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Loudoun County coughs up nearly $10 million for new records system
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-12-05T20:39:14+00:00
The board's finance committee has studied the issue for months and, at times, questioned whether there was a lack of communication or miscues on the part of county staff.
Inside this week’s Rappahannock News (Dec. 5)
RappNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:51:39 +0000
This week's headlines include: Room for smaller golf courses added to zoning laws • Thompsons purchase Tula's • Welch out as RCSO investigator • The Rapp for Dec. 5 • Editorial: Where have all the acorns gone? • Wild Ideas: The raucous, acrobatic belted kingfisher • 150 Years Ago This Week: More fighting in Virginia and Tennessee
Va. Senate Democratic leader: GOP to nominate ‘carbon copy’ of Cuccinelli in 33rd
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-12-05T17:02:55+00:00
The Virginia Senate's Democratic leader, Dick Saslaw, voiced expectations Wednesday that local Republicans will nominate a “carbon copy” of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for the 33rd Senate District special election.
School Board members finalize plan for attendance boundaries
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-12-05T17:00:39+00:00
With the rezoning of attendance boundaries entering into its final stages, the Loudoun County School Board went to their constituents Nov. 25 to iron out any concerns about the potential boundaries.
Cedar Lane gym teacher arrested after reporting to school drunk
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-12-05T16:42:14+00:00
A Loudoun County Public Schools elementary school teacher was arrested Dec. 4 after coming to school drunk.
The Rapp for Dec. 5Page 1 of 10 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
RappNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:15:21 +0000
Christmas begins this weekend in Little Washington, Brother Sun and jazz guitarists return, Larry “Bud” Meyer autographs copies of his new book, the Studio School teaches everyone to make Christmas ornaments and more in this week’s Rapp column.
Candy heiress pleads guilty in fatal reckless driving case
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-12-05T16:07:43+00:00
The billionaire co-owner of the Mars Inc. candy company pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to misdemeanor reckless driving, stemming from an Oct. 4 crash that killed one woman and injured several others.
Editorial: Where have all the acorns gone?
RappNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:00:53 +0000
Roadkill is on the rise this year, but the motorists aren’t to blame. It’s instead due to a dearth of acorns — an important food source many animals have had to go without this year.
School & sports news for Dec. 5
RappNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:50:48 +0000
The Panthers' winter sports seasons open strong; Quiz Bowl splits its last two matches; and 16 RCHS students return from the VJCL convention with nine awards in this week's School and Sports news.
Wild Ideas: The raucous, acrobatic belted kingfisher
RappNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:00:19 +0000
The belted kingfisher is a stocky, medium-sized bird that is packed with power — and knows it. Loud, raucous, flashy, lively, quick, conspicuous and yet elusive, the kingfisher is a cocky bird that displays “an air of self-importance” as it patrols its territory.