South Lakes homecoming parade raises money for Hurricane Harvey victims; Danica Roem releases new six-figure ad

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, Oct. 6.

Students in the South Lakes High School homecoming parade will raise money for the families of Barbers Hill High School students who are yet recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The parade will begin Friday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. at the Hunter Woods Village Center and end at the high school between 6-6:30 p.m. Students will be carrying donation buckets as the parade makes it way down Colts Neck Road and South Lakes Drive.
(Reston Now)

Danica Roem, a transgender Democrat running for a spot in the Virginia House of Delegates, announced the release of her six-figure ad called “Beat” which will run through Election Day on Nov. 7.

Tensions between the Washington Nationals and the Metro public transit system continue to rise as the baseball team neglects to pay the $100,000 fee to keep the trains running after late games. In the past, it used to cost an organization an advance price of $29,500 to keep the stations open, but that number has skyrocketed due to a number of repairs and improvements.

The Liberty High School students who talked about killing one of their peers in a private “Operation Will to Kill” group chat were not charged as of Thursday afternoon. It is also unclear whether or not the school has suspended the students.
(Fauquier Now)

Thursday morning, a deer crashed through a glass window at Gar-Field High School and became trapped inside a lower-level locker area. One student sustained minor injuries and the deer was later euthanized.
(Prince William Times)