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Book Review: "The Lizard King was Here, the Life and Times of Jim Morrison in Alexandria, Virginia," by Mark Opsasnick Lobo's sermon clarified the notion that Jim Morrison, for all the poetry he created, the celebrity he endured, and the mystery he embraced, had spent formative years in Alexandria, a largely overlooked period of time of which only ... (more)
Animal Control officers in Alexandria deal with a variety of calls every week. Here's a glance at some recent incidents in the city courtesy of Patrick Egan of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria .
Established in 1940, Dominion Electric Supply Company now operates eight branches and three lighting showrooms in the Baltimore Washington Metro Area.
The Society for Human Resource Management will open its first state advocacy and membership engagement office in Sacramento early next year.
SOUTH Africans will have 10 days of mourning before Nelson Mandela's funeral as thousands continue to pay tribute to 'the father of the nation'.
Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening somewhere in the area.
The weekend is here, and the holidays are coming! Whether you're looking for shopping opportunities, Christmas open houses, a bit of holiday music or a chance to see the Nutcracker -- it's all available in the Greater Alexandria area.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 13-133 Date: December 06, 2013 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Scottie Alton Reina, 41, of the 6400 ... (more)
While the economic recovery is gaining steam among the area's more established entrepreneurs, smaller companies are still hoping to see true progress, according to two new studies.
Cuba slipped five places on an international corruption ranking, reinforcing the perception that bribery is a growing problem in a country caught between its Soviet-styled economy and its push toward market reforms.
As of December 2 , a short stretch of the Four Mile Run Trail has been closed in order to accommodate the demolition of an abandoned railroad bridge.
"Personally, I am a little creeped out by The Giving Tree ," explains writer Arin Greenwood , whose latest book, the young adult novel Save the Enemy , features a wonderfully drawn libertarian father with a keen hatred for the beloved children's book .
Humble. Compassionate. Experienced. These are some of the attributes that Alexandria students, parents, and teachers said they are looking for in a new superintendent during a community forum Thursday night at T.C. Williams High School.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- From Alexandria, Virginia , VerticalNews journalists report that a patent by the inventors Igelman, Marvin ; Zivkovic, Aleksandar , filed on October 17, 2008 , was published online on November 26, 2013 .
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.
Winter Storm Warning for Alexandria County was issued at December 08 at 7:49PM EST