On March 11, it was official: Charles Nelson became a nonagenarian, celebrating his 90th birthday with family at his home in Alexandria.
Many African American families in Alexandria have family ties back to the pre- and post-Civil War era. One of these families is the Diggs family.
Back in 2014, the City of Alexandria honored the descendants of the Freedmen’s Cemetery, located at Washington and Church Street.
Rescue mission helps overwhelmed Texas shelters seeing a surge of surrendered pets
On Saturday, March 13, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) brought in 50 cats from eight individual animal shelters in Texas, still recovering from the devastating February snowstorms and subsequent power outages.
Fairfax High School students’ murals adorn Boulevard VI construction site
Multi-use development Boulevard VI is replacing the former Paul VI High School along Fairfax Boulevard in Fairfax City.
With completion of the 2021 General Assembly session, the odd-year political election cycle is upon us in Virginia.
Students in the Upper School of Ad Fontes Academy in Centreville got to display their creative expertise during the school’s recent art and talent show.
Downton Abbey's elder Lady Grantham wouldn't likely be found discussing underwear under any circumstances.
Local authors and therapists offer thoughts and guidance.
As a middle school student, Sofie Jacobs was at times mocked by other girls for her fastidious study habits and the good grades she received as a result.
Bullis School Students Helping the Community
Back to school just in time — for Spring Break?
The school system opened just in time – for students to take Spring Break.
Local historian’s investigation delves into Coffer history in Burke Centre’s Woods Community.
Cemetery in Burke
Service outreach program processes REAL IDs and other DMV transactions
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle's service outreach program called DMV Connect is coming to the Town of Herndon, thanks to the combined efforts of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the Town of Herndon and Herndon Town Councilmember Naila Alam.
Three decades of stories to tell
On Tuesday, March 2, and after more than 31 years of public service, Yvonne Johnson, Manager of Frying Pan Farm Park, had only a few hours left to tie up loose ends before retiring, and something was bothering her.
Great Falls resident launches St. Patrick’s Day celebration
St. Patrick’s Day 2021 would be a special holiday for Great Falls resident Niamh DiOrio.
Marina Qu of McLean High School wins top state honor
McLean High School senior Marina Qu has been named the 2021 Virginia Journalist of the Year by the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers.