– June 24, 2014 9:26 am
A round-up of news headlines from around our area.
Potomac High School teacher under investigation found dead – Linda L. Burke, a Potomac High School teacher arrested June 11 in an assault on a state police investigator, was found dead in her home Sunday in an apparent suicide. [Insidenova.com]
Stafford County Marine killed in Afghanistan – Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, died Friday while supporting combat operations in the Helmand province of the country, the Department of Defense announced. [WRC-TV]
School Board Extends Superintendent’s Contract, Gives Raise – Prince William County Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven L. Walts will soon be making more than $287,00 annually in salary; however, with additional retirement and supplemental contributions, the cost of his tenure amounts to more than $300,000 per year.. [Bristow Beat]
Jimmy the Greek restaurant closes in Stafford County – Owner Demetrios Zotos, who has been involved in other area restaurants since 1980, said keeping the business open with mounting food and utility costs became too much for the family-run restaurant located at 225 Garrisonville Road. [Fredericksburg.com]
Fauquier Bank hires new Prince William executive – He has more than 15 years of banking, finance and leadership experience with some of the largest banks in the industry. [FauquierNow.com]