Category archives for: County Government News

74-year-old Pedestrian Killed in Springfield Crash

An 80-year-old man was driving a 2008 Mazda 323 southbound on Greeley Boulevard and made a left turn, on a green light, onto eastbound Old Keene Mill Road. 74-year-old Thomas Sullivan was walking south, across the eastbound lanes of Old Keene Mill Road, not in a crosswalk and was struck by the Mazda. It appears […]

July 4th Fireworks Show in Vienna

Thursday, July 4, 2013 Vienna Community Center Festival, 11 am-4 pm Yeonas Park Entertainment, 7 pm Southside Park Fireworks, 9:15 pm July 4th Festival 11 am – 4 pm Vienna Community Center Main Events 12:00 pm: Presentation of Colors Vienna Police Honor Guard 11:00 am – Vienna Community Band near the gazebo 11:00 am – […]

Atlanta Man Admits His Role in Operating an Interstate Juvenille Sex Trafficking Enterprise

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Joshua Jacquis Dumas, aka “Hitman,” 21, of Atlanta, Georgia, pleaded guilty to running a commercial sex business that prostituted multiple juvenile girls in Herndon, Virginia, and other locations throughout Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. The leader of the venture, Edwin Barcus, Jr., pleaded guilty one week ago to founding and […]

Arlington Museum Showcases Military Women’s Contributions

A living legacy to women who served in all branches of the U.S. military honors their service and sacrifice inside the Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. The museum in the memorial depicts the “duty, honor and pride” of the 2 million women who served to defend the United States, from the beginning of the […]

VDOT Crews Remove Beam on Toll Road Bridge Forcing Overnight Closures


FAIRFAX─ Tonight, drivers should expect alternating lane closures and a total closure of up to 20 minutes eastbound on the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) near Beulah Road as crews remove a beam from the bridge. Lan…

Fire Safety Event at Mason May Be Visible on Route 123

A fire safety event being held around 7:30 pm October 29 at George Mason University’s Fairfax campus may be visible from Route 123, but it is safe and under control.
The university’s Annual Life Safety Fair October 29 will culminate the burning of a mo…

Lt. Colonel James A. Morris Appointed as Acting Police Chief of Fairfax County Police Department

Fairfax County Executive Ed Long today appointed  Lt. Colonel James A. Morris as acting police chief. He will begin his new position Oct. 20. “His experience and years serving Fairfax County will provide the Police Department and county residents with professional leadership  in the interim before the appointment of a permanent chief of police,” says […]

Pit Bull Adoption Progam Volunteers Recognized for Community Service

Fairfax County Animal Shelter volunteers received accolades from Volunteer Fairfax for two programs that have positively impacted the community since the programs’ inception. Volunteer Theresa Baker received the Adult Volunteer (Over 250 Hours) and the animal shelter won the Fairfax County Volunteer Program award. The awards were presented at the 20th Anniversary Fairfax County Volunteer […]

Home on Moverly Court Damaged by Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Thursday, February 9, 2012, at approximately 1:25 a.m., in the West Springfield area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 8809 Moverly Court. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from a collapsing chimney on the left side of the ranch […]

Chantilly Career Fair for Tech, Engineering and Security-Cleared Talent

Dice Career Fairs is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia. Technology, engineering and security-cleared talent will be able to speak with recruiting representatives from defense and healthcare firms.   Pre-registration is recommended at where attendees will […]


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