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A New Library Card for Rep. John Lewis | Picture of the Week

Staff at the Fairfax County (VA) Library sent a new library card to "March" trilogy author John Lewis, who was denied one in 1956 because of his race.

Fairfax didn’t want to pay fire captains overtime. It cost them $7.85 million.

The Northern Virginia county has settled its dispute with the captains, after an appeals court ruled for the fire department officers.

Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Fairfax County

Vehicle was turning left off Richmond Highway when man crossing Frye Road was struck, police said.

Man forced 12-year-old into church kitchen and inappropriately touched her, police say

He was charged with abduction and sexual battery after incident at a Fairfax County church, authorities said.

Va.’s largest jursdiction bracing for a dire budget year

Fairfax County Executive Edward Long projects $83 million shortfall after voters reject meals tax

Swim Job: Chief of Recreation, Salary Range $76,000 to $122,000

By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia, and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington, and Fairfax counties. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Swim Job: Chief of Recreation, Salary Range $76,000 to $122,000

Arlington appoints new county auditor

Arlington County hired Chris Horton, Fairfax County schools’ audit manager, as an auditor reporting to the County Board. Horton will do independent audits and reviews with priorities on program effic...

BREAKING: Hillary Clinton Re-takes Lead in Virginia

Hillary Clinton has fought and clawed her way back into the lead in Virginia. As heavily Democratic counties like Fairfax start reporting more, her lead is extending. It is currently resting around 6,000 votes, meaning Trump still has a chance… but it’s fleeting. Show More Summary

Meals tax in Fairfax County, anti-union amendment in Va. appear to be losing

D.C.’s three largest suburbs vote on ballot initiatives, including on a meals tax, term limits and a county council expansion.

Biden campaigns with Kaine on eve of Election Day

The vice president spoke at a rally in Fairfax County, Va., on Nov. 7, with Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and called for unity. "I’ve been tough on Donald Trump, as tough as anyone,” he said. “But when this election is over, we have got to let it go.”

In Virginia, Biden calls for empathy for Trump backers. ‘We have got to let it go.’

With an eye to post-election unity, Vice President Biden on Monday evening urged supporters in Fairfax County, Va., to prepare to let go of anger toward Donald Trump and empathize with the fury driving his supporters. Biden appeared alongside Sen. Tim Kaine and their spouses in a final-hour push to secure a Democratic victory in […]

Weekend 2 Cents: BEK Encounter on the Bike Path -- Remote Viewer, Researcher & Author Dr. Angela Thompson Smith

BEK Encounter on the Bike Path2009 (approx) - Fairfax County, Virginia, USAAbout 4 or 5 years ago I was walking down a bike path in the back of my house with my step daughter, when I saw 2 boys leaning against their bikes up ahead. I...Show More Summary

Virginia Gives Voters a Say on Meals Taxes, and They Usually Say No

Meals taxes haven’t fared well at the polls in Virginia, but 24 years after a failed referendum, the Commonwealth’s largest county is taking another bite at the apple. Fairfax County’s new meals tax referendum marks the 60th attemptShow More Summary

Minimum Wage Proposals On 2016 Ballot Will Lead To Over 250K In Job Losses

Fairfax County Virginia has a 2016 ballot initiative to raise a prepared meals tax of 4%, used to fund public schools (70%)  and County services, capital improvements and property tax relief (30%). Let’s hope it works better than the minimum wages initiatives on the ballots in several states. Show More Summary

A school board member's support for Trump stirs a free speech debate

The chair of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee has called for Elizabeth Schultz (Springfield) to step down.

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