Morning Notes

meadow in Reston

Unemployment Down in Fairfax County — Fairfax County’s unemployment rate clocked in at 2.6 percent in April, the lowest since September 2008, according to officials. The number of unemployed Fairfax County residents decreased to 16,333 in April.  [Fairfax County]

South Lakes High School Graduates Row ‘Dragon Boat’ — Meet four brothers and recent graduates of South Lakes High School who help man the “dragon boat” with the Capital City Dragons rowing team. [Reston Connection]

New Exhibition Planned at Reston Art Gallery & Studios — The work of nine artists is slated to appear in an upcoming exhibition at the Reston Art Gallery & Studios (11400 Washington Plaza) between July 7 and Aug. 3. The “Summer Group Show” will include original paintings, prints, handcrafted jewelry, mobiles, and stabiles, and will kick off this Sunday with a reception at the studio.

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