Democrats sweep the city council race, while newcomers, incumbents elected to school board

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria voted to elect all six Democratic city council candidates during Tuesday’s general election, with a record number of city...

Live results: General Election 2018 in Alexandria

By Alexandria Times staff With 100 percent of results in, Mayor-Elect Justin Wilson won 92.73 percent of the vote.  The final totals of council candidates, from...

Asana becomes a lead partner in King Street Corridor Initiative

Asana Partners, which has entered into the King Street real estate market in a major way over the past two years, has become a...

Alfred Street Baptist Church receives bomb threat during evening worship

The Alfred Street Baptist Church received a bomb threat during evening worship on Saturday night, according to tweets from several church members. Alfred Street Baptist...

Five candidates compete in school board District C

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With the general election less than a week away, candidates for the Alexandria School Board are in the final stretch...

J.McLaughlin to open in Old Town on Friday

J.McLaughlin's location in Old Town is opening on Friday, the brand announced this week. The sportswear retailer is opening at 1125 King St. in a...

Foodie: Gorgeous, delicious and nutritious pumpkin

By Elizabeth Holm This time of year, we are constantly reminded of pumpkins. Jack-O-lanterns at Halloween and pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving are traditions that many...

Alexandria Fire Department to use future Sunrise Senior Living site for training

The site of the new Sunrise Senior Living, which will be located at 303 N. Washington St., will be used for Alexandria Fire Department...

Community members gather to discuss Alexandria’s health priorities

Alexandria community members met to examine results from a recent citywide health survey at George Washington Middle School on Nov. 3. Attendees discussed the many...

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...

Athletes from past six decades inducted into ACPS Hall of Fame

Alexandria City Public Schools inducted seven athletes representing 60 years of outstanding athletic performance at the high school level into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 2. At the ceremony, ACPS also honored Steve Osisek,...

Bishop Ireton appoints longtime wrestling coach as head coach

After a number of appointments in the last few months, Bishop Ireton has promoted its assistant wrestling coach to the top spot. Kevin Spivey, a long-serving assistant coach with the wrestling team, is the new...

Bishop Ireton Girls Cross County wins state championship

Bishop Ireton’s Girls Varsity Cross Country has won its first state championship in nearly two decades. The Cardinals won the championship on Wednesday, the school announced in a press release. “Wednesday’s race was the culmination of...

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Foodie: Gorgeous, delicious and nutritious pumpkin

By Elizabeth Holm This time of year, we are constantly reminded of pumpkins. Jack-O-lanterns at Halloween and pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving are traditions that many of us would never miss. There is nothing easier than...

Garden Club of Alexandria starts renovation of Ramsay House garden

The Garden Club of Alexandria officially kicked off a renovation of the Ramsay House garden at the Alexandria Visitor Center on Oct. 24. The renovation will bring a new garden design by Joan Honeyman of Jordan...

Pets: Tackling the challenge of canine obesity

By Kim Gilliam Heading into the winter months, many of us start thinking about how to avoid weight gain, with cold weather threatening to limit outdoor activity and the prospect of holiday food indulgences. It’s a...

Letter to the Editor: Bennett-Parker for city council

To the editor: I am a proud Alexandrian who lives on the West End, but I work three jobs to afford to live here –...

Letter to the Editor: Election Day must be our Independents Day

To the editor: I fully support Independent candidate Mark Shiffer for city council. Shiffer deserves your vote. Take an extra two seconds to scan to...

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Lorber to the school board

To the editor: Three years ago, I wrote to this paper to endorse Margaret Lorber as a first-time candidate for the Alexandria City School Board...

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Nolan to the school board

To the editor: I write in support of Veronica Nolan’s candidacy for reelection to a seat on the Alexandria City School Board as a representative...

Letter to the Editor: Chris Suarez for school board

To the editor: On Nov. 6, Alexandria voters will be choosing among candidates for important citywide offices. Included among these is Chris Suarez, who is...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Becoming conversant with your financials

Many of us are not fiscally or numbers oriented, and some business owners struggle when it comes to managing their cash, grasping their financials...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Knowing your rights

Last Saturday, Alfred Street Baptist Church hosted a public forum entitled, “Know Your Rights.” The forum featured a three-person panel of lawyers discussing the...

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

Filling in the blanks with Dr. Hutchings: Rebuilding trust starts now

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. Trust is one of those things that is hard to win and yet can be lost in a split second. With...

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