Fairfax County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfax County, VA.

Results 1 - 20 of 3,279 in Fairfax County, VA

  1. 10 Virginia schools win US recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Washington Examiner

    Seven public schools and three private schools are being recognized. The public schools are Armstrong Elementary in Hampton, Galileo Magnet High in Danville, Gilbert Linkous Elementary in Montgomery County, Haycock Elementary in Fairfax County, Hermitage Elementary in Virginia Beach, Twin Hickory Elementary in Henrico County and Winterpock Elementary in Chesterfield County.

    Comment?

  2. Alexandria Police investigate possible shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Alexandria Police investigate possible shots fired The Alexandria Police Department is investigating several "shots fired" calls in Fairfax County Tuesday night.

    Comment?

  3. Walk to help the homeless in Fairfax County ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cornerstones says more than 300 participants have signed up for the walk, in which participants will walk from Mayflowers to Embry Rucker Community Shelter and back. Several groups from Reston Town Center-based businesses such as Microsoft and Leidos will also participate.

    Comment?

  4. Haycock Elementary School Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Haycock Elementary School, a Fairfax County public school, is one of seven public schools in Virginia to be named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private K-12 schools that are academically superior or demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement.

    Comment?

  5. Ways parents can keep their student-athletes safeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... But playing competitively can also get a youngster hurt. How can they stay safe? Athletic experts from Fairfax County, Virginia, one of the more progressive school districts in the country when it comes to sports safety, make these recommendations. ...

    Comment?

  6. Religious leaders receive FEMA emergency disaster trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... people go to get questions answered is a house of worship." Bruce McFarlane, inclusive emergency planner with Fairfax County's Office of Emergency Management, said a good place to start building a plan within a church is to know the community. ...

    Comment?

  7. 17 Job Openings in Ashburn: Lord & Taylor, Loudoun County Schools, RagingWire Data Centers and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Body of missing 16-year-old discovered near train tracks in Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, according to Fairfax County Police Department. There are four Virginia billionaires in all who made the annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in the U.S. The blind and deaf terrier was stolen from a Tucker family's home on Friday.

    Comment?

  8. Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... up Tuesday, including several suggested by people who spoke during a public comment portion of the meeting. Fairfax County math specialist Deborah Loepere said students and teachers should be able to review questions they miss on SOL tests instead ...

    Comment?

  9. Cardinal Bank Promotes Martha Wilson to Vice President in Commercial Lending DivisionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... for the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra as Chair of the Education Committee. She is a strong supporter of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, and has been an active member of New Hope Presbyterian Church in ...

    Comment?

  10. Five public and private schools in D.C. area get top honorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Three public schools and two private schools in the Washington area have been selected as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Cashell Elementary School in Montgomery County, Haycock Elementary School in Fairfax County and Robert Goddard French Immersion Elementary/Middle School in Prince George's County were among 287 public schools and 50 private schools across the country that received the honor for exemplary performance.

    Comment?

  11. Missing Fairfax teen found deadRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    After an extensive search, the body of Cara Lynn Golias, 16, of Fairfax City was discovered by police near the railroad bridge trestle in the 13200 block of Yates Ford Road in the Hemlock Overlook Regional Park near Clifton around 1 p.m. on Monday, according to Fairfax County Police.

    Comment?

  12. Mobile apps move K12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | District Administration

    ... education industry to, for instance, assign PD to teachers shortly after an administrator detects the need. Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia, meanwhile, is designing its own apps to improve communications with families during urgent ...

    Comment?

  13. Andersen Tax Broadens Cross Boarder Service Offering in Dallas OfficeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... e Bar of Georgia, Taxation Section's Newsletter. He is active with many volunteer organizations including the Fairfax County Foster Care Parent's Association.

    Comment?

  14. VIDEO: Man Robs Burke CVS Pharmacy Sunday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday at the CVS store on Old Keene Mill Road in Springfield, according to Fairfax County Police. Around 10:13 a.m. Sunday, a man entered the CVS pharmacy, located at 9582 Old Keene Mill Road, and handed a note to a clerk demanding pills.

    Comment?

  15. Dead body found in Clifton park is that of Fairfax teen Cara Golias, reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TBD.com

    ... walked away from the school voluntarily and into nearby woods, and was not seen again. Around 1 p.m., Fairfax County police discovered the body of a young female in the 13200 block of Yates Ford Road at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park in Clifton, not ...

    Comment?

  16. A Parent's Road to RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Sarah McDade is active in the recovery movement and is a member of the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County. The Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County is a nonprofit organization with more than 60 community partners working ...

    Comment?

  17. Their numbers are growing in top corporate rolesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    ... played a key role in the 2011 spinoff of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the giant shipbuilding arm of Fairfax County-based Northrop Grumman Corp. After creating HII's corporate financial team from scratch, Niland became CFO of what is now a ...

    Comment?

  18. Romney to Northern Virginia for Comstock TuesdayRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... as a popular figure on the Republican fundraising circuit this cycle. She is locked in a tight race with Fairfax County supervisor John Foust to replace Mr. Wolf in the 10th district, which stretches from the Washington, D.C., suburbs north and west ...

    Comment?

  19. Virginia's largest city attracts a wave of young professionalsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    ... able to purchase a home in Northern Virginia. Based on data from 2012, the median house price was $480,200 in Fairfax County, compared with $272,700 in Virginia Beach. Medina and his fellow millennials are fueling Virginia Beach's growth, says ...

    Comment?

  20. House GOP targets eight DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... the NRCC ad says. It includes Dean's infamous "primal scream." In the Foust ad, "Real Job," the NRCC hits the Fairfax County supervisor for saying state Del. Barbara Comstock hasn't had a real job. "John Foust said being a working mother is not a ...

    Comment?