Tag: dana lawhorne

Our View: Time to revisit Complete Streets?

You’ve seen the artist’s renderings: people walking, bicyclists with helmets in designated bike lanes, a bus driving in a marked transit lane and even...

Tying the Knot: Hometown kids find enduring love

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One way to a girl’s heart is to earn her mom’s stamp of approval. That’s what Dana Lawhorne, Alexandria’s sheriff...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

Ivy Hill Cemetery Executive Director Lucy Goddin seeks to build lasting...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Ivy Hill Cemetery Executive Director Lucy Goddin doesn’t see death when she walks the grounds of the historic Rosemont burial...

Letter to the Editor: Concerns about sheriff’s continued cooperation with ICE

To the editor: We continue to question the practice of holding detainees in the Alexandria jail beyond their legal custody period in order to transfer...

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office now requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody of inmates at the Alexandria Detention Center...

One year later: Alexandria leaders, residents remember Simpson Stadium shooting

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott  Thursday marks the oneyear anniversary of the June 14, 2017 shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, when James T....

Don Simpson Sr. dies at 87

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Donald F. Simpson Sr., prominent city businessman and benefactor, died on May 14. He was 87. Simpson is known throughout the...

Serious crimes decrease in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Serious crime in Alexandria decreased 13 percent in 2017, the Alexandria Police Department announced May 24. The decrease was specifically in...

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office swears in eight recruit deputies

The Alexandria Sheriff's Office swore in eight deputies at a ceremony on Monday. Clerk of the Circuit Court Edward Semonian administrated oaths of office to...