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Departmental Progressive Club to Host Candidate Forum April 20

The Departmental Progressive Club will host a mayoral and city council candidates’ forum April 20th at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

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T.C., Maury Schools Renamed

ACPS opens student contest to design new Titan logo

The Alexandria City Public School board voted unanimously April 8 to change the name of T.C. Williams High School to Alexandria City High School.

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A Lasting Legacy: Former Fort Ward Museum director Wanda Dowell dies at 91

It was in 1965 that Wanda Dowell filled out an application to work for the City of Alexandria.

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Earl Lloyd Statue Unveiled

Trailblazer broke the color barrier of the NBA

Under the glare of a national spotlight, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier for Major League Baseball in 1947.

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Biden Visits Alexandria Vaccination Site

Announces April 19 for expanded eligibility for all

President Joe Biden made a visit April 6 to a Neighborhood Health vaccination clinic at Virginia Theological Seminary, using the occasion to announce the expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Sportswriter Shapiro

Virtual meeting to be held April 21

Len Shapiro, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated sportswriter, editor and columnist for more than 40 years for the Washington Post, will be the featured speaker for the April 21st meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Welcome Back in Alexandria

T.C. students resume in-person classes.

One year after classes were abruptly suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, students at T.C. Williams High School returned for in-person studies March 16 with social distancing practices now the new normal at the King Street campus.

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Happy 90th Birthday, Charles Nelson

On March 11, it was official: Charles Nelson became a nonagenarian, celebrating his 90th birthday with family at his home in Alexandria.

Sheriff Lawhorne Announces Retirement

To end 43-year career in law enforcement

Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, a life-long Alexandrian with 43 years in law enforcement, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, when his current term expires.

Alexandria Police Foundation Scam Call Alert

Calls targeting residents on behalf of police youth camp

The Alexandria Police Foundation is asking residents to be aware of solicitation phone calls purported to be on behalf of the foundation’s youth camp.

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