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Out of the Attic: Hope and remembrance in Alexandria

The poem and hymn known as the Black National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” originated in 1900, when a group of young men...

Alexandria holds naturalization ceremony

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria held its first in-person annual Citizenship Day celebration on Tuesday in Market Square, where 25 candidates...

Tree lighting ceremony set for Nov. 20

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Mayor Justin Wilson will usher in the holiday season with the city’s annual tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 20 at...

Letter to the Editor: City staff monopolizes scarce on-street parking

To the editor: On any given morning, if I park my car next to the Dolci Gelati coffee shop on the 100 block of N....

Our View: Local events highlight the fall busy season

Labor Day didn’t just mark the end of summer – it also represented the start of our region’s busy season. Those who drove on the...

Events: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these Irish-themed events

Alexandria is set to have an Irish-themed bash all weekend long, with several St. Patrick's Day parties, a parade and a dog show taking...