Mount Vernon Local

Mount Vernon Local


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Fairfax County Passes Plastic Bag Tax

Plastic bag tax

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Fence Removed in Mount Vernon, Opening Opportunities

Residents now have a shorter walk to stores and future county training facility.

Fence taken down

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Much More Than a Highway in Mount Vernon

George Washington Memorial Parkway is a national park.


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Chamber Golf Classic Raises Money for Scholarships

Golf Raises Money

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ASC to Host Andre Collins

20th annual Football Night to be held Oct. 20.

Football speaker

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Making Apple Butter the Old-fashioned Way

Apple Butter

Sherwood Regional Library is Turning 50

Sherwood Regional Library is Turning 50

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Mount Vernon Awards Local as History Teacher of the Year

Sean Miller uses conversation and student creativity to hone his teachings.

Teacher award

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River Farm is Still Part of the Mount Vernon Family

The property is no longer for sale; will reopen to the public.

River Farm off market

Welcome to the Lee District

On behalf of Fairfax County, and especially Lee District, I welcome you to our community. Lee District is a uniquely diverse and vibrant community. As a 20-year resident of the district, I never cease to be amazed by the strength of the relationships throughout the neighborhoods in Lee.

William Scott Miller

Police Continue to Investigate Year Old Homicide

Detectives from Fairfax County Police Department Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate the death a year ago of William Scott Miller of Groveton. Detectives determined that the last time family or friends heard from William was on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020...

Offer to Buy River Farm Inches Up, But Declined by Seller

NOVA Parks is still part of the future at River Farm.

On Sunday evening, Sept. 26, the American Horticultural Society voted against an offer from NOVA Parks to purchase River Farm during a board meeting of the American Horticultural Society, but they are leaving it open for more offers.

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Documentary Explores a Place Formerly Known as ‘The Pits.’

Documentarian is also a reporter for the Mount Vernon Gazette.

The Pits