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Chamber hosts 2020 Valor Awards

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Chamber ALX hosted the 2020 Valor Awards on Aug. 27 at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria. The annual program...

Your Views: Rebutting Jinks’ rebuttal

To the editor: A rebuttal to City Manager Mark Jinks’ Feb. 13 opinion piece, “Key facts about Seminary Road,” is in order. Jinks argued that...

Your Views: Why I love the new Seminary Road

To the editor: I live on a small cul-de-sac off of Seminary Road and use the road several times every day as either a driver,...

My View | Mark Jinks: Key facts about Seminary Road

Recent discussions and columns about improvements to safety and mobility on Seminary Road have lost sight of a key fact: The road was designed...

Our View: Seminary Road revisited

At the behest of Councilor Amy Jackson, city staff is making a presentation at the Feb. 11 council legislative meeting on the status of...

One hospitalized in Van Dorn Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A vehicle crash on Van Dorn Street resulted in the hospitalization of one person on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred on...

Corey Smedley named permanent fire chief

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks officially named Corey Smedley fire chief of the Alexandria Fire Department on Monday, according to a...

Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in...

Major roads impacted for Josh Weissman’s funeral today

Temporary but significant road closures are expected Thursday as thousands of mourners, public safety personnel and possibly 200 fire department vehicle will descend on...

Funeral, visitation services scheduled for fallen paramedic Josh Weissman

Funeral and visitation services for Alexandria paramedic Joshua Weissman, who fell from an overpass on I-395 while responding to a car fire, have been...