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  1. Police: Man Robs Mount Vernon-Area Store at KnifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    A man entered a store and displayed a knife to an employee. The suspect took property and fled. There were no injuries. MAP shows approximate location of armed robbery Sunday night in the Mount Vernon area; the incident took place in the 8600 block of Richmond Highway; Google maps


  2. PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    GOBBLE GOBBLE: Cobbler a 19-week old, 40-pound turkey, was pardoned by President Barack Obama in 2012. After being pardoned, Cobbler headed to George Washington's historic home in Virginia to be part of the "Christmas at Mount Vernon" exhibition.


  3. Coming to Del Ray: Ease Yoga and CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    ... Del Ray Commons building, according to a news release on its Facebook page. "For years, this beautiful space at Mount Vernon and Commonwealth has been vacant, " notes owner Tara Casagrande. "Ease will be a community gathering spot where people of ...


  4. Cappies Review: Mount Vernon High's 'The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    ... However, the selfless, humble young man that storybooks have portrayed for ages may not be entirely correct. Mount Vernon's production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" seemingly contradicts all prior knowledge about this feather-capped hero ...


  5. Farmers honing in on choice turkeys for presidential pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New York Daily News

    ... pardon to the bird. Since 2010, after receiving their commuted sentences, the National Turkeys were shipped to Mount Vernon, Va., to live out their final years. But the bird's post-pardoning lifespan is often short. Since Thanksgiving turkeys are ...


  6. Vienna Youth Soccer's Third Annual Give Cancer the Boot Campaign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 |

    ... children, adults and loved ones in our communities at no cost. We now service Fairfax, Loudon, Alexandria and Mount Vernon and Fair Oaks communities," Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, Director, Life with Cancer. ####### Vienna Youth Soccer (VYS): ...


  7. Election 2014: Surge or Theft?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The American Prospect

    How dark money and voter disenfranchisement combined in a toxic brew that resulted in the lowest voter turnout in more than 70 years, hampering whatever chance Democrats had to win. In this November 6, 2012 file photo, a voter holds their voting permit and ID card at the Washington Mill Elementary School near Mount Vernon, Virginia.


  8. George Washington's Peach Brandy Goes on Sale This WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 |

    ... the peach brandy produced was sold and the remainder was moved to the Mansion for use by the Washington family. Mount Vernon staff working with Master Distiller, Thomas McKenzie of Finger Lakes Distilling, and with assistance from Ted Huber of ...


  9. Celebrating Fall at George Washington's FarmRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Children roast apples and dip them in honey to make an 18th century treat during Fall Harvest Family Days at Mount Vernon Estate. Her mother, Jasmin Patterson, of Arlington, led her to a woman, clad in long, cotton peasant dress holding a wet rag.


  10. Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed at GunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 |

    Fairfax County Police report that a pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night in the Mount Vernon area. The robbery took place in the 5800 block of Village Green Drive Saturday at 10 p.m. The pizza delivery driver was walking and was approached by three men.


  11. Mount Vernon Votes 2014: Election Results, Top Races, Poll NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 |

    Election Day is here, the polls are open and results will be in tonight after the polls close at 7 p.m. For Mount Vernon area voters, there will be two races to keep an eye on. In addition to the U.S. Senate race, Mount Vernon voters will also be voting for a new U.S. House representative for the 8th congressional District .


  12. Trick-or-treating at George Washington's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | USA Today

    Armani Green is costumed as comic book heroine Bat Girl as she prepares for trick-or-treating at the historic home of George and Martha Washington on Oct. 31 in Mount Vernon, Va. Trick-or-treating at George Washington's home Armani Green is costumed as comic book heroine Bat Girl as she prepares for trick-or-treating at the historic home of George and Martha Washington on Oct. 31 in Mount Vernon, Va.


  13. Ghosts on the Hill: A Look at Three Historic Homes in Southeast Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... in Groveton, the tallest point around these parts at about 250 feet, and about halfway between Alexandria and Mount Vernon. Some Alexandrians who made their money in the seaport retreated to the quiet and solitude of the hills south of the city. One ...


  14. Fire Investigators Charge Man with Starting Dumpster FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators last week charged James T. Wilkerson, 53, with setting a dumpster fire. The fire occurred Friday, Oct. 17, at the New Horizons Treatment Center, 8247 Gregory Drive, in the Mount Vernon area.


  15. Former Marine from Mt. Vernon pleads guilty to killing wifeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Fairfax Times

    Caleb Crew, 26, of the 8000 block of Gila Court, was charged on Aug. 10, 2013 with his wife's homicide.


  16. Gas Prices in Mount Vernon Mapped: How Low Will It Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 |

    ... The average gas price in Virginia is $2.82 a gallon, according to How low will gas prices fall in Mount Vernon? Tell us in the comments section at the bottom of the page! Note: The map below uses the location tied to your internet ...


  17. Your guide to this weekend's fun events in the DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WASH-FM

    ... 2014 - Remember The Titans. Enjoy a FREE drive-in movie experience on Union Market's three-story exterior wall. Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Days - October 25-26, 2014. Mount Vernon, VA. Celebrate the season with horse-drawn wagon rides, wheat treading ...


  18. Fairfax County, school officials search for budget harmonyRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    ... With just one more meeting of the joint committee remaining, co-chair School Board member Dan Storck (Mount Vernon) advocated for the creation of another joint committee to continue the work to close the divide. “I feel like we're all here ...


  19. Fairfax County Board Chair to Participate in Governor's Integrity CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova will participate in the first meeting Monday of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government. Others from Northern Virginia on the commission are former Delegate Joe T. May of Leesburg and Susan A. Magill, Vice President for Advancement at George Washington's Mount Vernon.


  20. Mount Vernon Estate to Open Its Doors for First Time to Trick-or-TreatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 |

    A historic treat: George Washington's Mount Vernon opens its doors on Halloween for the first time to trick-or-treaters, according to a news release from Mount Vernon. Here's more about this special occasion, from the release: You can join Mount Vernon's costumed cast of interpreters for a special opportunity to trick-or-treat in the historic area at George Washington's estate on Friday, Oct. 31 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. A special scavenger hunt stopping at 12 locations with candy is available for more adventurous trick-or-treaters.


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