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BREAKING NEWS

Alexandria Salutes T. C. Class Of 2018

June 16, 2018

The 793 members of the T. C. Williams High School Class of 2018 received their diplomas today in a ceremony at EagleBank Arena at George Mason University and began the next phase of their lives. The Class of 2018 has the largest number of students in a single class heading to college. 

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TOP STORIES

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On CSX Train Derailment In Alexandria

June 15, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on June 11 on the CSX freight train derailment in Alexandria last month. Railbed erosion was identified as a possible cause.

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Man Pleads Guilty To Coercion And Enticement Of Minor

June 14, 2018

A Florida man pleaded guilty today to using Kik, an instant messaging mobile application, to coerce and entice a minor. In late 2016, Anthony C.A. Martin, 27, of Pensacola, began communicating with a 15 year-old female living in Alexandria.

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Wilson Elected Alexandria Mayor; Two Incumbents Lose In City Council Primary

June 13, 2018

Alexandrians went to the polls yesterday and elected Vice Mayor Justin Wilson to be the City’s next mayor. Voters also nominated six candidates for City Council: Elizabeth Bennett-Parker; John Taylor Chapman; Mo Seifeldein; Canek Aguirre; Del Pepper; and Amy Jackson.

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Alexandria Primary Absentee Voting Up 114% From 2015

June 11, 2018

Virginia will hold Democratic and Republican Primary Elections tomorrow. In Alexandria, absentee voting is up 114% from the 2015 Primary Election: to date, Alexandria voters have cast 2557 absentee ballots while in 2015 they cast 1196 absentee ballots.

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New Vision For T. C. Athletics And Activities

June 11, 2018

The Department of Athletics and Student Activities at T. C. Williams High School is getting a new vision as part of a focus on enhancing the services it provides for students.

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OTHER NEWS

See Where T. C.’s Record Number Of College-Bound Students Are Heading

June 18, 2018

This fall, 561 students from T. C. Williams High School will be heading off to college, several of whom will be going to some of the top colleges in the United States.

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Governor Announces Commonwealth’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.2%

June 15, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point in May to 3.2 percent and was down 0.6 percentage point from a year ago. May’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.2 percent is the lowest rate since the October 2007 rate of 3.2 percent.

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EPA And Army Take Next Step To Redefine “Waters Of The United States”

June 15, 2018

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army will be sending a proposed “Step 2” rule that would redefine “waters of the United States” to the Office of Management and Budget for interagency review. The agencies will issue the proposal for public comment after the interagency review process is complete.

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The Nance At Little Theatre Of Alexandria

June 15, 2018

Little Theatre of Alexandria has chosen a remarkable show for this time in history. On stage, political strife in pre-WWII Manhattan is heating up between the Communists and the Conservatives as a culture war is brewing, and Decency police are raiding burlesque houses and rounding up “deviants” who don’t comport with their idea of morality.

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Wonder Woman 1984 To Film In Northern Virginia

June 13, 2018

Governor Northam announced today that the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hugely successful Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, will film for several weeks in the Alexandria area this summer.

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