2015

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 69 homes sold between $1,580,000-$208,000 in the Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton area.

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: March, 2015

Centreville Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 87 Centreville homes sold between $1,475,141-$179,900.

Centreville Home Sales: March, 2015

Burke Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 37 Burke homes sold between $890,000-$188,000.

Burke Home Sales: March, 2015

Mount Vernon Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 117 homes sold between $1,300,000-$100,000 in the Mount Vernon area.

Mount Vernon Home Sales: March, 2015

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