Virginia DGIF Issues Advisory to Recreational Boaters
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) would like to advise recreational boaters to use extreme caution this weekend and into next week as unstable weather systems are leading to flash flooding in many areas.
Metro to Temporarily Halt Rail Service in Alexandria in 2019
Metro is planning a three-year capital project that will reconstruct the outdoor platforms at 20 Metrorail stations to address structural deficiencies after decades of exposure to the elements. This project will result in a shutdown of rail service south of Reagan National Airport during the summer of 2019.
Holiday Driving Demand Causing Temporary Gas Price Increase
Heading into the final week of the year, the national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.44, an increase of two cents on the week.
Gas Prices and Consumer Demand on Steady Decline
The national average price for a gallon of gasoline dropped two cents on the week to $2.46. East Coast and Midwest states are seeing the largest drops in gas prices – as much as six cents – in the last week.
Earthquake North of Richmond, Virginia Reported Overnight
The Commonwealth of Virginia was shaken slightly overnight by a 2.4 magnitude earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Alexandria Elementary Schools Honored for Educational Excellence
Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy & Charles Barrett Elementary in Alexandria, Virginia have been honored with Virginia Index of Performance, or VIP, awards for advanced learning and achievement.
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