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Music to Their Ears in Alexandria

School of Rock celebrates grand opening.

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Safely Celebrating Seniors in Alexandria

Commonwealth Academy holds drive-in graduation.

Alexandria’s Commonwealth Academy creatively celebrated its class of 2020 with a drive-in ceremony June 5 in the Potomac Yard parking lot.

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Alexandria Hometown Heroes

Local residents win cars for community work

Two Alexandria women were presented with a Mazda MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition sportscar Dec. 15, 2020, as part of the Mazda Heroes: Honoring the Human Spirit program.

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Looking Ahead in Alexandria

Walk raises funds for research into restoring vision.

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Alexandria Protests Continue

Hundreds gather at Charles Houston for George Floyd rally.

One by one the names were read aloud. For eight minutes and 46 seconds – the time that George Floyd suffered with the knee of a police officer on his neck during an arrest in Minneapolis – the names of African Americans who died at the hands of law enforcement rang through the crowd gathered June 4 at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.

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Noah Lyles Takes Bronze

Chance for gold in 4x100m final Aug. 6

Alexandria’s Noah Lyles, one of the most talked about athletes leading up to the Tokyo Olympic Games, left the world’s biggest athletic stage with a bronze medal in the men’s 200-meter final Aug. 4 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

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Warner, Restaurateurs Meet in Alexandria

Questions abound on stalled pending relief

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) met with area restaurateurs Oct. 5 for a discussion on how Congress can support the industry and its workforce during the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Great Pumpkin Patch in Alexandria

Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill hosts 27th annual charity fundraiser

The corner of Seminary Road and Quaker Lane is once again ablaze in a sea of orange as Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill hosts its 27th annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser for charity.

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Art on the Avenue in Del Ray

Pie contest renamed for Pam Fitzgerald.

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‘Unchartered Territory’ in Alexandria

Local businesses struggle amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Champions of Children’ in Alexandria

Local philanthropists honored at CAC 10th anniversary gala.

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‘Love Is All You Need’ in Alexandria

Mural celebrates KSMET businesses

Long before the trendy boutiques and celebrity chef restaurants came to town, upper King Street was lined with used car dealers and empty storefronts and considered by many a sketchy part of the city.

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‘Flower Flashing’ in Alexandria

Garden Clubs unite to spread beauty of nature

The Hunting Creek Garden Club and Garden Club of Alexandria joined forces to provide a “flower flash” at the Alexandria Police Department Headquarters Aug. 5 to culminate a month-long effort to share the beauty of nature with the community.

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Crowds Gather for Early Voting in Alexandria

Absentee ballot requests increase across the state; Alexandria line moves well.

Voters across the state braved long lines and wait times in some places of several hours as early voting began Sept. 18 for the upcoming Nov. 3 general election.

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Holiday Art Walk Kicks Off in Old Town Alexandria

Lamp posts adorned with work from local artists

From the river to the rails, King Street is adorned in its holiday best as lamp posts have been brought to life with a display of art work as part of the first Old Town Holiday Lamp Post Art Walk.

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Science Gets Spooky in Alexandria

Mad Science Expo inspires STEAM learning.

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Alexandria Turkey Trot Goes Virtual

Race continues to support ALIVE!

The 45th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that draws more than 6,000 runners to the streets of Del Ray, is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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An Explosion of Fun in Alexandria

City hosts West End RecFest.

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