Fort Hunt alumni Julie Gigante started playing the violin at age 5 and now is featured on an 11,000-square-foot mural in Los Angeles.
LA Musician from Mount Vernon
City Council hires James Parajon as city manager.
New City Manager
Station 203 project completed.
New Fire Station
A story about friendship, schoolwork and assumptions was shot in Old Town.
Teen Film in Festival
Santa lights 40-foot holiday tree.
New coats help children in need.
Flooding third worst in city history.
Alexandria Film Festival
Develop evidence-based actions to protect dignity and humanity of Black and brown lives.
Voters will have six votes for six seats.
Back in May 2009, an independent and a Republican were able to knock off two incumbent members of the Alexandria City Council in an extremely low turnout election where only 12 percent of voters showed up to the polls. A few weeks later, the lame duck council ditched the idea of having May elections in favor of moving the election to November, when turnout is much larger and Democrats tend to perform better.
3,000 coats to help kids in need.
Donate to help refugees and their families who are still in Afghanistan.
Republican Annetta Catchings challenges incumbent Democrat Justin Wilson for mayor.
The race for mayor comes down to a simple question: Are Alexandria voters happy with the direction of the city or not?