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Reston Holiday Parade 2017: Traffic Update

RESTON, VA -- The holiday season has officially arrived, as the Reston Holiday Parade gets set to begin at Reston Town Center starting at 11 a.m. on Friday. It's an event so epic, USA Today's readers ranked it the 4th best holiday parade in the nation last year, one spot above the Macy's Thanksgivin

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:38:45

12 holiday events this weekend in Northern Virginia

There is more than just holiday deals this weekend! Here are a dozen events to help ring in the season. You can see more events and share your own at the InsideNoVa calendar! The Nutcracker presented by Virginia National Ballet: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 24, Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-24 13:58:00

School Board considering 6 boundary plans for Goshen Post

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 by Veronike Collazo .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story As School Board members have worked with staff and constituents, four new plans in addition to LCPS's original two have emerged in the Goshen Post Elementary School

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Wanted Man Assaults Multiple Cops In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA - A Fairfax man is being held without bond after assaulting several officers trying to arrest him Monday in the 8300 block of Sudley Road, according to Prince William County Police. Andrew Asante Workman, 22, of the 11400 block of Meath Drive, was charged with three counts of assault an

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:15:21

'Alice's Restaurant': Arlo Guthrie's Thanksgiving Radio Staple

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For a lot of folks out there, and you know who you are, Thanksgiving Day staples include turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," and not necessarily in that order. The anti-war anthem that Rolling Stone magazine calls the "Thanksgiving


5 Tips to Communicate with a Loved One with Dementia

One of the hardest things about walking the path with a loved one who has dementia is discovering new ways to communicate love through and around a disease process that is emotionally difficult and disorienting for everyone in the family. Our At Home Personal Care dementia care team can provide many


Help CYA Deliver Holiday Cheer to Children with Cancer

would-be Elves and Santa's Helpers-in-training to help make the season brighter for children fighting cancer and their families. CYA is again helping DC Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation provide gifts for the annual Pediatric Oncology Holiday Party. "When a child is diagnosed with cancer,


Westfield High presents "A Christmas Carol."

and more - will take the stage in Westfield High's upcoming production of "A Christmas Carol." It features a cast and crew of 55 and is based on the Charles Dickens novel. "I'm excited about this show because it's a classic and we don't get to do the iconic pieces of literature enough," said Directo


Pigeon Forge firefighters give thanks around the dinner table

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The firemen at the Pigeon Forge Fire Department pray together around the dinner table during their annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. Members of the fire department said it's tough to not have their families around, but they said their loved ones understand. The brothers

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2017-11-24 16:31:00

Man faces aggravated rape counts

SEVIERVILLE -- Sheriff's deputies charged a local man with aggravated rape after he allegedly broke into a home on Fawn View Drive and assaulted a woman there Monday. John Lee Redding, 54, also of Fawn View Drive, allegedly broke into the woman's home while she was sleeping and attacked her. Deputie

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-23 06:45:00

Smokies need help to replace aged-out emergency response radios

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy has purchased 147 acres of land adjoining the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for permanent conservation. The land will provide more habitat for wildlife, including elk, which were reintroduced into the Cataloochee Valley area of the Smokies in 200

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:42:26

Northview's Lawson signs with Tennessee Tech

KODAK -- After closing out her senior season with her best-ever finish in four trips to the state tournament, Northview Academy's Heidi Lawson capped her high school golf career by signing with Tennessee Tech University earlier this month. "Ever since I started playing in eighth grade with (head coa

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Beer board meetings rescheduled, rezoning changes tabled

SEVIERVILLE -- Sevier County Commission voted Monday to change the date and time of county beer board meetings, but it asked the planning commission to further review a proposed limit to the number of times a rezoning request can be resubmitted. The beer board will now meet at 4 p.m. on the second M

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 06:45:00

Election will select Overbey successor

With state Sen. Doug Overbey leaving that seat to become the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Blount County Commission will have a chance to appoint an interim replacement before voters select someone to finish his term. Overbey, whose district includes portions of Blount and

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2017-11-24 06:45:00

Townsend/Great Smokies KOA receives major awards

The Townsend/Great Smokies KOA Holiday Campground, managed by Mark and Samantha Chipperfield, recently received the 2018 Kampground of America President's Award and KOA Founder's Award. The awards are presented annually to KOA campgrounds with the highest customer service and quality review scores.

DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Grandparents' holiday postcards need your help finding their way home

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Pigeon Forge woman's place in line at the Pigeon Forge Post Office sent her on a mission to find the address of a strangers' grandchildren. Nia McKenna took to social media Tuesday after a stranger asked her to mail postcards to his grandchildren. McKenna said the g

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2017-11-23 06:21:00

Jr. High Band members make All-Region

Six of Dublin's junior high band members made the cut for the All-Region band on Saturday. "We doubled the number of kids that made the band from last year," Director Kevin DeLaVergne said. Juan Garcia took first chair on his alto saxophone. Madilyn Loper made second chair in the flute section. Jace


Pam Boehm: An advocate for students

Whether it's helping students with class work, attending sporting events or going over the budget for the year, Hill College President Pam Boehm can often be seen at one of the college's five campuses in Hillsboro, Cleburne, Burleson, Glen Rose or Meridian. It's for her hard work and dedication to


From Post-It Notes to billboards, our Top 100 companies know how to make workers feel special

Every year, I'm blown away with the special things our Top 100 employers do for their business families. Some are megabuck jaw-droppers. Others are just really clever and inexpensive. Pet insurance is my year's favorite in the latter category. Republic Title of Texas Inc. (our No. 3 midsize company)


Why Rep. Joe Barton sticks around

WASHINGTON - A gaggle of Texas lawmakers has announced plans to retire from Congress after 2018. But not Ennis Rep. Joe Barton, the longest-serving member of the Texas House delegation, now prepping for his 18th congressional campaign. To hear him tell it, he missed a critical window of opportunity