Friday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff January 2, 2015 at 8:00 am 3 Comments

Mercury Fountain in winter

Chick-fil-A Breach — Chick-fil-A says its data may have been breached. The store has not says if the Reston branch was among affected locations. [WTOP]

Fairfax’s Top News Of The Year — Fairfax County says meals tax consideration and committing $1.4 in transportation and pedestrian improvements were among the top county stories of 2014. [Fairfax County]

Don’t Drunk Dial — An area man has created an app that will keep you from a bad decision like calling or texting while drunk and also retrace your steps from a night that that was too much fun. [Fairfax Times]

Calling All Young Artists — The Friends of Reston is holding an art contest for kids to draw Reston’s new official bird, the Pileated Woodpecker. The entries will be displayed at Nature House in February. [Reston Association]

  • John Farrell

    The cover-up of FCPD’s shooting of an unarmed John Geer in the door way of his home was the top story in fairfax in 2014.

    Northwestern Mutual trying an end run around Reston’s Master plan was the top story in Reston.

    Followed by the hype over the Silver Line finally opening.

    • Karen Goff

      Actually John, the golf course thing was barely a blip in 2014 – until November when the BZA application was reactivated. So, I am predicting it will be a big story for 2015, but reader-wise, number of stories-wise, not for 2014.

      • John Farrell

        The estimation was based on the number of times it came up in casual conversations at the grocery store, etc. It was the shoe that folks kept waiting to hear drop.


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