Virginia Becomes Third State to Ban No-Knock Warrants

Virginia became the third state in the country to ban the controversial no-knock warrants. The move came this Wednesday when Governor Ralph Northam signed police reform legislation that includes a ban on no-knock raids. The raids are used frequently by the police to make drug busts.  The move came after months of protests that had […]

7 Fascinating Hidden Gems to Visit in Fairfax

Fairfax Virginia is a great place to be if you want to visit amazing tourist attractions. From colorful and scenic views of regional parks to historic and science museums, here’s a list of hidden gems you should visit this Fall.  Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Meadowlark Garden is a true hidden gem of North Virginia. The park […]

Tips to Stay Safe During Halloween – COVID-19 Edition

Halloween is around the corner but like every other activity this year, the Covid-19 pandemic will have to be considered, especially when trick-or-treating. The virus spread isn’t slowing down and parents are worried about letting their kids take part in Halloween activities.  Health authorities are encouraging residents to follow CDC guidelines or even skip the […]

Breaking: ACLU Loses Fight to Prevent Virginia From Collecting and Storing License Plate Data

In a blow to the ACLU, the Virginia High Court on Thursday sided with the law enforcement and allowed the Police department to continue collecting license plate data using automated scanners.  Harrison Neal, a Fairfax county resident represented by ACLU, filed a complaint against the collection of license plate data using Automated License Plate Readers(ALPRs) […]

Virginians Can Visit These Nearby States Without Travel Restrictions

With the Covid-19 pandemic not showing any signs of slowing down, the U.S states are implementing varying degrees of travel restrictions on interstate travel.  These restrictions may include a 14 day mandatory or advised quarantine period. Many states are keeping a list of “high-risk” states. People coming from these states may be subjected to certain […]

Loudoun County Top in Virginia for Deer-Vehicle Collisions, State Farm Data Shows

Fall is upon us and for Virginia that invariably means a lot of Deer collisions. As the fall begins, the deer start roaming more and more and can often be found on the roadways. Like every year the residents have to be vary of these collisions.  According to the 18th annual deer-vehicle collision study released […]

Find Local Charm and Great Coffee at Middleburg Common Grounds

If you’re looking for a cozy, locally owned coffee shop, Middleburg Common Grounds in downtown Middleburg, Virginia has you covered. The menu includes hot and cold coffees and barista-crafted espresso drinks, as well as a selection of excellent baked goods and breakfast sandwiches. Don’t miss out on the excellent sour cream donuts. A great casual […]

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