Great Falls News

Great Falls News


Smith Reelected as Sully Supervisor

In last week’s election for Sully District supervisor, Democratic incumbent Kathy Smith beat Republican challenger Keith Elliott.

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Great Falls Rugby Tournament Nov. 19

Great Falls will be a busy place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

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Inaugural ‘Let Me Run’ 5K in Great Falls

It was an inspiring Saturday morning Nov. 4 as Great Falls Elementary hosted the inaugural "Let Me Run” Elementary 5K Race.

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‘Tis the Season

The Closet’s Annual Everything Christmas Sale

The Closet of Greater Herndon opened the doors to its annual Everything Christmas Sale on Friday afternoon, Nov. 10.

Hunger Is Closer Than You Think

Food For Neighbors celebrates Its seventh anniversary and over 425,000 pounds of donations


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Wrapping Up Matters in 2023, or Not

Supervisors to take action on two controversial items, a data center in Chantilly and Dark Skies in Great Falls.


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Virginia Dems: Blue Wall in Both Houses

One Republican Supervisor-elect, zero Republican-endorsed school board member-elects


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Nov. 7 General Election

What’s happening at polling places on Election Day.

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Dementia Caregivers Conference on Friday

Join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium this Friday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for its 37th annual Family Caregiver Conference.

Military Appreciation Monday for Navy SEAL Foundation

The Nov. 13 Military Appreciation Monday (MAM) dinner will be supporting the Navy SEAL Foundation

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McLean Community Players Present ‘Proof’

This weekend at the Great Falls Grange

McLean Community Players Present Proof by David Auburn- This weekend at the Great Falls Grange

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Life-changing, Women's Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund

Fall Soiree awards held.

Life-changing Women's Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund.- Fall Soiree awards held.

McLean Park Police Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting

Detectives from FCPD Major Crimes Bureau are investigating a reported unintentional shooting by an off-duty U.S. Park Police officer in McLean that left one man dead.

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Route 29 Northbound Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared-use Path Opens

Improves safety, connectivity, and mobility.

Nov.19 is World Day of Remembrance 2023 for road traffic victims.

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Franconia District School Board Candidate Back on the Ballot

Candidate, Dems, and GOP respond to last minute court ruling and reversal.

On Wednesday evening, Nov. 1, the Fairfax County Office of Elections requalified Fairfax County Franconia District School Board Candidate Marcia C. St. John-Cunning based on a ruling by the Fairfax County Circuit Court that afternoon. A Fairfax County judge allowed two additional petition sheets to count toward St. John-Cunning’s required signature threshold to be a qualified candidate.