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  • Friday Morning Rundown

    Now Hiring: Red’s Table —  The new restaurant at South Lakes Village Center is now hiring for all positions. If you are interested, email redstable@mprdev.com to be sent an application. Red’s Table is still on track to open in February. Herndon Player Tops In Field Hockey — Meet Taylor Stone, Region 6A’s Field Hockey player of the…

  • Flying Dog Brewery to open experimental farm brewery destination in Loudoun

    Flying Dog Brewery isn’t betting the farm. Rather, it’s placing its bets on the farm. The Frederick-based craft brewer is getting ready to open an experimental brewery on a hop farm in Loudoun County. Farmworks Brewery will be a 5-acre, “unique farm brewery destination” featuring a 15-barrel brewhouse, tasting room and hospitality area. For you…

  • Report: Fatal police shooting in Christiansburg justified

    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A new report says three police officers acted appropriately when they fatally shot a Christiansburg man in October. The report says no charges will be filed against the officers. Virginia State Police and the Bedford County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office released the report to media outlets on Thursday. Sixty-nine-year-old Larry Miller was…

  • Thank You to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays, we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Reston Serenity Smiles – Hoda Kazemifar, DMD, offers complete dental services for the entire family. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. Reston Station, Comstock’s mixed-use development and parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro stop. The Avant, new luxury rentals…

  • German company to open facility in Chesapeake

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance says a German company will invest in a manufacturing facility in Chesapeake, creating ten jobs. The alliance says Becker Hydraulics of Herdorf, Germany will invest over $500,000 in Cavalier Industrial Park. The company will produce high pressure hydraulic hose systems as well as fuel and…

  • VDOT to suspend highway work zones over Christmas

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will suspend most highway work zones for several days over Christmas. VDOT says the goal is to limit congestion and provide as many travel lanes as possible. VDOT will lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon December 24…

  • Norfolk man pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 35-year-old Norfolk man has pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography. Eric Kevin Downey entered his plea in federal court in Norfolk on Thursday. Downey was indicted by a federal grand jury in November. He faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison and a maximum penalty of 20…

  • No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland State 70-54

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Anderson scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half Thursday night and No. 6 Virginia returned from an 11-day layoff for exams with a 70-54 victory against Cleveland State. Malcolm Brogdon also scored 16 and Anthony Gill had 13 for the Cavaliers (10-0), who matched their best start…

  • Redskins’ Santana Moss reflects on ‘cursed’ career

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Santana Moss had caught just seven passes this year for the Washington Redskins. At age 35, he knows he might not be much in demand once the season is over. That makes it a fair time to reflect on a good career that might have been even better, if only he…

  • Fairfax County Closes Loan for Silver Line Phase Two

    Fairfax County closed on a $403 million federal loan on Thursday, ensuring that the county will be able to pay for its portion of Phase 2 of Metro’s Silver Line. Fairfax County, which obtained the loan through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan program, received the second- lowest interest rate in…

  • NC AG orders company to forgive debts, pay refunds

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper has ordered a company which he says set up near military bases and targeted military consumers with unfair practices to forgive debts and pay refunds. Cooper joins Virginia’s attorney general’s office and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to file a complaint and judgment in federal court…

  • McDonnell’s son arrested for DWI in Va. Beach

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police say one of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s sons has been arrested for driving while intoxicated. Police say 23-year-old Robert Ryan McDonnell was arrested in the Sandbridge section of Virginia Beach early Thursday morning. Police say he refused a sobriety test and is not currently in custody. Police…

  • VA. House speaker announces re-election bid

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell wants at least another term in office and is running for re-election in next year’s election. Howell announced the launch of campaign Thursday, saying he wants to continue his efforts at making government smaller and more efficient. Former Stafford County Board of Supervisors Chairman…

  • Contract to bring 75 jobs to Scott Air Force Base

    O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) — A Virginia-based software company has announced plans to bring more than 70 new information technology jobs to Scott Air Force Base. SuprTEK recently secured a five-year, $59 million contract to develop and test web-based software applications for Air Mobility Command, located at the military base in St. Clair County. The Belleville…

  • Closed: Reston’s Macaroni Grill

    Romano’s Macaroni Grill at the Spectrum has closed its doors. The restaurant, located at 1845 Fountain Dr., closed Thursday, a company spokesman said after the closure was first reported by Restonian.org. The spokesman did not give a reason why. However, The Spectrum, like several other Reston shopping centers, is scheduled to undergo a major renovation in…