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FCPS teacher accused of 'ripping off' female student's hijab

A teacher at Lake Braddock Secondary School was put on leave on Nov. 16 after a female student said that he had pulled off her hijab, an act that has been characterized as harassment by those supporting the student and characterized as a mistake blown out of proportion by those who have rallied behi

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-25 05:00:00

Great Falls lights up!

On the sleepy evening of Sunday, Dec. 3, the quaint little town of Great Falls bursts to glowing life as they ring in the holiday season with their 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. From 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre Hill - rain or shine - holiday fun will abound for the entire

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Northern Virginia Weekend Weather: Not Bad At All

STERLING, VA - Northern Virginia's post-Thanksgiving weekend weather forecast presents an OK Saturday despite slow-approaching clouds and an expected sunny Sunday with moderate temperatures and sporadic wind gusts of up to 20 mph. That's the word from the National Weather Service's local branch in S

PATCH - 2017-11-24 22:23:50

Visit Trummer's on Main in Clifton for fine holiday dining

Trummer's on Main is located in Historic Clifton and is a playground of memorable cuisine and superb service. Boasting one of Virginia's largest and most comprehensive wine programs and a stunning ambiance, the three-level restaurant is great for a quick burger at the bar or dinner in any one of the

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

Imagining Art at Seven Corners

The Arts Council of Fairfax County recently announced that it is continuing its Imagine Art Here initiative in the spring of 2018 at the Seven Corners shopping center in Falls Church. Heading the project, titled INOUT, is the artist team surcreative, LLC, based out of Annandale. The mission of INOUT

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 19:30:00

Leadership Fairfax marks 30th anniversary

City of Fairfax Schools Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Pajardo decided that she wanted to become a teacher when she was 8 years old. The youngest of eight children, she picked up Spanish, French, and other subjects from her older sisters after they came home from school, and she loved the teachers that

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 16:13:00

1.4 tons of trash removed from Vienna's Ragland Road Park

The Young Men's Service League Vienna-Oakton (YMSLVO) recently partnered with Clean Fairfax to improve Ragland Road Park in Vienna by removing 1.43 tons of trash The Young Men's Service League Vienna-Oakton (YMSLVO) recently partnered with Clean Fairfax to improve Ragland Road Park in Vienna by remo

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 15:34:00

Buy a Christmas Tree From Vale Church, Feed 100 Hungry People!

Starting on Saturday, November 25, buy a fresh-cut Christmas tree from Vale United Methodist Church (11528 Vale Road, Oakton, VA), and your purchase will provide 100 life-saving meals for hungry children and families around the world. For the seventh straight year, proceeds from Vale Church's tree s

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Tipton County Man Convicted & Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Murder Of Girlfriend

(TIPTON COUNTY D.A. NEWS RELEASE) - On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, a Tipton County jury returned verdicts of guilty as charged on one count of the Class A felony offense of Premeditated First Degree Murder, one count of the Class C felony offense of Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and


Woman charged with shooting into car in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - A woman has been charged after court documents say she shot into a car driving on Whitehall Street in October. Shaqueeda Douglas Shaqueeda Douglas, 26, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault. Witnesses told police they saw Douglas standing on the front porch of a home on

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 17:58:02

Dollar General gives Gadsden Elementary $10,000

Subscribed, but don't have a login? GADSDEN - Dollar General opened its Gadsden location in April - a town with a population of not quite 500 people - and is already benefiting the community beyond its affordable products. Last week, Gadsden Elementary School Principal Marsha Foust received a phone


Here are three things to do to kick off the holiday season

Get ready for the Christmas parades.The first parade will be held in Covington on Monday, Nov. 27. Munford's parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Brighton's will be Monday, Dec. 4. Instead of a parade, Atoka hosts a tree-lighting ceremony, on Nov. 28, and Santa's Ride on Dec. 14-15. +2


Star Center raises money through "Christmas Under the Stars"

JACKSON, Tenn. - Families from all over the Hub City and West Tennessee came out to the Jackson Fairgrounds Park tonight for what organizers are calling a new family tradition for the holiday season. The Star Center has finally unveiled their holiday project, a drive-thru light display full of many

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 05:06:12

Marine Corps League kicks off 70th annual Toys for Tots donation drive

MEDINA, Tenn. - On Friday, the Capt. Jack Holland Marine Corps League of Jackson kicked off their annual Toys for Tots fundraiser. "We just try to make sure every child gets a new present on Christmas Day, boy and girl," Casey Palmer, a Marine Corps veteran, said. Toys for Tots was started by Maj. B

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 02:39:13

Experts give advice on how to work off those holiday pounds

JACKSON, Tenn. - Even though that Thanksgiving dinner may have been absolutely delicious, many West Tennesseans are waking up feeling like it ruined their diet. "For as long as I've been doing this, you've always heard there is three to four thousand calories that an American eats at one meal on Tha

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 01:49:45

West TN Healthcare Foundation invites all to #GiveFor731

JACKSON, Tenn. - Although Cyber Monday is coming up, you can also participate Tuesday in a nationwide day of giving. This year, the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation's goal for "Giving Tuesday" is to raise $7,310 for their #GiveFor731 campaign. The Foundation has pledged to match any donations to

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 00:23:42

Proposed ordinance would require permits for charging electric vehicles at Juneau-owned stations

An electric vehicle charging station at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO) The Juneau Assembly may soon mandate electric vehicle owners to buy a permit in order to use its electric car charging stations. City-owned chargers in downtown Juneau and Douglas, the valley li

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 21:39:52

Skier dead after avalanche strikes in Hatcher Pass

A skier died in an avalanche Wednesday afternoon in Hatcher Pass, north of Palmer, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers identified the skier as Randall Bergt, 60, of Anchorage, the Associated Press reported today. The man's death is the first avalanche fatality in Alaska this winter. Trooper

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 22:45:04

Skagway mayor vetoes Assembly action on White Pass memorandum

A cruise ship moored at Skagway's ore dock. (Photo by Emily Files/KHNS) The Skagway Assembly took a step forward at a meeting Tuesday in waterfront negotiations with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The group unanimously approved a draft memorandum of understanding with the private company. But,

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 22:29:55

Sitka students get 'hands-on' experience with subsistence

A student at Pacific High tries his hand at processing a locally harvested deer. (Photo by KCAW) "Experiential learning" in high school takes on a whole new meaning when the subject is subsistence. At Pacific High School in Sitka the students already understand that they're going to experience a lot

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 21:28:40