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Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: Aug. 22-26

A line forms for a food truck at Vienna’s most recent Chillin’ on Church party (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

The weekend is almost here. Before you welcome a new kitty or bunny into your home or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. 22-year-old arrested for allegedly raping woman at knifepoint in her Reston apartment
  2. JUST IN: Woman sexually assaulted in Reston apartment, police say
  3. Study group considers new future for Reston National Golf Course
  4. District Taco plans two new franchise locations in Springfield and McLean
  5. Another pedestrian dies after crash on Dulles Toll Road in Reston area
  6. A free and privately funded shuttle is coming to Reston Town Center
  7. Busara Thai has closed its Tysons restaurant after 26 years
  8. NEW: Fairfax County could end local Covid state of emergency next month
  9. FCPD: Community member finds body near Huntley Meadows Park
  10. Family mourns loss and seeks justice for pedestrian killed in Seven Corners parking lot

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend, Fairfax County!

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