Alexandria News

What to know about Scottish Christmas Walk weekend

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After taking 2020 off due to the pandemic, the Campagna Center’s 50th annual Scottish Christmas Walk weekend is back this weekend. The Scottish Christmas Walk…

The legacy of Del Pepper

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Del Pepper first ran for City Council in 1985, when the role of women was widely viewed differently than it is today. At the time, she…

Adoptable pooch Butter will make your heart melt

Butter will make your heart melt, and he’s up for adoption with the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The 14-month-old terrier mix is deaf, but that doesn’t stop him from…

Tiny Parker-Gray home gets BAR approval

Rendering of 1117 Queen Street home, courtesy Matt Gray After having been deferred earlier this year, a tiny home planned for a lot in the Parker-Gray neighborhood (1117 Queen Street)…

Genealogy: A gift rooted in family history

By Lisa Maddox Too often, our holiday shopping panic leads us to that most unfortunate decision: to buy, or not to buy, that convenient trendy object when nothing else on…

Senior pets provide piles of love

By Gina Hardter Adopt a Senior Pet Month may be coming to a close, but the love of senior pets lasts year-round. November was Adopt a Senior Pet Month, but…

James Parajon named next city manager

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com City Council announced at a special meeting yesterday that James Parajon will be Alexandria’s new city manager. Parajon will replace Mark Jinks, who announced his…

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Shop small, shop local

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The holiday season is finally here and with it comes the pressures of buying the perfect gift for friends and family. The pandemic continues to…