Screaming Jenny: The Haunting Legend of Harpers FerrySenaiNewsBreak Contributor
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New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Leesburg, VA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Leesburg.
Weekly Safety Report: Armed Robbery and Fiery Collision in Loudoun County, Virginia
This week in Loudoun County, Virginia, there were two notable incidents. The first incident involved an armed robbery at a convenience store in Ashburn. A male suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun, and stole undisclosed items before fleeing on foot. The second incident occurred on Route 28 in Sterling, where a truck driver was involved in a collision that caused his vehicle to catch fire. Good Samaritans rescued the driver, who suffered severe burns and is currently in critical condition.
IN PHOTOS: Transformed train depot on the market in Loudoun County
The historic Round Hill Train Depot is on the market in Loudoun County for $490,000. Built in 1890, the 1,120 square-foot building at 34 Main St., has been restored and transformed into a modern three-bedroom cottage, according to a Realtor.com listing by Lindsay Curtis of Home Theory, LLC. Take a look.
Route 7 night closures
VDOT is reporting that Route 7 Westbound will have single lane closures as needed between Blue Ridge Mountain Road and Shepherds Mill Road for rock and soil testing, 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday and Monday nights, September 24-25. Route 7 Eastbound and westbound single lane closures between River...
Next Mickie Gordon Park Community Meeting Planned Oct. 4
Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services will hold the second community workshop on future improvements to Mickie Gordon Memorial Park on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Middleburg American Legion building. The workshop will include a presentation of existing conditions and the opportunity for input...
Screaming Jenny: The Haunting Legend of Harpers Ferry
Nestled in the eerie town of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, there's a place that oozes an undeniable allure, steeped in a haunting secret that chills the very air you breathe—the spine-tingling tale of Screaming Jenny. This unsettling story unfolds in the obscure and shadowy realm surrounding the Harpers Ferry Depot, a foreboding stretch nestled along the tracks of the esteemed Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Within the confines of this desolate terrain, abandoned and decaying storage sheds have evolved into a sanctuary for the impoverished, serving as a somber testament to lives forgotten in time.
Important Notice for Purcellville Residents: Major Upgrade on Hatcher Avenue Begins October 2
The Department of Public Works in Purcellville, Virginia, plans a major upgrade to Hatcher Avenue. The project starts on October 2, 2023. It involves lining the existing force main with a corrosion-resistant material. This is part of the town's effort to improve its wastewater management system. The upgrade will extend the system's lifespan and increase its reliability.
Loudoun High Schools Ranked Among Best by U.S. News
Sixteen Loudoun County high schools are ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools in the nation, including four that were ranked in the top 20 in the state of Virginia. Two Loudoun high schools, Lightridge and W.O. Robey, are listed as unranked in the report. The...
Ellis, Kershner Meet in Hillsboro Debate
Incumbent Catoctin District Supervisor Caleb E. Kershner (R) and independent challenger John Ellis debated their competing visions for preserving the county’s rural west during a debate Thursday night at Hillsboro’s Old Stone School. Ellis and Kershner fielded questions on a wide variety of topics, but their answers returned...
Photo Gallery: Lovettsville Oktoberfest
Despite steady rain brought on by tropical Storm Ophelia, crowds gathered in Lovettsville to celebrate the town's German heritage with the annual annual Oktoberfest on Friday night and Saturday. The event featured Bavarian-style food, weiner dog races, stein competitions, live music and beer. Huck Houtz, owned by Jason and Suzy...
Local Residents Urged to Assist in Investigation of Serious Rt. 28 South Crash Near Sterling Boulevard
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia is looking for witnesses to a severe car accident that took place on September 18, 2023, on Route 28 southbound near Sterling Boulevard. A black Nissan Altima collided with a semi-truck, leading to the truck overturning and catching fire. A blue Toyota Prius was also part of the accident. The driver of the semi-truck sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital.
Experience Ashburn Nightlife: Top 4 Pubs to Try
In this article, we're going to explore four unique pubs located in Ashburn. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Bright outlook for West Virginia Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival
JEFFERSON COUNTY, W.Va. (DC News Now) — Rain may be in the forecast but the 47th annual Jefferson County Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival is anticipating crowds this weekend to celebrate art, music, crafts, food and fun. The festival will also feature bluegrass music and West Virginia wine and craft beer along with spirits […]
Ousted Loudoun Superintendent Scott Ziegler loses bid to have criminal charges dismissed
A Virginia judge declined an attempt by the former superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools to have three misdemeanor criminal charges thrown out.
It’s Lovettsville Oktoberfest: What to Know
Today marks the beginning of Lovettsville’s 28th annual Oktoberfest, and even though tomorrow’s weather report calls for rain, the event will take place rain or shine. It’s a weekend full of wiener dog races, ceremonial keg tappings, beer, live music, stein competitions and food. For festival goers...
Important Notice for Residents: Loudoun County School Board Meeting on September 26, 2023
The Loudoun County School Board has a meeting planned for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. The location is the School Board Meeting Room at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices in Ashburn. The meeting agenda will be available on the LCPS School Board website under 'Meetings' by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 22. It can also be found on the LCPS webpage under Board Meetings & Documents.
Grill Kabob inks deal for new Loudoun County location
The growing Grill Kabob chain here in the DMV has another new restaurant in the works. The latest location is coming to Loudoun County Parkway right near One Loudoun. The Burn has learned that Grill Kabob will be taking the final available space in the Flagship Commons plaza just north of the LoCo Parkway intersection with Russell Branch Parkway.
Charles Town Cancels Last Five Races Of Saturday Card
Charles Town in West Virginia has canceled the remainder of its Saturday night card as the effects of Tropical Storm Ophelia brought rain, some locally heavy, to the area. After the first three races were run without incident over a track labeled sloppy, riders decided in the interests of safety to not continue with the card.
Burning Question: When will the Geo Washington Blvd overpass open in Ashburn?
Burning Question: Hi. Have you heard any update on when the Route 7 overpass connecting George Washington Boulevard and Russell Branch Parkway will be open? — Jeff J. Good question, Jeff. There’s a bit of murkiness, but it appears the answer is soon — as in a couple of weeks.
Douglass High School Commemoration, Documentary Proposals Unveiled
After almost two years of work, the Douglass High School Commemorative Committee has unveiled a plan to commemorate the struggle for racial equality in Loudoun, and to pass the stories of the people in that fight on to new generations. Under that plan, the county’s Douglass Community Center and the...