A highly anticipated restaurant is about to open in The Plains. Meet Shawn Malone, the man behind Bistro @ The Porch.
Restaurateur Shawn Malone is preparing to breathe new life into the restaurant at the corner of Main Street and Fauquier Avenue in The Plains, formerly known as Front Porch and now rebranded to Bistro @ The Porch. While a relatively new face in the community, Malone is a seasoned restaurant...
The coldest February in Fauquier County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Armed man showed up to Virginia church with plan to shoot people, officials say
New developments in an alarming case in Prince William County. A man accused of showing up to a busy church in Haymarket armed with a gun.
Embark on a Culinary Voyage: 5 Seafood Restaurants in Gainesville You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional seafood restaurants in Gainesville. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below!
Prince William County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 150 Incidents and 15 Crime Stories
Prince William County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 150 Incidents and 15 Crime Stories. During the last week, Prince William County has seen a total of 150 reported crime cases. The most frequent crime type was 'Other' with 38 instances, closely followed by 'Arrest' and 'Theft' with 36 and 34 instances respectively. 'Assault' was the next most common crime, with 32 instances reported. Lesser reported crimes included 'Vandalism' with 5 instances, 'Burglary' with 3 instances, and both 'Domestic Related' and 'Robbery' with just 1 instance each. The data indicates a concerning rate of crime in the place, with a significant number of arrests being made. The high number of 'Other' crimes suggests a variety of offences are being committed, which could indicate a broader issue with law enforcement or societal problems within the county. The relatively high number of thefts and assaults also raises concerns about personal safety and property security in the area.
Caroline County man accused of unprovoked bias-shooting of 2 Hispanic men, deputies say
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (7News) — A 57-year-old Virginia man is facing charges after Spotsylvania County, Virginia deputies said he shot and critically injured two men Wednesday night in what appeared to be a hate/bias-related crime, according to a statement on Thursday. Deputies said they've arrested 57-year-old Douglas Wayne Cornett...
Marshall High School headed to One-Act state finals
Junior Han Nguyen’s autobiographical play, “It Doesn’t End in Nebraska,” has already won district and regional rounds. Han Nguyen, a junior at Marshall High School, has written an autobiographical play about surviving a suicide attempt and her long climb up through mental health struggles to new perspectives, purpose, and joy.
Loudoun County Public Schools to use drug-sniffing dogs in high schools
ASHBURN, Va. (DC News Now) — After a rash of overdoses in Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the school system is partnering with law enforcement to bring in drug-sniffing dogs. The plan is to have dogs from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Leesburg Police Department randomly search every high school in the county by […]
Gainesville Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Gainesville reported a total of 8 crime cases. The cases were distributed among five different categories, namely 'Other', 'Theft', 'Vandalism', 'Arrest', and 'Assault'. Each category had a varying number of incidents. The most frequent crimes were 'Other', 'Theft', and 'Vandalism', each recording 2 incidents. 'Arrest' and 'Assault' were less frequent, with 1 case reported in each category. It's noteworthy that the crimes labeled as 'Other' included offenses that are currently active and others that are inactive, as per the Prince William County Police calls for service. The nature of the 'Other' offenses, along with the details of the 'Theft', 'Vandalism', 'Arrest', and 'Assault' incidents, were not explicitly detailed. The data indicates a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, requiring vigilant law enforcement and community awareness.
Woman, 27, Killed By Car In Virginia Survived By 2 Young Daughters
Support is on the rise for the two young girls who lost their 27-year-old mother over the weekend in Prince William County.Carla Mejia, who also goes by Casey, was struck by a vehicle while walking in the westbound lane of Minnieville Road in Woodbridge wearing all dark clothing around 11:35 p…
Culinary Adventure: Exploring Chantilly's Top 3 Seafood Spots
In this article, we explore three outstanding seafood restaurants in Chantilly. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Bald eagle eggs won’t hatch after parents abandon them in Virginia nest. ‘Sad day’
Bald eagle parents have abandoned their eggs over a week after they were laid in a Virginia nest, a group said. Bald eagle Rosa tended to two eggs for nine days before she gave up on them on Feb. 23 in the Dulles Greenway Wetlands — federally protected land managed by the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.
New Dunkin’ Donuts Public Ribbon Cutting; Registration Opens for Business Appreciation Breakfast
Dunkin’ Donuts to Celebrate New Sudley Road Opening with Ribbon Cutting. 8625 Sudley Road welcomes a new Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday, March 8! The public ribbon cutting will take place from 9 to 11 am. and include a DJ, Dunkin’ prize wheel & swag giveaways, and a 10 a.m. ribbon cutting and check presentation to House of Mercy Food Pantry.
Crusts You Can't Resist: Haymarket's 5 Outstanding Pizzas
This article presents a selection of five outstanding pizzerias in Haymarket. Have you had the chance to savor any of their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Loudoun County getting a new Roy Rogers restaurant
Roy Rogers — the iconic mid-Atlantic fast food chain — already has a strong presence in Leesburg. And it will be getting stronger yet with a third location planned for the town. According to the landlord, a drive-thru Roy Rogers is being planned for the Shops at Russell...
CFH Offers Hope to Those Seeking Housing
Like this article? Support us by subscribing here. Your donation will help us continue to provide quality-of-life news and make local impact possible. There’s a story that’s been around for some time about a man standing on a beach full of starfish that had been stranded there by a big wave or storm. As he picked them up one by one and began throwing them back into the ocean, he was asked by a passerby what difference it was making when so many starfish were stranded. The man threw another one back and said, “It mattered to that one.”
Stakes winner Cats Inthe Timber to make return
Haymarket Farm’s stakes-winning homebred filly Cats Inthe Timber, unraced since the Delaware Oaks (G3) last summer, will launch her comeback Saturday at Laurel Park. Trained by Brittany Russell, 4-year-old Cats Inthe Timber will face five rivals in the one-mile optional claiming allowance for fillies and mares 4 and up led by 7-5 program favorite Intrepid Daydream, herself racing for the first time in 476 days.
🌬️ Strong Winds and Heavy Rain Forecasted for Sterling, VA Region
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Sterling, VA. Residents of Sterling, Virginia, and the surrounding areas should prepare for severe weather conditions as a powerful cold front is expected to hit the region later today. The approaching system is predicted to bring with it heavy rainfall and strong southerly winds that could reach up to 25 mph as early as this morning. This is merely a precursor to more intense weather conditions, with wind gusts anticipated to escalate dramatically to between 40-55 mph later in the afternoon and into the night when the front moves in. The inclement weather is set to persist into Thursday, with the strong winds forecasted to continue throughout the day before they begin to subside Thursday evening. Citizens should be cautious and secure any outdoor belongings that could be affected by the high winds, and stay tuned to local weather updates for further advisories.
Centreville Girl’s Basketball secures first regional title in school history
Minutes after pulling off the biggest upset of the VHSL playoffs so far this season, Centreville Coach Josephine McLane made sure her team’s attention and their minds were focused strictly on the regional final against the Oakton Cougars. The Wildcats, fresh off eliminating the defending four-time state champion James...
3-Star 2025 VA DL Evans Making Plans to Visit UNC
Christian Evans is a 6-foot-3, 275-pound defensive lineman from Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, VA, that recently tendered an offer from North Carolina on Feb. 20. The name of physical pass-rusher that Ted Monachino is recruiting to become part of the Tar Heels' defense for the Class of 2025 cycle is beginning to surface across the area as he enters his senior season. Evans garners eight other offers from schools across the East Coast, including Virginia. He plans to make his first visit to campus this spring to follow up. "I will be coming down to Chapel Hill to...