Newly created redistricting commission zooms toward new maps in 2021
Now that voters have approved a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission, the pieces have already started falling into place for how the commission will work and who will serve on it.
Not that I'm the most-stressed about it, but I am at least stressed about a bone scan I'm having this week.
In February, the 2020 General Assembly unanimously designated December as Virginia’s Puppy Mill Awareness Month.
Museum showcases display cases, first hand accounts, newsreel footage and more.
Inside the Army museum
Batting addictions during the holidays
With the holidays come an increase in imbibing.
Like everything else, the Children's Connection will be different in 2020.
Given the evolving COVID-19 restrictions and guidance in response to another wave of infections, I believe I have an idea for information proliferation.
For many African Americans who served in the military, it was an honor to put on the United States Uniform and represent their country, but it was also a pride in seeing their own families look up to them as men and no longer as boys.
No institution stands in command of the language more so than its newspapers.
School board votes to change names of T.C., Maury schools
Following months of heated debate, the Alexandria School Board voted Nov. 23 to rename two city schools, including T.C. Williams High School of “Remember the Titans” film fame.
There’s no getting around the fact that this year has been an incredibly challenging one for restaurants and their owners.
SSA holds drive-through volunteer appreciation event
The warm temperatures and sunny skies of an Indian Summer day provided the perfect backdrop for Senior Services of Alexandria to hold its annual Meals on Wheels volunteer appreciation luncheon as an outdoor drive-through event Nov. 6 at the First Baptist Church of Alexandria.
Oscar Winner and Oscar Nominated Directors Among Honorees
Seven awards were presented at the 2020 Alexandria Film Festival Awards Ceremony, attended virtually by all winning filmmakers from Los Angeles to Israel.
Many nonprofits in the city and nearby need your help to continue to rise to the need during the dual health and economic crisis of the pandemic.
Notice that none of the men in the split screen photo are wearing neckties, which would not be the case with in-person meetings.
I grew up with an absent father and an abusive mother.
Let us presume, for the sake of this column, that I only have papillary thyroid cancer stage IV, and that my years as a non small cell lung cancer patient, also stage IV, are over.
Getting vaccinated can reduce hospital visits and admissions during anticipated shortage due to COVID-19
While shopping for dinner on a recent Wednesday afternoon, Roger Whitehead spotted a sign near the pharmacy of a grocery store near his home in Alexandria.
The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.
In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.
Cleaner than it was in 2011 when it got a D, but “its recovery is plateauing.”
While the Potomac River is clearly not what the Washington Post in 1951 called an “open sewer,” for the first time in a decade, the river’s health has declined, reported the Potomac Conservancy last month, falling from a grade of B to B- and still unsafe for swimming or fishing.