General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

COVID-19 update for July 10: 2,439 cases, 57 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of July 10, the City of Alexandria has reported 2,439 positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, including 57 fatalities. In addition,...

Historic Alexandria Foundation awards grants to Freedom House, Alexandria Elks Lodge

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Historic Alexandria Foundation Preservation Fund awarded grants, totaling $25,000, to four local organizations involved in historic preservation work, according...

Local small businesses receive $3.5 million in grants for pandemic relief

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership announced on July 2 that 309 local small businesses will receive part of the $3.5...

G.W. Middle School student wins award at National History Day contest

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Patrick Ostermann-Healey, a George Washington Middle School student, was awarded the African American History Prize during the National History Day...

Man spits on store owner after being asked to wear mask

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A man spat at the owner of Abyssinia Market and Coffee House and vandalized the shop on Sunday morning after...

Updated: APD officer arrested for unjustified use of force

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Alexandria police officer Jonathan Griffin was arrested and charged with assault and battery on Tuesday for unjustified use of force,...