2 hrs ago
Customer Interaction Solutions
AFBA Elects Two New Board Members
Kenneth O. Preston, USA and CMSAF James A. Roy, USAF to the AFBA Board of Directors effective June 1, 2014.
6 hrs ago
On the Bike Trail: Your Bike Could be Stolen in Seconds
That's what the News4 I-Team learned as it watched Metro Police fight the hundreds of bike thefts near Metro stations in D.C. each year.
10 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch
For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.
15 hrs ago
'Janis' actress to play solo set
Broadway star Mary Bridget Davies performs at the Birchmere Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Davies is best known for her portrayal of Janis Joplin in "A Night with Janis Joplin."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Broker sentenced for multi-million dollar fraud schemes
Broker sentenced for multi-million dollar fraud schemes A former hotel broker has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for a series of fraud schemes.
Truland given extension to file financial data despite lacking money or people to help
Truland Group Inc. was granted more time to file financial data with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Alexandria after filing for Chapter 7 July 23. Call it an omen, irony or just that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Alexandria is in a really old building, but it seems almost fitting that the power should have gone out at 200 S. Washington St. just as ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Police: Be Careful What You Tweet
The "TweetSmart" campaign began in late July by a coalition of nine agencies, including the Washington state patrol and the Seattle police, and aims to raise awareness about social media's potential impact on law enforcement.
The Doors play the Alexandria Roller Rink
As part of a Navy family that had frequent reassignments Jim Morrison could claim many hometowns.
New book series begins tour in Alexandria, VA
On August 18, 2014, this Literary Examiner discovered an author and her manager on a book tour launching a new book and announcing the new series called "Allie's Adventures."
Report: Loudoun County's income growth drives D.C.-area's economy
A Northern Virginia county is driving the area's economy, according to a new report -- a week after it was named one of the best counties in the United States.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Photos of the Day from the South Jersey Times, Aug. 16-17, 2014
Tiffany Bernier and Stephen Sturges, of Alexandria, VA, pose for a picture with Derek Mears, who played Jason Voorhees in the 2009 remake of 'Friday the 13th' during Monster-Mania Con 28, the semi-annual Philadelphia Horror Film and Memorabilia Convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
Jay's Giants Blog
Walking Alexandria: A New Corner of Del Ray
Took a nice Sunday morning walk along the new extension of Main Line Boulevard south of E. Monroe Avenue, the return walk up Mount Vernon Avenue, and back along Monroe to the dog park.
Getting dirty is part of a superintendent's job
Alvin Crawley relishes the days he can get a little dirty. One recent day, he played kickball with students at Maury Elementary School, and then dusted off his new suit before returning to his office.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Sugar Shack rambles west, set to open in old Henrico gas station
Sugar Shack will open a new location at 1501 N. Parham Road in a former gas station in the Ridge Shopping Center.
Jay's Giants Blog
Sesquicentennial of Reconstruction: Will You Honor the Pioneering Black Officeholders?
When Barack Obama was elected to the office of President of the United States in November 2008, black journalists - hardened veterans who long ago learned to keep their emotions in tack when the red light comes on - could not stop the flow of their tears of joy.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Chain Store Age
Rappaport signs trio of 7-Eleven deals in Washington, D.C., area
Rappaport has signed three new 7-Eleven deals in the Washington, D.C., area totaling 9,471 sq.
The Washington Post
Prostitution arrests on the rise in Northern Virginia
Women posting sex ads online in Northern Virginia are increasingly likely these days to be met by a cop instead of a customer.
Gadsby's Tavern offering classes on historical character creation
Gadsby's Tavern located in old town Alexandria is offering lessons in creating and portraying a living history character.
Jeff Bridges brings cool karma, crazy heart to Fairfax County
Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band The Abiders will continue their first East Coast tour with a performance Aug. 31 at The Birchmere in Alexandria.
Printing Industry Hall of Fame Celebration Marks 30th Anniversary
August 15, 2014 - The 30th installation of the Printing Impressions /RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame will take place on Monday evening, Sept.