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Back to school in Loudoun Co. means 2 new schools  WTOP

It's the first day of school in Virginia's Loudoun County. A new high school and a new elementary school — both in Ashburn — are officially opening.

Football: Independence Fights Late, Falls to Skyline in Program's First Football Game

In the school's first ever football game, the Independence Tigers put up a late fight but fell short of the Skyline Hawks, 53-42.

Loudoun School Resource Officer Dies Suddenly  Loudoun Now

Loudoun County Deputy First Class Justin Payne has died unexpectedly, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday. Payne was the School ...

Logan High competes at Beta Club Convention | News  The Logan Banner

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - More than 10000 students from across the United States, including nine from Logan High School, competed in the National Beta Club ...

22 Brambleton Students Ask to be Reassigned Schools

In a part of the county that undergoes frequent school boundary zones changes, it may be surprising to hear that 22 Brambleton students are actually asking to ...

Prep Football: Grogg and Dean join Independence coaching staff  Beckley Register-Herald

In the book of Proverbs, King Solomon wrote, "As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend."

Students walk in memory of former Independence High School teacher  Beckley Register-Herald

Students gathered on the track at Independence High School Wednesday afternoon to walk in memory of teacher Kim Campbell, who passed away Sept.

Social media threat made at Independence High | News  WSMV Nashville

Authorities are investigating a social media threat at Independence High School in Williamson County.

Police Benevolent Association Starts Fund for Payne Family  Loudoun Now

After the sudden death of Loudoun School Resource Officer and Deputy First Class Justin Payne, the Police Benevolent Foundation and the Virginia Division of ...

Independence High mourns loss of teacher  West Virginia MetroNews

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Raleigh County Board of Education has confirmed a teacher was found unresponsive in her Independence High School classroom ...

Broncos announce Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship participants

Three coaches will spend time with the Broncos as part of the program.

School Board starts Waxpool Elementary attendance boundary process  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun County Public Schools staff and the School Board are weighing capacity and future boundary adjustments as they begin the process of drawing ...

Loudoun County supervisors table expansion of resource officers into elementary schools  Loudoun Times-Mirror

An estimated $2 million initiative to expand school resource officers in Loudoun County elementary schools next fiscal year was tabled by the Board of ...

School Board Chooses Names For New Schools  The Loudoun Tribune

Loudoun's newest set of schools now have names. Two and a half months ago, the Loudoun County School Board created committees to name Elementary ...

Cochran remains in the crosshairs  Beckley Register-Herald

Facing a multi-agency investigation on the heels of being charged by federal prosecutors in a civil suit with running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme, Natalie ...

Former Loudoun County Public Schools employee convicted and sentenced for unlawful filming  Loudoun Times-Mirror

A former Loudoun County Public Schools employee was sentenced this week to two years in the Virginia Department of Corrections for three felony convictions ...

Third lawsuit filed against former Independence Middle School teacher, Raleigh BOE  Beckley Register-Herald

An additional lawsuit has been filed against the Raleigh County Board of Education and a former Independence Middle School science teacher, claiming a third ...

Loudoun County High School announces 2019 Hall of Fame class  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun County High School's 2019 Hall of Fame class includes longtime administrator Bill Oblas and former student-athletes Katie Baldwin, Jack Barrett, ...

For Loudoun County schools, another year means more expansion  The Washington Post

The school buses wouldn't pull up to Brambleton Middle School for another three hours, but Principal Renée Dawson was in her office by 5 a.m. Across ...

The quest for gold begins  Beckley Register-Herald

The qualifying is over, now it is time to run and throw for a state championship title.

County Preparing for New Schools, Names and Boundary Changes  The Loudoun Tribune

As Loudoun County's population continues to grow, the School Board has put plans in motion to prepare for overcrowding and adjust school populations.

Loudoun South's first Little League World Series game postponed until Friday  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The 13 players that make up the Southeast Region champion Loudoun South Little League team will have to wait an extra day to experience playing in the Little ...

This Guy: Independence junior looks to jump his way to Charleston  Beckley Register-Herald

Go to an Independence High School football game, basketball game or track meet and one athlete will surely catch your attention.

Early Attendance Offered for Rezoned Rising Freshmen

Students who would have to transfer schools at the beginning of sophomore year because of attendance zone boundary changes now have an option to make ...

Loudoun County adds detention pond in Ashburn's Regency Property application  Loudoun Times-Mirror

A detention pond making up less than an acre is being considered in a housing development proposal near the intersection of Waxpool Road and Ashburn ...

