Mercia Hobson

Freelance Reporter

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Video Shows Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed Suspect

Police body camera video shocks; reactions come in.

Police shooting video

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2023 Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County

Twenty-seven individuals and groups work for peace.

Peace Awards

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Collective Bargaining for Teachers and Some Employees

Adoption of resolution shifts labor relations.


Board of Supervisors Seeks to Raise its Salaries

Supervisors Herrity and Alcorn vote no.

BOS salaries

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Proposed Budget Has a Long Way To Go

Average homeowner would pay about $120 more a year in property taxes.


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Marking Black History

County students learn about African American contributions and History; six new historical markers to tell the stories.

Black History

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Wegmans, Reston Opens: Anchor for Halley Rise

“Caring company with a passion for food.”

Wegmans, Reston Opens: Anchor for Halley Rise

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