Fairfax County News
Water leaking into a transformer in an electrical room Thursday night caused a fire in a high-rise undergoing a major renovation in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County, Virginia.
Injured hawk that was likely struck by car to be released into wild along Potomac River
As many in the region plan for a summer getaway to the beaches in Virginia or North Carolina, transportation leaders are reminding drivers to expect some delays on any trip south on Interstate 95.
She has serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
When Metro's Silver Line project received approval for $1.9 billion in federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans last May, it seemed as though funding challenges for the line's Phase 2 were solved.
Greystar plans to start work soon on a 34-story high-rise near the Silver Line's Spring Hill Metro station to be called Elan Tysons West after acquiring the development site earlier this month from a a joint venture including The Georgelas Group LLC. The 400-unit high-rise, with about 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, is just one of several parcels Georgelas took through the Fairfax County entitlement process.
Two candidates are set to square off in an Aug. 19 special election for a House of Delegates seat to replace retiring Democratic Del. Robert H. Brink.
Lynn Bowersox, Metro's assistant general manager for customer service, communications and marketing, answered questions from future Silver Line readers recently in an online chat.
A man suffered serious injuries after falling 30 feet along the Virginia shore of the Potomac River Sunday afternoon.
Chae Won Lim was last seen at the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia.
Fairfax County, your Wawa is calling.
Feel free to plan that big summer party: the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday scrapped plans for proposed new zoning rules on group assembly in private homes.
It's been a long time coming and now there's a sweepstakes to be among the first to ride Metro's new Silver Line.
An investigation into a former teacher at The Potomac School in McLean found that various school officials learned of the sexual misconduct and that he victimized numerous students over several decades.
Another child discovered the boy in a pool and told the adults in attendance.
In keeping with the tone set by the Obama administration, Fairfax County is about to relax its rules of discipline.
The first phase of the new Metro line is aerial, which makes rescue a challenge.
Metro customers can expect to pay more for trips beginning this weekend -- and the increased fares will apply to the new Silver Line segment set to open in July.
Col. Gregory Gadson says although he plans on retiring from the Army this year after 25 years of service, he will continue to share his life and make a difference.
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