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County’s Incident Alert System Helps Nab a Robbery Suspect

Phone calls and social media enable Fort Hunt residents to help in this case.

Incident alert

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Local Breakfast Oats Company Catapulted by Reality Show

Shark Tank Success pays off for GoOats in Burke.


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South County Scenes from 2020

With the pandemic dominating headlines, the community strived for normalcy.

Scenes from 2020

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Blacksmithing in Burke

It all started as a Boy Scout badge requirement and is now spitting out knives and swords.

Blacksmith in Burke

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Boxing isn’t Always About the Knockout

Springfield has its own boxing workout gym to try out the jab and the roundhouse.

Boxing workout

‘Fairfax Peak’ Indoor Ski Slope Jumps Another Mogul

Public comments show mixed opinions for the slope planned at Lorton Landfill.

Fairfax Peak skiing

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Fairfax County Police Patrol on Bikes to Enhance Community Relations

Neighborhood Patrol Units are in every district.

The boots on the ground for the Fairfax County Police Department include the numerous bicycle squads cruising throughout the county, keeping communities safe while interacting with the public on a daily basis.

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Artifacts Tell the Nation’s Story at the New Army Museum

The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.

In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.

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Land Acquired Near Springfield for New Inova Medical Campus

Changes coming to area close to the metro and town center.

Inova Medical Campus

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Show Biz Author Got His Start in Fairfax

Marshall Terrill has written more than 25 books and he’s not done yet.

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