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UPDATED: Court dismisses Councilwoman Alicia Hughes’ unpaid rent case

UPDATED: Court dismisses Councilwoman Alicia Hughes’ unpaid rent case

Apartment company threatens eviction   By Derrick Perkins   An Alexandria General District Court judge dismissed a case involving City Councilwoman Alicia Hughes’ alleged failure to pay rent Wednesday, about 24 hours before her scheduled appearance. [...]

Activist Boyd Walker officially declares Alexandria City Council run

Activist Boyd Walker officially declares Alexandria City Council run

Activist Boyd Walker will run in the Democratic primary for city council, the lifelong Alexandrian announced Monday at a local Democratic Party meeting. The 43-year-old joins a ballooning slate of Democrats hoping to clinch one of [...]

Planning guru Donna Fossum declares run for Alexandria City Council

Planning guru Donna Fossum declares run for Alexandria City Council

West End resident Donna Fossum, a 22-year member of the city’s planning commission, announced she will run as a Democrat for city council Monday. The need for more West End representation on council and the city’s [...]

Tim Lovain declares Alexandria City Council run

Tim Lovain declares Alexandria City Council run

Former Alexandria City Council member Tim Lovain has joined the ever-crowding race for a council seat at City Hall. Lovain, a Democrat, served one three-year term on council before losing the 2009 election to Republicans Frank [...]

Sumpter is latest Democrat to join herd of Alexandria City Council challengers

Sumpter is latest Democrat to join herd of Alexandria City Council challengers

West End resident Charles Sumpter Jr. is the latest person to join the race for a seat on the Alexandria City Council in 2012. Sumpter, 26, announced he will run as a Democrat, placing him among [...]

Former Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson, a Democrat, announces 2012 run

Former Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson, a Democrat, announces 2012 run

Former Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson will try to rejoin his former colleagues at City Hall next year, the Del Ray resident announced Monday. Wilson, a Democrat, became the youngest member of council when he was [...]

Moderate Republican Scott Gordon announces 2012 run for city council

Moderate Republican Scott Gordon announces 2012 run for city council

Del Ray resident Scott Gordon has become the first challenger to vie for an Alexandria City Council seat in 2012. Gordon, 30, describes himself as a fiscally conservative moderate Republican who is “very liberal as far [...]

Paying, literally, for Councils decisions

I recently visited the Charles Houston Recreation Center to run on the treadmill and escape the oppressive heat and humidity plaguing the region. On this day, unlike previous visits, upon checking in I was asked if [...]

Streamlining bureaucracy

Council members want to rein in citizen commissions [...]

COUNCIL MINUTES

The inside scoop from the Alexandria City Council's March 9 meeting [...]