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Jason Jolly’s 50 points power Stone Bridge to region semifinals

(Pete Marovich / For The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Jason Jolly’s school-record 50 points propel the Bulldogs into a 5A North region semifinal matchup with Potomac; Tuscarora girls advance.


Loudoun and Fauquier sports announcements

Players of all ages are sought for recreational and league teams and for clinics. Coaches are also sought.


Fauquier County pet adoption

(Susan M. Carter / Susan M. Carter)

Dogs, cats and other animals in need of homes are available from the Fauquier SPCA.


What’s happening in Fauquier County

Events include drop-in sports, book clubs, auditions for “The Little Mermaid Jr.” and job search help.


Loudoun County volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit organizations, groups that aid seniors, county agencies and pet rescue groups seek assistance.


Loudoun County community calendar, March 1-8, 2015

Events include historical programs, dancing, club meetings, theater and concerts.


Loudoun County news in brief

Seminars on real estate tax relief set for this month; Leesburg’s annual youth career expo is March 21.


Loudoun County and Fauquier County health calendar

Listings include blood drives, support groups, mental health services, and help for seniors and new parents.


Two Loudoun wines among winners of Governor’s Cup wine competition

(Courtesy Visit Loudoun / Courtesy Visit Loudoun)

Two Bordeaux-style blends from North Gate Vineyards and Catoctin Creek Winery take top spots.


A clear message to Loudoun leaders: ‘Fully fund our schools’

Dozens of speakers demand more money for education — even if that means higher taxes.


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Geer case has Fairfax supervisors taking another look at attorney

Lawmakers want answers from the county attorney about a probe of the police shooting of an unarmed man.

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Fairfax prosecutor asked state police to investigate Fairfax police shooting

Frustrated by obstruction from the county attorney Raymond F. Morrogh asked outside agency to investigate.

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Herndon’s Jason Sturm wins world title as amputee bobsledder

A wounded warrior is now teaching clinics nationwide in how to train “adaptive athletes.”

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Fairfax prosecutor resumes probe in police killing of John Geer in 2013

As police turn over officer’s internal affairs files, prosecutor prepares to rule on charges against officer.

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Remnants of the war

Experts are combing through items that have been left at the Vietnam Wall over the years for a planned education display.

It’s all business at D.C.’s ‘Cannabis Academy’

City hosts a two-day expo to teach attendees how to make greenbacks from pot’s legalization.

A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

Sentencing of Maureen McDonnell

Former first lady has been convicted of conspiring to sell the prestige of the governor’s office in exchange for loans.

The polar vortex makes a comeback

Washington-area residents prepare for more cold weather, as Friday’s temperatures promise to be extreme.

Obama chooses Joseph Clancy as new Secret Service chief

Obama has named his acting director and trusted former detail leader as the new permanent leader of the Secret Service.

Snowstorm Octavia hits Washington area

The nation’s capital clears out from another round of snow.

14 couples say ‘I do’ on Feb. 14 in D.C. court

Superior Court opens its doors on a weekend to perform weddings for the first time in decades.

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