Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey was the first reporter on the scene after problems with a quarry blast sent rocks and boulders flying into neighboring homes and businesses. A blast at a Loudoun County, Virginia, quarry sent rocks and debris smashing into nearby homes and cars, leaving one person injured Thursday morning.
NBC Los Angeles, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 02:00 PM
The Fairfax County Public School Board adopted a $2.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 on Thursday, which will allow for small pay increases for all employees. The raises - though very small at 0.62 percent - are still bigger than FCPS has been able to give in recent years.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 11:16 AM
It wasn't a meteor shower as one Sterling area resident thought when objects fell on cars and homes Thursday. Rather they were rocks from a nearby quarry where crews were doing scheduled blasts.
The Washington Post, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 08:24 AM
A Thursday morning blast at the Loudoun County quarry that would be Waterside sent rock flying into the neighborhood directly to the north of the operation, injuring one and damaging property.
Business Journal, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 10:49 PM
RICHMOND, Va. - U.S. Census Bureau estimates for Virginia show healthy population increases last year in counties near the nation's capital and in nearly all of the state's largest cities.
CBS Local, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 08:53 PM
Update: 4:28 p.m. The manager of NAPA Auto Parts in Sterling said two rocks from a blasting incident at Loudoun Quarries this morning damaged the store's window and a car in the parking lot, among other damages caused by the blast.
Loudoun Times, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 07:57 PM
A teenager with autism who was reported missing today has been located safe and sound, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The 14-year-old was last seen at around noon in the area of Potomac Falls High School along Algonkian Parkway in Sterling.
Patch.com, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 06:46 PM