Police: San Jose volleyball coach arrested for inappropriately touching boys  KRON4

A San Jose high school volleyball coach has been arrested after allegedly touching teenage boys inappropriately.

KWC Track & Field Announces Incoming Class  SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/9/19) — The Kentucky Wesleyan College track and field program has announced its incoming class for the 2019-20 season. The recruiting ...

Monroe, Stone Bridge Principals Swap Places

The Loudoun County School Board gave the green light Tuesday night to shuffle three of the school system's top administrators. The principals of Monroe ...

Trail pounds past Indy (WITH GALLERY) | Prep  Beckley Register-Herald

Nobody in the area came into the season with more uncertainty than Independence. The Patriots were replacing a majority of their starters from 2017, ushering ...

Superintendent’s Budget Targets Teacher Raises, New Education Programs  Loudoun Now

Superintendent Eric Williams unveiled his recommended $1.284 billion spending plan for Loudoun County Public Schools' next fiscal year at a meeting Tuesday ...

Independence wrestler earns recognition with state award  Huntington Herald Dispatch

For The Herald-DispatchBECKLEY - It was far from the defining moment of Noah Adams' wrestling career for Independence High School. But in his mind and in ...

Loudoun County, school system partner to strengthen mental health wellness through Lady Gaga-backed foundation  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun County government is partnering with Loudoun County Public Schools in a national pilot program designed to promote mental health wellness in teens ...

Ashburn church to host emergency preparedness fair in September  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will host the second annual Emergency Preparedness Fair Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church on ...

City league is a 'good start' to building tennis in Beckley, local players say  Beckley Register-Herald

The evening was warm and overcast, but a breeze kept around a dozen Beckley Tennis League players on the Woodrow Wilson High School tennis courts cool ...

‘We’ll never know’: These are the stories of Charlotte’s 2018 homicide victims  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte's homicide rate declined in 2018 compared to 2017, when the city had 87 homicides, police said. Here is how family and friends remember the loved ...

Princeton woman named Young Lawyer of the Year for West Virginia  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — A Princeton woman was recently named the Young Lawyer of the Year for West Virginia, the first attorney in this area to receive that honor.

Independence's Saunders named AARP Scholar Athlete of the Week  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Kyle Saunders of Independence High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for ...

Former Grayson County baseball star Funk dies after contracting meningitis  Roanoke Times

Former Grayson County High School athlete Brock Funk, whose exploits on the baseball diamond seemed larger than life, died Friday in a Bristol hospital after ...

Champe, Cardinal Ridge Get New Principals

Students at two more Loudoun County schools will have new principals when they return this fall. The School Board recently approved the appointment of Kevin ...

The Year in Review: Loudoun Digs in to Prepare for More Students

If there was ever a year for Loudoun County Public Schools to invest in a few “pardon our dust” signs, it was 2017. The school system's construction department ...

Air Force JROTC instructor charged with sexual assaults of 2 girls

An Air Force JROTC instructor is accused of sexually assaulting two girls at a North Carolina high school.

Bakersfield native, BHS alum killed in Virginia Beach shooting  The Bakersfield Californian

A woman who was killed in the Virginia Beach mass shooting on Friday was a Bakersfield native, according to a family member.

New coach gives Independence girls a fresh start  Beckley Register-Herald

The last few years have been a struggle for the ladies from Independence High School, but this season a new face on the bench has brought a new attitude and.

Honaker set to compete in CrossFit Games  Beckley Register-Herald

Chloe Honaker would be a coach's dream. While many beg and plead with players to get in the weight room, Honaker, a rising sophomore at Independence ...

Police ask for help in Shady Spring incident  Beckley Register-Herald

A juvenile male struck a 19-year-old male with a car after a Shady Spring High School football game on Sept. 13, and the incident has left Raleigh County ...

Hankins half-court heave carries Bears past Grayson, 57-54  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bland County's Gage Hankins had all night to think about his shot. And even then, he waited until the last second to take it.

Point 2nd at Independence tri-match  Point Pleasant Register

The Point Pleasant wrestling team came away with second place at a tri-match Thursday night at Independence High School as the Big Blacks defeated Herbert ...

Two students, both 15-year-old girls 'in a relationship,' dead in murder-suicide at Arizona high school  New York Daily News

Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a murder-suicide at their Arizona high school, police said.

I Heart Church - City on a hill cannot be hidden  Beckley Register-Herald

Brandon and Melodi Hawley, founders of I Heart Church in Mount Hope, continue their initiative to help areas in southern West Virginia grow through their ...

