The latest news in the city of Alexandria.

COVID-19 update for July 12: 2,455 cases, 57 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of July 12, the City of Alexandria has reported 2,455 positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, including 57 fatalities. In addition,...

School board launches high school renaming process

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria school board voted unanimously today to begin the process to rename T.C. Williams High School. The decision was in...

Local fitness centers reopen cautiously

By Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes.com For many, it might be difficult to imagine going back to in-person exercise classes and sharing a space while working...

Empathy is appreciated: Tips for dining during a pandemic

By Stacey Wharam The past few months have been incredibly difficult for restaurants and small businesses struggling to stay afloat, and reopening with new safety...

A brief history lesson on the art of hard cider

By Tristan Wright  “You want to do what?” As I migrated through the process of starting Lost Boy Cider as a business, I heard this...

Your Views: Alexandria needs an ombudsman

To the editor: Former Mayor Allison Silberberg tried during her term in office to establish a permanent ethics commission. However, her city council cohorts refused...