Mike Salmon

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Archangels and Underworld Kings Make the Story for New Author

Former Mount Vernon resident delves into storytelling, acting, radio and business.

They say a writer uses their own persona to create the characters in their books, and in “Summerlands,” Susan Butler Colwell injects some of her own traits for “Sera Parker,” the protagonist in this recently released book.

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Archangels and Underworld Kings Make the Story for New Author

Former Mount Vernon resident delves into storytelling, acting, radio and business.

"Summerlands"

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Police and Coast Guard Monitor Prior to the Inauguration

Fairfax County officials advised people to stay home and quarantined for the ceremony.

Inauguration Preparations

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Stairway to Heaven, the Song Everyone Loves to Hate

50th Anniversary of the Song is Upon Us.

Stairway to Heaven turns 50

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Pandemic Layoff Spurs Artist to Paint Window Mural in Vienna

After the pandemic forced Pet Valu to close in Alexandria this month, the employees looked elsewhere for a job, but the Pet Valu manager was hired by Loyal Companion pet supply store in Vienna.

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Northam: ‘Time to Legalize Marijuana’

Virginia looking to be the first state in the South with legalized marijuana.

Marijuana Legalization is a Goal of the Governor

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County’s Incident Alert System Helps Nab a Robbery Suspect

Phone calls and social media enable Fort Hunt residents to help in this case.

Incident alert

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Local Breakfast Oats Company Catapulted by Reality Show

Shark Tank Success pays off for GoOats in Burke.

GoOats

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South County Scenes from 2020

With the pandemic dominating headlines, the community strived for normalcy.

Scenes from 2020

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Mount Vernon and Global Warming

Ground water seeping up regularly may be a sign.

With the Potomac River a few hundred yards away, residents of Fort Hunt are seeing ground water seeping up, running down the sidewalks and low-lying street areas.

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