Who Has Best JV Boys Cross Country Squads In Your State?  MileSplit

Current JV boys XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state\'s leaderboard as of October 17th.

School Board looks to close nearly $15M gap in funding  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Although the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a 6.6 percent increase to the Loudoun County Public Schools budget, that allocation falls $14.9 ...

Cleveland Soccer Club in national semifinals

The Cleveland Soccer Club celebrates its 3-2 win over Detroit City FC in a National Premier Soccer League regional championship game on Sunday (July 21) in ...

Teacher found unresponsive in classroom dies  New York Post

SOPHIA, W.Va. — A West Virginia high school teacher who was found unresponsive in her classroom has been pronounced dead. The Charleston Gazette-Mail ...

Experience is the best teacher (With Video)  Beckley Register-Herald

Experience is the best teacher, even for teachers themselves. If you need evidence, look no further than Independence High School football head coach Mark ...

VIDEO: The Belles of Franklin Perform "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"  Williamson Source

The Belles of Franklin are spreading Christmas cheer around Williamson County and beyond this holiday season. The musical trio, made up of Rachel Ott, Maria ...

Two Panhandle men inducted into State Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame  Herald-Mail Media

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Thirty-eight high school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the sixth annual West Virginia State Marching Band ...

WWHS teacher says exchanged texts weren't of a sexual nature  Beckley Register-Herald

The Woodrow Wilson High School teacher who was accused in May of having an inappropriate texting relationship with a female student said Friday that the ...

National School Walkout demonstrations held in Middle TN  WSMV Nashville

Students across the nation walked out of their classrooms Wednesday morning in tribute to the victims of the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, FL.

Lester school closing is time to reflect on community history  Beckley Register-Herald

The end of a school year brings with it the usual — field trips, awards ceremonies, a feeling of excitement as desks are cleaned out and yearbooks are signed.

Stoco reunion welcomes hundreds from across country  Beckley Register-Herald

Hundreds of friends from nearly two dozen communities gathered Saturday for the 17th Annual Stoco Community Reunion.

Christiansburg wrestling set to continue dominance with new coaching staff  WSLS

For more than a decade, Christiansburg wrestling has been the premier program in the state. The Blue Demons have captured 16 straight team state wrestling ...

Wexton's bill to expand opioid addiction research passes House  Loudoun Times-Mirror

United States Rep. Jennifer Wexton's bill to expand opioid addiction research unanimously passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

17 dogs and bearded dragon seized from Lovettsville home; residents charged with animal cruelty  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Two Lovettsville residents are facing 18 misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty after pets were found to be living in unsanitary conditions in their home on July 2 ...

Loudoun County supervisors receive Comprehensive Plan from Planning Commission, will hold first work session April 3  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Nearly 20 years ago when Loudoun County's current Comprehensive Plan was adopted, there was no mention of data centers, let alone "data center alley."

Woman reports unlawful filming at Lansdowne medical facility restroom  Loudoun Times-Mirror

A woman in Loudoun County said she may have been recorded while using the restroom at a Lansdowne medical facility Monday night.

Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Irish Add Another WR To Fast-Growing Class  FanSided

Notre Dame Football recruiting has been on fire again lately. This time, the Irish got a surprise commitment from a speedy slot receiver.

Loudoun sheriff's office investigating tailgating, 'loud noise' incident  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office authorities say they are investigating an incident south of Leesburg where someone's windshield appears to have been fired ...

Baseball player, 17, waits on kidney, gets surprise at WVU  Washington Times

Alex Shiflett, 17, got a hero's welcome at Hometown Subaru.

Loudoun sheriff's office releases surveillance footage in unlawful filming case  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a surveillance picture of a suspect in Monday's alleged unlawful filming incident in Lansdowne.

Story of W.Va. Navy SEAL's fatal mission now a movie  Beckley Register-Herald

Four Navy SEALS were sent to Afghanistan in 2005 to get information about the leader of a Taliban militia group commanded by Ahmad Shah. The SEAL team ...

Review: 'Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood:' Tarantino's most surprising and sincere film  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The late 2010s has been a period of transition in cinema, a time in which the established system of creative freedom and good, old-fashioned star power is ...

Festive Annual Spring Hill Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 8  Williamson Source

The community is invited to the 11th Annual Spring Hill Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony, themed “Christmas Around the World,” on Saturday, Dec ...

Credit card 'skimming' devices found at Ashburn gas station  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office authorities are advising residents who purchased gas at the Exxon on Flagstaff Plaza in Ashburn to monitor their credit cards ...

