Fairfax County News

September 19, 2017
Erickson to acquire 78-acre Fairfax Co. campus for new age-restricted community

The state of Virginia has entered into an agreement to sell the 78-acre Northern Virginia Training Center on Braddock Road to Erickson Living, which will redevelop it as an age-restricted retirement community.

September 19, 2017
Fair housing in Fairfax County? Not quite, report suggests new

A new report on fair housing in Fairfax County, Virginia, finds the area has room to improve on its efforts to make housing accessible to any resident regardless of their race. The report, released last week for public comment, found that discriminatory lending practices and the county's development policies have limited the housing choices available to its black population.

September 18, 2017
Fatal single vehicle crash caused by medical emergency

Fairfax County police officers say they responded to the westbound lanes of Leesburg Pike near the Dulles Toll Road around 6:15 a.m. Once on the scene, they say they located a 2014 Kia Optima.

September 18, 2017
Supervisors to decide on $14 million animal shelter replacement

That is what the county's Board of Supervisors must decide on Tuesday night when they decide which one of four new animals shelters will replace, or improve the existing 45-year-old facility located next to a landfill. The favored choice is known as Option C, a new $14.2 million facility that would replace the existing structure, and come with complete with an pet adoption lobby, a full veterinarian space, isolation rooms for sick animals, animal control offices, a community room, 156 double-sided kennels for cats, and 56 double-sided kennels for dogs.

September 17, 2017
Two dead, one hospitalized in Great Falls crash

Fairfax County police say two adults, one male and one female, died in a crash in Great Falls Sept.

September 17, 2017
Police: 2 killed, 1 injured in Fairfax Co. crash new

Two people have died and a girl is in the hospital after a crash Saturday night in Fairfax County, Virginia, police said. The crash happened in the 10500 block of Beach Mill Road in Great Falls, according to Fairfax County police.

September 16, 2017
Recalling 9/11 in Alexandria

After 16 years, 9/11 can be a passing thought for many Americans. But Alexandria Fire Chief Robert DubA© thinks about 9/11 just about every day.

September 16, 2017
Virginia gets more from Metro than it gives

Conductor Lisa Walor chats with a longtime rider on the way to Fredericksburg in 2015. Jeffrey C. McKay is chairman of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, a member of Virginia's Transit Capital Project Revenue Advisory Board and a Fairfax County supervisor.

September 16, 2017
Fairfax Jubilee kicks off FSO's 60th Anniversary Season

This Saturday, Sept. 16, the '17-'18 60th Anniversary season for the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra kicks off with a bang.

September 15, 2017
Class of KidsPost: Oak View Elementary sixth-graders in Fairfax County, Virginia

Riley Trone's sixth-grade class at Oak View Elementary in Fairfax Country, Virginia, has many favorite authors, but Jeff Kinney was the one mentioned most often in the KidsPost survey. at Oak View Elementary School in Fairfax County, Virginia, is the September Class of KidsPost.