Morton Sherman, the superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools, announced that he plans to leave his position immediately. The school system appointed an acting superintendent as it looks for a replacement.
The first distillery since Prohibition in Loudoun County, Va. has gone high-tech, installing a large solar array on the roof of an historic building on Main Street in Purcellville.
There has been a bit of a surprise for Alexandria residents: A utility tax hike passed by the city council in June has not been collected for the last two months.
Dozens of school kids got a fresh haircut and some school supplies before their summer break ends Labor Day weekend. Area barbers, stylists and firefighters volunteered Monday at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.
Two Alexandria women, who are friends and running partners, cooked up an idea that is giving women who are getting out of jail a second chance.
A 54-year-old man is dead after a townhouse fire Thursday night in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.
The FBI is looking for a man they believe is responsible for robbing the same Alexandria bank four times.
No-fly-list challenge back in court 2 years later; Va. man still barred from travel
Virginia's embattled governor has just four and a half months left in his term. He's under fire for the gift and loan scandal. But he's been touring the state touting the accomplishments of his administration over the last three and half years.
FBI: Va. man who won discrimination suit can't be reinstated till 2015 because of budget cuts
A Virginia woman thinks she might take a long weekend vacation after becoming $1 million richer.
An Arlington County sheriff's deputy has been indicted on one count of murder for the killing of a 22-year-old man in May.
Apparently, summer is that time of year when cat owners tell their felines, "It's not you, it's me," and surrender them to shelters.
JM Zell Partners Ltd. is studying plans to build a 240-room hotel at its Carlyle Plaza development in Alexandria that could stand to benefit from the National Science Foundation's planned relocation from Ballston to the city in 2017.
If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.
The murder case against an Arlington County Sheriff's deputy will go to a grand jury.
Two northern Virginia schools can now boast winners of a major student science competition.
As 1,500 Alexandria City Public Schools' students head back to class Thursday, other schools in the D.C. area cling to what little bit of summer they have left.
With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.
A U.S. government employee who struck and killed a man while driving in Zimbabwe in 2008 has been cleared of the only charge he faced.
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