Two From West Virginia Earn US Scholastic Honor  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Two West Virginia high school students are being recognized nationally for their academic accomplishments. Caleb Miller of Independence High School and ...

Independence fires football coach, AD | Other High Schools  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE | On the verge of its second postseason appearance and first since 1985, the Independence football team is without its head coach and ...

Franklin First City in Tennessee to Achieve LEED Silver Certification  Williamson Source

The City of Franklin announced that it has achieved LEED Silver certification, making it the first city in Tennessee to be certified.

With decisive nine-run inning, unbeaten Stone Bridge wins going away  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The score was just 5-4 as the undefeated home team went to bat in the sixth inning, looking to extend a mere one-run lead.

WHERE WE LIVE: Westchester residents know it's only theirs for a generation  The Bakersfield Californian

Let's get something straight: That lovely and historic home of yours two or three blocks from 100-year-old Jastro Park is not in Westchester.

Police say teen suspect in Ariz. murder-suicide got gun from classmate  CBS News

Two teen girls died last week in a shooting at Phoenix-area in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Local Nonprofit Serve & Protect Hosts Free Event in Brentwood Tonight  Williamson Source

Local Nonprofit Serve & Protect is Offering a Free Event Next Week in Brentwood.

Flames football position breakdown: Running back  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Liberty football position breakdowns continue with the running backs. The leading rusher is gone, so who is ready to step up as the go-to back?

West Virginia native pushes Spartan Race to the limit  Beckley Register-Herald

John Sanders, a 14-year-old Beckley resident, will be competing in next weekend's Spartan Race at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean.

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. To view this ...

Raleigh County celebrates its senior scholars  Beckley Register-Herald

It was an afternoon of celebration, hope and remembrance at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center on Friday as principals from the four Raleigh ...

The Vecellio Family Scholarships Distributed in West Virginia  Beckley Register-Herald

Receiving help to go to college can make a dream achievable. The Vecellio Family Foundation scholarships have done just that for high school seniors for more ...

Southern Rowan Christmas Parade to showcase 120 floats - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Southern Rowan Christmas Parade lineup: • China Grove Police Department. • Landis Police Department. • Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten. • Rowan County ...

Ashburn woman, wife of furloughed worker wins $100K and Ford Expedition through lottery  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Well, that's one way to help with finances during the government shutdown.

Oak Hill's Lively on a mission since return from injury  Beckley Register-Herald

For three weeks, there was nothing Christian Lively could do. Like it or not (he didn't), he was forced to be a spectator.

Wexton claims Democratic nomination in Virginia's 10th congressional district  Loudoun Times-Mirror

State Sen. Jennifer Wexton today topped five challengers to be the Democratic nominee in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.

CSUB pitcher Vines selected in 7th round of MLB Draft  The Bakersfield Californian

Cal State Bakersfield junior pitcher Darius Vines became the highest drafted baseball player from Cal State Bakersfield when he was selected in the seventh ...

The 2016 All-Metro golf team

The area's top golfers, led by player of the year Ward Wilkinson of Hanover.

High school wrestler says he contracted herpes during match  WLS-TV

A South Bay high school athlete says he got herpes from a wrestling mat. Now he wants a weekend tournament postponed to protect other students.

5 Must See Airbnb Rentals  Williamson Source

Five unique airbnb rentals (within a reasonable drive from the Middle Tennessee area) you should check out.

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Prestigious Award

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Award - White House, US - The winners were chosen out of a group of 5100.

Schedule set for the sixth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The sixth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state on ...

Sterling man pleads guilty to murdering Nabra Hassanen  Loudoun Times-Mirror

A northern Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping and killing a Muslim teenager last year in a case that drew national attention for its brutality on a ...

Former Californian sports writer Griffith recognized by AHL  The Bakersfield Californian

Veteran sports writer Mike Griffith, who retired on June 30 after 42 years at The Bakersfield Californian, was selected as the recipient of this year's James H.

Virginia Republicans advance new legislative map in House of Delegates  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Virginia Republicans advanced a new legislative map Thursday aimed at fixing an unconstitutional racial gerrymander over the objections of top Democrats.

East Side school trustees vote to move forward with layoffs  San Jose Mercury News

After hours of passionate testimony, trustees for San Jose's East Side Union High School District decided late Tuesday to layoff teachers and staff as well as ...

Former CSUB baseball players making their mark as professionals  The Bakersfield Californian

The giant leap from the college campus to the professional ranks has been a relatively smooth transition for three former Cal State Bakersfield baseball players.

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