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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Feb 9, 2024

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.

🕗 News recap

The following articles were published earlier today — Feb 9, 2024.

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.

  1. New pizza and sandwich cafe to replace Little Beast in Reston (7537 views)
  2. Four arrested in Georgia for Fairfax County home burglaries, police say (7515 views)
  3. Fried chicken and burger concept joins Herndon area food hall (6109 views)
  4. New Tysons senior living community nears opening of first high-rise (5603 views)
  5. Report: Global cybersecurity firm signs big lease at new Reston Town Center tower (5334 views)
  6. Va. lawmakers consider sweeping changes to special education (5133 views)
  7. Two still hospitalized with injuries from fatal Burke crash (4012 views)
  8. Police: Man dies days after head-on crash in Clifton (3408 views)
  9. Korean BBQ restaurant now open near Dunn Loring Metro station (3102 views)
  10. Post-pregnancy retreat for new parents launches in Tysons hotel (1922 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday throughout the county, from our event calendar.

🌧️ Saturday’s forecast

Expect scattered showers primarily between 10am and 2pm, with cloudy conditions and a high near 64. Winds will come from the southwest at 6 to 9 mph, and there is a 30% chance of precipitation. During Saturday night, isolated showers might occur before 10pm, followed by a chance of rain after 1am. The sky will remain cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest winds at 7 mph will shift northwest after midnight, and the chance of precipitation remains at 30%. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

We hope you have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋

Recent Stories

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…

Detectives have charged a 17-year-old boy with DUI-related manslaughter and maiming in a Nov. 20 crash that killed one teen and seriously injured four others in Fairfax County’s Idylwood area….

A mental health facility has opened its doors in Reston, promising to help both clients and new and training therapists. Columbia Associates — which operates a network of outpatient mental…

Some teenage volunteers in Vienna have teamed up with a national nonprofit to show their support for American military service members. The town’s Club Phoenix Teen Council launched a donation…

Dreaming of small-town charm with big-city convenience? Look no further than 7156 Main St in Clifton, Virginia! Nestled just 30 miles from the heart of Washington D.C., this picturesque property offers the best of both worlds.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to find tranquility in this quaint, historic town. With its tree-lined streets and friendly community atmosphere, Clifton is the perfect place to call home. Yet, with its close proximity to the nation’s capital, you’ll never be far from the excitement and opportunities of urban living.

Imagine weekends exploring local shops, dining at charming cafes, and enjoying outdoor adventures in nearby parks. Then, commute to D.C. for work or play, soaking in all the culture, entertainment, and career opportunities the city has to offer.

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Great Clips at South Lakes Village Center (Reston, Virginia) is seeking hair donors to participate in the Wigs for Kids program this Valentines Week. If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to donate your hair for children fighting cancer, we would love to host you in our salon this Valentine’s Week for a free haircut.

Minimum Requirements

  • Hair donations must be a minimum of 12 inches

  • Hair donations must be clean and stored/packaged completely dry.

  • Hair donations cannot be permed, color-treated, or highlighted.

  • Temporary coloring or highlights that wash out are acceptable but must be completely washed out before cutting. Gray hair is accepted.

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The Van Metre 5K Run

Participate in the 32nd Annual Van Metre 5K Run, a race that goes further than 3.1 miles, and every stride you take supports Children’s National Hospital. The Van Metre 5K Run donates 100% of proceeds to Children’s National Hospital and

Active Bystander: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Training

The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Active Bystander Certification course, also known as Active Bystander, is the premier training program to prepare civilians for how to respond during an intentional violent event and to address life-threatening emergencies.

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