When the Hillbilly Gypsies wrapped up a spirited rendition of “Bile ’em Cabbage Down” last weekend to the applause of a small but appreciative gathering of bluegrass die-hards, announcer Bob Veatch walked in front of the Lucketts Community Center’s gazebo stage and proclaimed, “That’s it for the Lucketts Fair forever.”
With that, its run as one of the most popular country fairs in Loudoun County ended.
The Washington Post, August 27, 2017
Prince William County is on track with plans to replace its aging, touch-screen voting machines with a new system that uses paper ballots, election officials said Tuesday in a presentation to the Board of County Supervisors.
Washington Post, December 7, 2014
There are currently four generations sharing space in the workforce, with a fifth soon to come, according to Sonia Aranza, an Alexandria-based consultant who specializes in diversity, cross-cultural communications and leadership.
Sometimes, that can make for tricky office relationships.
Problems can arise, Aranza said, when co-workers from different generations clash because they have different values and preferences.
Aranza recently led a workshop in Manassas on working in a multigenerational world.
Washington Post, August 31, 2014
The first chapter in the story of Riverside Presbyterian Church in Sterling has quietly closed, with the sale of five acres of prime real estate in Cascades to a developer.
Washington Post, June 9, 2014
They deliver meals to new mothers. They arrange play dates for their children. They exchange tips on cooking and child care, and share recommendations on plumbers, painters and pet sitters. They promote their businesses. And they meet up for the occasional moms’ night out.
Best of all, they do it all without drama.
They are the Real Housewives of Loudoun County.
Washington Post, May 27, 2014
On the first day of spring, after a long, snowy winter, about 40 people gathered outside the Loudoun County Courthouse at noon Thursday to witness local members of the clergy giving their blessings to couples in committed same-sex relationships.
Washington Post, March 22, 2014
Finch Sewing Studio, which had its formal opening last month in downtown Leesburg, is billed as a “place for modern sewists,”
Washington Post, September 4, 2013
Bonnie Sewell, of Stone Ridge, has coupled her life experiences and her background as a financial planner to launch a new career as a divorce planner.
Washington Post, August 14, 2013
As director of family services for Loudoun County, Ellen Grunewald oversees programs that provide assistance with food, housing, finances and other needs to people who are living in poverty.
Washington Post, March 11, 2013
Some final thoughts about the upcoming 2011 elections in Loudoun County.
Leesburg Patch, November 3, 2011