For our Morning Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
Is this a perfect week long transition to fall? High pressure staying true over the region through Friday keeps us sunny, dry, and warm. (Capital Weather Gang)
The Alexandria Times turned 10 years old last week The day the first edition of the Alexandria Times appeared — September 7, 2005 — was only a decade ago, though in many ways it feels much longer. Many things have changed in Alexandria and America in the past 10 years. (Alexandria Times)
Oakton’s D smothers T.C. Williams After gaining more than 400 yards on the ground during a season-opening 65-0 thrashing of Thomas Jefferson, a program that hasn’t won a game since 2013, first-year T.C. Williams head football coach Marc Matthie warned the Titans that success wouldn’t come as easily in the following weeks. (Alexandria Gazette)
Hoffman family sells vacant office building Philadelphia-based Rubenstein Partners LP has acquired a vacant and partially renovated office building at Hoffman Town Center near where the National Science Foundation is slated to shift its headquarters. (WBJ)
What can we glean from the recent SOL test scores in Alexandria? There’s good news to report about the 2014-2015 Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores. Pass rates were up significantly and fairly consistently across core subjects, both in Alexandria and statewide. (Port City Notebook)