Burke, Virginia, now an 11.5 square mile unincorporated section of Fairfax County with a population of roughly 41,000, was fated to disappear in 1951.
Lake Braddock School star baseball player Nick Balenger earns law degree, opens new chapter in life
Almost nine years ago in 2012, Lake Braddock Secondary School star baseball player Nick Balenger was vacationing in Maui, Hawaii with his family when he suffered a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the neck down.
With completion of the 2021 General Assembly session, the odd-year political election cycle is upon us in Virginia.
Local historian’s investigation delves into Coffer history in Burke Centre’s Woods Community.
Cemetery in Burke
Supervisor Lusk opened the floor to constituents who had a few suggestions.
Seemingly, everyone in Lee District knows the district is named after Robert E. Lee, the head of the Confederacy in the Civil War that ultimately ended the practice of slavery when the southern states lost and the Union won the war.
Mars rover has a name from Lake Braddock student.
The Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control wastewater treatment plant was recently recognized for their “Tertiary Filters Rehabilitation Project,” and “Rehabilitation of Three Equalization Basin and Ancillary Facilities,” by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) in its annual Mid-Atlantic Region awards.
Drivers traveling on Lee Chapel Road in Burke are reminded that Valentine’s Day is upon us, thanks to Larry Gould’s eye-catching red heart garden ornamentation.
Eight-year-old Ciara Foley, Burke, and nine-year-old Gabby Brown, Springfield, were among five dancers from McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance to bring home a championship title from the annual Oireachtas.
An Insider’s View on the Bull Run Festival of Lights; open through Jan. 10, and maybe more
The Bull Run Festival of Lights is the largest light show in the Washington Metropolitan area, and this winter it is more popular than ever before.
Fairfax County board chairman elected president of statewide organization representing interests of Virginia’s 95 counties
Jeffrey McKay, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, was elected to serve as 2021 President of the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo).
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized three local honorees.
Burke Historical Society spent over a year collecting stories and photos.
Burke History Book
His efforts in Lee District show signs that will be forever remembered.
Death of Joe Alexander
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) Fire Chief John Butler has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) President’s Awards of Recognition.