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Bates Is Named Sully District’s Officer of the Quarter

His “Experience, dedication and hard work” paid off on patrol.

MPO Scott Bates has been named the Sully District Police Station’s Officer of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2020.

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Two Million Lights in a Dark Winter

An Insider’s View on the Bull Run Festival of Lights; open through Jan. 10, and maybe more

The Bull Run Festival of Lights is the largest light show in the Washington Metropolitan area, and this winter it is more popular than ever before.

Lt. Laitinen Gives Sully Police Station Update

Warns residents to lock their cars to prevent thefts

At the Dec. 2 meeting of the Sully District Police Station’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC), Lt. Josh Laitinen, the assistant station commander, gave local residents an update on crimes in the community.

Jeffrey McKay to Head VACo

Fairfax County board chairman elected president of statewide organization representing interests of Virginia’s 95 counties

Jeffrey McKay, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, was elected to serve as 2021 President of the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo).

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People: Chantilly Sisters Pursue Pageantry with a Purpose

These days, pageant competition is about so much more than ball gowns and pretty faces.

Fairfax County Leaders ‘Strategically Eliminated Citizens’ Voices’

Residents vent to Helmer, Marsden about Braddock, Old Lee Roads

Upset that neither Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors, nor VDOT, seem to care about residents’ objections to proposed “fixes” for Braddock and Old Lee Roads, Kathleen Leggette hosted her own, town-hall meeting.

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Carved Pumpkin Creations for Halloween in Centreville

Noel Dickover has been designing and carving Halloween pumpkins for 22 years.

Vienna, Herndon Mayors, Delegate Watts Honored

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized three local honorees.

‘A Diagnosis of Cancer Changes Everything’

Nonprofit Bite Me Cancer Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Led by Chantilly High grad Nikki Ferraro, Bite Me Cancer just celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

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‘Though Things Were Hard, He Persevered’: Memorial Brick Installed to Honor Juwaan Espinal

Juwaan Espinal’s life was cut short at age 22, but he left a lasting impact upon all who knew and loved him.

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tourney is Sept. 24 in Clifton

Westfield High grad Erin Peterson was an18-year-old honor student, with her whole life ahead of her, when she and 31 others died in the April 16, 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.

‘An Inspiring Leader and Tireless Advocate’ in Sully District

Karen Campblin named Sully District Community Champion.

Fair Oaks resident Karen Campblin has a passion for helping others and improving her community.

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‘We Hear Things We Never Want to Hear’ in Sully District

What it’s like being a Fairfax County dispatcher.

In times of crisis, dispatchers are a lifeline between callers needing help and the first responders who can provide it.

Fairfax County Fire Chief Honored

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) Fire Chief John Butler has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) President’s Awards of Recognition.

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