As 2012 comes to a close, we compiled a list of what stories were the most read on Leesburg Patch this year.
The stories are listed in reverse order of popularity.
10. Former On-Air Personality Dies from Gunshot Wound
9. [Update] Body Found in Local Drainage Pond
8. Updated: Loudoun County Road Closures
7. Election 2012: How Loudoun Voted
5. President Obama to Visit Leesburg Thursday (Also in the top 10: Tickets for Obama's Leesburg Visit Available)
4. [UPDATE] Possible Drowning Remains Under Investigation: A body was pulled from a nearby drainage pond in May, in the Exeter community, following reports that a man had been seen and heard yelling for help from the water. Investigators found the body just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday shortly after enlisting the assistance of a cadaver dog. The body was identified as Emerson Aldron Ramirez Edejer, a 20-year-old man, who was reported missing by family members early Sunday evening.
3. UPDATE: Second Driver Dies in Crash on Bypass
2. School Calendar Approved for 2012-13
1. UPDATE: Multiple Vehicle Crash Causes Fatality
Thanks for a great 2012 -- here's to a great 2013!