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A recount of the votes in the Virginia attorney general's race will begin Dec. 16, but a number of jurisdictions, including Alexandria, are facing hand recounts thanks to voting machines considered outdated by the state's electoral board.
Whether you like to chop it down yourself or prefer to let someone else do the hard work, it's time to make that annual trek to pick out a Christmas tree.
Alexandria Book Shelf , a citywide literacy program, seeks books for children at FACE, Child Family Network, Alive Child Development centers and more.
Celebrate the "season for giving" by donating a gently worn coat to the Salvation Army's Share the Warmth Coat Drive .
These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services.
Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook said Wednesday detectives continue to actively investigate the 2003 murder of Nancy Dunning a decade after it occurred, though there remain no viable suspects in the case.
The Urban League of Lorain County's CEO and president is leaving. George Lambert Jr. will take a job with the Greater Washington Urban League in Washington, D.C. Lambert, who took over in Lorain County in 2011, previously was CEO of the Northern Virginia Urban League in Alexandria, Va., and grew up in the Washington, D.C., Read More...The post ... (more)
A special comedy fundraiser event to benefit the Garwood PBA Local No. 117 is being held on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Crossroads in Garwood.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth F. Hanst Jr. and her sister, Helen Louise Gnau Duffie.
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that President Barack Obama had accepted his recommendation and nominated as his top deputy a female mathematician with a strong background as a military budget analyst.
People look at a listing of sale-items while waiting in a line for a Best Buy to open on Thanksgiving Day in Alexandria, Va.
VeloCity co-founder Christian Myers and other co-op members will spend several days refurbishing the donated bicycles before they're delivered to needy Alexandria children by the fire department on Dec. 21, just in time for Christmas.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Justice Department officials and several police chiefs released recommendations Tuesday for law enforcement agencies to change investigative procedures to prevent wrongful convictions.
When Alice Jenkins saw her doctor two months ago, he diagnosed her with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and suggested she change her diet and lose about 30 pounds.
Jean M. MacFarland, 87, formerly of Tenants Harbor, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at a Fairfax, Va.
Alexandria, VA - American Association of Airport Executives President and CEO Todd Hauptli today announced the Association's new Executive Management Team.