A Virginia grant program started in 2012 to support the agriculture and forestry industries is sprouting job growth and economic development across the state, particularly in rural areas. Growing the state's two largest private economic drivers is part of Gov. Terry McAuliffe 's "New Virginia Economy" strategic plan to diversify the state economy to be less dependent on federal government-related jobs.
Greenwich Citizen, Fri, Dec 26 2014 @ 11:22 AM
By Ildar Sagdejev [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Sheetz has applied to build a store at Old Ox and Shaw roads in Sterling, 0.7 miles from an incoming Wawa. The popular convenience store/gas station chains - one headquartered in western Pennsylvania, the other in eastern Pennsylvania - tend to own their respective territories.
Business Journal, Fri, Dec 26 2014 @ 01:16 PM
In a political district that analysts say is evenly split between Republican and Democratic voters, the race to succeed Barbara J. Comstock in Virginia's House of Delegates is likely to be close. That appears to have made both Democrat Kathleen Murphy and Republican Craig Parisot wary of saying anything that could alienate voters in the Jan. 6 special election, which was scheduled after Comstock won a seat in Congress .
The Washington Post, Thu, Dec 25 2014 @ 06:09 PM
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on tonight, starting at 10 p.m. "Be responsible or risk a DUI," said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman.
Loudoun Times, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 04:11 PM
Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Northern Virginia Men Convicted of Robbery Jury fixes sentence at thirty-three years in prison Men convicted in robbery outside Loudoun County IHOP Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Northern Virginia Men Convicted of Robbery Jury fixes sentence at thirty-three years in prison Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/16JKBvw LEESBURG, Va. -- Two men were convicted of an armed robbery that happened outside of an IHOP in Sterling this summer.
WUSA-TV Washington, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 03:21 PM