Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: Nov. 14-18

A Metro employee hands out pennants commemorating the Silver Line Phase II grand opening (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you hop on (or lament) the latest addition to the I-66 toll lanes or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. BREAKING: Teen pedestrian killed in crash on Columbia Pike
  2. With opening day tomorrow, here’s what you need to know about Silver Line Phase II
  3. Fast-food chain Roy Rogers, named after Hollywood’s cowboy king, was born in Fairfax County
  4. Herndon house fire displaces eight people, cat rescued
  5. Redevelopment of former Sheraton Tysons Hotel could bring new public gathering spaces
  6. After decades of planning, Silver Line Phase II officially opens
  7. Two killed in separate vehicle crashes in Great Falls and West Springfield
  8. Fairfax County extends farmers market season into December for three sites
  9. Nintendo gaming pop-up coming to Tysons Corner Center
  10. Covid cases stay down, but other respiratory illnesses are surging, N. Va. health leaders say

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to [email protected] or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend, Fairfax County!

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