Pedestrian safety was the focus Monday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclaimed October as Pedestrian Safety Month. Improving pedestrian safety is an ongoing county initiative; Monday’s presentation was simply the formal recognition of efforts by county staff, public safety, and community members.
Football is generally thought of as a cold weather game, but the schedule makers could not have chosen a more beautiful Saturday afternoon for a football game between George Mason and Rappahannock County last week. The ideal football setting at Rappahannock High School was complete with a sun-drenched field and the leaves changing colors on the surrounding hillside. […]
English essayist Francis Bacon (1561-1626) noted near the end of his life that “age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Perhaps it’s time to add a fifth item in the […]
No stickers. That was the message the George Mason High School freshman football team conveyed to their coaches following a lopsided 40-0 loss at Madison County last Wednesday.
There was a flag-raising in Annandale last week. Not just any flag, however, but the brand new Annandale flag, the result of a community contest sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, which attracted dozens of entries. The final design, modified by the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA), was selected […]
Crossing our busy streets and highways safely is a priority in Fairfax County, for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. A tragic accident at Route 50 and Annandale Road in the early hours of Monday morning highlights once again the dangerous situations that confront drivers and pedestrians every day. Sadly, many of […]
After stumbling out of the gates, the George Mason Mustang girls volleyball team defeated Bull-Run district rival Madison County in five games on Tuesday night, 16-25, 25-22, 25-10, 22-25, 15-11.
Boys place second in race at Rappahannock High School
Most people, when given a problem to solve, try to figure out a solution, not just hand off the problem to someone else because it’s too hard. That’s not the case with some members of the Virginia General Assembly. On Monday, House Speaker William Howell’s office in Richmond released a […]
It has been quite a season for the George Mason varsity golf team. After losing their No.1 player from last year and the departure of Head Coach Dan Wilkie, the team believed this season to be a “rebuilding year.” However, with three crucial victories last week against Strasburg, Manassas Park, […]