Here are 2021’s most read stories (#16-20)

Nike Field in Great Falls is the site of a former Nike Missile site (Staff Photo by Jay Westcott)

We’re counting down the top 20 most-read articles of 2021 this year. Kicking off the list today is #16-20. 

20. A dive into the history of Great Falls Nike Park — one of three county parks once home to missiles designed to fight Russian projectiles — earned spot 20. 

19. A suspect in the killing of a man at Branleigh Park Court in mid-February remained at-large, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. 

18. State transportation officials offered a first look at designs for the future of Town Center Parkway’s extension. 

17. A story about the events that transpired before Michael Delaney went missing from Reston Hospital Center gained some attention. His remains were recovered several months later.

16. A weekly article about the death toll of COVID-19 in Fairfax County  noted that 802 people have been killed by the novel coronavirus. That article was published in February. 

Tomorrow, we’ll publish stories that ranked #9-15.

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