Alexandria News

Children’s books to check out this season

By Leslie Golden Books make great gifts for people of all ages. Below is a list of children’s book classics grouped into three age categories for the child in your…

Caring for furry friends

By Gina Hardter  As the year draws to a close and the days get shorter and colder, many of us are starting to plan for the holidays. Why not include…

Alexandria Choral Society’s holiday concert

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com On Dec. 17, the Alexandria Choral Society will end the year with a holiday-themed concert, “Snow on Snow,” on Dec. 17 at the George Washington…

Some COVID-19 testing sites to close

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Come Dec. 26, several COVID-19 testing sites will close their doors. Curative, a private healthcare company, has chosen to discontinue all of its Alexandria kiosks…

Sheriff’s Office earns CALEA re-accreditation

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies for the tenth consecutive year. ASO received its formal…

Carpenter’s Shelter awarded $2.5 million

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com The fifth annual Bezos Day 1 Families Fund, created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2018, issued a $2.5 million grant to Alexandria’s Carpenter’s Shelter.…

Loki the lapcat is up for adoption in Alexandria

Loki is up for adoption with the AWLA. (Courtesy photo) Inquisitive cat Loki is up for adoption in Alexandria. The four-year-old black and white male domestic short-haired cat isn’t as…