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  • Leesburg needs to ask serious questions about the downside of 'smart grid'

    Second of two parts. Leesburg is poised to go into debt to build a "smart grid" system that would hand residents a virtual knife to slash their electric bills. What those pushing the $20 million project have failed to say is that smart grid is a double-...
  • Readers take Leesburg to task for pushing smart grid

    Readers take Leesburg to task for pushing smart grid
    Leesburg's plan to spend more than $20 million on what's known as smart-grid technology for its electric utility prompted readers to ask some pointed questions. The project is behind schedule, partly because the city and its top bidder, General Electric,...
  • Life falling into place for Randi Pelton, who was sure she would die of breast cancer

    Life falling into place for Randi Pelton, who was sure she would die of breast cancer
    The thing about adversity is that it sometimes allows the path — and the purpose — of individual destiny to become more clear. And so it is with Randi Pelton. Let's catch up with her. Randi is the lady who had to wait nearly four months to...
  • Growing in popularity, trike motorcycles welcome at Leesburg Bikefest

    Growing in popularity, trike motorcycles welcome at Leesburg Bikefest
    LEESBURG — As their muscles weaken and knees begin to give out, aging motorcycle riders are finding it more daunting to balance the hundreds of pounds of chrome on two wheels. So more and more baby boomers are switching to three-wheeled motorcycles...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Central Florida Health Alliance

    The Leesburg-based Central Florida Health Alliance is a non-profit hospital network that operates Leesburg Regional and, in Sumter County, Villages Regional Hospital. 2011 rank: 34 2010 rank: 34 Full-time employees in 2011: 2,090 Part-time employees...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of the country's largest defense and aerospace contractors. The publicly-held company (ticker symbol NGC) is based in Falls Church, Va. Among other systems, its Central Florida units produce laser-weapon components in...
  • Public needs input on expensive smart-grid project

    Public needs input on expensive smart-grid project
    Leesburg is poised next week to ram down the throats of electrical ratepayers a controversial "smart grid" project that will cost a minimum of $24.4 million in the first 10 years and at least another $12 million in the next decade. And what do...
  • Passing Yards per Completion - Classes 4A-8A

    Passing Yards per Completion - Classes 4A-8A
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  • Total Rushing Yards - All Classifications

    Total Rushing Yards - All Classifications
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  • Total Receiving Yards - All Classifications

    Total Receiving Yards - All Classifications
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  • Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?

    Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?
    UPDATE: A House of Delegates subcommittee on Jan. 26 recommended tabling the resolution, which, in Richmond parlance, is a polite way of dismissing the idea.   A House resolution (HJ 129) asks Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to “explore a...
  • Happy however–you-spell-it

    Happy however–you-spell-it
    There's a whole lot for folks to disagree on this time of year, particularly when it comes to which holiday merits celebrating and which merits the nailing of a Santa-suited skeleton to a wooden cross outside a Leesburg, Va., courthouse. (Google it. Worth...