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City to host Pride Month event

For the fifth year in a row, the City of Alexandria will kick off Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month with a...

Earl Lloyd gets state historical marker

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the National Basketball Association, will be receiving a state historical marker...

Little Free Pantry opens at Charles Houston, bringing resident’s five-year dream...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Those walking by the Charles Houston Recreation Center this weekend might have noticed something different. Located right next to the rec...

Parker-Gray High School Memorial Walkway bricks for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city and Alexandria African American Hall of Fame are creating a memorial walkway to honor the 100th anniversary of...

Council accepts statue honoring Earl Francis Lloyd

By Margo Wagner | [email protected] Alexandria City Council voted to accept a statue in honor of Earl Lloyd, the first Black man to play in...

City manager proposes FY2020 budget

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks’ Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget involves no real estate tax rate increase, no major service reductions...

Mac Slover retires after 30 years in city sports

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After 30 years of developing city recreation programs, starting a Miracle League for special needs kids and adults and being...