Friday Morning Rundown

Snow Day in Reston

Carols For Humanity — A holiday concert Friday at Reston’s St. John Neumann Church will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia. The Voce Chamber Singers and the King Street Brass will feature traditional carols and sing-alongs for the audience. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. []

Drink up, Virginia — Virginia’s Alcohol Control Board saw record sales this year — $769 million or more than 10 million gallons of spirits and mixers. [WTOP]

Fairfax County Domestic Violence on the Rise — A new report released by the county shows a nearly 60 percent rise in domestic violence calls between 2006-10. [Fairfax Times]

Recent Stories

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors faces tough decisions ahead of next week’s budget markup session, following demands from local unions to increase county employees’ wages.Last week, dozens of county…

Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.

Morning Notes

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Marc Smith will serve as the new Herndon economic development director starting in May (courtesy Town of Herndon) The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development….


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