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Black cook fired by T.C. Williams could replace him as high...

By Jim McElhatton On Valentine’s Day 1962, Alexandria’s school board waded through dozens of proposed names for its new high school that included U.S. presidents,...

Your Views: Vote ‘no’ on Amendment 1

To the editor: Both sides, for and against the constitutional amendment, that would change the way legislative district boundaries are drawn, believe gerrymandering is bad....

Petitions advocate renaming T.C. Williams

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A community conversation about whether to rename T.C. Williams High School gained traction last week, as several residents started petitions...

The day two sisters proved T.C. Williams wrong

By Jim McElhatton Sixty years ago next week, the namesake of Alexandria’s only public high school – former superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams – appeared...

Forum reveals candidates’ true colors

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria’s mayoral and council candidates gathered for the first time under one roof ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary...

Mayoral candidates open old wounds at second debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson met for their second official debate, this one hosted by the Alexandria...

Racist flyers in Del Ray spark outrage, response

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Residents of the Del Ray neighborhood woke up on Saturday morning to find flyers with racist messages plastered on utility polls...