Archives:August, 2017

Virginia First State to Adopt NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Business, From Richmond]

Governor McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia is the first state to formally adopt the new National Initiative for Cyber Security Education Cybersecurity Workforce Framework and incorporate it into existing cyber security education and hiring efforts.

DC Timmy Awards Selects Capitol Post As A Best Tech Work Culture Finalist

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

Tech in Motion DC announced Capitol Post as a finalist for the “Best Tech Work Culture” category for its Third Annual Timmy Awards, which recognizes the top workplaces for tech professionals.

Governor McAuliffe Leads Virginia’s 16th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

August 31st, 2017 | [From: From Richmond, Public Safety]

With one-third of all U.S. traffic deaths over the Labor Day holiday weekend involving drunk drivers, and Virginia averaging a double-digit number of traffic fatalities during that time, Governor McAuliffe today joined other top state officials to outline plans to keep the commonwealth’s roadways safe this weekend and beyond.

Fall Festival Season In Alexandria, VA

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Arts & Style]

As fall leaves explode into dazzling colors, seasonal events and festivals celebrating art, wine and history abound in Alexandria, Virginia.

VDOT Officials And Snow Removal Contractors Arrested For Bribe Scheme

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Two Virginia Department of Transportation officials and four private VDOT contractors were arrested today for their alleged involvement in a bribery scheme involving the awarding of over $9.1 million in snow removal contracts.

Ways To Contribute To Hurricane Harvey Relief

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

A number of Alexandrians have expressed an interest in how they might assist those impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding in Texas and adjacent Louisiana.

Governor McAuliffe Deploys Emergency Response Resources To Texas

August 31st, 2017 | [From: From Richmond]

While the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to impact the Gulf Coast, Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered emergency response resources to Texas to assist all those impacted by the storm damage and unprecedented flooding.

Mary Baldwin Drive Closure Extended To Mid-September

August 31st, 2017 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

Due to weather, Mary Baldwin Drive between University Drive and Smithway Drive will remain closed to all traffic through Saturday, Sept. 16 for stormwater pipe replacement, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Mr. Balas Takes The Helm

August 30th, 2017 | [From: Editorials] Editorial — T. C. Williams High School has a new principal. Peter Balas, who served on T. C.’s administrative staff from 2007 to 2012, has been appointed to replace Jessie Dingle who resigned to return to North Carolina.

AG Herring Warns Virginians To Be Cautious When Donating To Assist Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

August 30th, 2017 | [From: Public Safety, Top Stories]

As Texas recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring is encouraging Virginians to exercise caution as they consider donating money to assist victims in their recovery.