With just over two weeks until prom, T.C. Williams High School seniors and their dates are scrambling to finish last minute planning for dresses, tuxes, dinner, and other essentials. The prom will be held on Saturday, June 13th, from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Crystal City. Tickets are currently on sale for $55.
Today I met James and Rebecca at Carla’s house. We immediately began setting up my Titan Talk blog and inserting my first two posts. Then Carla and James needed to spend time working on a big story, so Rebecca and I took some time to focus on a joint piece we were writing about T.C. Williams prom…
On Tuesday night, the Alexandria City Council took another step toward bringing Verizon’s high-speed fiber-optic broadband internet service to Alexandria.
With the recession in full swing, the Alexandria City Council is looking to sell, lease or otherwise dispose of a number of properties that are not needed for public purposes. A report submitted to Council at last night’s meeting recommends the sale of six parcels worth an estimated $4.1 to $6.2 million.
Here’s the latest news from ACPS. Follow the links for additional details.
The T.C. Williams High School Athletic Office, College and Career Center and Guidance Department worked together to conduct an NCAA Workshop for all junior student athletes on May 19.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner has concluded visits to Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan today, where he met with Virginia-based military personnel, received briefings from top U.S. military commanders and diplomats, and met with the heads-of-state and senior officials in each of the three nations. Senator Warner was part of a Congressional delegation that included Sens. Patrick Leahy (Vermont) and Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island).
The Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery will be having special programming on Thursday, May 28 from4-8pm in conjunction with the FRESH exhibition currently in the gallery. This will be an educational project for local area youth and for the public.
From 4-7pm local teenagers will be helping assist FRESH artist Gabriel Pons to create a graffiti inspired mural based on the story of Charles Houston. This mural will be painted on old doors that have already been tagged by a local DC graffiti artist.
We would like to say thank you on this day
We won’t have enough time to say all we need to say
You have helped us in so many ways
You have worked with us for so many days
New ramps from the Capital Beltway’s Outer Loop (I-95/495 North) at Telegraph Road will open on Saturday, May 30, providing much-anticipated relief for the 46,000 daily commuters through the area. These ramps mark the first major milestone of the Telegraph Road Interchange Improvement construction, the final component of the Wilson Bridge Project. The opening of the ramps is weather dependent.
An investigation was launched in late February of this year, when a 24-year-old victim of a sexual crime came forward after 12 years. Detectives from the Child Investigations Unit, assisted by agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, conducted the investigation that led to the arrest of John E. Hamilton, 37, of 14120 Gabrielle Way in Centreville, Virginia.