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Shooting in Lorton Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Supervisor Storck plans a meeting with residents for update next week.

Shooting

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Hollywood Musician Got His Start at Robinson Secondary

A Fairfax man was nominated for an Emmy Award recently.

Emmy Nominee

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Opening Date for New Army Museum Still At Large

With the pandemic still impacting the area, museum crowds need to be avoided.

At 5 p.m. every weekday evening, officials retire the flag at the National Museum of the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir.

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Burke Community Church Expanded, Enhanced

A major expansion project was recently completed at the Burke Community Church, adding space for a 1,150-seat worship center, adult classrooms, offices, lobby, cafe, bookstore and commercial kitchen.

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Pedestrian Deaths Continue to Mount on Richmond Highway

Intersection improvements can barely keep up with the traffic.

A pedestrian was killed last week in a part of Richmond Highway just south of Hunting Creek in an area that has traffic coming in from the Capital Beltway, and several secondary roads intersecting, and is short on pedestrian-friendly crossings.

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Plans Nixed for an Updated Belle View Shopping Center

Proposal for mixed use redevelopment is withdrawn.

Belle View Shopping Center stays for now.

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Fire in Kingstowne Damages Townhouse, Spreads to Others

No injuries reported, firehouse open houses to go virtual.

Kingstowne Fire

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Police Support Group Visits the Franconia Police Station

No fires, rubber bullets or tear gas at this peaceful event.

Bolster the Blue

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Burke History Book is Published

Burke Historical Society spent over a year collecting stories and photos.

Burke History Book

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New U.S. Hotel Brand Opening in Woodlawn Area

Doors will open in early October for the stayAPT Suites, replacing Quality Inn.

In early October, a new stayAPT Suites hotel will open one of their first U.S. locations in the place of the old Quality Inn on the corner of Richmond Highway and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, bringing new life to this area just outside Fort Belvoir.

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