Local News in Montgomery County, Virginia
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Montgomery County residents may not have to face tax increases for jail costs
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:44:37 -0700
MONTGOMERY COUNTY - Tax payers in Montgomery County may not have to foot the bill to help the county house its growing inmate population at the Western Virginia Regional Jail.Last month, we told you the number of inmates from Montgomery County is up 88 percent from five years ago.http://www.wsls.com/video?clipId=9892099autostart=trueThat will cost the county about $4.3 million according to the ...
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:03:46 -0700
Montgomery County has deferred its plans to build a new Children’s Resource Center in the Twinbrook neighborhood, choosing instead to operate it out of an empty school building for now.
Montgomery County sending more inmates to Western Virginia Regional Jail
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:59:42 -0800
CHRISTIANSBURG - Montgomery County issending more inmates to the Western Virginia Regional Jail than ever before.During the last five years, the average daily inmate count from Montgomery County has increased from 138 to 260.Check out how other counties are dealing with increases as well.http://www.wsls.com/search?vendor=ezqu=western+virginia+regional+jailThe county's original fiscal year 2014 ...
Montgomery Blair High School leads the nation in Intel science finalists
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 15:33:00 -0700
Three students from Montgomery Blair High School are Intel science finalists, most in the country this year.
Tracking Your Tax Dollars: Meth lab cleanup in NRV
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:59:18 -0800
More than $36,000 of your tax dollars was spent on cleaning up meth labs in Montgomery County last year.
Meth lab cleanups costing taxpayers in Montgomery County
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 02:32:10 -0800
The county spent more than $36,000 in 2013 cleaning up meth labs.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:34:18 -0800
The storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on Montgomery County late Wednesday and Thursday closed banks, federal offices, restaurants and stores, canceled numerous airline flights and disrupted operations at many area companies.
Woman At Rockville Metro Station Hit And Killed By Bus
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:05:23 -0800
Montgomery County police say a 62-year-old northern Virginia woman was hit by a bus and killed at the Rockville Metro Station.
African American athletes contribute to MoCo
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:37:32 -0800
Montgomery County has produced scores of outstanding student-athletes over the years but here are some African-American individuals who made a significant imprint on the local sporting scene during their heyday.
Presidents’ Day closings in the Washington region
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:10:00 -0800
From transportation to schools to liquor stores, here’s what’s closed in the D.C. region.