Archives: ‘Other News’

Alexandria And McLean Residents Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarships To University Of Phoenix

December 14th, 2011 | [From: Other News, Schools]

University of Phoenix, the largest private University in North America, today announced the six nationwide recipients of its “Forever a Phoenix” scholarship. Two of the six scholarships were awarded to local residents Timothy Steele of McLean and Traci Robinson-Williams of Alexandria.

Team USA Arizona Receives Grant from Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon

December 14th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Team USA Arizona, an emerging elite distance runner training camp in Flagstaff, received the first annual grant from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon presented by WillPower Sport & Wellness today.

Sons Of The American Revolution Honor Alexandria Law Enforcement Officers

December 13th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

The Sons of the American Revolution honored two police officers and a deputy sheriff on Saturday, Dec. 10, at their annual commendation ceremony at the Belle Haven Country Club.

A Christmas Carol At the Little Theater Of Alexandria

December 12th, 2011 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Charles Dickens' perennial classic is as sacred a tradition as the Thanksgiving dinner menu. People always want to reinvent it, try something new.

U.S. Attorney General Honors Eastern District Of Virginia For Historic Cases

December 12th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Seven individuals associated with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia were among 163 members of the Department of Justice recognized by Attorney General Eric Holder and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director H. Marshall Jarrett at the 28th annual Director’s Awards Ceremony today in Washington D.C.

Walker Homes Wins Window Wonderland Contest

December 10th, 2011 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

The 2500 votes are in and Walker Homes is the winner of this year’s Old Town Boutique District Window Wonderland Contest. Mayor Bill Euille presented the company with a banner and the award in a ceremony this morning.

Moran Applauds Appointment Of Alexandria Resident Sherri Brown To VA Committee On Women Veterans

December 7th, 2011 | [From: From Congress, Other News]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today applauded the appointment of Alexandria resident Sherri Brown to the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.

Virginia American Water Advises Residents To Prepare Now To Avoid Frozen Pipe Damage

December 6th, 2011 | [From: Other News]

With the arrival of cold weather, Virginia American Water today reminded residents that cold air can cause pipes to freeze and burst, potentially causing flooding and severe water damage.

Christmas Comes To Del Ray

December 3rd, 2011 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

The winter holiday season began in earnest in Del Ray last night with the lighting of the Christmas tree and luminaries.

The luminaries were placed along Mt. Vernon Avenue just before dark.

Governor Bob McDonnell And South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Place Friendly Wager On Virginia Tech Vs. Clemson ACC Championship Football Game

December 2nd, 2011 | [From: Other News, Sports]

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley have agreed to a friendly wager on the Virginia Tech vs. Clemson University ACC Championship football game Tomorrow.