From the handwritten receipts to the tin ceilings and worn wooden floors, Nichols Hardware - opened in this small Virginia town in 1914 and still open today, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - oozes nostalgia. Lynchings were still occurring in the Virginia Piedmont region when the store opened.
The Washington Post, Thu, May 24 2018 @ 06:17 PM
Lansdowne resident Brian Davison sued Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall after she blocked him on a Facebook page where she shared official government business.
Loudoun Times, Thu, May 24 2018 @ 02:17 PM
Loudoun County Public Schools and the Loudoun Freedom Center have launched a partnership to use local African-American history to better teach and engage students.
Loudoun Times, Wed, May 23 2018 @ 09:54 AM
The Virginia Environmental Endowment awarded $284,612 to 14 organizations dedicated to protecting and improving the state's natural resources and environment. When combined with matching funds, the endowment has provided more than $86 million in environmental improvement support since it was founded in 1977.
Powhatan Today, Wed, May 23 2018 @ 03:00 AM
A historic hardware store in Purcellville, Virginia, is at the center of a community controversy over allegations that one of its employees used an anti-gay slur after refusing to help a Boy Scout asking for donations for a service project. The alleged incident happened Friday afternoon at Nichols Hardware, a family-owned store that was founded more than 100 years ago and is a "trip back in time," according to a Loudoun County, Virginia, history organization.
The Virginian-Pilot, Mon, May 21 2018 @ 04:14 PM