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Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 14 Great Falls homes sold between $1,375,000-$550,000.

Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2018

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View from Coffin Corner

Extreme position on House floor enjoys a storied history.

As a freshman delegate in 1978, Ken Plum was assigned a desk in the far corner on the Democratic side of the House of Delegates — seat 17. It wasn’t the best vantage point in the House because about a third of the Republican members were totally out of view. The senior members took the seats at the back of the chamber near the center, sticking Plum in the corner.

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Pharmacy Construction Means Headache for Some in Great Falls

Neighbors worry about the inevitable surge of traffic and noise to their corner of Great Falls.

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Cooperation, Questions and Concerns in Great Falls

Environment and Parks Committee reacts to County’s plans for local watershed improvements.

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‘Animal Village’ Comes Alive in a New Book

Great Falls resident Nelda LaTeef writes and illustrates her children’s books.

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Feeding the Flu

What to eat when fighting the flu.

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Virginia Lawmakers Play Whack-A-Mole with Predatory Lenders

Senate panel takes action limiting one kind of high-interest loan, leaving loophole for another.

By this time next year, high-interest lenders may be prohibited from making consumer finance loans — at least ones they find profitable at 200 percent interest. So that loophole may be closed by the end of the General Assembly session. But it seems likely lawmakers will leave Richmond this year creating no restrictions on open-end lines of credit, raising concern among some that lawmakers are playing a game of whack-a-mole.

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Winning District Wrestling Championships

Liberty District Wrestling Tournament held at McLean High School.

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Forestville Storm Dance Team Brings Fun and Rhythm to School in Great Falls

A program at Forestville Elementary gives students self-confidence through dance.

Obituary: Alison Dovel Crews

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