All Voter Registrations and Address Updates Due Monday, October 6.
The Army has selected the undeveloped Mark Center property in Alexandria as the site for Washington Headquarters Services.
The announcement came yesterday, ending a selection process that began more than a year ago. The two other sites that were considered were Alexandria’s Victory Center and the GSA Warehouses in Springfield. Both of these sites are a half-mile from metro stations. The wooded Mark Center Property is four miles from the nearest metro station.
Last week, the Alexandria School Board held its first budget work session of the year and got a first glance at the fiscal outlook for the remainder of this year and for Fiscal Year 2010.
Governor Kaine Announces Virginia-India Trade Conference: Powerful Lineup Of Speakers To Share Experiences, Benefits Of Partnership[From: From Richmond]
Governor Timothy M. Kaine will join Ambassador of India to the United States, Ronen Sen, and noted business leaders from India and Virginia Oct. 15-16 for the 2008 Virginia Conference on World Trade. The conference, to be held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, will be hosted by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the Virginia Port Authority.
In the late ‘80s, things were going badly for the Soviets, and Charlie Wilson wanted to brag to his fellow congressmen about something really impressive. The plan was to return to Washington with the ultimate piece of party gossip: the interrogation of a pair of captured Russian helicopter pilots, conducted by the half-drunk and crazed Texas congressman in the depths of a dark, isolated cave in Afghanistan.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Saturday night, Sept. 27, Alexandria Fire and EMS units responded to a report of a natural gas odor at the intersection of South Pickett and Edsall Road. The area was investigated, and it was determined that the odor was coming from a leaking valve on a high-pressure natural gas line.
On Saturday, T. C. Williams Varsity Football blasted the Bruins from Lake Braddock, 20-3, for their first victory of the season. The Titans are 1-4 this season and face South County next Saturday for Homecoming.
At around 8:00 p.m. on Sunday night, an Alexandria police officer was in his cruiser in the 3600 block of Commonwealth Avenue. The officer heard a loud noise and got out of his car to investigate. He found a bullet hole in the rear of his car. Although the officer and other members of the Department investigated, they found no gun or any other explanation for the incident.
A former Central Intelligence Agency Executive Director pled guilty this morning of defrauding the United States and faces up to 20 years in prison. Kyle “Dusty” Foggo, 53, of Vienna, admitted in U.S. District Court in Alexandria that he had abused his authority by influencing the CIA to hire companies and individuals with whom he had concealed his personal relationships.